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Keynote on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise

Delighted to present my scholarship at University of St. Thomas School of Law as keynote speaker on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise, in San Francisco on June 7, 2018.

The research team included, Samuel Evans, Daniel Dosch, Stephanie Jones, and Hayley Howe. I cannot praise the team members enough for their intellect, perseverance, diligence, and work ethic. THANK YOU!

Slides from presentation are available here

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Initial Coin Offerings – 2018 Market Outlook and Regulation


Full article with download link:

Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses

23 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2018

Wulf A. Kaal

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law

Date Written: February 2, 2018


This article provides an overview of the evolving ICO market in January 2018. It evaluates hand-selected data for the top 25 ICO jurisdictions by market capitalization. The author codes the regulatory responses of the top 25 ICO jurisdictions and provides a comparative analysis of their respective regulatory actions.

Keywords: Initial Coin Offerings, Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Regulation, Market Abuse, Investor Protection, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Data Scientists, Innovation, Entrepreneur, Start-up, Big Data, Crytpo Economics, Diversification, Optimization, Efficiency

JEL Classification: K20, K23, K32, L43, L5, O31, O32

Kaal , Wulf A., Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses (February 2, 2018). Available at SSRN: or



Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development


Presented on “Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development” at Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center in Chicago on March 5th, 2018. Great crowd of blockchain developers and enthusiasts.

Thanks to @SorenSpicknall, #Microsoft, and #BSGC for hosting!

Topics covered: 1. Core Problems, 2. Blockchain’s Promise, 3. Blockchain Challenges, 4. Possible Solution

Explained how platform can help introduce crypto solutions via reputation verification to support SDG crypto startups via 4th generation crypto infrastructure platform.

Presentation slides here:  Blockchain for Good – Version 3 copy

Conference Announcement: “Blockchain and the Crypto Economy”

Hosting conference @UST Law in downtown Minneapolis, March 28th on “Blockchain and the Crypto Economy”.

Topics, among others:

#Crypto #Evolution,

#Crypto #Economy,

#Blockchain #Innovation in #Law,

Reputation Verification as #Crypto #Law

All are welcome.

Tentative Program: JLPP Spring 2018 Symposium – Version 2

The Decentralized Society and Legal Blockchain Solutions

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