Smart contracts allow anonymous parties to engage in decentralized commerce by providing automated contracting that self-executes and self-regulates according to mathematical strictures. Smart contracts are evolving quickly. Their evolution enables most business logic to be included in smart contracts over time. Example A simple example involving smart property may help illustrate the uses of smart […]Read more "Why Reputation Systems are Needed for the Evolution of Decentralized Commerce"
Initial Coin Offerings – 2018 Market Outlook and RegulationRead more "Initial Coin Offerings – 2018 Market Outlook and Regulation"
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. https://lnkd.in/eu4BxYB https://lnkd.in/e36SG3K Tentative Program: JLPP Spring 2018 Symposium – Version 2Read more "Conference Announcement: “Blockchain and the Crypto Economy”"
Discussing Sustainable Solutions for Crypto Evolution via Verified Domain Specific Reputation in Anonymous Decentralized and Autonomous Systems.Read more "Wulf Kaal @ ConsenSys Panel – World Economic Forum – Davos Switzerland 2018."
Spoke on 3 panels @world economic forum 2018 in Davos, Switzerland. Here is the quick summary: WEF18 Panel discussing the need for verified domain specific reputation in #cryptoand the www.reputeplatform.com with @Aron Dutta VAPHR #vaphr and @Kamran Khan #infratechcapital @ World Economic Forum discussing why decentralized autonomous reputation verification is needed in the #crypto #economy to ensure an evolutionary structure can support infrastructure. Panel on […]Read more "Panels @World Economic Forum 2018, Davos, Switzerland"
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are the most efficient means of financing entrepreneurial initiatives in the history of capital formation. ICOs minimizing transaction cost, democratizing finance, and in the process dis-intermediate banks. Yet, ICOs have increasingly involved cases of abuse, lacking quality, and governance concerns, precipitating calls for increased regulation. This article provides an overview of the ICO market as it exists in November 2017 including the ICO process, roadmap, market conditions, crypto economics for ICO startups, core risk factors for investors and red flags of ICO practices that require industry or regulatory improvements.Read more "Initial Coin Offerings – Emerging Practices, Risk Factors, and Red Flags"
Because of popular demand, here is the presentation from the First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference. First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference – Kaal – Blockchain Solutions for Governance via Repute Platform Deck – Version 2Read more "First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference"
Blockchain technology provides anonymous and secure transactional guarantees through democratized trust and disintermediation. Minorities and disenfranchised communities can benefit from the evolving technology and its anti-discrimination features. The article evaluates how blockchain technology helps minimize discriminatory practices in corporate America and creates a more equal society.Read more "Blockchain Technology and Race in Corporate America"
#Blockchain #Ethereum #Meetup in August: Here is the youtube video of my presentation on #ICO #Governance with Vlad Andrei (HighTechBlock.com): ICO Governance Presentation @ Fintank Blockchain Meetup Chicago 8.24.2017 – Wulf Kaal and Vlad Andrei (HighTechBlock.com)Read more "ICO Governance"
Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Marco Dell’Erba University of Groningen; Sorbonne Law School; University of Rome, Tor Vergata Date Written: July 14, 2017 Abstract The use of blockchain technology in private investment funds is proliferating. Using a dataset of private investment fund advisers that utilize blockchain technology (N=120), […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation in Private Investment Funds – A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Europe"