Just like almost all other big industries of the business world, blockchain technology has found its way into the world of Football (soccer). You might ask yourself, what could be the connection between physical-playing sport and the concept of decentralization that Blockchain brings to the table?
Crypto markets are relatively volatile and although the current infrastructure around crypto is improving, the current status is not yet where it needs to be compared to the infrastructure around stocks. This makes it challenging for the “big” money, to invest in crypto markets. Current and past routes for “big money” to invest in digital assets are, for example, the Bitcoin Futures of CBOE and CME and the purchase of crypto from mining farms through an IPO (initial public offering).
Blockchain and its cryptocurrencies are the new technology that have the potential to completely disrupt everything we know and are used to about the financial industry. Although still in the early developmental stages, crypto solutions have the ability to improve the world we live in.
In the last couple of years, the world has witnessed the emergence and popularization of cryptocurrency. Even though the likes of Bitcoin went from a relatively unknown concept to worldwide phenomenon, most of the planet’s population is still relatively oblivious to the technology of blockchain.
Libra, Libra, Libra. In 2019, everyone in the crypto world and perhaps outside of it became acquainted with it. Facebook wanted to launch its own global digital currency. It soon became clear that a large number of well-known parties such as Paypal, Ebay and Mastercard joined the initiative. This ambitious plan did not escape the attention of national governments, central banks and regulators.
In the past year, much experimentation has been carried out with Blockchains within large organizations. The underlying technology appears to be attractive for organizations and there is a wide variety of ways to use blockchains in many sectors.
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