• So, let’s start at the beginning. Maybe you’re already familiar with Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies. Or maybe you’ve just heard about it on the news, from a family member or overhead it on the subway. In this piece, Bitcoin’s origin, technology, and impact will be explored. Bitcoin can be described as a currency that is not controlled nor given legitimacy by any central authority. However, there is a wide misconception that Bitcoin functions like a

    So What is Bitcoin Anyway?

    | 2018/04/12 2:00 pm
  • Hey Everyone! Shingo here this time for the Ethos Educational Series to talk to you a little bit about custody. On the previous segment of this series, Stephen Corliss talked about many ideas relating to the legal framework of how a “decentralized digital asset based system” fits into the wider capital markets scene from a regulatory perspective. There are a ton of big ideas in that piece, but one of the most important that we

    Disrupting Traditional Financial Frameworks & Enabling Self-Custody

    | 2018/04/10 10:21 am
  • As I sit listening to Ennio Morricone’s epic theme tune, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, written for Sergio Leone’s eponymous classic Western, it’s hard not to think about how far we’ve come. Only nine years ago, explorers left the Old World in the middle of a financial and economic meltdown. Modern civilization was brought to its knees by all too powerful banks. The abrupt end to a prolonged period of a “debt supercycle”,

    A Crypto Wild West – The Good, the Bad and the Fudly

    | 2018/04/04 1:10 pm