Article: Personal Data Monetization, Decentralization and Transparency of Blockchain Help Create a True Ownership Economy

Blockchain, Decentralized Internet, Innovation

Personal Data Monetization, Decentralization and Transparency of Blockchain Help Create a True Ownership Economy

For example, consider logistics and supply chain operations. While blockchain technologies can streamline the way the supply chain functions, they can also lower transaction costs for small businesses. Within those businesses, blockchain can also be used for granular analytics, payments, permissioning, and more – all on the level of the individual.

In the same manner, with the right tools in place, private individuals can now take control of their personal data – the same data that has built multi billion-dollar empires such as Google, Facebook, Snapchat and more. While these centralized platforms have been instrumental in the advancement of fast, modern, low-cost applications for every imaginable use-case, they were built by leveraging vast amounts of private user data often without the direct consent of the user and certainly without the user’s control over the data that was collected and monetized by these centralized entities.

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Article: Olaf Carlson-Wee Explains Why DeFi And NFTs Will Succeed Where ICOs Fell Short

Blockchain, Crypto

Polychain Capital Founder And Chief Executive Officer Olaf Carlson-Wee InterviewOlaf Carlson-Wee Explains Why DeFi And NFTs Will Succeed Where ICOs Fell Short

Carlson-Wee: We like to be very early and long-term-oriented. Our goal is to invest in breakthrough technologies that will enable new types of human organization and behavior. It’s no accident that all the things you see in the decentralized financial ecosystem are happening on top of ethereum, from capital coordination in the form of ICOs to decentralized financial primitives, like lending and trading to stablecoins and other types of synthetic assets.

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