The next big thing

#Blockchain: The next big thing
Or is it?

#fintech Economist

  • In the short term, distributed-ledger technology is far more likely to be used by incumbents in financial services.
  • Unlike a bank’s ledger, which is centralised and private, the blockchain is public and distributed widely.
  • Payment networks are also keeping an eye on blockchains, attracted by their tiny transactions costs.
  • New blockchains far removed from currencies are being spawned.
  • Rival blockchains are nothing new: alternative currencies inspired by bitcoin, dubbed “alt-coins”, have proliferated ever since it was launched.

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@sbmeunier: “#Blockchain: The next big thing
Or is it?

#fintech Economist”


Or is it?


The next big thing