Q3 2017 was another transformative period for the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors. Particularly interesting is the range of trends that marked the quarter, the significance of which extend far beyond headline figures for completed sales and funds raised during the quarter.
The spring and summer of 2017 have been tumultuous for the ICO industry. We summarize recent developments, particularly the wave of recent regulatory actions. We argue for cautious optimism while acknowledging that the industry needs to regulate itself.
The second quarter of 2017 was a record breaking period for the blockchain industry. In this quarterly report, Smith + Crown takes a closer look at the data from last quarter.
Various blockchain projects are trying to solve one challenge in decentralizing the internet: distributing content itself.
Zcash lauches at the end of October. The highly anticipated cryptocurrency brings truly anonymous transactions using zero-knowledge proofs.
Distributed Autonomous Organizations involve crypto-tokens, which confer to its holders special rights. Should launching a DAO be considered a security offering?
We at Smith+Crown spend significant time researching ICOs and crowdsales. They are a unique way to track and understand blockchain technology, and we have particular objectives in sharing our insights.
City governments are often accused of being opaque, inefficient, and unaccountable. Blockchain technology could improve urban governance–at the very least, help us rethink it.