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Blockchain Technology

This memo on blockchain technology provides a technical overview of the most popular blockchain platforms by exploring their core components and examining how they interact so to enable a fully functioning blockchain platform.
Apr/11/19 | Feature
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Cryptoeconomic Design

This article introduces key concepts in cryptoeconomic design, which will be expanded upon in an upcoming series distilling insights garnered from S+C’s practice designing incentive systems.
Mar/29/19 | Article
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Security Token Overview Series: Part 2

This article provides a broad overview of the range of developments comprising the core of the security token infrastructure space, discussing the security token issuance protocols, overall trading ecosystem, trade settlement and token custody aspects of the security token universe while examining the technical and compliance-related aspects of each of these features.
Mar/20/19 | Feature
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Decred: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the next Deep Dive Report from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, continuing with Decred.
Mar/01/19 | Feature
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2018 in Review: A Year in Numbers or a Year in Narratives?

While the digestion of gains made throughout 2017 has been amongst the most widely recognized theme of 2018, virtually every aspect of the cryptoasset space saw ongoing development, considerable amounts of which were supported by equity sales and venture capital funding. This suggests that a range of actors—from start-ups, to name brands, long-established companies, investment firms, and even governments—remain committed to erecting the infrastructure for a larger, farther-reaching, and more impactful cryptoasset ecosystem.
Feb/26/19 | Feature
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0x: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the Deep Dive Report from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, continuing with 0x.
Dec/20/18 | Feature
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Monero: Deep Dive Report

Announcing the Deep Dive Report from Smith + Crown. In-depth information and analysis on significant crypto projects and their associated assets, beginning with Monero.
Dec/20/18 | Feature
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The Cryptoeconomics of Seigniorage Shares Stablecoins: Basis and Carbon

The topic of stablecoins has occasioned a flurry of discussion and activity in late 2017 and early 2018, not unsurprising given the potential of stablecoins to allow the expansion of the crypto community in a number of important ways. This articles considers two developing stablecoin projects that fall within the seigniorage shares category of stablecoins, exploring the particulars of their constructions, their relative positioning within the market, and significant challenges each is likely to confront.
May/25/18 | Feature