Recently ranked #1 new release in the category of business management on

TORONTO, 12 July 2022 – The Blockchain Research Institute is pleased to announce the release of Digital Asset Revolution: How Blockchain is Decentralizing Finance and Disrupting Wall Street. It’s the foundational book on digital assets, decentralized finance (DeFi), and the transformation of value, edited with a preface by Alex Tapscott, co-author of the international bestseller Blockchain Revolution and managing director of the Ninepoint Digital Asset Group.

“If bitcoin was the spark for the financial services revolution, then DeFi and digital assets are the accelerant,” says Tapscott. “Look beyond the daily market gyrations, and you’ll see that innovators are laying the foundations for a new Internet and financial  services industry built with blockchain and digital assets.”

In tune with the crypto Zeitgeist, Tapscott brings us a well-researched and highly accessible book on the peer-to-peer marketplaces and open economic systems that support new digital assets like non-fungible tokens (NFTs), central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), stablecoins, crypto derivatives, and more.

Digital Asset Revolution is a wake-up call for financial and business leaders everywhere,” says the Honorable J. Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.“Alex Tapscott takes us to the frontiers of finance, where digital assets are transforming money, reimagining financial markets, and disrupting leading institutions, including central banks.”

Tapscott adds, “Bull markets are for earning. Bear markets are for learning. Start your educational journey with Digital Asset Revolution.” Recently ranked #1 new release in the categories of business management and financial engineering on Amazon, Digital Asset Revolution will be available on July 12, 2022, in hardcover and Kindle editions.


Mohamed El-Masri of PermianChain Technologies Inc. and Brox Equity Ltd.; the Honorable J. Christopher Giancarlo of the Digital Dollar Project and Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Alan Majer of Good Robot; Massimo Morini of the Algorand Foundation; Alyze Sam of Women in Blockchain International, and co-author of Stablecoin Evolution; Don Tapscott of the Blockchain Research Institute; Anthony D. Williams of the Digital Entrepreneurship and Economic Performance Centre; and Andrew F. Young of Layer2 Blockchain and SX Network.


“This is an important book for enterprise leaders to better understand blockchain and how digital assets will change the future of business.”—Tyler Winklevoss, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gemini Trust Company LLC

“Whether you’re starting your journey or you’re a seasoned market participant, Digital Asset Revolution should be on your reading list. Alex Tapscott’s latest is brimming with original insights on the digital asset ecosystem, with some far-sighted predictions on where we are headed.”—Scott Melker, Host, The Wolf of All Streets Podcast

Digital Asset Revolution demonstrates the tremendous potential of Web 3 and digital assets by describing their roles in powering this new era of technology innovation and economic progress. … A must-read!”—Sandeep Nailwal, Co-founder, Polygon Technology

“Alex Tapscott is a leading voice in the digital asset world. His latest book, Digital Asset Revolution, is required reading for investors, executives, and anyone else trying to understand how to capitalize on the next big thing.”—Daniela Cambone, Editor-at-Large and Chief Anchor, Stansberry Research

“Alex Tapscott has been ahead of the curve on digital assets since the beginning. In Digital Asset Revolution, he offers the clearest picture yet of where we are headed. This book is required reading for investors, executives, hobbyists, and anyone trying to understand the future.”—John Wu, President, Ava Labs Inc.

“To grasp the fundamentals and intricacies of the most revolutionary financial innovations of our time, there is no better guide than Alex Tapscott’s Digital Asset Revolution—as insightful and instructive for those looking to understand the future of personal and global finance as it is for those investing in it.”—Perianne Boring, Founder and President, Chamber of Digital Commerce

“As distrust in our institutions hits new lows, the digital asset revolution that began with bitcoin lights a different path, one where we have greater agency over our assets and ourselves. … Digital Asset Revolution explores the far-reaching consequences of this revolution, from money and banking to art and real estate and even our identities online.”—Bill Barhydt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Abra

“The Tapscott name has become synonymous with keen futurism and a generational dedication to advancing business’ understanding of the current technology epoch. Alex’s book continues this tradition of excellence while expanding it to include the disruptive, dramatic, and diverse possibilities of Web 3 and digital assets. Every technological shift needs that one book that centers the conversation. Read and absorb.”—Matthew Roszak, Co-founder and Chairman, Bloq Inc.

“Blockchains provide a durable foundation on which to facilitate trust and create new monetary systems that serve the interests of local communities. Digital Asset Revolution presents a case for how the current state of blockchain development will revolutionize political, economic, and financial institutions. This book has plenty to chew on for the business reader, with insights into how we forge that new path in practical ways.”—Ethan Buchman, Chief Executive Officer, Informal Systems; Co-Founder, Cosmos Network

About Alex Tapscott

Alex Tapscott is an entrepreneur, author, thought leader, and seasoned capital markets professional focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, government, and society. He is the managing director of the Digital Asset Group, a division of Ninepoint Partners LP.

About the Blockchain Research Institute

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think tank dedicated to preparing private- and public-sector leaders in their roles as catalysts of change. Funded by international corporations and government agencies, the BRI brings together the world’s leading thinkers to research the strategic implications of Web 3 and blockchain technologies, producing practical insights that help its member organizations succeed.

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