The Networked Hotbeds of Blockchain

Research Overview

Author: Don Tapscott, Hilary Carter, Jill Rundle
Release Date: January 15, 2018

Abstract:

This paper showcases the hotbeds of blockchain activity around the world—those cities and nations that have become hubs for financing and incubation of entrepreneurial initiatives—and explains the conditions under which distributed ledger start-ups are thriving in each jurisdiction.

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