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How LifeID Will Introduce Self-Sovereign Identity to the Globe [INTERVIEW]

Since the internet’s inception, users have given away personal information to websites without realizing that it could be kept in centralized storage and monetized without their consent. Democratizing Identity Layer Solutions Seattle-based LifeID is aiming to disrupt online identity...

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WorkCoin Aims to Disrupt Global Job Market Through Decentralized Freelancer Network [INTERVIEW]

Taking advantage of blockchain solutions, WorkCoin is a decentralized freelancer marketplace that aims to be fully transparent and frictionless. Fred Krueger, CEO and founder, shared his outlook on the global impact of WorkCoin and the shifting cryptocurrency landscape. This...

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Securrency Pushing For Global Security Token Adoption [INTERVIEW]

With increasing regulatory scrutiny, cryptocurrency exchanges are preparing for the proliferation of security tokens, and fintech startup Securrency is ahead of the curve in issuing them. John Hensel, COO and co-founder, shared his perspective on the shifting cryptocurrency landscape...

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Major Hotels in Iran Accepting Deposits in Cryptocurrency to Avoid U.S. Sanctions [INTERVIEW]

HotelsInIran.com (“Hotels in Iran”), a major Iranian hotel booking platform, began accepting payments in cryptocurrency subsequent to the imposition of additional sanctions by the U.S. on Iran and Russia in July 2018. Adoption of Bitcoin in Regions With Poor...

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Blockchain Seattle 2018: Seattle’s Premier Blockchain Community Event [INTERVIEW]

Join prominent figures in blockchain at the Pacific Northwest’s capital to learn, discuss and collaborate on the developing landscape of decentralized technology. Taking place on September 10-11, Blockchain Seattle 2018 is “Seattle’s premier blockchain community event.” Learn, Network and...

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Stacks.ai Is Using Crypto to Democratize Wealth Management [INTERVIEW]

Despite recent traction in mass adoption, cryptocurrency remains a complex, inaccessible asset for many who are new to the sector. Founded in 2016, Stacks.ai seeks to simplify cryptocurrency investing for the everyday user and democratize wealth management worldwide. Financial Diet...

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How SHOP is Decentralizing eCommerce and Empowering Shoppers [INTERVIEW]

Founded in 2017, SHOP is on a mission to decentralize e-commerce by empowering shoppers and brands through the tokenization of personal data. In an exclusive interview with CryptoSlate, Chief Executive Officer at SHOP, John Wantz shared his insights into...

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How #Hashed Became a Quarter Billion Dollar Crypto Fund [INTERVIEW]

The largest Korean blockchain fund and accelerator of ICON Foundation, Hashed is shaping the Korean blockchain industry through its unique approach to finding and nurturing nascent projects. Chief Business Officer, Alex Shin, shares some of his insights on the dynamics, mission,...

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Justin Wu Is Bringing the Seattle Blockchain Community Together [INTERVIEW]

Home to Amazon, Microsoft, and now over twenty blockchain startups, Seattle has fostered technological innovation and entrepreneurship for decades. Justin Wu, an early-adopter of cryptocurrency and blockchain community leader, is organizing the first-ever blockchain conference to be held in...

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Interview with Decred’s Project Lead Jake Yocom-Piatt on Crypto Ad Bans and Market Volatility

The entire crypto market cap surpassed $800 billion dollars in January of 2018 – since then, the market has retraced to around $330 billion dollars, partly due to cryptocurrency ad bans from Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Unlike other projects...

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