CryptoFin Conference

How to disintermediate the banks?

Here is our talk from the CryptoFin Conference from October 2019 in Tallinn about how to disintermediate the banks: Here is the short summary. We need: More tokenization Crypto credit-money...

Efficient Frontier

Modern Portfolio Management Approaches for Cryptoassets

Wealth management is a multi-billion-dollar business. As the market capitalization for cryptoassets grows, it will be interesting to apply the concepts of wealth management to cryptocurrency investments. This article looks...

How-much-is-crypto-interest

What drives the interest in the crypto economy and how much should it be?

In the previous article, we looked at what influences the fiat economy's interest. The focus of this article is the crypto economy. We have three parts here: 1. We look...

Combinations of Credit-Money bvs. Base-Money

Crypto credit money — Will this time be different?

In the previous article, we looked at the two dimensions of money — base money and credit money. We also looked at the different kind of monetary systems that existed in the...

Will there be credit-money in the crypto sphere?

During presentations about money, we usually hear that money has to be durable, portable, divisible and fungible. We fully agree with this distinction. However, there is a bigger picture. Money...

Bubble is gone - whats next?

Internet Bubble 2000 versus Crypto Bubble 2018 — What’s next?

Some readers may remember the NASDAQ Dot-com bubble of 2000, but most readers will remember the Crypto bubble of 2018. In this article, we ask if we can leverage our...

Lazy investment strategy for ICO’s

Tokenmarket.net lists more than 270 ICOs (many of them completed, some ongoing and many others upcoming). Some ICOs are supported by lots of PR and advertising, while others less so....

Programmable Elastic Crypto Credit Money

Conference Presentation – Why do we need Crypto Credit Money (1.0)?

I was presenting on 28th of November 2018 at the moontec.io conference in Tallinn, Estonia about the monetary systems and about why one will need credit money in the crypto...

A Bullish Case for Bitcoin Valuation (2.0)

In January 2014 we forecasted Bitcoin valuation of 10'000 USD in the Swiss CFA Charter Magazine. The value of Bitcoin reached a record high of $19,850 in December 2017. Given...

Bitcoin and Digital Banking 2.0

Introduction Digital Banking is on everyone’s mind — it’s about automating end-to-end banking processes and offering a digital experience to end clients. The focus on Digital Banking is understandable —...

Landscape transformation

How crypto and smart contracts will impact traditional banking business revenue

Many banks are participating in a range of blockchain consortia and are looking for ways to apply blockchain technologies to improve their internal processing. Here, the approach is to essentially...

Landscape transformation

How blockchain disintermediation will impact private banking processes?

Blockchain technology will bring about changes to client value networks: New alternative financial services providers will emerge, and services that are currently billable will become free or virtually free (including...

Book - Blockchain Technology

Book Presentation — Blockchain Technology

My friends, myself and my brother published book Blockchain Technology: Einführung für Business- und IT Manager Blockchain Technology - Einführung für Business- und IT Manager OK, it’s in German. However, it’s...

Crossing the chasm

Lecture — FHNW Basel,  Blockchain Value Cases

Here is the presentation about Blockchain Value Cases held at the University of Applied Sciences in Basel (via Slideshare): [slideshare id=79187491&doc=blockchainvaluecasesinstartupscenev0-170827105313] The short version is this:

Lecture — FHNW Basel, Blockchain Use Cases in Finance

On 29th of March I was giving a lecture about Blockchain Use Cases in Finance at University of Applied Sciences in Basel. [caption id="attachment_381" align="aligncenter" width="556"] Basel[/caption] Blockchain started with...