Tag: blockchain

Blockchain Is Not Magic

Post by Douglas Antin Wait…What’s Blockchain Again? Ok, so maybe you or someone you know could use a brief explanation on what blockchain is again. Blockchain enables peer to peer (P2P) transactions using complex math with a lot of computing power (cryptographic functions) to remove the need for a middleman to enforce the transaction. Removing…

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Understanding ICOs: Learn More at Babson Boston

TiE Boston and Babson College join Boston Blockchain Week (April 23 – 27th) – the largest gathering of blockchain founders, developers, and funders in Boston/Cambridge. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are funding exciting startups and presenting new opportunities for investors to get a piece of the action while also creating a new funding vehicle that is…

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Blockchain for Food

The potential of blockchain technology to transform the food industry is a hot topic—arguably the hottest. I started to unpack this at Babson San Francisco’s THRIVE event last month in a conversation on food blockchains with Ami Patel from ripe.io (here’s the recording, if you’re interested). But we only scratched the surface at THRIVE. Now,…

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Food Sol Heads to San Francisco

This month, I’ll be in San Francisco to guest lecture at Stanford University in its graduate-level Food, Health and Nutrition Entrepreneurship course and to facilitate the monthly THRIVE event at Babson San Francisco (thank you, Kim Bryden for the shout-out on Tidbit!) Everyone in food knows that San Francisco is one of the U.S. hotbeds…

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