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Alex Tapscott and Northwest Passage Ventures in the Media

Alex Tapscott on Talks at GS

Most commonly known as the primary innovation behind bitcoin, blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize the financial industry and beyond. Alex Tapscott, co-author of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the...

The Internet of Things Needs A Ledger of Things

Animating the Objects in our Environment Using emerging software and technologies, we can instill intelligence into existing infrastructure such as a power grid by adding smart devices that can communicate with one another, reconfigure themselves depending upon...

Coin Toss | Will blockchain undermine or buttress state power?

Ever since the Romans established a central currency system in the third century BC, money has been controlled by the state as a tool of political power. This control was exerted by manufacturing coins, issuing currencies backed by stored gold and, eventually, through...

Mark Carney has seeded a revolution by embracing fintech

After Britain’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, Brexit’s loudest advocates scurried from public view and the political establishment descended into a caustic battle for control. Emerging from the melee was Theresa May, who has a reputation for...

Blockchain technology creates an opportunity for female leaders

The buzz surrounding the much-anticipated book Blockchain Revolution: How the technology behind bitcoin is changing money, business, and the world co-authored by renowned media visionary Don Tapscott and his son, blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, is well founded. I was...

Here’s Europe’s Answer to the Mess That Brexit Left

It’s time for a digital euro. Don Tapscott and his son Alex Tapscott are authors of the book, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the World. While the UK and the world grapple with the implications of last week’s...

Leading a Revolution in Blockchain

When Don and Alex Tapscott began writing “Blockchain Revolution”, not a single bank was investing in the revolutionary technology. Now virtually every company in the financial services industry is investing heavily as they realize this new technology is the second...

Blockchain: the next internet revolution?

In their new book Blockchain Revolution: How the technology behind bitcoin is changing money, business and the world, Tech writer Don Tapscott and his son, Alex Tapscott argue that the blockchain - the technology that underlies bitcoin - is about to become the biggest...

Tech Savvy: How Blockchains Could Transform Management

Re-architecting the firm with blockchain: Is Craig Wright really Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin? Who knows — and really, who cares? The bigger issue is blockchains, the distributed ledgers that underpin cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Blockchain...