May 20, 2016

Interview with Christoph Hering, Co-founder of ECHO

What is most unique about the Echo technology? ECHO is controversial in the case that we leverage Blockchain Technologies in a new form and shape. We merge the best features of social messaging apps with a global payment platform enabling anybody to exchange encrypted text, audio, video, image messages plus transforming digital payments into taking […]
May 16, 2016

The hidden trade-offs behind Blockchain

In his recent article “Four genuine blockchain use cases”, Gideon Greenspan rightly points to one of the hidden trade-offs around Blockchain. Gideon writes: “The two most important differences between blockchains and centralized databases can be characterized as follows: Disintermediation. Blockchains enable multiple parties who do not fully trust each other to safely and directly share […]
May 8, 2016

Why is Blockchain the solution for emerging economies?

With the unbanked population in India reduced to more than half to 233 million since 2011, financial inclusion program has shown its importance in the Indian landscape. However, one needs to observe how much of this reduction is a result of contribution from emerging technologies. The reduction of unbanked population was a result of inclusion […]