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  • Why We Invested In TapMyData

    When we invited TapMyData into our accelerator because we believed by their leveraging of SAR (Subject Access Request) to empower users to exercise their digital rights they were the thin end of the wedge to open up for data emancipation and this paradigm shift and were encouraged by the impressive user growth. 6 months on […]

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    Crypto regulation globally is at a critical inflexion point. Regulators must choose to either embrace these new technologies and adopt proportionate, clear regulation or continue to rely on outdated, inconsistent enforcement regimes that stifle innovation.

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    Crypto Regulation: A crossroads?

    Earlier in October, here in the UK the FCA published final rules banning the sale of derivatives and ETNs that reference certain types of cryptoassets to retail investors (coming into effect on 6 January 2021); despite the fact that 97% of respondents to the original consultation opposed the ban.

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    Crypto Spring: The Awakening

    2020 has been a turbulent year with no middle ground in business. Tech has generally done alright as an industry with the exception of a couple of tech enabled industries. Web 3 has its root in decentralised cooperation which made it quite resilient to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, we are seeing more companies enter the space and more product building than ever.

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    DeFi 2.0 Innovations for Institutional Adoption

    Institutions / businesses already in crypto whose organisations are heavily exposed to the asset and its markets and therefore likely ‘underbanked’ in a conventional sense.

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    Web 3 funding: September 2020 in numbers

    September is proving once again the industry is here to stay. Despite slight slowdown in the markets, fundraising is booming.

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    DeFi + NFTs

    Post (2/3) — In this series I propose we are a year into a 5 year long ‘DeFi Hype Cycle’, likely made up of several mini-cycles, where the aggregate effect is a quadrupling of today's combined market cap and a doubling of the 2017 $600bn highs based on a sustained ‘mainstreaming’ of the industry.

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    The Broken DeFi Hypecycle

    Post (1/3) — In this series I propose we are a year into a 5 year long ‘DeFi Hype Cycle’, likely made up of several mini-cycles, where the aggregate effect is a quadrupling of today's combined market cap and a doubling of the 2017 $600bn highs based on a sustained ‘mainstreaming’ of the industry.

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