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8 research articles with open source tag
The Convergence Stack
The Convergence Stack is a further refinement of the Outlier Ventures investment thesis first published in 2016 anticipating the convergence of blockchains with IoT, AI and eventually robotics.
No such thing as decentralised governance
The terms off-chain governance and decentralized governance are used too liberally in the crypto space and without a full grounding in political philosophy.
Token design: the deployment phase, focusing on system safety
As Web 3.0 continues to develop and various projects build out important infrastructure to scale a decentralised web to the masses, many of these protocols can be viewed as public utilities to be used by new emerging market applications.
Evidence submission to the Treasury Committee inquiry into digital currencies
The aim of this submission is to address why we, as a prominent UK based venture capital firm and advisor to the global blockchain industry, believe it is critical to developing a responsible, balanced and proactive approach to innovations in ‘crypto-assets’, in order to unlock their potential to serve the UK economy and its overall long-term competitiveness.
Token Interoperability in Community Token Economies
First, there was Bitcoin. Then there was the altcoin boom. Then the hot new stuff was blockchains without coins. And if you’ve spent any time in the cryptocurrency space lately, you’ll know tokens are the thing of the moment with 10 or more new ones every week.
Overview of Community Token Economies
With every emergent technology comes business innovation that changes how value is captured and delivered.
The Next Stage in ICOs: The Community Token Economy
Outlier Ventures, after 3 months of deep research, is pleased to share with you it’s vision for the next stage of the token economy: The Community Token Economy which can be downloaded for free from our website.
What can the Blockchain Industry learn from Napster?