Pegged by some as ‘the new internet’, blockchain is a revolutionary technology that has the potential to go far beyond being a secure protocol underpinning bitcoin currencies.
In a our age of advanced cyber threats and growing volumes of valuable data, distributed ledger technologies like blockchain offer instant verification of ‘trust’ that records ownership through a shared registry or consensus mechanism – without the need for a central authority. This creates all kinds of opportunities for use-cases beyond financial services such as the supply chain, education, voting and even advertising – where instant verification is a potential game changer.
The Rise of Blockchain
In our podcast series ‘The Rise of Blockchain’ we look beyond the hype and talk to some of the biggest names on the front-line of this technology revolution.
In the first of our series, we spoke to Jared Tate, the founder and CEO of DigiByte, the popular digital currency and rapidly growing decentralised global blockchain network, to find out more about the technology and emerging business models