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From Dominance to Compliance

Last Tuesday saw Binance settle its long-running legal disputes with several U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). However, they failed to reach an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding their pending charges. As part of the settlement, Binance has agreed to pay an eye-popping fine of $4.3 billion. Furthermore, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the CEO of Binance, will step down

Walking the Tightrope

As we stand on the verge of a new era in crypto, it’s crucial to reaffirm the importance of decentralization. Beyond being a mere aspiration, decentralization serves as the lifeblood of the crypto world, standing as the pivotal force that draws the line between freedom and control. Amidst the hype surrounding the impending approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF in the United States, accompanied by the influx of capital from behemoths like BlackRock, the immediate market surge raises a serious question for the future of crypto. Are people here for

The Convergence of MedTech and Blockchain: Transforming Healthcare

The healthcare industry has witnessed a remarkable transformation driven by technological advancements in recent years. One groundbreaking convergence is the fusion of Medical Technology (MedTech) and blockchain technology. This synergy has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by enhancing data security, interoperability, and patient-centric care. Enhanced Data Security: One of the foremost challenges in healthcare is ensuring the security and privacy of patient data. Medical records contain sensitive information that must be protected from unauthorized access and cyber threats. Blockchain technology offers a robust solution to this problem. Blockchain operates on

My Health Manifesto : Cracking The Code : Flying Solo

Today when I Google "how long can a person live with my GFR 5% / kidney function the answer was "a few hours to a few weeks without dialysis." In a study with 8000+ patients 65+ with similar numbers; a month was the survival time. @68 (Stage 5 kidney failure is less than 15% /GFR; I'm not even anywhere on/near the chart) As I enter my Fourteenth/14th month; I am Defiantly hopeful. positive and optimistic that My Miracle will continue. #notmytimetodie #superoutlier While I challenge this death sentence I feel better and clearer

Crypto Chaos

Despite the second-largest bank failure in US history, the Federal Reserve continued its interest rate hike strategy last week. This caused markets to react by pricing in continued monetary tightening, pushing back their expectations of rate decreases to 2024. Some have perceived this move as necessary to combat inflation, even if it comes at the cost of breaking the banking sector. Unfortunately, this sober outlook suggests that the rest of the year may be marked by more sideways action in the markets rather than a steady recovery. Meanwhile, in the

Paribus. Trust Less.

One month ago, Jerome Powell, head of the Federal Reserve in the US, announced that the banking system was sound and robust despite the collapse of several large banks. After raising rates a further 0.25%, he said, “We’re committed to learning the lessons from this episode and to work to prevent events like this from happening again.” As we prepare for another potential 0.25% rate hike on May 3rd, another major bank in the US, First Republic Bank, has collapsed. Its collapse is part of a larger trend of consolidation

Paribus: All To Play For.

All To Play For While many people in crypto, especially those on YouTube, focus on technical analysis to predict market trends, we prefer to zoom out and see the broader context. While charts can be helpful, much stronger headwinds often override them. This is especially true when it comes to the present geopolitical situation. Of all the lessons learned in 2022 the most valuable one is that although there are several risk factors inherent to the crypto market itself, it’s also vulnerable to more widespread market moves. Also, due to

Paribus: How loans work.

How Loans Work A surprising number of people worldwide have little understanding of how the modern monetary system works. This lack of financial literacy can have significant impacts on individuals and their ability to become more productive members of society. For instance, many people think that debt is bad without understanding that it’s an essential ingredient for growth. All of the world’s major economies operate a debt-based model which is paramount to ensure continued growth and expansion. Without the ability to create debt, growth is dictated by the current level

Brickken launches its equity-tokenization dApp, expanding legacy industry’s funding access

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Brickken’s token issuance and management platform brings companies on-chain via asset tokenization, offering tools for managing on-chain assets, secondary market transactions, voting polls, and token holders[/vc_column_text][vc_images_carousel images="1791277,1791278,1791279" img_size="full"][vc_column_text] Barcelona, Spain, November 2022 — Brickken, the company forging a new path in business management and fundraising with tokenized equity, launches its token issuance and management platform. The company’s decentralized app (dApp) onboards companies to the token economy and enables them to use Web3 for: funding and tokenization by attracting new investor personas, management and decision-making by automating the execution of corporate actions, and improvement