Blockchain technology, the basis for the digital currency Bitcoin, isn’t well understood. Yet, even beyond Bitcoin, it could impact our world in profound ways.
“I definitely recommend that everyone who is an investor, technologist or business person spend some time getting up to speed with this,” said Bruce Fenton, executive director for the Bitcoin Foundation, chief investment officer for Atlantic Financials as well as managing director for Boston Gulf Advisors Group.
Fenton has extensive experience as a global advisor with a strong interest for emerging markets and new technologies such as Bitcoin. We sat down with him to discuss the new technology and how it might impact your world.
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Why are you interested in bitcoin and blockchain technology?
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The blockchain is basically the world’s greatest ledger…it’s open source and public…yet also protects the privacy of users. This is an amazing new invention that solves an age-old problem of having to rely on trusted third parties. The