September 2017

Mark Weber

2017-11-22T02:39:22+00:00

Reimagining finance, trade, and governance Mark Weber (@markrweber) is an expert in development economics, blockchain technology, and creative contrarianism. He is a Fellow at the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship and part of the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative, MIT's leading research group focused on the development of blockchain technology and its applications. Mark leads the DCI’s research on blockchain asset registries for agricultural commodities to improve access to financial tools such as inventory-based loans, factoring of accounts receivables, and futures contracts. This work includes developing a prototype of a new protocol [...]

Mark Weber 2017-11-22T02:39:22+00:00

Mark Weber – STANDARD TEMPLATE

2017-11-22T02:39:40+00:00

Reimagining finance, trade, and governance Mark Weber (@markrweber) is an expert in development economics, blockchain technology, and creative contrarianism. He is a Fellow at the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship and part of the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative, MIT's leading research group focused on the development of blockchain technology and its applications. Mark leads the DCI’s research on blockchain asset registries for agricultural commodities to improve access to financial tools such as inventory-based loans, factoring of accounts receivables, and futures contracts. This work includes developing a prototype of a new protocol [...]

Mark Weber – STANDARD TEMPLATE 2017-11-22T02:39:40+00:00

Ari Paul

2017-11-22T02:40:46+00:00

Cryptocurrencies, portfolio management, and hedge funds Ari Paul is CIO & Managing Partner of BlockTower Capital, a cryptocurrency investment firm that bringing professional trading and portfolio management to an emerging digital asset class. Previously, Ari worked as a portfolio manager for University of Chicago's  endowment, where he was the co-manager of $150 million strategic hedge portfolio. He was responsible for risk reporting and analytics, and he conducted research on asset class characteristics and return drivers. Ari blogs about cryptocurrencies at: https://thecryptocurrencyinvestor.com/ Note: This advisor is donating 100% of his earnings to charity (Americares) About [...]

Ari Paul 2017-11-22T02:40:46+00:00

Cristina Dolan

2017-11-22T02:40:10+00:00

Blockchain, Technology, Entrepreneurship Cristina Dolan is the founder and CEO of InsideChains, which works with organizations to digitally transform business models through blockchain ecosystems with economic layers that offer members greater visibility, richer data and new business models. She is a co-founder of InsureX Technologies, an alternative blockchain marketplace for insurance. In the early days of the Internet, MIT Media Lab alumna Cristina Dolan co-founded OneMain.com, which grew to be the tenth largest ISP after a successful IPO. At OneMain, Cristina served as the provider's Geographic Communities Division President & Strategic Alliances Officer. In [...]

Cristina Dolan 2017-11-22T02:40:10+00:00

Andrei Hagiu

2018-02-14T19:53:09+00:00

Network Effects & Multi-sided Platforms Andrei Hagiu (personal site, LinkedIn) is a Visiting Associate Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management since July 2016. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in the Strategy group at Harvard Business School.  Andrei holds a PhD in economics from Princeton University and did his undergraduate studies at the Ecole Polytechnique in France. Expertise: Multi-sided platforms and marketplace strategy, network effects Academic Background: Taught at HBS, currently at MIT Sloan Academic Journals in which work has been featured: Rand Journal of Economics, Management Science, Journal of [...]

Andrei Hagiu 2018-02-14T19:53:09+00:00
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