The Blockchain: Capital Markets Use Cases

| February 2, 2018

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Despite the fact that the blockchain was initially developed as a freely-accessible, utility-like alternative to traditional means of recording and storing the transfer of assets between counterparties within a distributed, shared network, many fintech start-ups are focused on developing private blockchains.

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