The State of Blockchain in Finance Today

Chris Skinner discusses why blockchain is no longer the flavor of the month with the attention grabbing headline: “Blockchain is Dead”; he argues that foundational technologies like blockchain take a long time to change the way we do things; he cites a recent paper put out by leading Australian bank ANZ that pours cold water on the idea that blockchain is the answer for everything; it is very useful for very specific needs and one of those use cases is supply chain finance. Source.

  • Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.

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