Blockchain: Its Not Just About the Money
Beyond the hype surrounding cryptocurrencies, a revolution is taking place using the underlying technology of the blockchain. From taxes and donations to votes and even energy grids, the blockchain records, updates, and shares data in a way that is transparent and verifiable without requiring a central counterparty to "run the system." What are the most exciting and potentially impactful companies developing uses for blockchain technology, outside of finance? What are other business and humanitarian challenges this technology might address, especially where central agencies don't exist or are not trustworthy?