Milt Capps is a contributing editor for Distributed, Bitcoin Magazine and other BTC Media properties. He earlier served as a reporter and specialist editor for Mergermarket, the M as associate vice chancellor for news and public affairs for Vanderbilt University; and, as founding editor and publisher of Venture Nashville Connections, covering technology-enabled startups and investment, therein. He served internationally as a U.S. Air Force officer.
In the midst of white hot global competition for blockchain innovation and investment, the capital of financial services and fintech innovation in the southeastern U.S. is getting another feather in its cap. BTC Inc. announced today that its inaugural Distributed: Markets conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, February 27. The venue is The Ritz-Carlton, […]
The inaugural Smart Contract Symposium convenes December 5 in Times Square, not far ahead of the seating of the 45th President of the United States and thousands of new appointees, most of whom are untutored in blockchain technology, digital currencies and related innovations. The Symposium, presented by the Smart Contract Alliance of the Chamber of […]
Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is recognized as amazing to some and potentially valuable to many others in the financial services sector, according to various panelists in the Fintech Forum of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), held November 14. However, while DLT is probably “game changing” in terms of improving transactional efficiency, it is […]
Learning Machine plans to take its new Bitcoin blockchain certification solution to the commercial market in 1Q 2017. This is less than a year after its June 2016 launch of the open standard Blockcerts toolset, which it built in collaboration with MIT Media Lab. The partnership came about as a result of the company’s work […]
SingularDTV CEO, Zach LeBeau, believes that achieving a decentralized and equitable global film and video ecosystem is likely to result from building more, not fewer, bridges among blockchain, digital currency and legacy players. In an interview with Bitcoin Magazine, LeBeau confirmed that SingularDTV, which is building an entertainment industry ecosystem on the Ethereum blockchain, is […]
Consensus Systems (ConsenSys), the New York City-based blockchain venture production studio, plans to move its Ujo Music rights management and royalty payments platform into closed beta mode during 1Q 2017, according to Jesse Grushack, a ConsenSys Director and Ujo product lead. The Ujo Music “open music” platform is designed to concentrate artists’ identities and businesses […]