Milt Capps

Milt Capps

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.

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Distributed: Markets Event to Convene Blockchain Payments, FinServices Innovators in Atlanta

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, […]

Milt Capps
Dec 8, 2016

Smart Contract Symposium to Convene in Times Square as “Completely New U.S. Government” Looms

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 […]

Milt Capps
Nov 29, 2016

SEC Panelists on “Astonishing” But “Not Very Sexy” Blockchain: Achieving Network Effect Will Produce Winners

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 […]

Milt Capps
Nov 16, 2016

Learning Machine and Blockcerts Want Students to “Own Their Own Records” via Blockchain Credentialing

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 […]

Milt Capps
Nov 11, 2016

Legacy Film, Video Players “Open to Possibility” of Blockchain Tech, Says SingularDTV CEO

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 […]

Milt Capps
Nov 8, 2016

ConsenSys Anticipates Moving Ujo Music Blockchain Rights Management Offering to Beta

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 […]

Milt Capps
Nov 8, 2016