If the Blockchain is the Next Internet then we Should Answer These Five Questions

Comparing the blockchain to the internet is a popular analogy within blockchain proponents. At the end, the blockchain represents one of the major breakthroughs in computer science since….well, the inception of the web. Instead of exchanging content, the blockchain provides the building blocks for exchanging other assets such as money or trust. The International Monetary Fun (IMF) recently published a study calling the blockchain The Internet of Trust.

Just like the internet in the 1990s, the infrastructure of the blockchain is being built these days. Just like the internet, we should expect the blockchain to power a new generation of companies that create technologies that transform entire generations and become pivotal in the world’s socioeconomic affairs.

Wel, if we subscribe to the theory that the blockchain can be a new type of internet, we should try to think about what are going to be those technologies and companies that will become foundational to the blockchain. Here are a few ideas…

Who will be the Netscape of the Blockchain?

Who will be the Google of the Blockchain?

Who will be the Amazon and EBay of the Blockchain?

What will be the HTML-Javascript of the Blockchain?

Who will be the Cisco of the Blockchain?

CEO of IntoTheBlock, Chief Scientist at Invector Labs, I write The Sequence Newsletter, Guest lecturer at Columbia University, Angel Investor, Author, Speaker.

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