NordicNext slides on Tokens and ICOs


I had the pleasure of being invited at Nordic Next by Neil S W Murray, and what a fantastic event it was. Extremely well produced and with really solid people attending. It was great to get back in the European scene after so long in the US and also put real faces to internet names (👋 Philipp).

Before starting the talk I asked how many people owned BTC, ETH and altcoins, and was surprised to see about a 50%-40% and 20% response.

The slides are mostly informed by the amazing thinking of some of the leaders in the blockchain space, to which goes all the credit, as well as my initial post on the token phenomenon:

https://medium.com/@stefanobernardi/the-first-real-revolution-in-venture-capital-crypto-tokens-937f7ab53d21

The response to the talk was amazing, but the thing I was really glad for were some of the usual blockchain pushbacks that we have had to hear for years now (no real world application, no intrinsic value, it’s only good for drugs and thiefs, etc.).

This means that we are still in the very, very early days.

Here are the slides (with a few edits) and a bonus video for all the believers.


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What do you think about it?