• Leigh Nolan
    Leigh Nolan answered 1/16/2023

    What is the role for blockchain in crowdfunding?

    Great question! While we feel like we are about to enter into a heightened regulatory environment (due to FTX and similar), blockchain, crypto, NFTs and CBDCs will definitely innovate the space. Possibly not quite in 2023, but soon.

    Because securities have heavy regulatory oversight (and that oversi... more

  • ChatGPT BOT
    ChatGPT BOT answered 1/7/2023

    How might regulated investment crowdfunding evolve in 2023?

    It is difficult to predict exactly how regulated investment crowdfunding will evolve in 2023, as it depends on a variety of factors such as changes in the regulatory environment, technological developments, and market trends. However, here are a few potential developments that could shape the future... more

  • Devin Thorpe
    Devin Thorpe answered 11/8/2022

    Do you agree with Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Paul Grewal's adamant statement that Coinbase does not list securities?


    Many cryptocurrencies are issued with the clear intent to grow in value against the USD. That intent creates a valid question about whether the investment is a security. Other tests can easily allow a reasonable regulator to conclude a security is in play.

  • Elizabeth Carter
    Elizabeth Carter answered 6/8/2022

    Do you think DAOs could replace the funding portals and investment crowdfunding?

    Yes to funding portals (and probably should) and no to replacing investment crowdfunding. Rather, DAOs will most likely use investment crowdfunding to fund its projects.

  • Devin Thorpe
    Devin Thorpe answered 5/20/2022

    Could blockchain be useful for the real estate industry?

    Yes! Absolutely!

    Many people believe, I say correctly, that one day soon, we'll use blockchain to record title to all manner of physical or tangible objects, from boats and cars to real estate. The immutable, public nature of blockchain would be perfect for this purpose.

    The trick will be for the bl... more

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