Blockchain Technology and Financial Services
"In looking at the Future of Money, Payment Cards and Financial Services, the big story is not Bitcoin, rather it's the invention of the underlying ‘blockchain’ technology that makes it (Bitcoin) and dozens of smaller cryptocurrencies actually work..."
"How might the Blockchain protocol transform traditional financial services?
With ethereum.org developing the next generation cryptocurrency and decentralised application platform, numerous possibilities will appear, ranging from asset (eg. land) registries to trade reporting, clearing systems and exchanges, consolidated tapes, personal insurance blockchains, smart insurance contracts, crowdfunding, corporate voting, identity blockchains for anti-fraud protection, tax registries, accounting registries, multi-entity contracting, and even virtual contract companies..."
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