Blockchain Success Stories: Case Studies from the Leading Edge of Business
Hargrave, Sir John, Karnoupakis, Evan
Accessible and fun to read, this practical book contains a collection of stories of organizations using blockchain technology in practice. Through deep research and firsthand interviews, authors Sir John Hargrave and Evan Karnoupakis show you how leading-edge organizations have worked to integrate blockchain into their businesses.
You'll start by exploring the origins of blockchain, with plain-English descriptions of industry terminology like bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and smart contracts. Then you'll dive into 10 story-driven case studies that will teach you easy-to-understand blockchain best practices.
- Explore real-life examples of companies developing and integrating blockchain applications for mobile voting, credentialing, supply chains, and a $100 million virtual cat collectible marketplace
- Discover how blockchain is transforming industries like banking, communications, government, logistics, and nonprofits
- Learn about engaging blockchain success stories, such as Binance, Ethereum, and Circle
- Examine common blockchain best practices, with illustrations for easy reference, and learn how to apply them in your business, government project, or charitable foundation
SIR JOHN HARGRAVE is the CEO of Media Shower (www.mediashower.com), the leading blockchain media company. His company publishes the blockchain investor website, Bitcoin Market Journal (www.bitcoinmarketjournal.com) which reaches 100,000 blockchain investors monthly. He is the author of the forthcoming bestseller BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE (Simon & Schuster, 2019), and is a frequent speaker, lecturer, and leader of the blockchain revolution.
EVAN KARNOUPAKIS works at the intersection of business, technology, and education. A former management, systems integration, and educational consultant, he has provided services in the following industries: banking, direct marketing, education, energy (nuclear), government, financial services, legal services, media, transportation, and utilities. He has authored works on blockchain industry disruption, the legality of smart contracts, crypto market making, blockchain governance, and the relationship between bitcoin and the blockchain industry. He holds an MAT in Integrated Mathematics from Kent State University, and an MBA in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School.