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The Impact of the Blockchain Goes Beyond Financial Services

The technology most likely to change the next decade of business is not the social web, big data, the cloud, robotics, or even artificial intelligence. It’s the blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies like Bitcoin. Blockchain technology is complex, but...

Blockchain is a disruption we simply have to embrace

The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the financial services industry and the world of business has arrived. Not peer-to-peer lending, artificial intelligence, big data, robo-advisers or Apple Pay – I’m talking about the blockchain, the technology...

Here’s Why Blockchains Will Change the World

Fortune has published an excerpt from Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology behind bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. The excerpt discusses how blockchains create a "World Wide Ledger" of value, e.g. money and property. From explaining the history...

Here’s Why Blockchains Will Change the World

by Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott The Bitcoin technology creates the World Wide Ledger of value. As early as 1981, inventors were attempting to solve the Internet’s problems of privacy, security, and inclusion with cryptography. No matter how they reengineered the...

How the Tech Behind Bitcoin Will Change Your Life

by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott It appears that once again, the technological genie has been unleashed from its bottle. Summoned by an unknown person or persons at an uncertain time in history, the genie is now at our service for another kick at the can—to transform...

A changing Canada needs innovation — and Toronto can lead the way

The Star’s innovation series is guest edited by Don Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation and the digital age. Canada is at a turning point. Plummeting oil prices, lacklustre economic performance, a petrodollar, pernicious climate change and...

Canadian Music Week

Don and Alex Tapscott have been asked to keynote Canadian Music Week, May 2-8, in Toronto, Canada. Now in its 34th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian...

Book Tour Dates Announced

Book Tour Dates: Toronto: May 5 Ottawa: May 16 Montreal: May 17 New York: May 18 Vancouver: May 30 Washington, DC: May 31 Boston: June 13 Chicago: June 20 Calgary: June 21 San Francisco: June 23 To request details, please fill out the form...

Blockchain: What Disruptions Are Coming to the Insurance Industry?

Don Tapscott gave the opening talk at the Property Innovation Summit in Miami, Florida April 5th. Asked to speak on changes to the insurance industry, Tapscott offered a glimpse into the future: The property insurance industry is a candidate for big disruption...

Video: Don Tapscott at DC Blockchain Summit

Don Tapscott discusses the internet, the economy, and the blockchain at the DC Blockchain Summit: Partial Video Transcript of the Blockchain Summit: Matt Roszak: Good morning, DC. My name is Matt Roszak. I am on the advisory board of the chamber of digital commerce. I...

Video: Alex Tapscott at DC Blockchain Summit

Alex Tapscott talks about leadership and governance in the Blockchain Revolution during the DC Blockchain Summit: Video Transcript: Good morning, everyone. My name is Alex Tapscott. I am the co-author of Blockchain Revolution and I was invited here today to help set...

The Blockchain Student Challenge

To All the Aspiring Animators, Graphic Design Students, and Up-And-Coming Filmmakers out there: We at the Tapscott Group are in need of talented, creative individuals to create a 90-to-120 second animation video on the influence of Blockchain technology on the music...

Prosperity and the Blockchain

by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott The Internet is entering a second era, one that gives us another kick at the can to achieve a prosperous future. Yes, the digital revolution has brought countless wonders. The Internet, World Wide Web, Social Media, Mobile Computing,...