Table of Contents

The blockchain – a distributed record of digital events – is revolutionizing how the world interacts.  This book explains what you need to know.

Blockchain Revolution: How the technology behind bitcoin is changing money, business and the world

Part I: Say You Want a Revolution

  1. The Trust Protocol
  2. Seven Design Principles of The Blockchain Economy

Part II: Transformations

  1. Reimagining Financial Services
  2. Re-architecting the Firm: The Core and the Edges
  3. Blockchain Business Models: Making it Rain on the Blockchain
  4. The Worldwide Ledger of Things: Animating the Physical World
  5. Solving the Prosperity Paradox: Economic Inclusion and Entrepreneurship
  6. Rebuilding Government and Democracy
  7. Culture on the Blockchain

Part III: Promise and Peril

  1. Overcoming Showstoppers: Ten Implementation Challenges
  2. Leadership for the Next Era

What People Are Saying

The blockchain is one of the most fundamental inventions in the history of computer science. Read Blockchain Revolution to understand its profound implications.

Marc Andreessen

Cofounder, Netscape and Andreessen Horowitz

Everywhere thoughtful people are trying to understand this revolutionary technology and how it might change the world. Team Tapscott has stepped up and written the book we’ve been waiting for.

Dan Schulman

CEO, Paypal

The Tapscotts have written the book, literally, on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption. Likely to become one of the iconic books of our time.

Clay Christensen

Author of The Innovator’s Dilemma

What a spectacular book. Mind-blowing in its expansiveness and profundity. It makes me think we’re at one of those times in technological, economic, and social history where the sky is the limit.

Steve Wozniak

Cofounder, Apple Computer and chief scientist, Prime Data

The great missing element in the Internet has been a ‘trust protocol,” a way of knowing that a transaction is verified and authentic. Blockchain technology could provide a foun­dation for that. It’s a revolutionary idea, and this lucid book explains why.

Walter Isaacson

Author of Steve Jobs

This is heady and important stuff, and the Tapscotts have done a masterful job explaining how it all works as well as why this is, truly, another revolution.

Diane Francis

Editor-at-Large of the Financial Post