Adam Honoré, CEO of the fintech consulting firm MarketsTech, keeps a stock certificate on his wall of a dot com bust called Broadvision.
While it’s a painful reminder that he is a much better technologist than stock picker, that certificate is now emblematic of a new technology – blockchain – that could ultimately change the structure and infrastructure of financial markets.
Blockchain technology, defined as a ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have been executed, both threatens and offers a unique opportunity for the financial markets. Because blockchain technology is able to hold critical information on the ownership of a particular contract or security, value, prior owner, as well as the matched sale of that asset Honoré said it will change the industry at the exchange or broker dealer level.
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