ANNOUNCING BLOCKCHAIN ANGELS

I’ve been investing in and raising money for blockchain start-ups for over 4 years now. Whilst the headline numbers are great: $1bn at the end of 2015 and some people estimating $10bn in 2016 al...

THE BROKEN TRUST ECONOMY

THE BETRAYAL    I co-authored a book called the 10 Principles of Open Business in 2008 published in 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan. The central premise was The Web has created a new economy which re...

WHO WINS IN A DECENTRALIZED WORLD?

Imagine a world where we didn’t need to trust large corporations. Even our own governments. A world where we didn’t need to trust them to deliver on their promises. Where we didn’t n...

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE DECENTRALIZED

So there are calls from certain celebrities for total (albeit peaceful) revolution in society and quite right too. But despite the hubris there are few practical alternatives put forward beyond outrig...

BIG PROBLEMS FOR BIG DATA & PREDICTIVE MODELLING

David Cushman just asked me my take on Big Data for our book on Open Business and I thought I would share with you my response to elicit more views in the spirit of being open and all. Anything we use...