As 2021 begins, the often-volatile market for cryptocurrencies and blockchain stocks has been hot. The corporate acceptance rate is accelerating among leading firms like MasterCard, BlackRock, Bank of NY Mellon and even Tesla, lending increased legitimacy to digital currencies and blockchain platforms.
Are cryptocurrencies now "digital gold" for investors? Are digital coins being used for actual economic transactions, investments or mainly as speculation? What are the other use cases for blockchain technologies in other industries? What are the environmental implications of the energy-intensive process of creating more of the digital currency?
Join Tepper Associate Professor of Finance, Bryan R. Routledge, for a virtual discussion with alumni leaders in the blockchain field who will offer their insights on what the future may hold.
Joining us will be Alumni Panelists:
• Ron Papanek (MSIA 1989), Head of Data Business at Symbiont.io
• Liliana Reasor (MSCF 2004), Founder and CEO, SupraFin, London, England
• Steven Ehrlich (BSBA 2004), Director of Research - Digital Assets at Forbes