Digital Finance Institute Articles

Publications from the Digital Finance Institute

Bitcoin: Virtual Currency, Legal Realities

A disruptive financial technology with enormous promise and risks by Christine Duhaime, BA, JD, CAMS A few weeks ago, I was having dinner in Toronto with a Bay Street financier who is also an executive of an organization of venture capitalists, who informed me that...

Tokens + tokenization + DApps

The year of the token by Manie Eagar, Co-founder and Chair of the Digital Finance Institute One of the ‘hot’ topics at the recent Money 2020 Conference In Las Vegas was tokenization thanks to the Apple Pay announcement and the increasing awareness of ‘this bitcoin...

Looking for the next CEO for Bitcoin Inc.

Investing in the Digital Finance ecosystem By Manie Eagar, Co-founder and Chairman, Digital Finance Institute First one would need to address the issue of bitcoin as a currency, a unit of account or a store of wealth? It is all three, and more. In short, the bitcoin...

Digital finance – the next five years

Designing the future of our money By Manie Eagar, Co-founder and Chairman, Digital Finance Institute As we mull all the latest innovations in digital finance from mobile payments to digital banking to cryptocurrency plays – a discordant picture is emerging. But first,...

Consumers in mind

Consumer protection is paramount. We have a lot of work to do in educating people about the bitcoin technology. We need to engage them at the right level and give people what they want, and make the offerings user-friendly and secure at the end of the day. They could...