Top Ripple Insights Posts of 2017

Ripple punched above its weight class in 2017. We successfully launched our first blockchain conference, announced a new collaboration with the Gates Foundation and increased the number of RippleNet members to more than 100. And Ripple Insights became the official destination to learn about all that Ripple accomplished, attracting millions of readers over the year. In fact, our readers were clamoring to learn more about new developments in our blockchain technology, upcoming events, as well as the lockup of 55 billion XRP. We wanted to know what the most popular…

ICOs: The Beauty, the Beast and JFK

Christine Duhaime is a financial crime attorney and the founder of the Digital Finance Institute, where she advises digital currency companies, and the co-founder of Chatbo, an AML chatbot solution for screening and onboarding. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. All technological advances have a good and a bad side. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are no different except that unlike other new technologies, their good and the bads side exist in extremes without any middle ground or balance. The beauty Let’s talk about the…