Are Corporations Preparing for a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Takeover?”

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There have been several scenarios throughout Bitcoin’s development that suggests a major corporate takeover might be on the verge of happening. The entry of some of the most well-established families in the corporate world, as well as power consolidation during hard forks (e.g., the SegWit2X debate), are among the top reasons that suggest Bitcoin’s inevitable shift toward being a total or quasi-corporate entity. Despite the roots of Bitcoin being decentralized, Bitcoin has since divided into several core parts. This, in theory, may seem similar to a political system with branches that maintain checks and balances, however, beyond the surface, there…...

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John DeCleene Whilst having spent a lot of his life in Asia, John DeCleene has lived and studied all over the world - including spells in Hong Kong, Mexico, The U.S. and China. He graduated with a BA in Political Science from Tulane University in 2016. Fluent in English and proficient in Mandarin and Spanish, he can communicate and connect with most of the world’s population too, and this certainly helped John as he gained work experience interning for the U.S.-Taiwan Business counsel in Washington D.C. as an investment analyst and then working alongside U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey of Pennsylvania as a legislative intern. He subsequently worked as a business analyst for a mutual fund in Singapore, where his passion for travel and aptitude for creating connections between opportunities and ideas was the perfect intersection of natural ability and experience, spending his time travelling between Cambodia, Hong Kong, and China investigating and discovering untapped investment opportunities. John is a fund manager for OCIM’s fintech fund, and currently progressing towards becoming a CFA charter holder. He loves to travel for business and pleasure, having visited 38 countries (including North Korea); he represents the new breed of global citizen for the 21st century.