Merkle Tree

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    Named after Ralph Merkle who designed the concept in 1979, Merkle trees hash-based data structure used to verify the integrity of data in peer-to-peer systems. Each leaf node in a Merkle Tree is a cryptographic hash of a block, while each non-leaf node is a hash of its respective child nodes.

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    Justin Chan
    Dr Chan founded (DDI) and is the CEO for JCube Capital Partners. Specialized in strategy development, alternative data analytics and behavioral finance, Dr Chan also has extensive experience in investment management and financial services industries. Prior to forming JCube and DDI, Dr Chan served in the capacity of strategy development in multiple hedge funds, fintech companies, and also served as a senior quantitative strategist at GMO. A published author at professional journals in finance, Dr. Chan holds a Ph.D. degree in finance from UCLA.