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Alex Lightman is an MIT graduate ('83), attended graduate school at Harvard, and is the winner/recipient of four global technology awards, including the Economist magazine Reader's Award for the "innovation that will most radically change the world" for this decade 2010-2020. He is a co-founder of Token Communities Plc., a Gibraltar corporation that invests in tokens; the CEO of a publicly traded energy company; and advisor to seven ICO/token sales, including Propy, Science, and Academy for Blockchain Technology mentioned in this article. He is the author of the first book on 4G wireless, Brave New Unwired World and the co-author, with Brett King, of the Amazon.com bestseller, Augmented: Life In The Smart Lane, which was no. 1 in seven different categories in 2016.
  • Aptoide AppCoins: A New Cryptocurrency for App Stores

    Aptoide is set for its ICO to raise US$18 million for AppCoins. The blockchain based protocol will be integrated into Aptoide’s App Store to serve its 200 million users, and can be adopted by app stores using any operating system. To fund the project, the company launched an ICO pre-sale on November 6th, opening its […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • November 19, 2017
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  • The Trillion Object Opportunity: BLOCKv Completes Token Sale and Prepares to Offer An Interface Upgrade To The Blockchain Ecosystem.

    Reeve Collins is CEO of BLOCKv AG, a Swiss corporation. (AG is like “Inc.” in English) and had a conversation in Santa Monica, California outside in 98-degree heat on Oct. 24, 2017 with Alex Lightman representing ICO Crowd. How long have you worked in the Blockchain space? A little over 4 years ago I immersed […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • November 19, 2017
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  • An Incubator for Blockchain Startups: A Conversation between Greg Gilman, Science Blockchain and Alex Lightman, ICO Crowd.

    Science started with a $10 m fund four years ago. What happened with that fund? The initial funding was used to found or fund a great group of companies, including Dollar Shave Club, DogVacay, and HelloSociety, among many others. Each of those three were acquired – most notably Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion cash […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • November 19, 2017
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  • The Internet of Tokens: Gibraltar and The New Wealth of Nations

    As this column was written, Nov. 2, Bitcoin just reached the $7,000 milestone. Bitcoin was unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in January 4, 2009, when Hal Finney received 10 Bitcoin, then worth nothing, now enough to buy 10 houses in Detroit. The time in days between the different US $1,000 prices for Bitcoin give us […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • November 19, 2017
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  • What is Sense.

    A Conversation with Crystal Rose, CEO of Sense, with Alex Lightman. Alex Lightman: What is Sense? Crystal Rose: A way to share your knowledge and to earn from it. Sense is also a protocol for human intelligence, and a token that allows you to get rewarded for your human capital. A token is a value […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • October 24, 2017
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  • The Internet of Tokens: Best Business Opportunity in 25 years?

    There is a specter haunting the world, the specter of the Internet of Tokens. There are about 7.5 billion humans who live in 2017. Those who own one or more Bitcoin are estimated at only 600,000, fewer than 1 in 10,000, or 0.000008%. Out of 18.5 million developers, only about 5,000 are skilled in Blockchain […]
    • by Alex Lightman
    • October 19, 2017
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