Are We Witnessing The Next Major Financial Technology Revolution?

Written by Lisa Meyer on May 10th, 2017

Are We Witnessing The Next Major Financial Technology Revolution?

Would you trust a product that hasn’t changed in almost 400 years?

Technology has pushed forward society in amazing and wonderful ways.

And the stock market is no different!

Technology has enabled the stock market to become faster and more complex than ever before!

But did you know the actual "system" behind the market hasn't changed much since the invention of the modern stock exchange over 400 years ago?

That’s right, the model we use today for settling trades and ensuring proper share ownership is still based on the one initially created in the 17th Century.

With the world of “disruption” that we currently live in, surely there’s something that can and should challenge this centuries-old system?

You bet there is, and it all has something to do with blockchains and a decentralized securities platform.

But what does that mean?

Well, the settlement of trades would not occur through centralized transfer agents (as it currently does), but instead through a blockchain with this feature “built in”.

And this concept has the power to totally revolutionize the stock market and investing...

How?

Simply read on to find out more!

 

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Are We Witnessing The Next Major Financial Technology Revolution

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