Beeple’s collage, Everydays: The First 5000 Days, recently sold as a digital artwork at Christie’s for $69-million. (Image: Beeple)

For years, there’s been a binary debate around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. For the sceptics, they’re a fad, representing nothing more than technological solutions in search of a problem. For the evangelists, this is an unstoppable train that represents an opportunity to turn the traditional financial system on its head by creating a more equitable playing field, which transfers power from the few to the many.

I believe the evangelists are right … with one extremely important caveat.

Let’s start with…

Colin Iles

CEO of The Equinox

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