Brian Platz

Member Since 2022

Brian Platz



Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area


July 26th, 2022

10 ways blockchain is (and could be) leveraged by public and private entities

Blockchain technology is about much more than cryptocurrency; its current and potential uses could permanently transform multiple industries.

March 31st, 2022

What is a microledger, and why is it important?

Microledgers retain the positive qualities of blockchains—trust, immutability and tamper resistance—without the inefficiency.

March 22nd, 2022

11 barriers to broader investment in crypto

Crypto comes with many unknowns, and it’s essential to find ways to help those new to the space.Launching a new business in any industry is a challenge, but in a new space like crypto, the unknowns can be particularly daunting. There has been a lot of digital ink spilled about the industry in recent months, but with much of it geared toward insiders, newcomers may be feeling lost.Top that with the scramble for talent that’s happening across industries, and jumping into crypto may seem impossible for someone who has enthusiasm, but lacks the tech expertise. Pinning down what’s keeping newcomers out, and working together on solutions, is a vital role for those already winning in the industry. Below, 11 members of Cointelegraph Innovation Circle share the barriers they’ve observed and potential solutions.

March 21st, 2022

12 signs of a promising crypto connection

What someone has done in crypto is important, but why they have done it may be even more so.Whether you’re searching for a new partner or employee or just looking to build your network, due diligence is particularly important in the crypto space. Newcomers may need more time to come to grips with the industry’s nuances and potential, and there are also unscrupulous actors interested only in a quick profit.The members of Cointelegraph Innovation Circle know both the positive indicators and the warning signs to look for. Below, 12 of them discuss the signs that show them someone is a crypto connection worth pursuing.



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