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Algorand Protocol Upgrade
November 21st, 2019

Algorand Protocol Upgrade

Algorand has announced the release of a protocol upgrade that introduces new features such as Algorand Standard Assets, Atomic Transfers, and Algorand Smart Contracts to the Algorand network. These features provide a commercial solution to create and manage fungible tokens as well as present a secure means to perform multi-party transactions between global institutions. We are extremely excited for this protocol upgrade and look forward to introducing its powerful capabilities to the institutional community.

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200M Algo Staking Reward Program
September 11th, 2019

200M Algo Staking Reward Program

Cartan Group is pleased to present our dashboard for the 200 million Algo staking reward program (the “Staking Reward Program”). The dashboard can be found at https://algoprogram.cartan.dev.

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Why the Cayman Islands Needs to Believe in Unicorns
April 8th, 2019

Why the Cayman Islands Needs to Believe in Unicorns

Fintech is widely seen as a disruptive force in the financial services industry. But as billion-dollar companies in the fintech space look to scale and expand their operations to robustly regulated and secure jurisdictions such as the Cayman Islands, Brandon Caruana explains why the future looks bright for Cayman as an “Innovation Island” and the evolving role of technology in financial services.

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Blockchain: Are We There Yet?
February 25th, 2019

Blockchain: Are We There Yet?

The future of blockchain was bright. This emerging technology was going to transform the way businesses and consumers interacted with each other and make incumbent businesses obsolete by a blockchain version of themselves. Many bubbles later and years into the supposed revolution, one might ask: Are we there yet?

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Introducing the Decentralized Economy
February 7th, 2019

Introducing the Decentralized Economy

In 2008, a technological solution to facilitate trustless, secure and immutable transfers of legal ownership over the internet came together in a short whitepaper called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. It is speculated that this new technology has the potential to disrupt many of our current economic models and I encourage everyone to be well informed on the impact this will have to our collective community.

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