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A key focus of our third quarter earnings call was around growth initiatives for today and for tomorrow. In preparation for a transformative future where financial services begin to migrate onto the blockchain, WisdomTree will be an early leader with tokenized assets and a blockchain-native wallet. Against this backdrop, we have highlighted an exchange on our earnings call between a sell-side analyst and our Chief Executive Officer, Jono Steinberg, that provides important context about the future of financial services and where WisdomTree fits. 

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What is the metaverse and why has one of the world’s largest and most influential companies gone “all-in” on it?
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On September 7, 2021, El Salvador became the first nation-state to make bitcoin legal tender. The experiment about to play out is interesting from a few angles. This article considers the development through the concept of the technology adoption curve.

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From athletes to corporations, we are seeing increasing interest in non-fungible tokens (NFT). Recently, Visa bought a digital avatar—CryptoPunk #7610—for $150,000, marking the first major payment platform to tap into the NFT space. In this blog post, we will explore one of the most popular NFT marketplaces, OpenSea, and its relation to Ethereum.

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Ethereum’s recent popularization is driven by growth in decentralized applications (dApps). Among dAppa, decentralized financial systems (DeFi) constitute one of the most prominent areas of development. In the first blog post of a series, we discuss Aave, a decentralized protocol that allows users to lend and borrow cryptocurrencies

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The consensus mechanism is a key component to a decentralized network. It not only secures the system but also affects its efficiency and scalability. Since Bitcoin’s birth, there have been other consensus mechanisms created. Each of them has its own characteristics. Jianing Wu discusses the idea of consensus mechanisms and provide a brief overview on how they work.

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