The number of and capital raised through ICOs have been in steep decline since mid-2018. Non-existing regulatory frameworks, fraud, and the decline of cryptocurrency prices were among the reasons. So called security token offerings promise to fill the gap approaches to compliant offerings based on actual assets. Will asset-backed STOs initiate a second wave of […]

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The successful XSC Wallet for Android and iOS just got a new pedometer function! You can now incentivise your employees to move more and stay healthier with automatic coin rewards. Everyone knows regular physical activity is good for your health. The more a person moves on a daily basis, the healthier she tends to be. […]

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On the basis of our humanitarian supply chain project with the UK Government, we explore how to combine security and UX best practices. A question we have in each of our blockchain projects is that of the user-friendliness of having a decentralised architecture. In fact, it’s not only us having that problem but, according to […]

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Cryptography vs Cryptocurrency – one enabling the other For many, the word ‘crypto’ brings Lamborghini’s, neckties with Bitcoin signs printed on them or really bad hip-hop, but up until some years ago, the original meaning was not crypto-currency, but cryptography. That is also the topic of this blogpost. Consider it a gentle introduction into a […]

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Privacy is one of most central topics of this internet connected era. People want their private data to be protected from third parties which, for instance, resell the collected information to promote personalised advertisements or worse to do things like manipulate elections with what amounts to weaponised data science. In the past it was often the […]

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  In our first Meetup of 2019, we invited people to Werk1 to listen to three presentations around the topic of “Blockchain as a Social Technology”. The special thing about this Meetup was  the decentralized nature of the event. Parallel to the event in Munich there was a meetup hosted by the University of Bayreuth […]

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