Aly Madhavji

Beatdapp welcomes Blockchain Founders Fund Managing Partner, Aly Madhavji, to advisor team

Reading Time: 2 minutes Beatdapp is pleased to announce leading global blockchain authority Aly Madhavji has joined as an advisor. Madhavji is the Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund and a Limited Partner at Loyal VC. He has served in various esteemed blockchain advisory roles including Polymath and traditional advisory boards including the University Read more…

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Doveryai, no Proveryai (Trust, but Verify)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Doveryai, no proveryai (Trust, but verify) – if you’ve been following this blog (thanks!) you may recall that our first post closed with a hat tip to this saying in the context of streaming royalties.  If you’re not familiar with its provenance, trust, but verify is a Russian proverb, popularized in the West by President Read more…

blockchain industry applications

Blockchain, Bitcoin & Porn Walk into a Bar

Reading Time: 3 minutes Blockchain: the latest tool for con artists and modern snake oil salesmen.  Or maybe not? Recent research from Deloitte shows a shift from “blockchain tourism” and exploration to the emergence of practical business applications. Nearly 50 percent of companies that participated in a 2018 Deloitte Global survey said they are Read more…

Streaming growth exponentially exceeds physical sales and downloads

CDs are Soulless

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s 1980-something, and Neil Young just shouted “CDs are soulless” at the inaugural meeting of MAD, Musicians Against Digital. Maybe he didn’t shout it, but he definitely said it around that time, that group really did exist and Neil was a member.   But here’s the thing, he wasn’t alone in Read more…

James Villeneuve

Beatdapp Announces James Villeneuve

Reading Time: < 1 minute Beatdapp is pleased to announce that James Villeneuve, former Consul General of Canada and veteran executive, has joined the company as Advisory Board Chair. Villeneuve brings to the team more than 30 years as a senior executive in international business. He spent the past four years building deep, strategic relationships across Read more…