Matthew Ledvina is a consultant and US tax adviser with specialist knowledge of a variety of investment topics, including art as an investment, artificial intelligence, financial technology and venture capital. Working with a venture capital firm, Matthew Ledvina has a strong focus on technology-based investments.
Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies, is beginning to revolutionise the venture capital landscape, opening up new opportunities for backing start-ups on a global scale. Initial coin offerings are increasingly being used by blockchain projects both in the early stages and to fund growth for larger companies, creating a globalised investment platform accessible to venture capitalists around the world.
Blockchain technology first became known to the public with the launch of Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralised cryptocurrency. Blockchain created the first solution to digital trust, with a decentralised ledger system that is time-stamped, transparent and prevents the removal of important…