Oliver Goodenough and Katie Taylor Many blockchain pioneers are utopians and libertarians. Stephen Tual, one of the developers of the infamous blockchain investment fund The Dao, has argued that blockchain activities are not bound by laws and regulations but rather by “the code.” The idea […]
dOrg, a blockchain development cooperative, announced today that it is now the first legally established Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) under United States law. After deploying its DAO to the Ethereum blockchain, dOrg formed a Blockchain-Based Limited Liability Company (BBLLC) in Vermont, dOrg LLC. By linking […]
A pilot of a smart governance app launching soon in South Burlington, Vermont continues to gain attention as a model for city governments interested in communicating with residents in real time. The groundbreaking blockchain app should be available to residents of South Burlington in June, […]
ABA Journal highlighted actions states like Wyoming and Vermont are taking to improve the legal landscape for blockchain companies.
by Catherine Burke A Blockchain Symposium featuring leading distributed ledger technology speakers is coming to Champlain College (in Burlington, Vermont) on March 27, 2019. The event promises great professional networking, business development, and educational opportunities, both for seasoned blockchain professionals and for businesses and students […]
In the realm of technology innovation, rarely does a company say that local government and regulators made it possible for them to innovate in the way they wanted. In fact, in most instances, regulations that favor existing systems and ways of operating are seen as […]
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos and Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak are working together to explore the possible uses of blockchain technology in the captive insurance industry’s recordkeeping practices. On January 10, 2019, the State issued a Request for Information from vendors […]
by Catherine Burke Vermont is taking further steps to cement itself as a leading location for blockchain companies after passing legislation that has attracted blockchain companies to the state. This week, two new groups launched to support the distributed ledger technology industry and identify new […]