Disrupting Investment with Token Engineering

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Crowdfunding in crypto projects had its rise and fall with ICOs (and various other names), but from the ashes a better engineered solution to investing in businesses more generally has emerged, the Continuous Organisation.

In this talk James Zaki will describe how it works, and what it means for investors, businesses, and communities.

Traditional investment in startups is often with the hope of growing rapidly, then getting acquired or IPO. Finding good early investors can be hard due to the reward/control they seek at that stage, and the risk is great given 90% of startups fail in the first few years.

Token Engineering encourages better development of token contracts, such as token bonding curves that are used in Continuous Organisations. A key point being able to buy/sell at any time, at a price that is a function of supply.

Details and a step-by-step example will demonstrate pricing and the potential impact on startups.

--About the Speaker --

James Zaki has worked as a software engineer across a variety of domains from industrial automation, to local tech companies and startups. The last 7 years have been spent in app development, product management, and tech advisor roles, both locally and abroad. James has been fully immersed in the blockchain scene for almost 3 years by both attending and presenting at various events. Project-wise he has worked as the senior engineer on Geora's provenance MVP, Fuel Games's: Etherebots, and has completed other smart contract audits.

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