Crypto: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review (HBR Insights Series)

  • 2h 41m 30s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

The crypto era has arrived, and business will never be the same.

Real applications of crypto technology are growing exponentially: cryptocurrency payments are moving frictionlessly across borders; NFTs are generating real value for creators and consumers alike; and new blockchain-enabled business models are being built around decentralized finance and Web3. What do you and your company need to know and do today to create new opportunities and avoid disruption? Crypto: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review will show you how innovative organizations of all kinds are embracing decentralized technology, reinventing themselves, and thriving in the new age of crypto.

Business is changing. Will you adapt or be left behind?

Get up to speed and deepen your understanding of the topics that are shaping your company's future with the Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review series. Featuring HBR's smartest thinking on fast-moving issues-blockchain, cybersecurity, AI, and more-each book provides the foundational introduction and practical case studies your organization needs to compete today and collects the best research, interviews, and analysis to get it ready for tomorrow.

About the Author

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In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: Looking Beyond Crypto Booms and Busts by Jeff John Roberts
  • Chapter 1 - Who Writes the Rules of Decentralized Finance? by Jake Ryan
  • Chapter 2 - Understand Crypto’s Volatility, Think About It as a Startup by Omid Malekan
  • Chapter 3 - How Digital Currencies Can Help Small and Medium-Sized Business by Shai Bernstein and Christian Catalini
  • Chapter 4 - How Much Energy Does Bitcoin Actually Use? by Nic Carter
  • Chapter 5 - Case Study: Should We Embrace Crypto? by Charles C.Y. Wang
  • Chapter 6 - How NFTs Create Value by Steve Kaczynski and Scott Duke Kominers
  • Chapter 7 - How You Brand Should Use NFTs by Arun Sundararajan
  • Chapter 8 - Platforms Need to Work with Their Users-Not Against Them by Ethan Bueno de Mesquita and Andrew Hall
  • Chapter 9 - Cautionary Tables from Cryptoland: An Interview with Molly White by Tom Stackpole
  • Chapter 10 - How DAOs Could Change the Way We Work by Steve Glaveski