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How Estate and Financial Planners Can Address Cryptocurrencies
December 2, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

These professionals need to be on the forefront of addressing this technology and understanding its nuances and what makes it different from standard assets like fiat currency, stocks, and bonds. Read More

Cryptocurrencies in Transactions
December 2, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

It is important to keep in mind that cryptocurrency assets have different features and nuances that may not mix well with traditional approaches. Read More

The SEC’s Crypto Questions For RIA Firms
November 15, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

In helping RIA firms learn about crypto assets and develop appropriate policies and procedures, here are some best practices. Read More

Six Practical Tips For Password Security 
September 17, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

Like it or not, your email and various other usernames/logins are a significant part of your identity and should be treated as and protected like an asset. Here are some tips for protecting your digital self. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 4: Implementing Blockchain Solutions
September 3, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

My friend Michael Lewellen joined me for the fourth and final Blockchain Breakfast of our summer series to discuss implementing blockchain solutions. Read More

Understanding The New Post-Money SAFE
August 28, 2019  |  By Kevin Vela

While Y Combinator’s new Post-Money SAFE did simplify the process for calculating early-stage equity, it may become problematic under two scenarios. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 3: Lawyers, Regulators & The Private Sector
August 19, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

Last week, I sat down with one of my dear and first friends from law school, Cole Davis. Cole is a (recovering!) attorney focused on his new startup Switchchord, a blockchain-based music licensing and copyright management platform. Here are a few takeaways from our discussion. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 2: Who Runs The Cash?
August 1, 2019  |  By Lacey Shrum

Last week, I sat down with one of my favorite people in crypto, Fred Constanesco. Fred is an attorney, entrepreneur, and bitcoin enthusiast. Fred and I talked all things money. Here is a recap. Read More

Privacy Policies: Why Having One Is Crucial For Your Company
July 24, 2019  |  By Jeff Villalobos

To maintain compliance with various state and federal laws, it is important that a company keeps records on how it collects, processes, uses, and shares personal information. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 1: Weird Use Cases
July 12, 2019  |  By Vela Wood

This Tuesday, Vela Wood hosted the first of its three-part “Blockchain Breakfast” series. James Johnson joined us to “get weird with blockchain.” James is the co-founder and CMO of Oaken Innovations, a blockchain software company focused on automotive mobility applications. Read More

Buff Your IP: Tools for Gamers to Level Up Brand Protection
June 27, 2019  |  By Jeff Villalobos

Esports gamers’ talents are opening up portals to fame, and their brands are worth a lot more than they’re projecting. In this blog, we outline three overarching strategies for esports players’ to appropriately protect their brands.  Read More

Startup Ecosystems Are Bridging the World
June 27, 2019  |  By Kevin Vela

Having been fortunate enough to participate in pitch competitions in three countries – the U.S., Dominican Republic, and Brazil – I have learned that startups are a great equalizer. Read More

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