Ep. 2: WTF is Blockchain?
Two of our reporters noticed that Oregon business and political leaders are infatuated with the word “blockchain.” What is blockchain, exactly? And why is it getting so much attention here in Oregon? We asked venture capitalists and technology experts: Jeff Gaus, CEO of Prolifiq Software; Amy Sample Ward, director of the Nonprofit Technology Network; Matt Abrams, partner at Seven Peaks Ventures, Julianne Brands, researcher at Oregon Angel Fund, and Matthew Gregory, founder of the blockchain-based security startup Ockam.