William Mougayar

William Mougayar

William Mougayar, blockchain investor, thought leader and author, The Business Blockchain (Wiley, 2016).
As a long time industry insider, William Mougayar is a prolific researcher, writer and theorist who has been described as the most sophisticated blockchain business thinker. His views and insights are well respected worldwide.

William is a direct participant in the crypto-technology market, working alongside startups, entrepreneurs, pioneers, leaders, innovators, creators, enterprise executives and practitioners; in addition to being an investor, advisor, and Board member in some of the leading organizations in this space.

William is the General Partner at Virtual Capital Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund, and currently on the Board of Directors of OB1, the OpenBazaar open source protocol that is pioneering decentralized peer-to-peer commerce, a Board Advisor to the Ethereum Foundation, a member of OMERS Ventures Board of Advisors, an Advisory Board member to the Coin Center and Bloq, and founder of Startup Management.

Previously, he held senior level positions at Hewlett-Packard, Cognizant and Aberdeen Group, and he founded 3 startups, CYBERManagement, Eqentia, and Engagio.

William is a graduate of the University of Washington, the University of Western Ontario Ivey School of Business, and attended the University of British Columbia Graduate Commerce School.

Blog: http://startupmanagement.org/blog | Book Site: http://thebusinessblockchain.com
The Reality Quadrant in ICO Projects and Token Sales (Part II)

The Reality Quadrant in ICO Projects and Token Sales (Part II)

ICO projects rarely evolve in a straight line while going from launch to market. As I made the case in Part I of this 2-part series, The Darkness Side and Long Honeymoons of Token Sales; shortly after a token sales launch, most of them quick enter a Darkness stage...

Raising Tokens to Build a Company or an Ecosystem?

Raising Tokens to Build a Company or an Ecosystem?

We need to keep thinking of new roles for the token. I’ve already outlined about 20 such roles in this previous post, Tokenomics: A Business Guide to Token Usage, Utility and Value....

Thoughts on the Bancor Token Sale and Permissionless Innovation

Thoughts on the Bancor Token Sale and Permissionless Innovation

It is not a secret that I am big fan and proponent of Ethereum, given my long history with the project, so I tweeted this, yesterday:...

Tokenomics – A Business Guide to Token Usage, Utility and Value

Tokenomics – A Business Guide to Token Usage, Utility and Value

Despite the incredible amount of attention and material written about cryptocurrency tokens, there hasn’t been a good mainstream definition of what they are.....

The Ultimate Reading List for Blockchain, Token and Cryptocurrency Sources

The Ultimate Reading List for Blockchain, Token and Cryptocurrency Sources

I keep getting requests about what to read and how to stay updated on the blockchain, cryptocurrency and token-related topics. So, I’d like to share a list of what I read, and how I stay updated...

The Blockchain Needs More Failures To Grow and Mature

The Blockchain Needs More Failures To Grow and Mature

In the world of startups, learning from failures is an inescapable reality, and part of the prevalent conventional wisdom. That is how the ecosystem and entrepreneurs move forward to greater heights, and with more successes...

The Darkness Side and Long Honeymoons of Token Sales (Part I)

The Darkness Side and Long Honeymoons of Token Sales (Part I)

There is a period between the initial token offering and overall market rollout/acceptance where darkness prevails....

There is Hope for Blockchain Regulation, Thanks to General Georges Doriot

There is Hope for Blockchain Regulation, Thanks to General Georges Doriot

Fred Wilson posted the other day on his blog about General Georges Doriot, reminding us that Doriot was credited to be the “father of modern venture capital”...

For more of William's articles visit: http://startupmanagement.org/blog

William Mougayar: "Blockchains: Past, Present and Future" | Talks at Google

The Business Blockchain charts new territory in advancing our understanding of the blockchain by unpacking its elements like no other before. ...

Blockchain Economy | William Mougayar | TEDxIndianapolis

What Bitcoin started is metamorphosing into something bigger: a blockchain driven economy with its own value creation, not unlike the Web’s own economy...

Token Summit I - Final Fireside Chat with Fred Wilson and William Mougayar

A Fireside chat with prolific investor and entrepreneur Fred Wilson, with blockchain thought leader William Mougayar at the Token Summit 2017 in New York...

For more of William's videos visit: William Mougayar YouTube Videos

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