Jesus Cepeda
Startup Contributor
Jesús Cepeda
CEO
OS City
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuycepeda
https://twitter.com/oscitylatam
https://os.city
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Given the nature of governments and the current context, blockchains represent high value, says OS City’s Jesus Cepeda.
Karel Van Laack
Expert Contributor
Karel Van Laack
President
Holland House Mexico
https://www.linkedin.com/in/karel-van-laack-l-6a726b139/?originalSubdomain=mx
https://twitter.com/HollandHouseMX
https://www.hollandhousemexico.com
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Blockchain technology is a simple concept, yet it is versatile enough to be used by a variety of different sectors and job functions.
Juan Montoya
Expert Contributor
Juan Montoya
Chief Co-Build Officer
Rokk3r
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jumontoya/
https://twitter.com/rokk3r_inc
https://www.rokk3r.com/
The massive transformation occurring on the heels of the ‘crypto frenzy’ could have far-reaching implications for the global financial system.
Enrique Suárez
Expert Contributor
Enrique Suárez
CEO
Mountx Real Estate Capital
https://www.linkedin.com/company/mountx-real-estate-capital/?viewAsMember=true
https://www.mountx.io/quienes-somos-mountx-real-estate
Empowering people to invest in the best opportunities the world can offer without the limitations of where they live, explains Enrique Suárez.
Karl McDermott
View from the Top
Karl McDermott
Global Head of Business Development
Morpheus.Network
Blockchain has the same transformative power the internet had in the early 1990s. Just like our lives changed thanks to the internet, processes will…
Wartsila
Weekly Roundups
New agreements between Spain and Latin America, CRE approved a new regulation for collective distributed generation, investments in renewable energy…
Karl McDermott
View from the Top
Karl McDermott
Global Head of Business Development
Morpheus.Network
In 2018, blockchain was a hot topic among executives but there were few details regarding success stories.
oscar-miranda
View from the Top
Oscar Miranda
Co-Founder and President
Smart Grid México
Smart Grid México is a nonprofit organization that promotes the development and implementation of technological solutions
El Gallo mine, Sinaloa
Roundtable
Octavio Alvídrez
Octavio Alvídrez
CEO of Fresnillo

Gold, from ancient times to now, has been an indisputable store of wealth and also a way to hedge against geopolitical volatility and inflation. It is a well-regulated and established market. In the 1990s, we went through a crisis when central banks started to sell their gold holdings. This caused the price of gold to collapse, but afterward, the geopolitical situation forced central banks to understand the role of gold in maintaining wealth and therefore their holdings. Gold has a well-established role in the market while cryptocurrencies still have to be regulated and understood to compete with precious metals. It can be used to complement gold investments but cannot replace it at the moment as the role of cryptocurrencies in the market is still not fully defined.

After the price of a bitcoin surged ahead of gold for the first time ever in March 2017, talk abounds of whether these new technologies can replace…
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