The Waves Platform and the Dissemination of New Cryptocurrencies

9 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2018

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: March 7, 2018

Abstract

This discussion paper examines processes to internationalize and democratize the production of new, custom cryptocurrencies, focusing on the Waves platform and its ability to generate customized cryptocurrencies premised on its underlying cryptoasset: “Waves.” The findings of the paper suggest that further movements to create customized cryptocurrencies on international platforms are likely to emerge in the next few years.

Keywords: Blockchain, Proof of Stake, Bitcoin, Waves, Cryptocurrency, Platform

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., The Waves Platform and the Dissemination of New Cryptocurrencies (March 7, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3137944 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3137944

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Rawalpindi
Pakistan

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