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Appendix B. Ledra Capital Mega Master Blockchain List

New York–based venture capital firm Ledra Capital has an ongoing attempt to brainstorm and enumerate the wide range of potential uses of blockchain technology. Some of these categories include financial instruments; public, private, and semipublic records; physical asset keys; intangibles; and other potential applications:

  1. Financial instruments, records, and models

    1. Currency

    2. Private equities

    3. Public equities

    4. Bonds

    5. Derivatives (futures, forwards, swaps, options, and more complex variations)

    6. Voting rights associated with any of the preceding

    7. Commodities

    8. Spending records

    9. Trading records

    10. Mortgage/loan records

    11. Servicing records

    12. Crowdfunding

    13. Microfinance

    14. Microcharity

  2. Public records

    1. Land titles

    2. Vehicle registries

    3. Business license

    4. Business incorporation/dissolution records

    5. Business ownership records

    6. Regulatory records

    7. Criminal records

    8. Passports

    9. Birth certificates

    10. Death certificates

    11. Voter IDs

    12. Voting

    13. Health/safety inspections

    14. Building permits

    15. Gun permits

    16. Forensic evidence

    17. Court records

    18. Voting records

    19. Nonprofit records

    20. Government/nonprofit accounting/transparency

  3. Private records

    1. Contracts

    2. Signatures

    3. Wills

    4. Trusts

    5. Escrows

    6. GPS trails (personal)

  4. Other semipublic records

    1. Degree

    2. Certifications

    3. Learning outcomes

    4. Grades

    5. HR records (salary, performance reviews, accomplishment)

    6. Medical records

    7. Accounting records

    8. Business transaction records ...

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