Why Beam Thinks Businesses Will Use Its Cryptocurrency - Ep.115

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Alexander Zaidelson, the CEO of Beam, a cryptocurrency being built on the MimbleWimble protocol, talks about how he came to start Beam, how it differs from Grin, another cryptocurrency being built on MimbleWimble and what types of users the cryptocurrency is targeting. See the full show notes at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2019/04/16/how-businesses-might-one-day-use-cryptocurrency/

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Episode links:

Beam: https://www.beam.mw

Medium: https://medium.com/beam-mw

Overviews of Grin vs. Beam:

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/battle-privacycoins-what-we-know-about-grin-and-beams-mimblewimble/

https://www.coindesk.com/grin-and-beam-a-tale-of-two-coins-being-built-on-mimblewimble

Comparisons of Beam to Zcash and Monero:

https://medium.com/beam-mw/whats-the-difference-between-monero-zcash-and-beam-953eafd89354

Beam Roadmap: https://medium.com/beam-mw/mimblewimble-beam-roadmap-2019-b2c7f38fc106

Beam emission schedule: https://medium.com/beam-mw/mimblewimble-emission-schedule-215551948259

Beam FAQ: https://www.beam.mw/faq

The Block on Mimblewimble: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/08/mimblewimble-history-technology-and-the-mining-industry/

Wallet vulnerability: https://medium.com/beam-mw/mimblewimble-wallet-vulnerability-report-7b8e88dc7e

Blockchain stoppage: https://www.coindesk.com/beam-cryptocurrency-experiences-brief-blockchain-stoppage

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