Roop Singh, Munir Tawfiq

Traditional valuation methodologies are limited in valuing early-stage blockchain networks for the purposes of investment and deals activity. Valuation methods are used to attribute “value” to assets, technologies, intellectual property, brands, user bases, and resulting network effects, and any other tangible or intangible that can be monetized or leveraged to generate positive economic impact. Through Intuit Factory’s engagements, our team has found that unlike traditional companies, blockchain network-based companies have unique characteristics that require new valuation approaches.

Characteristics of Distributed Network-Based Companies

When evaluating investment and deals opportunities for blockchain network-based companies, in addition to standard evaluation dimensions such as strategic…

Roop Singh, Al Tilooby, Benn Konsynski

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6. Private currency

Per Wikipedia, in the United States, the Free Banking Era lasted between 1837 and 1866, when almost anyone could issue paper money. States, municipalities, private banks, railroad and construction companies, stores, restaurants, churches, and individuals printed an estimated 8,000 different types of money by 1860. If an issuer went bankrupt, closed, left town, or otherwise went out of business, the note would be worthless. Such organizations earned the nickname of “wildcat banks” for a reputation of unreliability; they were often situated in remote, unpopulated locales said to be inhabited more…

Roop Singh, Al Tilooby, Benn Konsynski

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3. How stable is the “stable coin”? Cryptocurrency token structure

Roop Singh, Al Tilooby, Benn Konsynski

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This article originally appeared on IntuitFactory Blog

We presented this analysis at a TAG event in Atlanta recently

Video 1 Libra Analysis

Video 2 Libra panel discussion

Executive Summary

  • Cryptocurrencies come out of the shadow of niche communities, are now knocking on doors of mainstream consciousness.
  • Libra launches an arms race of private companies and consortiums alternative crypto-based currencies for mainstream adoption.
  • Central banks and sovereign governments globally now must respond after the initial shock.
  • Libra established a clear threat to the dollar as a global reserve currency. …

A Blockchain Business Diagnostic Model

Roop Singh, Dr. Nishant Dass, Dr. Al Tilooby, Justin Breen

Why read this report

Using a 32-point criteria for evaluating blockchain companies, this summary report presents a diagnostic model to assess their success as well as challenges holistically. It identifies 25 companies which we researched, analyzed, and scored, to exemplify how the model works. Identified industry trends and company performance metrics will enable blockchain practitioners to make the right decisions.

Key industry trends:

  • The blockchain industry is on track towards maturity.
  • In media discourse, Blockchain space is going through a gartner-esqe “trough of disillusionment,” — as per Gartner’s Hype Cycle that describes the phases of technological evolution…

Roop Singh & Ian Hawkins

This article first appeared on The PEX Network Annual Report — The Global State of Process Excellence & Transformation 2018

If you’ve ever read Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations (1776), you’ll know that Business Process Management is older than the United States of America:

‘A workman not educated to this business …could scarce, perhaps, with his utmost industry, make one pin in a day, and certainly could not make twenty. But in the way in which this business is now carried on, not only the whole work is a peculiar trade, but it is divided into a number of branches, of which the greater part are likewise peculiar trades. One man draws out the wire; another straights it; a third cuts it; a fourth points it; a fifth grinds it at the top for receiving the head; they could…

by @Srinivas Konteti and @Roop Singh


Blockchain is creating a buzz in the market, and rightfully so. Why not? It’s one of the revolutionary technology inventions after the Internet revolution of 1990’s and SmartPhone revolution of late 2000’s. Undoubtedly, some of the startups and enterprises are already on their way to disrupt markets. They are leveraging this new invention by way of doing proof of concepts, building prototypes, and looking to reimagine and reinvent some of their business processes using Blockchain. …

And the games continue…

Chinese Exchanges Move Abroad in Search of Friendlier Regulation

“In fact, recent reports indicate that many of these companies have begun the process of applying for licenses to operate in Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore, all of which are places where bitcoin trading and exchanges aren’t strictly regulated, and where the firms can continue their activity safely. For instance, in September alone, Japanese regulators approved licenses for a total of 11 exchanges.”

As I exclaimed in Sep in the article “Blockchain — Why does it matter?”

“This Cryptocurrency space is geopolitical chess. It has been since, perhaps the…

Blockchain — Why does it matter?

Blockchain is not merely yet another technology. Imagine being born in the time when a combustion engine was invented and railroads were mass adopted in the 1800s. It fundamentally transformed trade, commerce, transportation, travel, and war. It impacted how we as humans exchanged ideas, how we created people connections, what we bought, what we ate, where we migrated and essentially life as we knew it. Some call that ‘state of civilization’.

Think if the invention of the engine and railroads revolution didn’t happen, industrial revolution may not have happened. …

Roop Singh

Blockchain Disruptor. Speaker. Lover of interdisciplinary approach towards a blockchain driven world. Founder @

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