Die Hamburg Commercial Bank AG (HCOB) und das Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) an der Frankfurt School of Finance and Management haben eine Studie zur Tokenisierung von Immobilien mittels Blockchain-Technologie veröffentlicht. Die Autoren analysieren in der Studie die Anbieter tokenisierter Immobilien weltweit und vergleichen Unternehmen und Transaktionen anhand objektiver Kriterien…


We have designed an 18-week long program with 3 phases that will help ambitious and young career starters to break into the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Our goal is to guide the way for you to become entrepreneurs, technologists, lawyers, investors, or multiplicators in the surging DeFi space. This program…


Digitization is taking hold of entire industries, including in Germany. The area of the “Internet of Things (IoT)”, in particular, promises revolutionary, new types of business models. In this context, the term IoT refers to the increasing connection of machines and devices to the Internet. These devices are equipped with…


Digitization is taking hold of entire industries, including in Germany. The area of the “Internet of Things (IoT)”, in particular, promises revolutionary, new types of business models. In this context, the term IoT refers to the increasing connection of machines and devices to the Internet. These devices are equipped with…


The central question to be elaborated in this article is which governance requirements must be met for the implementation of blockchain solutions in a consortium, especially emphasizing a decentralized IoT marketplace. For this, a short analysis based on the three pillars of governance (decision rights, accountability and incentives) will be…


Tokenization holds great potential — especially in the real estate sector. Any asset can be replicated in digital form so that transactions can be executed at low cost, with no minimum investments, from anywhere in the world and with 24/7 market access. However, a liquid secondary market must exist for…


Coinbase is publicly listed as of April 14, 2021. The market capitalization of Coinbase is estimated at US $100 billion. The crypto exchange’s growth is astonishing and has taken old-established financial institutions by surprise. Particularly traditional exchanges’ reactions will be located somewhere in a continuum between jealousy and awe. Coinbase’s…


With this article, we provide a toolkit on how to use Hyperledger in industrial DLT projects. This toolkit has been developed with other IT companies and also together with machinery manufacturers. It also includes code snippets to showcase how machines can be connected to to DLT networks with Hyperledger such…


Executive summary

At Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, we are hiring 2 x 50% positions for May and June, 2021. Job position can partly be compared to a trainee/association position in a consulting company or other corporation: project management, business development, research, consulting etc.

Ideally, we are searching smart young tech-savvy people that…


This paper sheds light on metrics that are correlated with the price of crypto assets. We conduct a literature analysis to derive such metrics and apply them to the market price of selected ERC-20 tokens. We find that monthly active addresses, as an approximation of a token’s user base, and…

Philipp Sandner

Professor | Lecturer | Author | Investor | Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

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