We are excited to announce that the research paper “Enhancing Trust, Efficiency, and Empowerment in Sports: Developing a Blockchain-Based Fan Token Framework” has been accepted at the prestigious Thirty-first European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2023), Kristiansand, Norway. This research presents a comprehensive analysis of the potential of fan tokens in revolutionizing fan engagement and empowerment through blockchain technology.
We are excited to announce the release of our latest comprehensive report “Avatars: Shaping Digital Identity in the Metaverse”, that delves into the essential role avatars play in the metaverse and digital identity. As a major pillar of the metaverse ecosystem, avatars have evolved significantly over time, and this report covers various aspects of avatars, including their market size, psychological factors influencing avatar selection, and their potential for growth in Web 3.0.
During his presentation at the Ruhr University Bochum’s Gambling research division GLUEG to a group of specialists and experts in the field of gambling, our co-founder Fred Steinmetz shared research from a paper that he led which examined the interrelation between pay-to-win gaming and gambling.
Presentation and Panel Discussion at Concordia University’s Conference Series on online gambling (Montreal)
Organized by the Research Chair on Gambling at Concordia University, Montreal, our co-founder Professor Dr. Ingo Fiedler gave a presentation at the Conference Series on online gambling on the current regulatory landscape of online gambling in Germany and provided insights into the current challenges and discourse around the gambling treaty.
Presentation at the University of Hohenheim Gambling – Symposium on the intersection of cryptocurrencies and gambling
On 15th March 2023, our co-founder Professor Dr. Ingo Fiedler gave a presentation on the overlap of cryptocurrencies and gambling at the 20th gambling symposium of the Gambling Research Center at University of Hohenheim.
New study: The launch of OpenAI's ChatGPT artificial intelligence chatbot in November 2022 had a positive impact on AI-themed cryptocurrencies, resulting in abnormal returns up to 41% over two weeks and 90% of tokens exhibiting positive abnormal returns. This suggests that the attention towards ChatGPT and AI in general has transitioned to cryptocurrency markets, leading to a positive price effect for AI-related cryptocurrencies.
Stablecoins have become an increasingly popular topic in the cryptocurrency space. These digital assets are pegged to the value of a traditional currency, such as the US dollar, and are designed to minimize price volatility. In our recently published article „A Systematic Literature Review of Empirical Research on Stablecoins“, we revealed key findings of previous studies and promising areas for future research.
For this year´s #GivingTuesday, it is our objective to raise funds for an exciting research project - focusing on the price impacts of decade-old Bitcoins. The project would be about the price impacts of “Satoshi era coin” moves. Satoshi era coins are Bitcoins that have been held in wallets for more than a decade and never been moved since then. The results contribute to public and scientific knowledge in the realm of market efficiency of cryptocurrency markets.
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Digital real estate in the form of digital parcels of LAND in virtual worlds such as The Sandbox is emerging as a new asset class and may represent a significant aspect of future digital social interaction, identity on the internet, the metaverse and financial markets. The research note „An analysis of LAND in The Sandbox: Q4 2022” conducts a data-driven analysis of LAND in regards of its pricing, distribution and other factors.