Who’s left in the dark about blockchain

The financial services industry was one of the first to begin tapping into the power of blockchain. But distributed ledger technology has potential to disrupt more than payments and finance. A new report from Deloitte examines which industries have their eye on blockchain and which are still left in the dark. According to the company’s report, released earlier this month, 39 percent of top executives at U.S. businesses say they have little or no knowledge about blockchain. That’s a high number, but researchers also found that the majority of survey respondents (61 percent) consider themselves knowledgeable about blockchain — with 55 percent adding that they agree their businesses would be at a competitive advantage if they failed to embrace blockchain-based solutions. Read more: pymnts.com