With initial work experience in venture capital, Nick graduated in March 2022 with a Master of Science in Business Information Systems from Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena. In addition to his focus on finance, he also took an in-depth look at innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. As part of his master's thesis, he analyzed the technological foundations and application fields of a blockchain. During his bachelor studies in economics, Nick deepened his knowledge with focus on Accounting, Taxation and Capital Markets. Since October 2022, Nick has been supporting CC Ecosystems as a PhD student. He focuses his research on data strategies in the financial industry and in particular on the monetization of a company's data.

A General View on the Developments Concerning FTX

Cryptocurrencies are once again on everyone’s lips after one of the largest trading platforms for cryptocurrencies, FTX.com, with a market valuation of $32 billion, filed for bankruptcy on November 11, 2022. The cause was a liquidity shortage at the Bahamas-based crypto exchange founded by Sam Bankman-Fried as a result of a bank run. In this blog post, we have a deeper look at the developments leading up to the crypto exchange’s insolvency.

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