Wyoming’s Pitch to Blockchain Entrepreneurs

Wyoming’s Pitch to Blockchain Entrepreneurs

Do Rugged Individualism, Fintech Make a Match?
Anthony Pompliano, co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital, visited Wyoming to see the state's blockchain promise. (Caitlin Long)

Wyoming’s Pitch to Blockchain Entrepreneurs

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Wyoming has developed a legal framework tailored to attract and foster blockchain innovation. With the support of veteran Wall Street financier Caitlin Long, the state has already enacted 13 pro-blockchain laws in the past two years, and others are in the way. Long believes Wyoming’s approach sets an example for federal agencies and is solid enough to “become a standard under federal law.”

Backgrounder’s Content

  1. What are the most attractive features of Wyoming’s legal and tax framework?
  2. How does Wyoming stack up against other US states in welcoming blockchain firms?
  3. Are Wyoming laws compatible with SEC and other federal regulations?
  4. Have many crypto firms or notable entrepreneurs relocated to Wyoming?
  5. How can foreign entrepreneurs benefit from incorporating in Wyoming?

Previous Coverage

Wyoming Offers Haven for Blockchain Community,” Gold Newsletter, podcast by Fergus Hodgson.
Crypto Innovation on the Chopping Block,” Frontier Centre for Public Policy, by Fergus Hodgson.
IRS Silence on Cryptocurrencies Is Deafening,” Epoch Times, by Fergus Hodgson.

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Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez is the Econ Americas policy analyst. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito and studies a master's degree in Digital Currency and Blockchain from the University of Nicosia. Follow @PazenLibertad.

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Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez is the Econ Americas policy analyst. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito and studies a master's degree in Digital Currency and Blockchain from the University of Nicosia. Follow @PazenLibertad.

All stories by:Paz Gómez