A future with firms like SALT in it is a future that many cryptocurrency enthusiasts will be in favor of: one where your cryptocurrency assets are valued right alongside your physical and fiat ones in a universal manner. Others will follow, but SALT has a first-mover advantage. Many things remain unclear about the actual nuts and bolts of the system, but the potential for such a concept is very high. SALT will either be an integral part of the cryptocurrency economy in the coming years, an early minnow in a stream soon to be crowded with sharks and whales, or a totally forgotten effort that is reminiscent of something current.
Demian is co-founder and CEO of Zeppelin Solutions. He sets the strategic direction of OpenZeppelin and zeppelinOS, and leads Zeppelin Solution's auditing and consulting business. Demian has been active in the space since the early days and pioneered the first implementation of Bitcoin's payment channel protocol - Streamium . His work has been featured in major publications including Forbes, Bloomberg and Techcrunch, and industry-specific publications including 'Blockchains in the Mainstream' book and 'A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens'.