Crystal Wiese is the Director of Marketing for Factom, a Blockchain as a Service company based in Austin TX. Working within the startup tech scene for the past 10 years she has become passionate about taking great ideas and building a strong comprehensive narratives. Graduating from the Art Institute of Portland with a degree in Design Management, Crystal has always seen the value in creating strong ties between the technical, creative and business.
Blockchain is a powerful new technology, but since it isn’t mainstream yet, it may be difficult to justify to your boss, who still unsure about a blockchain strategy. These questions below are some of the ones that Factom's Crystal Wiese sees the most often and may be things your boss wants to know about blockchain, or even things you want your boss to understand better about this emerging technology.
For anyone actively working in the mortgage industry, it’s no secret that reverse mortgages have taken a brutal hit in the last two years. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued major program changes at the end of 2017 that effectively limited the amount of proceeds and the number of people who could qualify for the loan. The result had lenders across the space enduring sizable volume drops and subsequent gashes to their bottom lines.