Johannes Schweifer speaks about his company CoreLedger, the mechanics of tokenizing physical assets and overcoming the gap between physical assets and the digital world, current use cases of tokenized assets, legal and regulatory aspects, why you can’t compare the blockchain era to the Internet era, best jurisdictions for running blockchain projects, and much more.
Johannes is the Co-Founder and CEO of CoreLedger, which is building blockchain-based enterprise solutions that allow existing and new businesses to run on blockchains. He is the Co-Founder of Bitcoin Suisse and a Bitcoin and blockchain pioneer with more than 15 years of experience as a project manager and software architect for enterprises in the IT and financial sector. Johannes holds a Master’s in Chemistry and a PhD in Distributed Computing and Quantum Chemistry from the University of Vienna.
Also mentioned in the episode:
This is a sponsored interview brought to you by CoreLedger. Many thanks to our sponsor!
CoreLedger is a blockchain-based peer-to-peer transaction infrastructure provider. It enables businesses to document, tokenize and trade any type of assets in a reliable and flexible environment. CoreLedger makes anything transactable, literally anything. To learn more about CoreLedger’s technology and how you can transform your business onto blockchain, visit
The Blockchain and Us newsletter
To stay up to date about what blockchain pioneers, innovators and entrepreneurs from all around the world think about the future of this space, sign up for the
newsletter at www.theblockchainandus.com.
Related Episodes and Posts January 16, 2019 How to Build on Bitcoin – Lucas Betschart, Founder, 21 Lectures, President, Bitcoin Association Switzerland August 29, 2018 How Journalists and the Financial Press Stay Objective About Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology – Peter Hody, Editor-in-Chief, Finews August 20, 2018 Why Cryptoassets Will Soon Be Part of Every Bank’s Business – Niklas Nikolajsen, Founder, Bitcoin Suisse August 2, 2018 A Recap of Zug’s Bitcoin Experiment and How it Energized Switzerland – Dolfi Mueller, Mayor of Zug July 30, 2018 Bitcoin’s Early Days and its Eternal September, Bitcoin Association Switzerland, and Why Regulation Kills Innovation – Luzius Meisser, Meisser Economics July 11, 2018 How the Blockchain Disrupts Venture Capital – Michael Sidler, Partner at Redapline June 27, 2018 Is The Real Value of Bitcoin Zero? – Adriano B. Lucatelli, Founder, Descartes Finance June 20, 2018 The UN, the Pirate Party, and Bitcoin – Alexis Roussel, Co-Founder, Bity June 18, 2018 The World’s First Bitcoin PhD – Christian Decker, Core Developer at Blockstream June 13, 2018 Making Bitcoin More User-Friendly – Jonas Schnelli, Bitcoin Core Developer February 27, 2019 Why You Need Digital Identity Before Anything Else – Daniel Gasteiger, Founder & CEO, Procivis January 2, 2019 Just Keep Your Head Down and Build – Jason Goldberg, Founder and CEO of Open Simple Token (OST) December 5, 2018 Blockchain Identity and the Importance of Ethics – Monique Morrow, President and Co-Founder of The Humanized Internet November 28, 2018 The Human Story Behind Blockchain Technology – Matthew Allen, Zurich Bureau Chief/Business Reporter at Swissinfo September 19, 2018 Why Education Is the Killer App for Blockchain Technology – Cedric Waldburger, Co-Founder of Dfinity August 13, 2018 Why Bitcoin is the Hardest Money We Ever Had – Saifedean Ammous, Author of “The Bitcoin Standard” July 23, 2018 How Digital Jurisdictions Help Us Escape 1984 and Take Back Control – Luis Cuende, Co-Founder of Aragon July 19, 2018 From Dot-Com Entrepreneur to Blockchain Investor and Enabler – Mathias Ruch, Lakeside Partners/CV VC July 16, 2018 Analyzing the Price of Bitcoin – Tone Vays July 13, 2018 How to Tell the Story of Blockchain Technology – Tom Lyons, ConsenSys Research and Advisory July 9, 2018 A New Blockchain Law in Crypto Country Liechtenstein – Thomas Naegele, Naegele Law July 6, 2018 Science, Academia, and the Blockchain – Roger Wattenhofer, Professor at ETH Zurich July 4, 2018 Putting Insurance on the Blockchain – Paul Meeusen, CEO at B3i June 25, 2018 From Cryptography to Token Economics – Anish Mohammed, Ontici June 22, 2018 The Bitcoin Queen and Her Mission to “Tokenize Everything” – Olga Feldmeier, Co-Founder, Smart Valor June 11, 2018 Cryptoasset Management in Switzerland – Lidia Bolla, Co-Founder and CEO, Vision& June 8, 2018 The Promise of Blockchain Technology – Rik Willard, Founder, Agentic June 3, 2018 Making Cryptocurrencies Bankable – Mauro Casellini, Head of Blockchain at Bank Frick, Liechtenstein July 9, 2018 The Future is Decentralized, and Why Decision-Making is a “Big, Fuzzy, Hairy, and Messy Thing” – Joe Lubin, Founder, Ethereum October 3, 2018 “Hey Zuck, Let’s Tokenize Facebook!” How Blockchains Could Stop People Farming – Trent McConaghy, Founder, Ocean Protocol March 13, 2019 How a Blockchain Venture Studio Works – Mervyn G. Maistry, CEO & Founder, Konfidio and Kintaro Capital May 13, 2019 Hackernoon: Five Blockchain Podcasts You Shouldn’t Miss (Spoiler: The Blockchain and Us is #1) September 5, 2018 Why Blockchain Technology Might Become Less of a Binary Idea in the Future of Finance – Jesse McWaters, World Economic Forum June 29, 2018 The Rise of Cryptoassets – Jack Tatar, Author of “Cryptoassets” January 9, 2019 Can Blockchain Technology Keep Humanity Human? – Anne Connelly, Singularity University August 23, 2018 Why Hacking Smart Contracts is Easier than Hacking Web Servers – Hubert Ritzdorf, Co-Founder, Chainsecurity August 9, 2018 Why Blockchain Standards Create New Business Models for Companies and Developers – Ron Resnick, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance July 2, 2018 China and the Blockchain – Zhang Ruidong, Academy of Internet Finance at Zhejiang University February 20, 2019 Why the Blockchain Space Needs Better Access – Alexis Gauba, Co-Founder she(256), Mechanism Labs August 6, 2018 How Blockchain Technology Redefines Entrepreneurship – Daniel Doll-Steinberg, Atari Token March 6, 2019 Why New Technologies Need Sharper Critical Thinking – Andrea Bauer, Founder & Senior Advisor, BEAM Innovation Studio June 1, 2018 Trailer – The Blockchain and Us March 27, 2019 How Cosmos Enables the Internet of Blockchains – Brian Fabian Crain, Co-Founder & CEO Chorus One, Co-Host at Epicenter November 14, 2018 Why China Will Be the World’s Largest Token Economy – Tony Tao, Founder of X-Order, Founding Partner at Neo Global Capital February 6, 2019 How Skin in the Game Combats Fake News and Leads to Truth – Preethi Kasireddy, Founder and CEO, TruStory December 12, 2018 Why Blockchains Empower a New Social Contract for the Digital Age – Don Tapscott, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute June 6, 2018 Blockchain Revolution, Two Years Later – Alex Tapscott, Co-Author “Blockchain Revolution” November 3, 2018 Top Blockchain Podcasts to Follow in 2019, FintechNews October 24, 2018 How Digital Scarcity Helps Artists and Creators – Eric Elliott, Author, Developer, Mentor November 7, 2018 Why Blockchain Technology is Transformative and Irritating – Monty Munford, Mob76