Pascal Hügli Biography Pascal Hügli is an independent researcher and journalist from Switzerland. He’s also a life‐long scholar with a passion for understanding the real world. Articles See More Pascal Hügli and Moritz Kaminski Jul 30th, 2020 Self‐Sovereign Identity in the Blockchain Age Do we really need (or want) the State to provide us with digital identification? Pascal Hügli Oct 25th, 2019 Cryptocurrency Exposes the Fictions of the Nation‐State Fiat currencies rely on trust in the nation‐state for legitimacy. Bitcoin undermines these myths and forms a more stable basis for our financial future. Pascal Hügli Sep 3rd, 2019 The Future of Banking How open banking will transform the financial industry. Pascal Hügli Jul 26th, 2019 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Versus the Financial Establishment Initial Coin Offerings provide a superior alternative to traditional fundraising by offering lower costs, less regulation, and fewer intermediaries. Pascal Hügli Jul 1st, 2019 The Supremacy of Permissionless Innovation Cryptocurrency Forking as Voice and Exit Pascal Hügli Mar 25th, 2019 Alfred Escher and the Radical Liberals: Was Swiss Industrialization Socialist or Capitalist? Escher and his “radical liberal” comrades provide an interesting case study of Switzerland throughout industrialization. Pascal Hügli Feb 25th, 2019 Crypto‐Switzerland: Matching a Decentralized Government with a Decentralized Currency Switzerland has become a hub of cryptocurrency innovation because of its tradition of decentralized government and flexible financial regulation.