John Berlau

George Washington understood the power of intellectual property

John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how our first president understood the power of branding, and why intellectual property had value and how he created the earliest IP laws of our country.

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John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his upcoming book on the entrepreneurship of George Washington, including his relationship with failure as he learned how to make business decisions.
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the current monetary elements and payment systems, and what these will look like with increasing use of technology and cryptocurrency.
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the FedNow payment system proposed by the Federal Reserve Bank, and why this plan could create a regulatory conflict of interest with banks and businesses.
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to report on the kinds of real-time payment systems available from private banks and tech companies, and why this capability should remain in private hands.
John Berlau joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the long-term disruption potential of cryptocurrencies and the potential control of those issuing them, like Amazon and Facebook.