Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain Is Changing Banking

One executive in a blockchain consortium with other companies told Bain & Company that "half of the people in the group are looking for a solution; the other half are there uniquely to obstruct progress."

Nonetheless, Thomas Olsen, a partner with Bain, expects blockchain to gain wider acceptance soon, spreading in a "piecemeal" fashion, rather than a "big bang" like how Uber changed taxi service.