This is just a re-post of ideas I've been brainstorming on NullStreet. I find trying to sell/pitch BitShares as a whole is hard even to alt-coiners but within BitShares we have many businesses that are easy to pitch & easy to grasp on their own.
Q: What is BitShares?
A: BitShares is the blockchain & currency behind BitAssets. There are many decentralized businesses built around BitAssets that will each disrupt huge centralized players.
The first are launching this month...BDEX
Disrupting Centralized Crypto Exchanges and ultimately stock & commodity ones too with an exchange that has no counterparty risk, eliminates HFT & lets you privately trade currencies, stocks & commodities in seconds for 1¢ BlockchainUSD
BitUSD and other BitCurrency wallets
Disrupting PayPal & M-Pesa with simple lightweight clients and mobile wallets that let you save, spend or share any currency in seconds for 1¢ & earn interest on your balances.TheNewSwissBank
Private BitAsset Bank
Disrupting Private Banking jurisdictions like Switzerland with banking that's more private, charges less, pays more & is transparently backed by 200%+ reserves. SovereignVault
Unseizable BitGold & BitCommodity Vault
Disrupting BitReserve with blockchain commodity storage that has no centralized counterparty risk but is redeemable for physical gold & silver whenever required. E.T.SendHome
Global BitCurrency Remittance
Disrupting Western Union & MoneyGram with global remittances in any currency that takes seconds & costs 1¢.
The names are just examples, the point is anyone of those could be a competitive business in it's own right and would be worthy of a Bitcointalk ANN. (BitReserve, NuShares, BitStamp, Blockchain.info & others prove that.)
As I said trying to understand & sell BitShares all as one is hard. Trying to understand & sell the value proposition of anyone of those businesses is easy. So we could create websites and brand 5 different businesses that we view separately but are still managed by BitShares and the same 101 delegates.