Cryptocurrency has had a lot to answer for in recent years. Bitcoin, Ethereum et al have hardly been out of the headlines since their inception, culminating in ‘the Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that shocked die-hard fans and investors  – but the real victim in all the ensuing chaos was blockchain. As the foundational technology behind cryptocurrencies, blockchain was immediately equated with them, and when public sentiment for cryptos tanked blockchain went with it.