Lina Hediah was part of the technical leadership team behind the creation of the Egyptian Stock Exchange, and now is one of the leaders of Smart Dubai, an organization whose goal is to make Dubai the first blockchain powered city.
Brendan Blumer comes from the world of massive multiplayer online role-playing gaming. So he’s well familiar with the needs of digital currency traders, many of them having moved from the MMORPG virtual space into the real-world of bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies.
New York-based blockchain specialist firm ConsenSys is launching a blockchain developer academy to assist with the growing demand for blockchain developers.
The ConsenSys Academy 2017 Challenge is a selective, immersive blockchain training program that prepares developers to enter one of the fastest-growing technology fields.
The Bank of Russia, the country’s central bank, is going to consider cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin a digital commodity.
Bank of Russia Deputy Governor Olga Skorobogatova said the central bank will present draft legislative documents for the taxation of cryptocurrencies in a month.
The additional investment follows its Series A funding round led by Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund in October of last year,
An experiment by Canadian financial institutions with blockchain technology concluded that it failed to match the benefits of a more centralized system, the parties announced today.
The Bank of Canada, along with Payments Canada, the R3 consortium, and seven commercial banks,