Global blockchain innovation: U.S. lags, Europe and China lead

Global blockchain innovation: U.S. lags, Europe and China lead

 

No one can predict the future of blockchain in the same way we could not predict the future of the Internet in the early ’90s. But it is clear this technology is going to have a significant impact.

From corporations to startups and governments to organizations, the race is on to tap into the concept of distributed and decentralized trust in order to reduce friction and build more honest, transparent, and efficient frameworks for business and governance.

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Federal government exploring ‘blockchain’ technology to boost innovation economy

Federal government exploring ‘blockchain’ technology to boost innovation economy
By Andy Blatchford The Canadian Press
28 FEB 2017  Global News

OTTAWA – An emerging technology has caught the eye of the innovation-obsessed federal government – a platform so packed with potential, many experts believe it could comprise the foundation for the next generation of the Internet.

Blockchain, as it’s known, holds a vast amount of promise for transforming business sectors and the lives of ordinary people around the world, although some say it’s too early to say how broad the technology’s reach could be.

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How Canada can be a global leader in blockchain technology

How Canada can be a global leader in blockchain technology
DON TAPSCOTT AND ALEX TAPSCOTT
10 MAR 2017  The Globe and Mail

This article outlines some of the conclusions from a 2016-17 research project conducted by the Tapscott Group on behalf of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and written by Don and Alex Tapscott. The full report is available here.

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Blockchain Association of Canada: A New Vision Beyond Bitcoin

Jessie Willms

Interest in blockchain technologies in Canada is growing rapidly as new fintech startups and blockchain ventures are launched and governments indicate they are interested in the possibility of Canada becoming a global fintech/blockchain hub. Even the central Bank of Canada is getting in on the act conducting experiments with blockchain technology and digital currencies.

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