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Introducing Blockchain Technology and Its Application in Business

  • Type :Webinar
  • Date :Jul 26, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 2016
  • Venue :Online

The blockchain is a secure distributed ledger technology that records and stores transactions that occur on the network. This seemingly small but profound innovation is seen as a game changer in eliminating the need for “trusted” third parties. 

But outside of the buzzwords and media attention, what are the actual implications of the technology for small businesses in Europe? And what blockchain solutions are actually being used by businesses today? 

In this webinar, the Centre invites the co-founder of a fintech startup to share his experience and insight on blockchain technology in China and beyond.

Join this webinar to learn about: 

  • Introduction to Blockchain - What it is and how it works
  • Why is it useful to small businesses?
  • How much is it being used in the EU and for what purposes? 
  • How much is it being used for EU-China business?
  • How to prepare your business/trade with China is going to change

 

About the Speaker 

Neil Woodfine, Chief Operation Officer, Remitsy www.remitsy.com 

Neil has been living and working in China since 2004, and been an active member of China’s bitcoin community since 2013, running Beijing’s first and only Bitcoin Meetup event. Neil currently guides Remitsy’s product development. 

Previously he worked in OKCoin and managed institutional accounts trading on the company’s USD-bitcoin spot and futures exchange. This put him at the forefront of the nascent institutional trading environment where he gained first-hand experience of the inner-workings of digital currency exchanges. As a result, not only does he have insight into digital currency trading strategies, but he also understands the export, logistics and payment issues involved in trade with China. 

Neil holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Leeds in Chinese. 

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