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The Bitfury Group, prominently known as a developer of bitcoin mining hardware and operator of mining farms, has launched the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC). The forum’s aim is to bring together leading businesses, executives & government authorities and figures to collaborate and push for the adoption of blockchain technology around the world.
Calling itself “the leading global full-
First announced earlier this month, the GBBC was described by group CEO Valery Vavilov
as “a much-
Last night, the inaugural event saw participation from a number of technology, banking
and financial giants from around the world. The panel of speakers included the likes
of former Swedish Prime Minister & Senior advisor at Covington Carl Bildt; former
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik; Dr. Wei Wang, founding chairman of China Mergers
& Acquistions (CMAA) a government-
Patrick Byrne and Dr. Wei Wang, pictured at the event.
Bitcoin enthusiast and proponent Patrick Byrne, CEO of e-
Credit China Fintech, a Fintech firm providing digital financial services to individuals and SMEs in China is among 25 founding members of the GBBC and the only representative, thus far, from Hong Kong and China. With over 21 million users on its platform, Credit China Fintech saw over RMB 800 billion in payment transactions processed in 2016. The Fintech company has announced its intention to introduce blockchain technology in its online lending and supply chain finance businesses. When integrated into its platform, blockchain technology adoption could gain a significant presence in the mainstream.