A very warm welcome to this exciting May 2018 Blockchain Innovation publication
We are honoured that Antanas Guoga MEP heads up this edition, indeed, I can highly recommend that you take time to read his insightful article. We are told that 2018 is going to be the winning year for everyone in the blockchain industry, as business and governments are seeking effective ways to implement this revolutionary technology for the empowerment of citizens and the growth of business.
In another piece, we discover that after a stunning rally at the end of 2017, cryptocurrencies have lost almost two-thirds of their value. This is not necessarily bad news for the blockchain industry, argues the Crypto Valley Association’s, Tom Lyons.
In a special focus, Smart Dubai Office lifts the lid on the role blockchain technology plays in Dubai, including what the Dubai Blockchain Strategy sets out to achieve. The organisation also explores how this presents an opportunity to deliver more seamless, safe, efficient and personalised city experiences.
I trust that you find this supplement useful and thought-provoking. Do feel free to get in touch with any suggestions for engaging content in the future, or if you have any comments on this journal.