Blockchain: better, faster, cheaper – for all of us blog by Amy Knight (for NEN and BEGIN Blockchain) Think you don’t need to know about blockchain because it doesn’t apply to your organisation/ your department / your role? Buckle up, it’s time to think again… Erm, what is Blockhain again? Blockchain is a technological development
The Italian case of blockchain for SMEs As part of our research, the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) investigated the blockchain context and policy in several countries of the European Union (EU), amongst which Italy. Differently from others, the Italian government adopted initiatives that are directly targeted at Small & Medium-sized Enterprises, in the hope
Collection of Success Stories highlight: BanQu – Blockchain digital identity providing dignity! Ashish Gadnis CEO and Founder of BanQu. As part of the BEGIN project, UIIN has interviewed Ashish Gadnis, a serial entrepreneur, and CEO & founder of BanQu, a for-profit for-purpose company based in Dallas, United States. BanQu is an SME, founded in 2015
Music Hotspot meets UIIN On March 25th, 2021, the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) had the opportunity and honour to interview Raymond Chan, founder of Music Hotspot. Raymond is a fully-fledged entrepreneur from Hong Kong. He studied management and engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and prior to Music Hotspot, he kicked off
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Introducing the BEGIN Blockchain programme BEGIN Blockchain is an Erasmus+ project bringing together six partners from the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Estonia, The Netherlands and Spain. The overall goal of this programme is: To enable entrepreneurship education providers to teach blockchain technology to their SME and entrepreneur learners.
Blockchain: A game-changer for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises? In many countries Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbones of their economy. Their role is crucial to worldwide economic and social developments, with more than half of the overall world population working in such companies. In the Netherlands for instance, more than 90% of the