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Blockchain: better, faster, cheaper – for all of us

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

2022-06-26T17:17:35+00:00Latest News|

The Italian case of blockchain for SMEs

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

2021-12-01T19:24:54+00:00Latest News|

Collection of Success Stories

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

2021-12-01T12:54:05+00:00Latest News|

Music Hotspot meets UIIN

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

2021-12-01T12:48:46+00:00Latest News|

Meet The Partners – UIIN

UIIN is an international leader on university-industry engagement, entrepreneurial & engaged universities and knowledge transfer. We are dedicated to advancing the future of higher education institutions and supporting our global community of university-industry professionals. We conduct research, organise events and provide training and consultancy services to our community of 80+ organisational and 500+ individual members.

2021-04-19T10:52:23+00:00Latest News|

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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.

2021-03-16T21:23:52+00:00Latest News|

Blockchain

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

2021-02-14T16:42:48+00:00Latest News|

10 Things You Want to Know About Blockchain Technology in 2021

Blockchain technology promises to revolutionize practically every sector of the modern economy. In this post, we take a look at why everyone’s so excited about blockchain and what do all the wide applications of blockchain really boil down to. To create a basic level understanding of what blockchain is capable of, let’s look at the

2021-02-14T16:43:00+00:00Latest News|

How Your SME Can Benefit from Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is more commonly talked about in relation to corporations. This includes everything from banks streamlining their transactions and the sale of products to manufacturers improving their supply chain and global tech companies utilising blockchain technologies for any number of applications. What about SMEs though? Are there any benefits to investing in blockchain, and

2021-02-15T11:00:34+00:00Latest News|
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