The year of 2017 has seen a considerable growth of blockchain activity in Russia. Should we expect any serious breakthrough in the near future?
The Russia’s leading business newspaper Kommersant gathered top business players and state officials to discuss the distributed ledger technology at the Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.
On 19 April, the leading global specialists in blockchain technologies will meet Russian bankers and entrepreneurs to discuss domestic and foreign blockchain projects in financial and non-financial spheres.
The conference brought together state officials and business representatives to share their views on the legal status of cryptocurrencies in Russia. CoinFox reports from the event.
In his forecast, Stepan Gershuni, Product Manager at BitFury, lists four necessary elements for steady development of the cryptoeconomy in the upcoming year.
In the third quarter of 2016, Asian companies received the largest bulk of the total venture investments in fintech sector. However, blockchain and crypto startups are not among the leaders.
For the first time, the cryptocurrency event features a Russian parliamentarian among its speakers: the state is interested in the blockchain.
The blockchain technology has a great potential, but there is a long way before its large-scale implementation, says the head of the Fed Lael Brainard.