Chamber Of Digital Commerce And U.S. Department Of Commerce Lead The First Blockchain Certified Trade Mission To The United Arab Emirates

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The Chamber of Digital Commerce, together with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), are leading the first Blockchain certified trade mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on October 1 through October 5, 2017.

The Blockchain trade mission will include a delegation of members of Chamber of Digital Commerce with representatives from BloqCiscoCMT DigitalCognizantGemHogan Lovells and Netki. A key part of the mission will be focused on increasing US-based companies’ presence in the UAE to help collaborate in implementing the “Dubai Blockchain Strategy,” a vision to make Dubai the first Blockchain-powered government in the world by 2020.

“This mission comes at an exciting time,” said U.S. Ambassador to the UAE Barbara A. Leaf.  “Leading U.S. financial technology providers are here to share the latest in Blockchain technology developments with UAE banks, investment firms, and government agencies to ensure the integrity of financial transactions.  U.S. financial technology firms are uniquely poised to assist Dubai’s vision of becoming one of the world’s first governments to use this technology.”

“The UAE represents a progressive view in Blockchain adoption, and serves as a great example for other governments around the world,” said Perianne Boring, founder and president, Chamber of Digital Comancing global adoption of Blockchain technology.”

The Blockchain trade mission is a week-long event in the UAE, custom curated by the Chamber of Digital Commerce with support from the DOC and the Embassy of the UAE. The trade mission will include a series of private meetings, briefings and engagements with government officials and UAE-based businesses to promote the growth of US-business and Blockchain in the UAE.

About Richard Kastelein

Founder of industry publication Blockchain News, partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group (helped raise over $200m+), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) and ICO event organiser at leading industry event  CryptoFinancing (first ICO event in Europe) - Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of half a dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1200 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat.
 
Kastelein has spoken (keynotes & panels) on Blockchain technology in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London, Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, San Mateo, Shanghai,Tel Aviv and Venice. His network is global and extensive.
 
He is a Canadian (Dutch/Irish/English/Métis) whose writing career has ranged from the Canadian Native Press (Arctic) to the Caribbean & Europe. He's written occasionally for Harvard Business Review, Wired, Venturebeat, The Guardian and Virgin.com and his work and ideas have been translated into Dutch, Greek, Polish, German and French.
 
A journalist by trade, an entrepreneur and adventurer at heart, Kastelein's professional career has ranged from political publishing to TV technology, boatbuilding to judging startups, skippering yachts to marketing and more as he's travelled for nearly 30 years as a Canadian expatriate living around the world.
 
In his 20s, he sailed around the world on small yachts and wrote a series of travel articles called, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Seas' travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in major travel and yachting publications. He currently lives in Groningen, Netherlands where he's raising three teenage daughters with his wife and sailing partner, Wieke Beenen.

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