ICONLOOP selected to demonstrate Seoul blockchain platform

Self-developed blockchain engine, ‘loopchain’ demonstrated to Seoul standard blockchain platform

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ICONLOOP, the company developing ICON’s blockchain engine, has been selected as an operator of Seoul’s standard blockchain platform for ‘Seoul Blockchain Demonstration Project’ (directed by Uracle), which is commissioned by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

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This project is a follow-up project of the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s ‘Information Strategy Planning for Building Blockchain Based Municipal Innovation (ISP)’ conducted last year. It includes introduction of the Seoul standard blockchain platform, two blockchain leading businesses, and three verification businesses for the provision of blockchain-based administration services. It is of great significance as a starting point to verify and construct a Seoul-based blockchain technology which will be extended to all aspects of administration services of Seoul in the future.

ICONLOOP will apply its self-developed blockchain engine, ‘loopchain’ to Seoul Blockchain Standard Platform, used car trading system, and mobile-voting system over the next six months. Also, verification business is planned for services closely related to citizens’ living such as citizen card, mileage integration, subcontract payment, and others.

The ICON Foundation expect a transparent and efficient administration services as well as an invigoration of Seoul economy by applying ICONLOOP’s blockchain technology to Seoul’s blockchain platform. J.H. Kim, the CEO of ICONLOOP and council member of the ICON Foundation added, “Seoul Blockchain Demonstration Project is expected to serve as a bridge for Seoul’s blockchain platform and S-Coin (Seoul Coin) in the future.”

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About Richard Kastelein

Founder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Business Review and Venturebeat. Irish Tech News put him in the top 10 Token Architects in Europe.

Kastelein has an Ad Honorem - Honorary Ph.D. and is Chair Professor of Blockchain at China's first Blockchain University in Nanchang at the Jiangxi Ahead Institute of Software and Technology. In 2018 he was invited to and attended University of Oxford's Saïd Business School for Business Automation 4.0 programme.  Over a half a decade experience judging and rewarding some 1000+ innovation projects as an EU expert for the European Commission's SME Instrument programme as a startup assessor and as a startup judge for the UK government's Innovate UK division.

Kastelein has spoken (keynotes & panels) on Blockchain technology in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London (5x), Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, Prague, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara (2x), Shanghai, Singapore (3x), Tel Aviv, Utrecht, Venice, Visakhapatnam, Zwolle and Zurich.

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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