AUGUST 23, 2018
Event: Blockchain Technology and Bitcoins
Zurich (Tüffenwies 16, at Sika)
Two experts in the field provided the participants with insights into blockchain technology and bitcoins and their impact on financial markets and beyond.
Some statements of participants
"Stimulating insights on how Blockchain Technology can help to overcome structural information asymmetries in the financial sector."
"The blockchain technology will change our world! It was enlightening to get first hand insights from blockchain experts about how it works and what it can be used for."
"Excellent explanation of the Blockchain mechanics, followed by a great introduction of an existing project in the insurance industry. Created awareness that the Blockchain technology is not just a funny idea of some nerds, but has arrived in the real world.”
We started our journey with Hansen Wang, External Relations, Melonport, who walked us through the technicalities of a transaction on the blockchain to set a solid foundation to understand the mechanics of this technology. He focused on applications of blockchain technology in the asset management industry and discussed the current market Situation.
Find Hansen Wang's presentation in the member section.
In the second part, John Carolin, CFO at B3i Services AG, talked about the journey to transform the industry by making insurance more relevant, accessible and affordable.
Find John Carolin's presentation in the member section.