Blockchain’s Backers Set to Improve its Image, Form Muskoka Group

By September 1, 2016Bitcoin Business

Is Blockchain ready to sex it up? A three-day conference held at the Lake of Bays in Muskoka Canada which involved Blockchain advocates, theorists and policy experts was held between August 24th-26th, 2016. The meeting participants explored ways that the Blockchain can achieve its fullest potential. Can this group of individuals who are already deeply connected with the Blockchain change the course it is on and steer it towards a better tomorrow? CoinTelegraph spoke to Brian Behlendorf of The Hyperledger Project, Don Tapscott of The Tapscott Group, Alex Tapscott of Northwest Passage Ventures, and Jamie Smith of The Bitfury Group about the group, its plans and goals. The emergence of the Muskoka group The Muskoka Group constitutes the participants of the meeting held at Muskoka, Canada at the home of Alex and Don Tapscott. The Tapscotts are co-authors of the book – Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business and the World. The 3-day Blockchain huddle included the participants: Brian Behlendorf, Founder, The Hyperledger Project Perianne Boring, Founder and President, The Chamber of Digital Commerce Michael Dillhyon, CEO, YouBase Inc. Joseph Lubin, Founder, Consensus Systems Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder and Chairman, Bloq Jamie Smith, Chief Global Communications Officer, The Bitfury Group Matthew Spoke, CEO, Nuco Christa Steele, CEO, Boardroom Consulting Don Tapscott, CEO, The Tapscott Group Alex Tapscott, CEO, Northwest Passage Ventures Tomicah Tilleman, Senior Partner, Founder of Bretton Woods II, New America Foundation Joseph Weinberg, CEO, Paycase Pindar Wong, Chairman, VeriFi Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, the Linux Foundation Does Blockchain have an image issue? In a report published on the website of the Muskoka Group, the organisation addresses the potential need to overcome ‘misconceptions.’ It is understandable that any nascent technology attracts a lot of skepticism and it takes a bit of convincing to get […]

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