DETROIT – Detroit FinTech Bay announced that it will welcome the Detroit Blockchain Center as a resident within its space in TechTown Detroit. Additionally, Detroit FinTech Bay’s first board of advisors is announced. Entrepreneurs and leaders from financial institutions, corporations, community groups and academia make up the group’s membership.
Partnership with Detroit Blockchain Center
Co-founded by Nate Talbot and Adam Zientarski, the Detroit Blockchain Center is a registered nonprofit with the state of Michigan focused on coordinating and promoting the education, adoption and growth of the Blockchain ecosystem throughout Metro-Detroit. The Center also provides resources to entrepreneurs and startups through access to education, financial resources, and business development services.
“We are excited to welcome Detroit Blockchain Center into Detroit FinTech Bay,” said Maissan Almaskati, CEO of FinTech Consortium USA. “Together, we are creating an environment of opportunity, growth, learning, and community around blockchain. Brilliant minds are coming together to create the blockchain solutions of tomorrow, and we’re excited that this innovation is happening right here in Detroit.”
“We’ve found a home where we can grow into our potential and truly foster the leaders who will change the face of blockchain while this technology is still being built from the ground up,” said Nate Talbot, executive director and co-founder of Detroit Blockchain Center. “The team is already expanding and big plans are underway, including DACTROIT, plus more exciting announcements to come.”
Detroit FinTech Bay Advisory Board
Mortgage tech, auto tech and blockchain are fintech segments all represented by entrepreneurs and leaders from financial institutions, corporations, community groups and academia in Detroit FinTech Bay’s first Advisory Board.
“These incredible individuals are coming together to help us at Detroit FinTech Bay continue to strategically grow and foster the next generation of fintech startups and innovation,” said Almaskati. “It is an honor to have them on board.”
The board will convene on a quarterly basis and advise as needed on the initiatives, programs and startups at Detroit Fintech Bay.
Membership opportunities for fintech startups are available at Detroit FinTech Bay. More information can be found at https://www.detroitfintechbay.com/.
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