Blockchain Centre Vilnius CEO Justas Šireika

Blockchain Centre Vilnius to be headed by Justas Šireika

Technology companies from 14 countries around the world, including Australia, China, Canada, Switzerland and others have established partnership with Blockchain Centre Vilnius (BCV), which was founded just a year ago. In an annual event hosted by the centre on January 23, blockchain technology experts from the World Trade Organisation, European Commission and Parliament, as well as Lithuanian institutions gathered to discuss the application of blockchain technology in international trade. During the event, Justas Šireika was introduced: he will be taking charge of the BCV, as well as a new start-up financing fund, according to a Blockchain Centre Vilnius press release. […]

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Lithuania will be a key player in shaping the future of blockchain in Europe and the world

Blockchain will transform digital services and Europe. It is acknowledged that Europe missed out on the Internet, however, the continent is determined not to miss out on the next revolutionary technology – blockchain. The European Union, with its digital Single Market of over 500 million citizens, is well placed to seize an opportunity to become the world leader of blockchain. Since Lithuania is regarded as a centre of excellence in blockchain, it is going to be playing a major role in those efforts. Blockchain Centre Vilnius is invited to shape this future and be a founding member of a new association, which is going to be putting blockchain technology at the heart of Europe’s future. […]