Blockchain Start-Ups, Innovation Hubs and SMMEs in European Countries
This workshop is organised by the Governmental Advisory Body of INATBA and its work stream on Blockchain Policies & Innovation Ecosystems, which seeks to identify the needs of policy makers (with a focus on the Africa region) in the developing of national Blockchain policies that provides an enabling environment for the growth of local innovation ecosystems, while providing an appropriate regulatory framework that provides protection to citizens in terms of data protection and privacy.
This workshop is focused on blockchain start-ups, innovation hubs and SMMEs in European countries. The idea is to look at landscape of start-ups, innovation hub and SMMEs, their establishment, growth, areas of works within the EU.
Opening: Bara Greplova
Introduction: Akhona Damane, South African Blockchain Alliance (SANBA)
European blockchain start-up ecosystem overview: Iordanis Papoutsoglou (EUBOF)
European government role in the blockchain ecosystem: Nena Dokuzov (Government of Slovenia)
EU Digital Identity European Ecosystem regulation and blockchain: Kristina Lilllieneke (Blackbird Law)
Discussion: Questions & Answers from the floor: Moderator: Bara Greplova
Conclusion and next steps: Balela Mchunu, Department of Communications & Digital Technologies, South Africa
Please register for the workshop here.