World Economic Forum Creates Blockchain Working Group

The World Economic Forum has elevated its interest in blockchain technology by forming a working group featuring two dozen prominent executives and innovators; the group meets in Dubai for the first time this week; it will begin with issues of governance of the technology’s direction and development protocols; members include the chief economist for the People’s Bank of China’s research group, the head of the Bank of England’s fintech startup accelerator, the former President of Estonia and representatives from startups including BitPesa, Everledger, Ripple and Chain as well as Barclays and Deutsche Bank. Source

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