Sweetbridge, the global blockchain alliance that is developing protocols to enable frictionless business ecosystems and low-interest financing for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations, has announced that it has added blockchain expert and author Don Tapscott to its Advisory Group. Tapscott will advise the Sweetbridge team on strategically applying blockchain and cryptocurrency technology for enterprise ecosystems and government use.
Tapscott said: “Blockchain has the potential to transform the way organizations build their supply chains, and I believe Sweetbridge is on the cutting edge of that transformation. I look forward to collaborating with their team as they improve the way businesses around the world interact.”
CEO of the Tapscott Group, a think tank that regularly advises business and government leaders around the world Tapscott has authored 16 books. His writing includes Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, an international bestseller that has been translated in over 25 different languages, and more recently, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World, which was recently featured in the New York Review of Books. In 2017, Tapscott co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 75 projects are an investigation into blockchain strategy, use cases, implementation challenges, and organizational transformations.
Scott Nelson, Sweetbridge CEO, commented: “As a well-respected thought leader and expert in the blockchain space, Don’s deep industry knowledge will be a critical asset as we continue to further our mission to leverage blockchain to create truly decentralized, frictionless business ecosystems.”
Tapscott is also an Adjunct Professor at the Rotman School of Management and Chancellor of Trent University in Ontario. In July 2015, he was inducted into the Order of Canada, the second-highest honour for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, for his leadership in business innovation, as well as research conducted on the economic and social impact of information technology.
Fellow Sweetbridge Advisors includeAlexander Bulkin, Co-Founder of CoinFund.io; Harry Goodnight, Principal for Revenue Enablement at Mereo LLC; Vinay Gupta, CEO of Mattereum and manager of the initial Ethereum launch; Warren Weber, owner of Webereconomics and former Senior Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; and Caroline Lynch, Founder and Owner of Copper Hill Strategies and former Capitol Hill staffer overseeing the development of privacy, technology, cybersecurity, and national security policy.
Sweetbridge recently launched its token crowdsale platform, which focuses on ensuring regulatory compliance among blockchain start-ups and creating an incentive structure for companies that conduct their crowdsales on the platform. Blockchain-based companies Binkabi, Dcntral, and BuilderChain are the first companies that will use Sweetbridge’s platform to launch their crowdsales.