Richard Branson's Latest Article on the Last Block Chain Summit on Necker Island Involving ILDs Hernando de Soto:
Not only is Necker Island a wonderful place to relax and unwind, it’s also a great setting for free thinking and innovation. It has an incredible power to prompt people to think differently and dream big. Knowing this, every year we welcome a number of groups to the Island for gatherings that encourage inspiring collaborations. One of my favourite annual get-togethers is the Blockchain Summit.
The technology behind the Blockchain has great potential to change the world in an incredibly positive way. It may be a niche subject that many people haven’t heard of, but it’s something that all business leaders should become interested in and educated about. It’s an extraordinarily pervasive technology that touches a lot of mankind.
Last month, together with The Bitfury Group and MaiTai Global, key global influencers in technology, civil society, democracy promotion and innovation joined us on Necker for a set of riveting discussions about how the technology behind the Blockchain can drive positive change. Over four days, everyone worked together to lay out the framework for a future where humankind fully benefits from the blockchain. Watch the video below for a taste of what happened over the weekend.
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