SingularityU Manila enlightens SMEs on Blockchain Technology

SingularityU Manila Chapter

SingularityU Manila enlightens SMEs on Blockchain Technology

November 21, 2019 Singularity University 0

SingularityU Manila Chapter in partnership with Globe My Business has successfully concluded its “Propel Business with Blockchain” event at The Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City last November 20, 2019. Israel Keys, AiAi Garcia and Mark Romero shared their expertise on blockchain and how their businesses monetize on this technology. 


Michelle Tapia – Globe MyBusiness Head – Strategy, Innovation, & Transformation
Jasen Ko – SingularityU Manila Chapter Chair

Israel Keys is the CEO and co-founder of BloomSolutions, a fintech start-up that uses blockchain technology to bring greater financial inclusion. Bloom’s flagship product, BloomRemit, provides a low cost, block-chained powered, money transfer for remittance businesses. Focusing on the efficiency and security that the blockchain offers especially in currency trading, Keys emphasized the possible short term and long term impacts of the said technology in both start-ups and large corporations. 


Israel Keys

Meanwhile, AiAi Garcia the Country Manager of ConsenSys, believes that proper education of the public about the blockchain technology is a key ingredient in achieving a positive impact. ConsenSys is a market-leading blockchain company that offers developer tools, enterprise solutions and blockchain education. Their projects include Alethio, Codefi, Diligence, Infura, MythX and Pegasys. The company pushes for the creation of Ethereum blockchain infrastructures and applications for new economic systems that are more open, efficient and secure. 


AiAi Garcia

Lastly, Blockchain Tech Lead of UBX, Mark Romero shared the initiatives of UnionBank in empowering businesses through blockchain enabled solutions. UBX is a subsidiary of Unionbank focused on building platforms that bring businesses and people together and providing access to the latest finance technology. UnionBank was awarded as Asia’s Best Digital Bank in 2018. 


Mark Romero

SingularityU is a global learning and innovation community with numerous arm across the globe. This event is just one of over 5,000 initiatives headed by SingularityU promoting positive change in areas such as technology, health, environment, security, etc. 


Q&A Session with our speakers

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