National Blockchain Coalition launched in the Netherlands

posted 6 months ago
First revealed on 20th March, the so-called National Blockchain Coalition was established by the Ministry of Economic Affairs' information technology team.

Overall, the initiative aims to unite more than 20 public and private organizations including the government agencies, universities and private companies from financial, logistics and energy sectors, with the goal of turning the country into a leader on blockchain tech.

Major supporters include ABN Amro, ING and Nationale-Nederlanden, one of the region's largest insurance companies.

In statements, Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp stressed his optimism that blockchain technology would help make digital payments and data exchange easier and safer for global users, while improving the economic outlook of the Netherlands.
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