Firms’ experts will share knowledge and advocate for blockchain adoption across financial markets
London (November 28, 2017) — We are pleased to announce that Outlier Ventures, the leading blockchain and Web 3.0 venture capital firm, has joined the non-profit trade association the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance as a corporate member. Outlier brings a wealth of experience in crypto-economics, blockchain technology, regulatory issues and funding new innovation in the industry.
As Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA notes: “We are very excited to have Outlier Ventures join the WSBA as one of our corporate members. The team at Outlier have been involved in the development of blockchain from the early days and bring a wealth of expertise to WSBA members and the industry.”
Jamie Burke, CEO, Outlier Ventures commented: “The WSBA fulfills an increasingly important role in working with and educating the Wall Street community about how blockchain can reinvent and improve decades old financial services processes. With distributed ledger technology, global financial markets can be more efficient, more innovative and more transparent. We look forward to working with the WSBA team and the entire membership to further build and share blockchain knowledge.”
Greg Murphy, Head of Regulation and Compliance for Outlier Ventures added: “Blockchain regulation and the development of best practices has come a long way but there’s still a lot of work to do for the global promise to be fulfilled. This effort requires high-level cooperation between the blockchain community, the financial services industry and regulators. The WSBA plays a leading and critical role in furthering such dialogue. I look forward to contributing to the discussion on the legal working group and other initiatives within WSBA in the coming months”
About the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) is an industry leading non-profit trade association, with a mission to advocate, guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology across global financial markets.