Davos, 25 May 2022 – The Global Blockchain Business Council – a leading global blockchain technology industry association – today announced a major merger with the world’s leading marketplace for cryptocurrency and digital assets, Global Digital Finance (GDF).
The merger brings the two organizations together in their respective resources, assets and partnerships, making them the largest industry association in the world of blockchain technology and the digital asset ecosystem. The combined association will have nearly 500 institutional members and 178 ambassadors, working in 95 jurisdictions and disciplines. Global Digital Finance will be renamed GBBC Digital Finance, based in the UK, primarily with EMEA and APAC teams.
Sandra Ro, CEO of GBBC“I am very grateful to our GBBC and GDF change communities. That is why we exist and promote our mission to educate, advocate and advance partnerships, for many, not least, to create new opportunities. A change in our partnership, scale and global impact It will be a great opportunity for our members and for Web3 in general, and I am very excited about the positive impact this combined network will have on industry and sectors. “
Lawrence Wintermeyer, Chairman of the GDF Board, Has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the GBBC. He added: “The rapid growth and viability of the blockchain, cryptography and digital assets means that there is a clear need for effective and harmonized regulation built on a strong global framework. and the role of GBBC and GDF in facilitating and promoting this crucial partnership is essential. “
David Treat, Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Metaverse Continuum Business Group and Blockchain Accent“The digital assets industry has seen unprecedented growth in retail channels and organizations as companies seek to provide more transparent and secure infrastructure. The merger of GBBC and GDF is a significant move to accelerate the use and benefits of this transformative technology. Accenture , we believe that this technology will sustain the next wave of innovation that will open up a whole new range of gaming opportunities for our customers. “
This announcement is being made at the GBBC Blockchain Central in Davos, five years after the GBBC was founded in 2017 in Davos.
For more information, contact:
Summer Singh, Head of Communications, Global Blockchain Business Council
About the Global Blockchain Business Council
GBBC is the world’s leading blockchain technology ecosystem, with nearly 500 institutional members and 178 ambassadors from more than 95 jurisdictions and disciplines. GBBC is pushing for the adoption of the blockchain, involving regulators, business leaders and global change makers on how to leverage this innovative technology to create safer, fairer and more functional societies.
GBBC Digital Finance (GDF) will become GBBC’s financial services division in the UK. GDF focuses on adopting the best practices in cryptocurrency and digital finance technologies by developing standards of conduct in a shared engagement forum with market participants, policy makers, and regulators. More than 350 industry professionals around the world have been developing GDF codes of conduct: the only global standard in the emerging ecosystem of cryptocurrencies and digital assets. GDF includes financial services initiatives within the GBBC, such as the Post Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group.
To learn more about GBBC, visit www.gbbcouncil.org. Click here to follow GBBC on LinkedIn and Twitter.
To learn more about GBBC Digital Finance, visit www.gdf.io. Click here to follow GDF on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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