Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Latest News and Partnerships

· 03 Aug 2018

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – also known as EEA – is the first global standards organization that delivers an open standards-based architecture and specification with the intention to accelerate the adoption of Ethereum.

The organization has been growing and is one of the most respected enterprise-centric corners of the crypto space. The EEA focuses on trust, privacy and performance and it works in different partnerships with the crypto community. As of the moment of writing, the EEA has more than 500 members from all over the world.

But which were the latest developments related to this organization? Let’s have a look at them.

New Office in Japan

The EEA decided to establish an office in Japan with the intention to expand its services across Asia. The information has been released by the EEA in a press release on July the 19th. The blockchain expert Kazuaki Ishiguro has been appointed as the EEA’s Regional Head.

EEA’s Executive Director Ron Resnick, commented about the expansion plans:

“As part of our efforts to accelerate the global adoption of Enterprise Ethereum standards and associated certification programs, the EEA intends to open regional offices in multiple geographies. Today, we’re announcing the opening of our first regional office with the appointment of Kazuaki Ishiguro as the regional head. He is a blockchain expert and the right leader to help grow our blockchain initiatives in Japan and address the needs of EEA’s growing member base.”

The company will be working so as to connect different enterprises, academics and professionals in the blockchain technology world (with a focus on Ethereum) in the Asian region.

EEA to be Joined by Request Network Foundation and SyncFab

On July the 5th, the Request Network Foundation, announced that they joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance ‘in pursuit of Ethereum-based enterprise technology best practices, open standards, and open-source reference architectures.’

Christophe Fonteneau, Head of Strategic Partnerships from Request Network, said that they are very excited to join the EEA because it offers the ability to work with leaders in the financial industry. This will help the network address specific enterprise-based use cases.

“We look forward to helping define the building blocks need to drive the Web 3.0 era of decentralized, connective intelligence,” Fonteneau marked.

The blockchain manufacturing start-up SyncFab has also decided to join the EEA with the intention to leverage its position with industry leaders. With the decision to be part of the EEA, SyncFab will be collaborating with other companies and governments to think and deploy enterprise blockchain solutions.


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