Sweetbridge Adds Blockchain Expert Don Tapscott to Advisory Group

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Industry luminary will counsel Sweetbridge on protocol development and go-to-market approach

Phoenix, Arizona — February 6, 2018 — Sweetbridge, the global blockchain alliance that is developing protocols to enable frictionless business ecosystems and low-interest financing for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations, has today announced that it has added blockchain expert and best-selling author Don Tapscott to its Advisory Group. Tapscott will advise the Sweetbridge team on strategically applying blockchain and cryptocurrency technology for enterprise ecosystems and government use.

Don Tapscott said: “Blockchain has the potential to transform the way organizations build their supply chains, and I believe Sweetbridge is on the cutting edge of that transformation. I look forward to collaborating with their team as they improve the way businesses around the world interact.”

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He is the CEO of the Tapscott Group, a think tank that regularly advises business and government leaders around the world. Tapscott has authored 16 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, an international bestseller that has been translated in over 25 different languages, and more recently, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World, which was recently featured in the New York Review of Books. In 2017, Tapscott co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 75 projects are the definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use cases, implementation challenges, and organizational transformations.

Sweetbridge CEO Scott Nelson said: “As a well-respected thought leader and expert in the blockchain space, Don’s deep industry knowledge will be a critical asset as we continue to further our mission to leverage blockchain to create truly decentralized, frictionless business ecosystems.”

Tapscott has been ranked as the second most influential management thinker in the world according to Thinkers50, the world’s most reliable resource for identifying, ranking, and sharing management ideas. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Rotman School of Management and Chancellor of Trent University in Ontario. In July 2015, Don was inducted into the Order of Canada, the second-highest honor for merit in the system of orders, decorations, and medals of Canada, for his leadership in business innovation, as well as research conducted on the economic and social impact of information technology.

Tapscott joins fellow Sweetbridge Advisors Alexander Bulkin, Co-Founder of CoinFund.io; Harry Goodnight, Principal for Revenue Enablement at Mereo LLC; Vinay Gupta, CEO of Mattereum and manager of the initial Ethereum launch; Warren Weber, owner of Webereconomics and former Senior Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; and Caroline Lynch, Founder and Owner of Copper Hill Strategies and former Capitol Hill staffer overseeing the development of privacy, technology, cybersecurity, and national security policy.

Sweetbridge recently launched its token crowdsale platform, which focuses on ensuring regulatory compliance among blockchain startups and creating an incentive structure for companies that conduct their crowdsales on the platform. Blockchain-based companies Binkabi, Dcntral, and BuilderChain are the first companies that will use Sweetbridge’s platform to launch their crowdsales.

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