Blockchain: The technology upending our financial world? Or not?
ONGUARD FINTECH BAROMETER 2018 – UK
Undoubtedly, you have already heard much about blockchain. According to various experts, this groundbreaking technology is capable of upending the economy as we know it. The experts believe that it is the most significant digital innovation since the internet in the 1990s.
We are being bombarded with superlatives concerning this new technology. Yet, what do we know about it? And to what extent are companies prepared for blockchain’s arrival? Are they actually working on it? What are the opportunities? Are there any obstacles? And what does it mean for financial services? Blockchain is currently a real buzzword. Much is being written about this new technology. Banks, large companies, and the governments are launching (joint) projects. For example, the UK Government recently announced that it is investing £10M into blockchain research.
Onguard has surveyed more than 1000 finance professionals about their interest in blockchain and the initiatives of this technology already launched in their field.
Read the results of this survey in our blockchain whitepaper.