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Cyprus Fintech Expo 3.0: Owning ‘the digital ME’

The Cyprus Blockchain Association has been the official supporter of the 3rd Cyprus Fintech Expo organised by the IMH. Christiana Aristidou, the Managing Partner of Christiana Aristidou LLC and the Vice-Chair of the Cyprus Blockchain Association, has presented: Owning’ the digital ME’: The inevitable twin rise of blockchain-enabled Self-sovereign ID (SSI) and of the right[...]
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Blockchain Executive Certificates

You can now get a special price on any of the Executive/Professional Certification in Blockchain related topics by the University of Nicosia. If you require individual or group packages, our Association offers special pricing. Just contact us directly by clicking here. The University of Nicosia has been pioneering Blockchain education since 2014 and has many[...]
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Game Changers – An Interview of George Agathangelou, CMO of

An interview of George Agathangelou, the CMO of for the Game Changers magazine (Issue 24).   Hello George, welcome back to Game Changers. It has been a long time since your last appearance. George, you must be one of the most controversial personas in the financial industry. With a background in Economics, you’ve dealt[...]
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Blockchain Standards and Government Applications

An article by Christiana Aristidou and Evdokia Marcou published on the Journal of ICT Standardization Many people talk about blockchain but very few understand its true nature and potential. Blockchain seems very exciting yet simultaneously a bit confusing, and naturally many people, businesses, and governments approach it with high expectations while also exhibiting some hesitancy.[...]
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Presence at Decentralized 2019

Europe’s premier conference on blockchain and digital currencies, Decentralized was organized for a third consecutive year, in Athens, from 30 October – 1 November 2019. The conference welcomed nearly 1000 attendees, and was organised by the University of Nicosia, and proudly supported by the Cyprus Blockchain Association once again. The blockchain conference also attracted business[...]
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The 11 Action Steps for Implementing the National Blockchain Strategy

The Cyprus Blockchain Association participated today in the 3rd conference for the 4th Industrial Revolution organized and hosted by the Parliament of Cyprus. Special thanks for the initiative of the President of the Parliament Demetris Syllouris, and the continuous support of the Chief Scientist Kyriacos Kokkinos. Board members of the CBA’s participated in the parallel[...]
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Preparatory Meeting at the House of Representatives

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Integration The Preparatory meeting at the Cyprus Parliament for the upcoming conference that will happen on Oct 4th with main theme of the 4th industrial revolution: Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion, took place on the 16th of September, at the House of Representatives in Nicosia. Various interesting inputs[...]
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Smart Contracts’ Coding and Legal Challenges

Smart Contracts are a major tool that enables blockchain to achieve their enormous potential. There is no widely-acceptable definition currently in place. A very useful working definition for smart contracts is provided by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Another useful definition reads as follows: “Smart Contracts are computer programs that automatically execute instructions triggered[...]
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Blockchain and Smart Contracts: A list of 12 Applications and Potential Use cases

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Blockchain and Smart Contracts present important opportunities that are very promising. Blockchain and smart contracts enable efficient, secure and trusted transactions and have the potential to disrupt many industries. I will briefly list below some use cases for blockchain and smart contracts, as these demonstrate the enormous potential of smart contracts. Smart contracts present a[...]
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