At the Blockchain Connect segment of the Fintech Connect conference, Paolo Tasca, the head of UCL's Centre for Blockchain Technology, discussed the current position of blockchain technology in its “Valley of Death”, anticipating its rise through successful applications. He suggested that blockchain is crucial for enhancing cross-border payments, optimising supply chains, and disrupting the construction and real estate sectors. Tasca and Antonio Senatore, CTO of Deloitte’s EMEA Blockchain Lab, concurred that with advancements, this technology can resolve pressing issues such as trust, control, democratization, and sustainability. Senatore highlighted the cognisance at the executive level, with a majority acknowledging the potential business case for blockchain in their organizations. Tasca emphasized that blockchain could be the integrating factor in a constellation of evolving technologies.
For more insight on Paolo Tasca’s perspectives and discussions on blockchain, read the full article: Three ways blockchain can escape its “Valley of Death”