ChainStrategies is a consulting firm that helps executives, business owners, entrepreneurs and decision-makers gain the best insights to make strategic business decisions around Blockchain technologies; the firm provides research, analysis and strategy development for businesses that intend to adopt or incorporate Blockchain technologies in their business models.

ChainStrategies was founded by Steve Tendon.

Steve Tendon is a senior executive management consultant, adviser, speaker and author. Steve’s research and consulting focuses on the use of emerging technologies — in particular Blockchain technologies — to improve business performance.

In 2016 Steve acted as a Strategic Adviser for the Ministry of Economy, Investment and Small Business (MEIB) of the Maltese Government to increase the country’s global competitiveness. He developed the vision of “Malta, the Blockchain Island” and designed Malta’s National Blockchain Strategy which was approved by Malta’s Cabinet of Ministers.

In 2017 he was appointed as the Strategic Lead of Malta’s National Blockchain Task Force advising the Ministry for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation within the Office of the Prime Minister, on executing the country’s Blockchain Strategy; he founded and was the first President of the Blockchain Malta Association.

In 2018 he was acclaimed in the “Lattice80 Blockchain 100” list of global Blockchain influencers; he founded the “My Blockchain Island Club” (, an online community dedicated to Blockchain business;  he received the Malta Blockchain Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Blockchain Island 2018;” and the “ANGI Malta Business Award 2018” at the House of Representatives of the Italian Government in Rome.

In 2019 he was appointed as an Adviser to the Republic of the Marshall Islands to assist the country with the drafting, design, and issuance of the SOV, the digital legal tender of the Marshall Islands, and the strategic development of economy spawning around it.

Steve holds MSc in “Software Project Management” with the University of Aberdeen, a “MIT Fintech Innovation: Future Commerce” certificate with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an “Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme” certificate with the Oxford Saïd Business School.

With a background in software engineering (in his early career he lead the development of software applications in diverse fields, like: banking, health care, legal, human resources, and more), Steve created the TameFlow ® Approach (, a systems thinking approach for creating breakthrough performance innovation in knowledge-intensive digital businesses. The method has been developed and used with great success since 2003, across numerous industries, with client cases such as:

  • For Wolters-Kluwer (a global information services provider in Amsterdam), Steve designed a digital transformation resulting in 40 million Euro cost savings, and the effective transitioning of the company’s offering to digital services.
  • For William-Hill (a FTSE 100 iGaming company in London) TameFlow increased productivity by 240% and reduced time to market by 70% resulting in their winning the UK Agile Awards 2014 in the category of “Best Use of Agile in the Private Sector.”
  • For the Diesel Gasoline Systems automotive business unit of Robert Bosch Gmbh (in Stuttgart), through strategic constraints management to manage 70.000 change requests over 120 teams and 8.000 people.
  • For the Government of Malta in defining the National Blockchain Strategy.

ChainStrategies is a business unit and trademark of TameFlow Consulting Limited.

Address: Villa Malitah 15, Triq il-Mediterran, San Giljan STJ 1870, Malta (EU)
Phone: (+356) 9902-5634