Malta the Blockchain Island: The Story so Far

When the Government of Malta announced the launch of a legal framework for Blockchain technologies on February the 16th, 2018, it was a major goal for me, personally. It represents the culmination of almost twenty months of work.

This is a brief recollection of the major of how Malta’s Blockchain strategy came to be and how it unrolled to this event.

The timeline of events looks like this:

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Blockchain: Malta Announces a Legal Framework

On February 16, 2018, the Government of Malta announced a consultation document on “The Establishment of the Malta Digital Innovation Authority; the Framework for the Certification of Distributed Ledger Technology Platforms and Related Service Providers; and a Virtual Currency Act.” The consultation period will close on March 9, 2018. Then the proposed bills will go to Parliament to become effective laws/regulations.

Decentralize Your Business

Blockchain Technologies are bound to heavily impact the fabric of the global economy. There will be strategic implications for entrepreneurs, business leaders, managers and just about anybody running a business.

Fund Your Business

If you are an entrepreneur, a business owner, or launching a startup, one of your major quests is that of raising sufficient funds to launch your venture. In the last few years a new fund raising vehicle has become available: the Initial Coin Offering (ICO)