Toronto, CANADA; Aug 12, 2020 – The Blockchain Research Institute ™ (BRI) is excited to welcome Orion Protocol as our latest Pioneer Member. As a BRI Pioneer Member, Orion Protocol will receive access to the research projects conducted by the BRI and will join our global community of blockchain innovators, experts, builders, and thought leaders.

“The financial sector is ripe for disruption in this second era of the internet, paving the way for new models of decentralized finance,” said Don Tapscott, BRI Co-founder and Executive Chairman. “We’re always pleased to work with companies like Orion Protocol, who are standing at the forefront of innovation in these emerging markets.”

“The Blockchain Research Institute ™ is home to some of the brightest minds in the industry, and it’s a privilege to partner with them,” said Alexey Koloskov, Chief Executive Officer of Orion Protocol. “The blockchain revolution is not slowing down, and BRI are primely positioned to be a driver of change due to their influence with private and public-sector leaders, including policy makers. This partnership will give Orion an opportunity to expand into diverse new markets, and to make a major contribution to BRI’s cross-industry solutions.

“Through visibility, connections, and support, we’re taking another important step towards building a sustainable future of crypto.”


About Orion Protocol

Orion Protocol aggregates the liquidity of the entire crypto market into one decentralized platform, and represents a non-custodial gateway to crypto for traders throughout the world. In addition, the Protocol offers private banks, wealth managers, and funds a compliant and user-friendly point of access to the digital asset crypto market. With the ORN token at its core, Orion has developed 13 different revenue streams across its stack of solutions.

About the Blockchain Research Institute ™:

The Blockchain Research Institute ™ (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private- and public-sector leaders to be the catalysts of the blockchain transformation. Funded by international corporations and government agencies, the BRI brings together the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its member organizations succeed.

The Institute has 100+ research projects underway in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, retail, energy and resources, technology/media, healthcare and government; as well as how this nascent technology is changing the way companies are managed.  To complement the research, the BRI offers a suite of services to its members, including monthly webinars, executive briefings, all-member summits, and other exclusive activities.

The Blockchain Research Institute ™ is based in Toronto, Canada, and was founded in 2017 by Don and Alex Tapscott, the co-authors of the best-selling book Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World.

Join the Blockchain Research Institute ™ this October 26-30 for Blockchain Revolution Global, a premier virtual blockchain event focussing on digital transformation in enterprise. Don’t miss out on this week-long global event, registrations starts at $99.


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