Toronto, CANADA; July 19, 2021 – The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) welcomes more than a dozen members to their research program. With a member community spanning 90+ of the world’s leading enterprises, governments, associations, and technology platforms, the BRI program offers a suite of services to its members, including research deliverables, courses, webinars, executive briefings, events, and other exclusive activities.

The BRI is pleased to welcome the following members:

Brightline Initiative, CIBC, FedEx Information Services, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC, IOHK/Cardano, Pfizer Inc., ProphecyDeFi, Project Management Institute , Standard Bank Group, Telus Communications Inc., Blockchain Technology Partners, Bosagora, LCX, Orion Protocol, PermianChain, and Solve.Care.


“The BRI is expanding, demonstrating a marked and growing interest in blockchain among enterprise leaders, who are eager to unlock the value potential of the new digital age,” said Blockchain Research Institute Co-founder and Executive Chairman Don Tapscott. “These new members, all of whom are global leaders in their industries, will help guide our research and strengthen the membership network as a whole, as we collaborate to research, innovate, and drive transformation across industries.”


“Blockchain technology holds the potential to profoundly transform a wide range of industries, from finance to healthcare,” said Michael DePrisco, COO of Project Management Institute. “PMI is proud to partner with the Blockchain Research Institute and other partners in this initiative to further explore and tap into the unique transformative capabilities of this rapidly emerging technology.”


“As an organization we are focused on recruiting true thought leaders and building meaningful associations with organizations operating in the Blockchain ecosystem to advance our business,” said John McMahon, CEO, Prophecy DeFi. “Our membership into the BRI allows us to tap into a large body of research and access people, companies, and resources that wouldn’t otherwise be available to a developmental stage company. Prophecy DeFi is grateful for this new association and is looking forward to contributing and sharing our insights into the Decentralized Finance sector with BRI and its Partners.”


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 lead blockchain transformation. Funded by a member community of 90+ companies, government agencies, and technology platforms, the BRI brings together some of the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its members drive digital transformation across industries.


Media Contact:

Noah Lehman

Director of Communications

Blockchain Research Institute