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Welcome to Blockchain 2024! | February Newsletter

Kia ora, It’s been a busy start to the year over here at BlockchainNZ and we hope it’s a sign that it will be a bullish year for our industry!  Recently, we welcomed Steve Vallas and Richelle Cox from Blockchain APAC, alongside notable blockchain figures including Ripple’s Nicole Waaka and Rahul Advani, Jack Deeb (Pier Two), David Kowalski (CryptoTaxCalculator), and Gary Howells (CoinSpot), to explore New Zealand’s blockchain … Continue reading "Welcome to Blockchain 2024! | February Newsletter"
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How you can support our growth

The BlockchainNZ Podcast is looking for new sponsors! As we continue to grow we require new sponsors to support our mission. Please consider this opportunity –  providing excellent exposure for your brand, connecting with our audience and demonstrating your support of New Zealand’s blockchain and cryptocurrency community. We are conducting a blind auction for gold, … Continue reading "How you can support our growth"
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New study explores debanking challenges

Introducing Debanking and its Implications for Aotearoa New Zealand’s Web3 Ecosystem. Published by Web3NZ and supported by BlockchainNZ, this study explores debanking challenges in New Zealand’s business landscape.  Many banks and financial institutions have been cautious about providing services to digital asset-related businesses due to potential risks and regulatory uncertainty. The research found that over … Continue reading "New study explores debanking challenges"
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Blockchain critical for New Zealand’s digital future

The not-for-profit, BlockchainNZ, is calling for any future Government to ensure they focus on supporting the development and growth of blockchain to contribute to the prosperity of New Zealand.
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BlockchainNZ – Seeking Nominations For Our Executive Council 2023

We are pleased to invite you to nominate yourself or another individual for BlockchainNZ’s Executive Council.  The purpose of BlockchainNZ is to support the growth of a sustainable blockchain ecosystem in New Zealand and advocate for blockchain technology in the public and private sectors. To achieve this purpose BlockchainNZ collaborates with others to:  Help connect the blockchain ecosystem. Promote the importance … Continue reading "BlockchainNZ – Seeking Nominations For Our Executive Council 2023"
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BlockchainNZ Podcast – inviting expressions of interest for sponsorship

Co-founded by Jeff Nijsse (BlockchainNZ council) and Bryan Ventura (BlockchainNZ chair), the BlockchainNZ Podcast is inviting expressions of interest for sponsorship.  Hosted by Jeff Nijsse and currently sponsored by Easy Crypto, each episode dives into all things blockchain, crypto, NFTs, DeFi, metaverse and more!       Available on all mainstream podcast platforms and YouTube.  Recent guests … Continue reading "BlockchainNZ Podcast – inviting expressions of interest for sponsorship"
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Q&A with Blockchain member Gareth Evans, Co-Founder and CEO of Timpi

Timpi is the world’s first decentralized search engine with its own index. This allows us to deliver capabilities in indexing and search never seen before. Crypto or blockchain? Blockchain. Tell us about a “typical” day for you: As the driving force behind the daily operations of the business, I proactively lead and manage all aspects … Continue reading "Q&A with Blockchain member Gareth Evans, Co-Founder and CEO of Timpi"
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Q&A with Shane Brunette, CEO of CryptoTaxCalculator

Crypto or blockchain? Crypto  Tell us about your organisation in 20 words or less CryptoTaxCalculator was built for crypto natives to accurately calculate the tax obligations on their complex DeFi and NFT trading activity. What’s your blockchain origin story? I began my career in sales with a background in behavioural economics and psychology. Upon exploring … Continue reading "Q&A with Shane Brunette, CEO of CryptoTaxCalculator"