Why Estonia’s E-Government Matters? Tech Advisor’s Perspective

Recently, we were looking into Estonia’s digitization case and the borderless ecosystem they’ve managed to build. Now there’s more to follow up.

BitFury CEO: Blockchain Can Deliver Transparency And Accountability To Any Democracy

On April 29, The BitFury Group, one of the world’s leading Blockchain technology companies, announced its expansion to full-service digital asset company. In addition to its hardware, the company will now be offering a comprehensive suite of software capabilities. New software solutions include big data mining and advanced blockchain analytics which provide the ability for […]

First All-Ukraine Auction 3.0 Access Platform Announced

Developers of Coinessa and BTCZoo from EMK have announced launch of all-Ukraine platform for access to Auction 3.0, a blockchain-based platform for public property auctions. The platform has been developed in cooperation with IDF Reform Labs,  and the project leaders were David Kiziria and Lasha Antandze, while the platform’s API has been supplied by PrivatBank. […]

From a Startup to a Law: How Ukraine Blockchainizes Public Management

Blockchain Conference Kyiv, the biggest distributed technology-focused event within the post-Soviet realm, took place on March 19 in Ukraine’s capital of Kyiv. Speaking at the meeting were founders of startups, financial experts, cryptography experts, officials, and public actors. It was the second meeting of blockchain enthusiasts in Kyiv, with the first held last December. The […]

Ukrainian E-Government Platform To Employ Blockchain Tech

In the course of the Blockchain Conference Kyiv, held on March 19, Yegor Stephanovych, the CIO of Ukrainian Secretariat of Cabinet of Ministers, presented the draft project for e-government platform dubbed E-Ukraine.

Crypto Expert Says Blockchain Is the Only Option to Solve Ukraine’s Fundamental Problems

Blockchain technology is the only option to solve Ukraine’s fundamental problems, including corruption, reforms, and non-transparency of elections, cryptocurrency expert Mike Chobanyan told ForkLog.

The World’s First State Auction on the Blockchain Being Tested in Ukraine

This Monday, February 22, the Ukrainian platform for state e-auctions on a blockchain has been released for public testing. The source code is available on GitLab, and the platform integration manual has been detailed in the public note in Ukrainian and in English. “The aim of the project is to build up a transparent, decentralised […]

BitNation to Launch the World’s First Virtual Constitution on Ethereum Tonight

In 2015, Estonia made the cryptocurrency press headlines when it announced a cooperation between its e-residency platform and blockchain initiative BitNation. While the program is mainly focused on provision of notary services to Estonian e-residents, BitNation’s ambitions go way farther.

Estonian Nasdaq to Adopt Shareholders Voting on Blockchain

As reported by Baltic Course, Nasdaq will cooperate with the Estonian e-residency platform to maintain e-voting service for companies listed on Nasdaq’s Tallin stock exchange. The service will allow the shareholders to vote on various issues without being actually present. Estonian e-residency program allows foreign residents to obtain virtual residency of Estonia to run their […]

Elections in Ukraine May Run on Ethereum’s Blockchain

KYIV, UKRAINE, 02.11.2016 – Memorandum concerning creation of E-vox, Ethereum-based electronic election system, was signed. The system in question will be used for holding election at any level, varying from municipal councils to the national parliament. Presently, the system is an Ethereum-based smart contract prototype taking into account Ukrainian political peculiarities. The prototype was developed […]

Blockchain is Changing the Public Services of the Future

The times when the distributed ledger technology, or, when applied to bitcoin specifically, the blockchain technology, was a scarecrow for big entities, have gone forever. Nowadays, blockchain has become a buzzword for major banks, stock exchanges, and even government institutions.

Blockchain to be Used in Yet Another Ukrainian E-Gov Project

Yet another Ukrainian city became a testing platform for blockchain integration in government management. Speaking at Blockchain Incredible Party conference in Ukrainian city of Lviv, Oleksii Konashevych, a spokesman to the electronic democracy reforming group, stated that state services platform would employ a blockchain-based voting system.