What we're about

This group is sponosred by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). See a full list of our events on our calendar by clicking http://www.governmentblockchain.org/events/

This group is for people who work in some capacity for public organizations and are interested in how the Blockchain impacts government agencies, departments and other public organizations. We are made up of government employees, contractors and interested parties in using and promoting government understanding and use of the Blockchain.

We also post whitepapers, articles and presentations from previous events in this meetup group. Go to this link https://www.governmentblockchain.org/resources/

Upcoming events (1)

Taking Technology Global

Online event

This event will focus on the incentives and advantages available to expand your technology business outside your own borders and the assistance available to help technology organizations deploy their solutions internationally. Topics include: How to Utilize the Tax Code to Finance International Growth (Andrew Parrish) – This presentation will identify specific areas of the United States Tax Code that can be utilized to help businesses open offices internationally. The presentation will address how the integration of the world economy presents tax advantages and incentives for foreign investment. These tax incentives come in the form of deductions, non-refundable tax credits, and refundable tax credits. We will also discuss how the CARES act enhanced the usefulness deductions and credits significantly. How the United Kingdom’s Department for International Trade (DIT) Supports Global Fintech (Jeff Peel), Sector Specialist, – This presentation describes the fully integrated advisory service that DIT provides, delivering the latest business intelligence through a global network of commercial teams worldwide. The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) is a proud member of the GBA. Based at the British Embassy in Washington DC, we support US fintech companies that use or develop blockchain solutions and other digital innovations ultimately grow their businesses overseas. DIT provides a fully integrated advisory service, delivering the latest business intelligence through a global network of commercial teams worldwide. Our free and confidential services include but are not limited to market intelligence, financial incentives, taxes, introductions to key government or private sector organizations, and visa information. Selling Technology Solutions to Local UK Government (Richard Hallewell) – This presentation describes the process for selling fintech solutions to local governments in the United Kingdom and describes how the process may be streamlined. This is an excellent topic for organizations looking to globalize their customer base. Why Texas is the Jurisdiction of Choice for Blockchain Innovation (Lee Bratcher) – This presentation describes the work of the Texas Blockchain Council and the work that they are doing to make Texas the destination of choice for blockchain innovation. This event is FREE Register below to receive a calendar invitation https://www.gbaglobal.org/event/taking-technology-global-online/

Past events (51)

Scaling Blockchain Solutions for Global Transactions

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