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Startups and SMEs that are using and building on blockchain technology have become a defining characteristic of 2019 and as Facebook continues to make headlines for its Libra blockchain project, there are fifty companies that have a total worth of over a billion dollars are pioneering the current enterprise blockchain landscape.

It is also interesting to see how Fidelity, Deloitte, Amazon, and 20 other firms are backing a new blockchain accelerator program to mentor budding entrepreneurs in the space.

Everyone in the business world already has a blockchain strategy for the current year of for the near future. Currently, it seems that if you don’t have such a plan, you are risking the chance of staying behind or simply missing an opportunity. But, we must all face the truth, blockchain technology has a long way to go before it will be mature enough for mainstream enterprise adoption. This is a completely normal process and time will tell once the mindset of the software developers and business leaders will change from the current centralized infrastructures.

Attending delegates of the inaugural PICANTE TECH Conference Europe (TCE2019) will get the chance to hear first-hand from blockchain industry experts about when is the right time to act or if it’s already too late.

We are honored to announce that Blockchain expert and advisor, Dean Rakic will join the “The Growing Use of Blockchain by Start-ups and SMEs” panel discussion at TCE2019 and share the insights about the topic.

Dean will be joined by Alexandra Karpova (Co-Founder & CEO at Millennium Communications) and Capt.L.C. Arrigo GARIPOLI (Founder at BlueQbit).

About Dean Rakic

As a Blockchain expert and advisor, Dean Rakic accompanies customers in their digital transformation processes. He looks back on many years of experience in architecture for the processing of large amounts of data, especially in the healthcare environment. His professional focus is on project management, lead with respect to the entire project life cycle including project initiation and project handling. Besides, his additional personal strength is in acting as a specialist in business liaison/stakeholder management. Overall previous experience is on top of Strategy and Innovation development during all development phases.

More than 25 years of detailed knowledge of IT and software architecture, project monitoring and project controlling with the identification, analysis, measurement, and control of project risks as well as the regular analysis of the impacts makes his personal stamp. Particularly important is his contribution to the promotion of science and the implementation of innovative achievements through lectures, mentoring and counseling in different vertices, ranging from standard industrial to non-governmental and sustainable projects.

PICANTE TECH Conference Europe is designed to bring both people and knowledge together and provides the excellent ecosystem of networking and learning opportunities without interruptions with emphasis on comfort and communication. After learning from genuine world-class experts and wayseers, meeting achievers shaping the B2B ecosystem, all attendees will get the chance to grab a drink and relax while networking at the evening social gathering.