Alex Timbol, Elastos Foundation, [PH 2019 Crypto & Blockchain Year in Review]

Alex Timbol: I see blockchain projects worldwide looking to the Philippines for dev talent. There’s already a dev grab among mainstream tech companies. Amazon has over ten thousand devs here. We’re not quite there yet in terms of numbers and recognition for blockchain talent. With Elastos outreach, community building, and training, we’re helping create a ready pool of talent and the means to access it.

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Tim Ying, GOW Exchange, [PH 2019 Crypto & Blockchain Year in Review]

Tim Ying: What I would personally love to see is more Filipino projects starting to emerge and the nascent Decentralized Finance trend coming to fruition. What is necessary for this to happen, however, is more regulatory clarity and clear taxation guidelines, without which bigger firms will continue to be reluctant to make any major commitment to this space.

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Miko Ilas, Binance Filipino Community, [PH 2019 Crypto & Blockchain Year in Review]

Miko Ilas: The Binance Filipino community looks forward to having more crypto education meetups in areas we haven’t visited before, plus some areas where we have been. We also look forward to being able to score major developments that, ultimately, will lead us to a super-meetup featuring CZ in Manila. *crosses fingers*

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Randy Knutson, DynaQuest [PH 2019 Crypto & Blockchain Year in Review]

Randy Knutson: Blockchain will also be an important factor in being the backbone of information and communications capabilities of e-government offices based on statistics, lawmakers and disaster preparedness as they will use advanced analytics to make informed decisions based on the smart city framework for information and governance indexes.

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