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Consensys, the Global Blockchain Specialist on a prospection visit to Mauritius

Consensys, one of the leaders in the development of Blockchain solutions, is on an investment prospection visit to Mauritius from  5th to 7th July. The Consensys delegation comprises  Mr.  Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum & Consensys, Mr. John Lilic, Director for Enterprise Business Technology Development, Strategy and Operations and  Mr.  Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff at Consensys. The main objective of the visit is to educate key stakeholders with a view to positioning Mauritius as a blockchain hub.

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Through this visit, Consensys will also explore the possibility to set up operations in Mauritius.  In this context, the Consensys delegation had a meeting with the BOI team this morning, 5th July 2017.  Mr. Ken Poonoosamy, Managing Director of BOI welcomed the delegation and provided an overview of investment opportunities and prospects of the Mauritian platform.  He also  highlighted the commitment of the government to promote Blockchain technology as it is  one of the key areas that will shape the future, create new opportunities and growth.

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The Board of Investment has organized a series of one-to-one meetings and working sessions with key public & private sector  stakeholders of the industry including tertiary education providers and industry associations with the aim of leveraging the delegates’ expertise and assisting the government in positioning the country as a global hub for innovation in Blockchain.

05 July 2017