May 24th, 2021, Barcelona, Spain – Alastria, a Spanish non-profit association that promotes the digital economy through the development of decentralised ledger technologies/Blockchain, welcomes Algorand Inc as a new member of their consortia. Alastria’s members include institutions, municipalities and technological partners which include the Blockchain Research Institute, Climate Chain Coalition, INATBA, LACChain and many others.
Alastria seeks to democratize access to Blockchain by providing the necessary tools to promote access, adoption and use of technology. Their network covers 21 different sectors and various working groups around topics such as Energy, Climate, Health, Banking & Insurance, Digital Assets, Mobility and more.
“We are thrilled to join forces with Alastria – a highly reputable organization which is very much aligned with Algorand’s vision of FutureFi” said Pietro Grassano, Business Solutions Director – Europe, at Algorand. “We look forward to playing an active role in their initiatives and working groups – contributing next generation technology that enables a world where everyone creates and exchanges value efficiently, transparently, and securely.”
“Alastria is taking one big step towards our commitment to our foundational mission. We enthusiastically welcome Algorand as a member of the association. Our objective to enlarge our association with a clear international approach creating strong bridges is clearly progressing. We are delighted with the learnings of the cultural diversity to prompt real innovation from and for all members. Together with Algorand we are moving definitively forward to deliver a global positive impact. The great benefits that Blockchain technology development and use definitively will help all of us to transform globally our behaviors and be able to reach the UN’s 17 SDGs by 2030”, said Montserrat Guardia Güell, Alastria General Manager.
This week, Silvio Micali, Algorand’s Founder will be giving a keynote to kick off Decentralized, a premier learning conference on blockchain and digital currencies organized by Alastria and University of Nicosia.