The Request Network Foundation has formed a partnership with the PwC France and Francophone Africa Blockchain Lab. According to the Request Network, this partnership will shape and develop the future of professional services, taking a leading role in offering solutions to clients’ needs of on-boarding Blockchain to their business practices.
The Request Network Foundation is an entity that promotes the adoption of Blockchain by providing a framework which allows everyone to develop their own financial solutions based on this technology. The Foundation creates and sustains an ecosystem of builders, the so called “Request Network Hub.
PwC is one of the “Big Four” professional services networks with more than 236,000 people in 158 countries belonging to its network. PwC says it is experiencing a huge surge in demand for Blockchain transformation.
Marie Line Ricard, Partner and Blockchain Lab Leader of PwC France, says that today they are “taking a chance to experience new opportunities, new technology, new type of management, new mindset of living together, share and collaborate: this is exactly what Blockchain promises to us.” The partnership between PwC France, Africa and the Request Network Foundation will serve as a centre of excellence, accelerating R&D and increasing adoption of real world financial blockchain solutions.
“We are glad to form a partnership with the PwC France Blockchain Lab, creating a bridge between the corporate and blockchain industries. This partnership facilitates industries to innovate and adopt financial solutions using blockchain technology,” stated Christophe Lassuyt, Co-Founder, Request Network Foundation.