Bloq Partners With Deloitte to Build Blockchain Solutions
May 03, 2016 06:00 ET
Partnership Will Power Enterprise-Grade Blockchain Experiences With World Class Developer Expertise
CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – May 3, 2016) – Bloq (bloq.com) announced that is working with Deloitte, which works with each of the top 30 banks across its member firms globally, to build blockchain software solutions for leading companies worldwide. Through this partnership, Bloq will help deliver enterprise-grade blockchain solutions based on the core values of open source, security and reliability.
“Deloitte’s market leadership in financial services coupled with Bloq’s expertise in blockchain technology, creates a very powerful combination in the industry,” said Matthew Roszak, co-founder and chairman of Bloq. “Every CTO on the planet is in the process of developing their blockchain strategy, and this partnership will help further enable these discussions with the guidance and expertise they need,” said Roszak.
This is part of Deloitte’s initiative to develop blockchain-related prototypes addressing digital identity, digital banking, cross-border payments, loyalty and rewards, as well as products for the investment management and insurance sectors. Bloq’s software and services can help provide new technological features and capabilities to Deloitte’s client base of global financial institutions.
“Blockchain is proving to be a major disruptive force in financial services,” said Eric Piscini, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP and the global financial services blockchain leader. “We continue to focus on helping our clients make blockchain a reality for their business. Together, we are harvesting the benefits of blockchain technologies — developing new revenue models, improving cost efficiencies and creating innovative solutions across the globe.”
Bloq’s software and expertise will help enable Deloitte to work with clients to rapidly build and test ideas, leveraging the latest solutions and integrating them into complex client environments.