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World Economic Forum reckons blockchain startups as technology pioneers
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has included a number of startups working with blockchain technologies in its Technology Pioneers cohort of 2018.
This year’s cohort lists 61 early-stage companies that are pioneering new technologies and innovations ranging from the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in drug discovery, the development of autonomous vehicles, advancing cybersecurity and reducing food waste, to applying blockchain to a decentralized engagement platform.
Blockchain startups included in the list include:
“Innovation comes from all corners of the earth and from a very diverse group of entrepreneurs, and with this selection we recognize that,” said Cheryl Martin, Head of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Member of the Managing Board at the World Economic Forum. “The next step is to help these Pioneers bring their solutions to complex world-critical problems to global markets and to take action for the public good.”