Bitcoin Association appoints new ambassadors for Japan and the South Pacific to advance Bitcoin SV

ZUG, Switzerland, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based world business organisation that works to advance enterprise with the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain, right now declares that it has appointed two new Ambassadors for the Asia-Pacific area as a part of its world ambassador programme, with George Siosi Samuels appointed as Ambassador for the South Pacific and Masumi Hamahira appointed as one other Ambassador for Japan.

Bitcoin Association Ambassadors are skilled professionals from the Bitcoin SV ecosystem who work to elevate consciousness and enhance understanding of the Bitcoin SV blockchain and BSV digital forex, in addition to the energy of the authentic Bitcoin protocol to assist a massively scaled distributed information community for the world. With right now’s additions, there are actually 22 Bitcoin Association Ambassadors representing 23 completely different international locations and territories.

George Siosi Samuels is the managing director of Faiā, a neighborhood tech consultancy working to bridge gaps between communities and know-how, notably in small and growing nations and areas. Faiā is working along with BSV ecosystem corporations nChain and Elas Digital to assist the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu construct – utilizing the BSV blockchain – the world’s first national digital ledger to develop into the world’s first paperless society.  In addition, Samuels is the founding father of Honā, a BSV blockchain-based social accountability platform that may be utilised throughout a variety of various use circumstances, together with the means to enhance the productiveness of distant employees worldwide.  Honā was voted the #1 judges’ selection throughout the Draper University Pitching Competition run by enterprise capitalist Tim Draper’s organisation.

Masumi Hamahira is a veteran monetary govt, having spent 22 years working for MUFG – the world’s fifth-largest financial institution – together with in Malaysia.  An skilled in the necessities of Islamic Finance, Hamahira additionally serves on the board of administrators for the Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIFP). Supporting BSV initiatives in his particular person capability (relatively than on behalf of MUFG or CIIFP), Hamihara is an preliminary member of the Bitcoin SV Technical Standards Committee and already serves as Bitcoin Association’s Ambassador for Malaysia.   Having relocated from Malaysia to Tokyo, Japan, Hamahira now will even act as a Bitcoin Association Ambassador in Japan (including to efforts of Ken Shishido, the Association’s first appointed Ambassador for the nation).

Speaking on right now’s announcement, Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen, commented:

“As Bitcoin SV continues to show its utility throughout quite a lot of enterprise use circumstances throughout the world, particularly in international locations in Asia-Pacific, we proceed to develop our world Bitcoin Association staff to assist unfold the phrase and assist the ongoing BSV progress story. Both George and Masumi have demonstrated means as leaders of their respective enterprise fields and as sturdy advocates for BSV, making them best candidates to be new Bitcoin Association Ambassadors for the Asia-Pacific area.”

Speaking on his appointment as Bitcoin Association Ambassador to the South Pacific, George Siosi Samuels, mentioned:

“I see enormous potential for the Pacific area, not simply for BSV adoption, however for the underlying utility of the know-how and its means to provide leapfrogging improvement that may facilitate future social, cultural and financial progress. While the Pacific area is commonly ignored due to its remoteness, I imagine that our Pacific nations might be in a position to draw on our historical past as grasp ocean explorers and translate that into mastering the new digital ocean enabled by Bitcoin know-how.”

Speaking on his appointment as a Bitcoin Association Ambassador to Japan, Masumi Hamahira, mentioned:

“I foresee Bitcoin SV as a driver for innovation as a world public blockchain protocol in the identical manner that the Internet protocol did, simply as I see nice potential in Japan for subtle corporates to use BSV in new and distinctive methods. In my new position, I’ll work to improve the consciousness of BSV amongst regulators, legal professionals, business associations, builders and academia by leveraging my community as a world banker and working in order that we see the lovely daybreak of Bitcoin SV from the Land of the Rising Sun.”

About Bitcoin Association

Bitcoin Association is the Switzerland-based world business group that works to advance enterprise on the Bitcoin SV blockchain. It brings collectively important parts of the Bitcoin SV ecosystem – enterprises, start-up ventures, builders, retailers, exchanges, service suppliers, blockchain transaction processors (miners), and others – working alongside them, in addition to in a consultant capability, to drive additional use of the Bitcoin SV blockchain and uptake of the BSV digital forex. 

The Association works to construct a regulation-friendly ecosystem that fosters lawful conduct whereas facilitating innovation utilizing all features of Bitcoin know-how. More than a digital forex and blockchain, Bitcoin can also be a community protocol; identical to Internet protocol, it’s the foundational rule set for a complete information community.  The Association helps use of the authentic Bitcoin protocol to function the world’s single blockchain on Bitcoin SV.

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