SCI Launches New Service for Enterprise Blockchain Solutions In The Philippines
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The team is led by its Head of Enterprise, Peter Ing, who has worked alongside a number of Philippine-based venture-capital incubated startups largely focussed around e-commerce. Originally from the UK, Peter brings over nine years of international work experience with previous clients that include UBS, MasterCard, and FactSet. Also a partner in Acceler8 by UnionSPACE, a tech-oriented co-working space, Peter also heads up the coworking network’s Blockchain Division in the Philippines called BlockchainSPACE. BlockchainSPACE whose network spans 4 countries in South-East Asia provides a landing ground for companies and individuals to enter the Blockchain industry, connecting them to community, academe, associations and existing players in the market. The Manila chapter currently focuses on building community and hosting educational events. “Just like the days of the early Internet, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are still uncertain about the future value of blockchain. And as this technology approaches its tenth anniversary, we are here to help our customers decipher the value it will bring to their business, in order to build long-lasting solutions that will help ready them for the future,” Peter says, emphasizing the group’s commitment to putting its clients’ interests first. “While blockchain is not a solution for everything, we promise honest guidance in helping companies determine that,” he adds. Peter is joined by SCI’s Chief Blockchain Architect, Marco Mejia, an early adopter of Blockchain technology and founder of Teravibe.com, the Philippines’ first-ever Bitcoin wallet back in 2012. Rounding out the team are Senior Blockchain Developers Jerico James Flores, a highly skilled programmer with experience in research and development, and Tristan Peralta, an Ethereum developer well-versed in ERC standards. With over ten years of development experience, the duo has built a suite of commercial grade apps and API’s for commercial banks, architected and built a real estate tokenization platform, as well as several e-commerce related platforms.