Blockchain technology has become one of the most talked about and disruptive technologies of the last decade, leading to a surge in permissionless innovation and increased R&D in all other revolutionary use-cases the distributed ledger technology can offer to businesses at a global level. Allowing for unprecedented possibilities in making critical business processes more secure, transparent and efficient, the Request Network Foundation has formed a partnership with the PwC France and Francophone Africa Blockchain Lab. This partnership will shape and collectively develop the future of professional services, taking a leading role in offering solutions to clients’ needs of onboarding blockchain to their business practices.
“Today we’re 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” – Marie Line Ricard, Partner, Blockchain Lab Leader, PwC France
The future of professional services is developed today
As one of the Big Four professional services networks, PwC is experiencing a surge in demand for blockchain transformation. The partnership between PwC France and Francophone 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. Having shared interests and advanced knowledge in blockchain development, both teams work closely together to enable clients to be at the forefront of the blockchain revolution.
“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.” – Christophe Lassuyt, Co-Founder, Request Network Foundation
“Combining our cutting edge blockchain technology with the experience of a trusted business partner offers corporations the best of both worlds, allowing a smooth business transformation.” – Etienne Tatur, Co-Founder, Request Network Foundation
A thought leadership group, consisting of members from both PwC France and Francophone Africa and the Request Network Foundation, will bring in-depth blockchain expertise to clients. The group will envision and shape the future of professional services, by sharing their respective research and development.
“The thought leadership group is a great way for us to share knowledge and expertise. We are working very hard to build a common centre of excellence dedicated to the financial industry, which will accelerate mainstream adoption of financial blockchain products.” – Christophe Fonteneau, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Request Network Foundation.