BNP Paribas Launches First American Blockchain ‘Bizhackathon’

French multinational bank and financial services company, BNP Paribas, is holding its “first Blockchain Bizhackathon in New York for the Americas platform.” The event will be in New York City on September 7 and 8, hosting more than 50 participants.

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American Blockchain Bizhackathon

The American Blockchain Bizhackathon will bring together blockchain experts and BNP Paribas clients and vendors.

Bruno d'Illiers
Bruno d’Illiers

Participants will explore how blockchain technology can “advance the consumer/client experience and improve the efficiency of the services offered in different areas of BNP Paribas’ CIB platform,” according to the announcement.

“BNP Paribas’ focus on new technology has been a priority for decades so we are glad to be hosting the First Americas Bizhackathon in New York,” Bruno d’Illiers, Deputy Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking Americas, said.

During the event, the bank will also unveil their new in-house Innovation Lab at their American head office in New York.

D’Illiers also noted:

“With the creation of our new in-house Innovation Lab we want to initiate a dialogue with our clients around Blockchain and find new solutions to integrate the technology that will allow BNP Paribas to

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