Hong Kong is one of the biggest financial centres in the world. Even though the region is not as popular as London, the country has built up its reputation in the financial sector. It is not entirely surprising they are among the first countries to look at using blockchain technology in the future. In doing so, they will join New York, London, and Singapore.
Hong Kong Keeps A Close Eye on Blockchain Technology
Interestingly enough, the above statement was made by Marley Gray, Director business development and strategy at Microsoft. The technology giant has shown a keen interest in blockchain over the past few months. Microsoft even offers blockchain-as-a-service through its Azure platform.
According to Gray, Hong Kong will be one of the so-called “blockchain hotbeds” of the financial sector. Innovation in the world of distributed ledgers has to start somewhere, and these four cities seem to be prominent places embracing the future. Gray expects future blockchain innovation will come forth out of these four regions in the coming years.