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The Request Network Foundation, PwC France, Francophone Africa announce blockchain partnership

The Request Network Foundation has formed a partnership with the PwC France and Francophone Africa Blockchain Lab to offer solutions to clients’ needs of onboarding blockchain to their business practices.

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“Today we’re taking a chance to experience new opportunities, new technology, new type of management, new mindset of living together, share and collaborate,” PwC France Blockchain Lab leader and partner Marie-Line Ricard said.

PwC said it 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 research and development 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,” Request Network Foundation co-founder Christophe Lassuyt said. “This partnership facilitates industries to innovate and adopt financial solutions using blockchain technology.”

“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,” Request Network Foundation Etienne Tatur said.

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,” Request Network Foundation’s strategic partnerships manager Christophe Fonteneau said.

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