About Richard Kastelein
Founder and writer of trade publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), accomplice at ICO providers collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of training firm Blockchain Companions (Oracle Companion) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning writer, innovation govt and entrepreneur.
He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups
and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain expertise and
startups at Blockchain News and has additionally printed pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Enterprise Evaluation and Venturebeat
Advert honorem – Honorary Ph.d – Chair Professor of Blockchain at
China’s first Blockchain College in Nanchang at the Jiangxi Forward
Institute of Software program and Expertise. In 2018 he was invited to and attended College of Oxford’s Saïd Enterprise Faculty for Enterprise
Automation four.zero programme. Chevalier (Knight) – Ordre des Arts et des
Applied sciences at Crypto Chain College and on advisory board of Advisory Board Member of Worldwide Decentralized Affiliation Of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain (IDABC) as effectively as Advisory Board Member at U.S. Blockchain Affiliation.
Over a half a decade expertise judging and rewarding some 1000+
innovation initiatives as an EU knowledgeable for the European Fee’s SME
Instrument programme as a startup assessor and as a startup choose for
the UK authorities’s Innovate UK division. Kastelein has spoken
(keynotes & panels) on Blockchain expertise in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London (5x), Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Shanghai, Singapore (3x), Tel Aviv, Utrecht, Venice, Visakhapatnam, Zwolle and Zurich
His community is world and in depth. He’s a Canadian (Dutch/Irish/English/Métis) whose writing profession has ranged from the Canadian Native Press (Arctic) to the Caribbean & Europe
He is written sometimes for Harvard Enterprise Evaluation, Wired, Venturebeat, The Guardian and Virgin.com and his work and concepts have been translated into Dutch, Greek, Polish, German and French.
A journalist by commerce, an entrepreneur and adventurer at coronary heart,
Kastelein’s skilled profession has ranged from political publishing to
TV expertise, boatbuilding to judging startups, skippering yachts to
advertising and marketing and extra as he is travelled for practically 30 years as a Canadian
expatriate residing round the world
In his 20s, he sailed round the world on small yachts and wrote a
collection of journey articles known as, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Information to the Seas’
travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in main journey and
He at present lives in Groningen, Netherlands the place he is elevating three teenage daughters along with his spouse and crusing accomplice, Wieke Beenen.
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