About Richard Kastelein
Founder and writer of business publication Blockchain Information (EST 2015), accomplice at ICO companies collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of training firm Blockchain Companions (Oracle Associate) – 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 Information and has additionally printed pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Enterprise Evaluate and Venturebeat
Advert honorem – Honorary Ph.d – Chair Professor of Blockchain at
China’s first Blockchain College in Nanchang on the Jiangxi Forward
Institute of Software program and Expertise. In 2018 he was invited to and attended College of Oxford’s Saïd Enterprise College 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 properly as Advisory Board Member at U.S. Blockchain Affiliation.
Over a half a decade expertise judging and rewarding some 1000+
innovation tasks as an EU professional for the European Fee’s SME
Instrument programme as a startup assessor and as a startup decide 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 international 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 often for Harvard Enterprise Evaluate, 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 extra as he is travelled for almost 30 years as a Canadian
expatriate residing all over the world
In his 20s, he sailed all over the world on small yachts and wrote a
sequence of journey articles referred to as, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Information to the Seas’
travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in main journey and
He at the moment lives in Groningen, Netherlands the place he is elevating three teenage daughters together with his spouse and crusing accomplice, Wieke Beenen.
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