Blockchain Trust Accelerator and Emercoin Partner to Advance Social Impact Projects


WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 – The Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA) announced a strategic partnership with Emercoin. Both groups will work together to pursue ground-breaking blockchain pilots designed to meet global social and governance challenges.

The BTA-Emercoin partnership stems from a shared conviction that blockchain technology will be the right technical solution to improve transparency, accountability, and security of institutions worldwide.

“As we continue to partner with leading technology firms and civil society organizations to develop and learn from blockchain pilot projects, we are committed to capturing and sharing this knowledge with the hopes that insights from these early efforts will help facilitate the wider social innovation community scale blockchain solutions,” said Tomicah Tillemann, co-founder of the BTA.

Since its inception in 2016, the BTA has launched pilot projects around the world and established itself as a leading source of research on blockchain for social impact.

“Emercoin’s suite of programs is perfect for social impact projects as it offers enhanced security without using immense amounts of storage space and complicated coding languages,” said Emercoin CTO Oleg Khovayko. “We are excited to work with the BTA to identify creative projects that will use this technology to solve social and governance challenges.”

About the Blockchain Trust Accelerator

The Blockchain Trust Accelerator (BTA) is the world’s leading platform for harnessing Blockchain technology to solve social impact and governance challenges. Established in 2016, the Blockchain Trust Accelerator brings together governments, technologists, civil society organizations, and philanthropists to build Blockchain pilots that benefit society. BTA projects help organizations and institutions increase accountability, ensure transparency, create opportunity, and build trust in core institutions. The BTA operates as a not-for-profit collaboration between New America, The Bitfury Group, and the National Democratic Institute. 

About Emercoin

Emercoin is a cryptocurrency and decentralized blockchain platform for a wide range of distributed trusted services. Distinctive features of Emercoin are high reliability, robustness and three-in-one hybrid mining (PoW+MergedMining+PoS). The Emercoin platform already runs network security services EmerSSL/EmerSSH, decentralized domain system EmerDNS, counterfeit solution EmerDPO, VOIP solution ENUMER, to name a few.