CREDITS WINS 'BEST BLOCKCHAIN STARTUP'
LONDON, 16th June 2016 – Credits, the blockchain platform provider, won ‘Best Blockchain Startup’ at this year’s Europas, an annual award show dedicated to rewarding and recognising Europe's hottest tech startups.
Credits launched its Blockchain-as-a-Service in April 2016 and recently announced a partnership with Skyscape Cloud Services to deliver blockchain services to the UK public sector. The startup, which has a development centre at the Level39 technology accelerator in London's Canary Wharf,
has successfully worked with the Isle of Man Government and central securities depositories on blockchain use cases.
“Credits is delighted to be recognised as ‘Best Blockchain Startup’ at this year’s The Europas. Distributed ledger technology is giving rise to many startups focused on developing applications on the blockchain.Credits is one of the very few blockchain infrastructure companies providing an enterprise-grade platform upon which these apps can be built,” said Eric Benz, COO and Co-Founder of Credits.
Held annually, The Europas are the main European Awards for technology startups. In partnership with TechCrunch, The Europas Conference & Awards was founded in 2009 by Techcrunch’s Editor-at-Large Mike Butcher. The event also includes categories such as ‘Best E-Commerce Startup’ and ‘Best VC Investor’.
The other startups nominated in the ‘Best Blockchain Startup’ category were Clearmatics, EverLedger, Provenance, Slock.it, Stampery, Setl, Traminix and SatoshiPay. Eric Benz, COO and Co-Founder and Cecile Baird, Chief Community Officer accepted the award on behalf of the Credits team.
The Europas includes a public vote to determine the industries favourites. The final shortlist, from which the winners were chosen by a combination of industry votes and judges, were announced at the evening awards ceremony. Judges for the event include investors, journalists, entrepreneurs and developers from across the tech industry.
The awards were preceded by a day-time conference where Eric Benz, COO and Co-Founder of Credits spoke on the “Blockchain, Beyond Bitcoin” panel with Irra Arriella Khali, Co-Founder and CEO of VChain.tech and Calogera Scibetta, Business Development Manager, Everledger.
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Credits is a blockchain platform provider offering a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with tools for building secure and scalable blockchains to power enterprise applications. The blockchain platform enables enterprises to quickly and easily build robust blockchains that address the challenges of establishing provenance, authentication and reconciliation faced by many industries. The Credits framework is purpose-built to be seamlessly and securely interoperable with other legacy systems and blockchain providers. As an infrastructure provider, Credits is able to leverage the growing use and investment in blockchain technology across all sectors and applications.