About Richard Kastelein
Founder and writer of commerce publication Blockchain Data (EST 2015), a affiliate at ICO corporations collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of teaching company Blockchain Companions (Oracle Affiliate) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning writer, innovation authorities and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory boards of some two dozen Blockchain startups and has written over 1500 articles on Blockchain know-how and startups at Blockchain Data and has furthermore printed pioneering articles on ICOs in Harvard Enterprise Analysis and Venturebeat. Irish Tech Data put him contained in the extreme 10 Token Architects in Europe.
Kastelein has an Advert Honorem – Honorary Ph.D. and is Chair Professor of Blockchain at China’s first Blockchain Faculty in Nanchang on the Jiangxi Forward Institute of Software program program program and Expertise. In 2018 he was invited to and attended Faculty of Oxford’s Saïd Enterprise Faculty for Enterprise Automation 4.zero programme. Over a half a decade expertise judging and rewarding some 1000+ innovation initiatives as an EU expert for the European Cost’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 know-how in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Beijing, Brussels, Bucharest, Dubai, Eindhoven, Gdansk, Groningen, the Hague, Helsinki, London (5x), Manchester, Minsk, Nairobi, Nanchang, Prague, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara (2x), Shanghai, Singapore (3x), Tel Aviv, Utrecht, Venice, Visakhapatnam, Zwolle and Zurich.
He’s a Canadian (Dutch/Irish/English/Métis) whose writing occupation has ranged from the Canadian Native Press (Arctic) to the Caribbean & Europe. He is written normally for Harvard Enterprise Analysis, 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 coronary coronary heart, Kastelein’s knowledgeable occupation has ranged from political publishing to TV know-how, boatbuilding to judging startups, skippering yachts to selling and additional as he is travelled for just about 30 years as a Canadian expatriate residing world in depth. In his 20s, he sailed world in depth on small yachts and wrote a bunch of journey articles often called, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Data to the Seas’ travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in vital journey and yachting publications. He at present lives in Groningen, Netherlands the place he is elevating three teenage daughters alongside collectively along with his companion and crusing affiliate, Wieke Beenen.
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