NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShelterZoom, creator of the first blockchain-based real estate purchase and rental deal platform, today announced that Chao Cheng-Shorland, its CEO and co-founder, will speak at South by Southwest (SXSW). Chao was invited by Austrade, the Australian federal government's commercial arm, which identified her as an “exceptional Australian.”
Chao will speak on March 13 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Australia House. Her individual talk and participation in a four-person panel discussion will focus on real-world blockchain applications.
“Having lived in Australia for most of my life, I am thrilled to be part of Australia’s presence at South by Southwest where exceptional Australian talent will be showcased to the world,” said Ms. Cheng-Shorland. “Given the audience of tech-savvy and entrepreneurial professionals, the panel will be the ideal opportunity to discuss ways to inspire companies and developers from all corners of the world to create and monetize blockchain applications.”
ShelterZoom is currently working on its next-generation, industry-agnostic deal, contract and transaction management platform. The platform will be the foundation for a marketplace which will empower instant dealmaking, speedy transaction closing and easy service acquisition. ShelterZoom expects to launch the new platform at the end of March.
“I am thrilled to feature Chao Cheng-Shorland and ShelterZoom as part of Australia’s presence at South by Southwest,” said Patrick Hanlon, Trade and Investment Commissioner with Austrade in Houston. “Chao is internationally renowned for her work applying blockchain technology to improve transparency and efficiency in the real estate market, and she will join three other blockchain leaders from Australia and the U.S. in this thought-provoking discussion at Australia House.”
More information about the “Real World Applications of Blockchain” panel is available here.
ShelterZoom recently emerged as the winner of the 2018 SIIA CODiE Best Emerging Technology Award, which recognizes companies that are “the most innovative, high-impact products in the market” with the power to “transform the future of how we do business.” A market leader in blockchain, ShelterZoom’s next-generation deal, contract and transaction management platform and marketplace are bringing unprecedented innovation, transparency, efficiency, security and profitability to its customers across industries. For more information, visit ShelterZoom.com.