DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CULedger, a credit union service organization (CUSO) that focuses on delivering the world’s premier network of one-to-one financial exchange for credit unions, announced today its support as the Title Partner of the upcoming documentary Blockchain City, which covers the state of blockchain today across major global centers of innovation.
Blockchain City is one of the first films to uncover the impact of blockchain technology on governments, private and public sectors. The film is created by technology futurist Ian Khan and features interviews from leading government figures worldwide that have implemented blockchain technology, including the Government of Netherlands, Government of Estonia and the City of Dubai. The documentary focuses specifically on the impact of blockchain on global industries, businesses and helping provide a larger perspective on how cities of the future will be enhanced through technology.
“Today, more than ever, we need to understand the impact of blockchain technology in a simple, concise and clear manner, steering away from hype and generalizations,” said Ian Khan, director and host of Blockchain City. “This is how we can bring business leaders together, working on a common mission of positive change.”
As the Title Partner, CULedger saw the importance of exploring the most impactful use cases of distributed ledger technology worldwide, particularly its potential to transform the everyday finances of consumers. This documentary showcases how members of the global community have successfully used distributed ledger technology to disrupt industries and empower citizens; CULedger supports this goal and the continued research into the uses of this technology.
“Education and understanding is the first step to widespread adoption of blockchain technologies, and which has the potential to change how consumers, governments and businesses interact with one another,” said Julie Esser, chief engagement officer of CULedger. “Blockchain City serves to educate viewers on the promise of this new technology in a traditional sector often labeled as a slow adaptor: government.”
Blockchain City features conversations and insights with global leaders including: Dr. Aisha bin Bishr, director general of Smart Dubai; Joseph Lubin, founder of Consensys; Imogen Heap, Grammy Award Winner; Roman Beck, chairman of European Blockchain Center – Copenhagen, Denmark; Marloes Pomp, Dutch Blockchain Coalition; Ott Vatter, Republic of Estonia; Gagik Yeghizarian, publisher of Forbes Armenia; Dr. Larry Sanger, cofounder of Wikipedia; Dolfie Muller, mayor of Zug; and, Ian Khan, technology futurist and host of the documentary.
The release of Blockchain City was first announced at the World Government Summit 2019 in Dubai. The film will see its Middle East premier at the Future Blockchain Summit 2019, April 2 – 3, at the World Trade Centre, Dubai. Screenings at private and public events are currently scheduled globally for 2019. For more information about Blockchain City or to see the trailer, please visit www.blockchaincitymovie.com.
Denver-based CULedger is a credit union-owned CUSO that focuses on delivering innovative applications to credit unions through its cross-border global distributed ledger platform. In working through a national consortium made up of credit unions and trusted industry investors, CULedger has pioneered new developments related to global self-sovereign digital identity that will further enhance the trust credit unions have with their members. CULedger provides advantages to credit unions and their members by reducing risks associated with cybersecurity and fraud, improving member experience, streamlining internal processes and reducing administrative and operational costs. To learn more about CULedger, visit www.culedger.com.