SUMMARY AND KEY TAKEAWAYSHenri Centieiro is the Senior Research Manager at HashKey Capital, HashKey Group’s venture capital and asset management arm. A blockchain enthusiast and aficionado, Henri is a regular speaker at international blockchain conferences, Hong Kong universities and local FinTech and finance associations. In this episode, we asked Henri to give us a briefer on all things blockchain, including the differences between a permissioned and permissionless blockchain, common misconceptions of how transactions on blockchains occur, and successful use cases of industries incorporating the technology into its operations. Describing blockchain as the world’s most secure “accounting system”, Henri also points out what needs to happen in order for blockchain to achieve widespread adoption and realise its true potential.
ABOUT OUR GUESTPrior to joining HashKey Capital in 2022, Henri was the Senior Project Manager for HSBC Hong Kong’s blockchain initiatives, where he supported the implementation of the technology for various trade finance and FinTech institutions. With more than 15 years’ experience in the financial industry managing blockchain and FinTech projects, Henri is on a mission to bring the business value of public and private blockchains to corporate customers and the traditional finance sector. He is also a certified blockchain developer and architect, and the author of the book “Unblockchain: A Brain-Friendly Guide for Blockchain, from Bitcoin to Ethereum Deep-Dive”, published in 2021.
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