Eris Industries Appointed Strategic Partner in PwC’s Blockchain Solutions Portfolio
Eris Industries has announced that it has been selected by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC to be in its blockchain solutions portfolio.
— Eris Industries (@eris_ltd) January 28, 2016
Preston Byrne, Eris Industries’ COO and General Counsel, stated: “Suffice it to say, we’re very pleased about this and looking forward to accomplishing great things in the coming year.”
The UK blockchain technology startup has recently received a deal of recognition from broader business circles. In December, Microsoft added Eris to its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform on its Azure cloud service.
In 2016, PwC is moving aggressively into the blockchain technology field, recently announcing the recruitment of 15 technology specialists to exploit and commercialize blockchain tech. The managment consulting and accounting giant is basing its Blockchain team in its Belfast office, with expectations of expanding it to 40 blockchain-oriented digital and technology specialists in 2016.