The South African Blockchain Alliance (SANBA) is a distributed, decentralised and autonomous network of blockchain ecosystem players, consisting of government, academia, business, start-ups and civil society. The aim is to connect the SA blockchain community to optimally leverage this linked ecosystem to move blockchain forward in SA. It will actively assist existing initiatives such the South African Financial Blockchain Consortium (SAFBC), the Intergovernmental Financial Working Group (IFWG), the Blockchain Entrepreneurship Club of South Africa (BECSA) and others. The ultimate objective is to create a supportive innovation environment so that South Africa emerges as the blockchain innovation hub of Africa.
SANBA Official Launch
The South African National Blockchain Alliance (SANBA) will be officially launched on 3 April 2020, by the DG of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Dr P Mjwara. The DSI will be supporting the SANBA ecosystem in terms of it’s national mandate.
The launch will be live-streamed from 09h00 on 3 April 2020. Watch this space for more information.