The Swiss-based global blockchain industry organization BSV today announces that it has appointed three new BSV Ambassadors as part of its Global Ambassador Program. Niels van den Bergh was nominated for the Netherlands, Filip Mariën was nominated for Belgium and Bart Olivares was nominated for Spain.
BSV Ambassadors work to raise awareness and improve understanding of the BSV Blockchain and its corresponding digital currency in their respective regions, as well as the power of the BSV network protocol to enable a large-scale distributed data and payments network around the world. Including today’s additions, there are now 32 BSV Ambassadors representing 31 different countries and territories around the world.
Niels van den Bergh and Filip Mariën both work at mintBlue, a European company that offers off-the-shelf blockchain infrastructure products based on the BSV blockchain, in the roles of CEO and COO, respectively. mintBlue offers several blockchain-based products, including microtransaction-based API and tokenization services, to customers ranging from small businesses to large enterprises. The company’s software allows seamless and scalable integration with the BSV blockchain and its solutions are non-custodial, eliminating any reliance on third parties.
Mariën and Van den Bergh have a wealth of technology and blockchain experience and have significantly driven enterprise adoption of the BSV blockchain across Europe through a partnership between Mint Blue and VISMA | yukia leading provider of cloud accounting software solutions in Europe, to integrate blockchain-based functionality into its cloud accounting platform.
Bart Olivares is an experienced blockchain developer and technology professional who has contributed significantly to the development of the BSV ecosystem through his Gate2Chain Development Suite, which allows users to connect their existing applications, games, websites and other systems to the BSV blockchain. Gate2Chain offers simple and accessible ways to integrate many powerful features of the BSV blockchain, Metanet objects and payment channels with Layer 1 tokenization and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Speaking on today’s announcement, the founding president of the BSV blockchain association, Jimmy Nguyen commented :
“We are delighted to expand our global team of BSV Ambassadors, with new additions for the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain. Van Den Bergh, Mariën and Olivares are passionate about BSV and have created services and platforms that play an important role in the adoption of the BSV blockchain in Europe and globally.We look forward to their contributions to promote the adoption of the BSV platform as an enterprise-grade data network protocol in their respective regions.
Commenting on his appointment as BSV ambassador for the Netherlands, Niels van den Bergh said:
“The BSV blockchain is an invaluable technology that can improve transactions and data processing across the globe with its low transaction fees, scalable network, and support for complex smart contracts. I am passionate about improving the adoption of the BSV blockchain, and in this new role of BSV Ambassador for the Netherlands, I will work to improve knowledge and awareness of BSV, working with businesses and developers in the region to build the BSV ecosystem.
Commenting on his appointment as BSV Ambassador for Belgium, Filip Mariën said:
“The BSV blockchain has the potential to change the way businesses operate globally, creating a new internet of value and delivering secure data management at scale to businesses around the world. As BSV Ambassador for Belgium, I hope to improve education and awareness of the BSV blockchain to improve adoption and awareness of the growing number of innovative services and applications on the platform.’
Commenting on his appointment as BSV ambassador for Spain, Bart Olivares said:
“It is an honor to be named BSV ambassador to the Spanish community. Spain is home to great talented and innovative developers and I am excited to work with businesses and developers in the region to increase their understanding and awareness of the BSV blockchain. BSV’s scalable and accessible network of micropayments and data applications offers exciting new opportunities for efficiencies and new business cases across many industries, and I look forward to acting as a point of contact in the region. for those who want to learn more about the BSV blockchain.
About BSV Blockchain
BSV is the ideal blockchain for enterprise and government projects. With unlimited on-chain scaling, the BSV blockchain meets the needs of large-scale technology applications: high transaction volumes, fast speed, low predictable fees, micropayment capabilities, and greater data capacity. Its powerful technical capabilities enable smart contracts, tokenization, IoT device management, computation and more. As a public registry, BSV also enables transparency, auditability and more honesty for governments, citizens and businesses. Applications on BSV now span a wide range of industry sectors – media and entertainment, social media, online gaming, Metaverse/AR/VR, digital advertising, data integrity, identity management, government services, supply chain, accounting , RegTech, distributed network intelligence, Internet of Things and financial services. BSV also supports an eco-friendly and regulatory-compliant blockchain ecosystem that businesses and governments want.
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