London, UK — 22nd September, 2014
Contact: Simon Lerner, Delany & Co
Tel: 020 3290 8355
The UK Digital Currency Association (UKDCA) is pleased to announce that its inaugural Board Elections will be taking place this coming Friday, 26th September 2014, during their first AGM.
The UKDCA launched in March of this year with 7 designated Interim Board members in order to provide a representative body for businesses and individuals acting in the Digital Currency space in the UK.
The Association’s key objective is to help establish the UK as a healthy environment where technology experts and entrepreneurs can innovate and grow businesses that produce jobs and growth, benefiting to the wider economy.
Having amassed 80 voting members as well as 120 supporter members, the UKDCA has already played a crucial role in helping various authorities to understand the nature of block chain technologies and has helped to influence their decision making as they slowly start to recognise the potential that exists within this field.
With recent acknowledgement for the need of to better understand the environment from Her Majesty’s Government, Her Majesty’s Treasury and The Bank of England, members of the UKDCA will continue to engage with these bodies and advocate for the support of this fledgling industry.
The 10 candidates standing for the 5 available board positions are:
· Eric Benz GoCoin
· Adam Cleary Bullion Bitcoin
· Simon Dixon BankToTheFuture.com
· Richard Folsom Kemp Little LLP
· Paul Gordon Coinscrum
· Eitan Jankelewitz Sheridans
· Akif Kahn Bitnet
· Tom Robinson Elliptic
· Nadav Rosenberg Taboola
· Adam Vaziri Diacle
You can read more about them and their intentions at: www.ukdca.org/index.php/ukdca-elections
Voting by proxy ends at midnight on 23rd September 2014. In-person voting will take place at the AGM on 26th September 2014
You can find out more about the UKDCA by visiting www.ukdca.org
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About The United Kingdom Digital Currency Association:
The United Kingdom Digital Currency Association (UKDCA) promotes the use and development of digital currency technologies in the UK, through education, lobbying and public engagement. It provides a united public voice for the digital currency community, engages with government and regulators in order to build a world-leading regulatory environment for the creation of jobs and growth in this emerging field, promotes development and dissemination of best-practices by digital currency businesses and works to counter illegitimate uses of the technology.
The UK DCA is working to ensure that the United Kingdom becomes the world’s pre-eminent location for the development of businesses and services built upon Digital Currency (also known as cryptocurrency) technologies.
We are helping to enhance a regulatory framework that encourages innovation whilst protecting the interests of commercial and consumer end-users.
To arrange an interview please contact the Association via the Media Centre on our website; http://digitalcurrencyassociation.org.uk/media-centre
The UKDCA is a company under the Companies Act 2006, limited by Guarantee and not having Share Capital and is independent of all political parties.