George Harrap

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Bitspark

George is CEO and Co-Founder of Hong Kong based Blockchain startup Bitspark which pioneered the world’s first cross border cash-in, cash-out payments via Blockchain technology. George has been an early adopter of Bitcoin and Blockchain technologies having started in early 2011 and 3 years at an Australian tech company in Electronics Engineering he founded Bitspark in 2014 with the intention of bringing greater financial access to developing countries through the use of Bitcoin as a form of payment.

George and his work with Bitspark has since been recognised by financial institutions, governments and the media as a leader in the areas of Blockchain remittances globally with organisations such as Goldman Sachs, Citibank, KPMG, Accenture, Nikkei, SCMP, The New York Times, RT and many more in addition to advising the Hong Kong and Australian governments on fintech policy.

Often a speaker and educator on Blockchain technology internationally, George has been part of many events revolving around education in the areas of Remittances, Blockchains, Bitcoin and payments. As a young entrepreneur, George is focused on bringing financial services and opportunities to the world’s unbanked populations and providing new economic opportunities to people around the world.

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