Taibah Valley, a consulting and investment company under the umbrella of the University of Taibah in Madinah City Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), recently carried out a workshop on cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. The workshop was presented by Nick Spanos, Chief Executive Officer of BitcoinCenter, and Mr. Hamdan Azhar, Chief Evangelist Blocktech.
Dr. Abdulrahman Al Olayan, CEO of Taibah Valley, thanked Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Sardani, director of Taibah University, for his support in attracting investment in the area of knowledge economy, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He also pointed out that the aim of the workshop was to shed light on cryptocurrencies and investment opportunities in this domain.
The workshop shed light on the history of crypto-currencies and the potential for investment in crypto as well as blockchain. It also discussed investment opportunities in the Fintech sector in KSA as a means towards economic diversification.