Blockchain Ireland is an industry network that works to promote and share information on blockchain, crypto and Web3 in Ireland. The organisation was founded in late 2015 and co-signed the Cooperation on European Blockchain Partnership in February 2019.
Blockchain Ireland connects with other emerging technology clusters to facilitate formation of new jobs, to promote notable examples of blockchain, crypto and Web3 entrepreneurship, and to establish Ireland as a knowledge-hub for crypto-asset custody and creation, and a centre for decentralised financial services. In order to achieve its objectives, Blockchain Ireland co-creates a wide range of networking and information-sharing events including the popular annual/national Blockchain Ireland Week, and collaborates in and commissions research to scope and advance emerging opportunities in the field.
Since its formation in 2015, Blockchain Ireland has grown to partner with over 100 organisations nationally and connects with a range of international industry networks including: INATBA, Slovenian Blockchain Innovation Ecosystem, British Blockchain Association, Australian Blockchain Association.