Why NEXT Canada Co-chair Tony Lacavera is investing in the blockchain

Jan 10, 2018

A year after supporting the launch of artificial intelligence (AI) startup incubator NextAI, Lacavera is throwing the weight of his newest company, Globalive Technology Partners (GTP), behind blockchain – still best known as the platform that powers Bitcoin – by announcing one new blockchain-driven partnership per week for the “foreseeable future,” he told

“I think (blockchain) is a winning technology for the same reason I think Microsoft and Android have dominated their respective markets… it’s open-source,” Lacavera told “It’s architecture that anyone can use to develop anything they want… and its security, validation, authentication, and value management transfer capabilities make it a unique platform in terms of creating new business models, new ecosystems, and ultimately new economies.”

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