The technology of the blockchain and cryptocurrency in Russia do 1.5 million people, said the President of the Russian Association of cryptocurrency and blockchain (RAKIB) Yuri Pripachkin on the discussion panel at the CCI of the Russian Federation «crypto-currencies and alternative investment vehicles – source of financing business-projects».
«According to our estimates, industry blockchain technology, investing, cryptocurrency in the country engaged in for about 1.5 million people. This is substantially more than the aerospace industry and metallurgy. This activity may be the stimulus for the development of digital economy which is really necessary,» he said.
Earlier on December 27 RAKIB presented the Association a bill to ICO, which amends the Federal law «About development of small and average business» and introduces the concept of «distributed registry» and «smart contract».