Deloitte Italy joins association and strengthens its blockchain practice

Milan, April 2016 – Deloitte strengthens its leading position at the forefront of FinTech innovation by joining, the Italian association for fostering blockchain knowledge and adoption.

Deloitte and leading blockchain innovation in Italy

“This strategic choice aims to support our clients to better understand this technology. The adoption of blockchain could bring more efficiency, security and open up to new possibilities, but, at the same time, it challenges existing business models” says Paolo Gianturco, FinTech leader of Deloitte Consulting Italy. “The FinTech practice is a key element of Deloitte Consulting offering: for this reason we make the decision to join where the most advanced businesses and experts in the blockchain space work together at the forefront of technological innovation.

Deloitte Consulting Italy has been working with financial institutions on blockchain and cryptocurrency projects for some time already, now it has launched an internal course to train its professionals and create new competences in this area.

“ is proud of having Deloitte has new member, this company has proven for long time a proactive and passionate interest in the blockchain technology. With this new entry, improves its role as blockchain evangelist at institutional and corporate levels” says President Gabriele Domenichini.

AssoB.IT (

No profit Italian association that brings together companies and prominent experts in blockchain technologies aiming to spread blockchain technology awareness among people, companies, regulators and public institutions. Its activities mainly consist in organizing educational events and materials addressing technological innovation, regulation and opportunities and points of attention in the blockchain field. offers support in legal and business areas for payment systems, smart contracts, decentralization and investments in digital assets, privacy and IT security. It encourages relationships between stakeholders and institutions and regulators throughout its network.