Inês is a lawyer at Antas da Cunha Ecija & Associados and is passionate about both blockchain technology and helping companies navigate the legal and regulatory questions. She writes about the practical applications of the technology, especially in finance and law, is a guest lecturer at a range of universities in Portugal, and is a research fellow at the decentralised justice protocol, Kleros.
The business sector faces a finance gap worth $2 trillion, while businesses around the world are looking to borrow the same amount. But financing companies aren’t helping them. With blockchain, businesses can reach those companies willing to support them, and the technology ensures that everything is transparent and simple. Inês Bragança Gaspar examines how blockchain is moving financing forward.