PwC – Academy Sponsor

PwC’s purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. PwC’s distributed ledger, blockchain team have been working with numerous clients to explore this technology and developed a number of Insurance proof of concepts (including for the Chain Reaction study described on page 1).

Find out more at http://www.pwc.co.uk/industries/financial-services/blockchain.html

PwC’s contributions include:

  • Provide support for framing and taking PoC decisions by confirming technical scope for PoCs, defining technology, suggesting provider options and target timelines, and, where appropriate to the PoC, provide a sandbox testing environment;
  • Provide up to 100 hours of senior expert advice on key topics including market practice, regulation, legal, tax, compliance, risk, internal audit, and up to 200 hours of research into specific topics of technical or business interest to provide a viewpoint or white paper;
  • Provide shared document environment and wider collaboration infrastructure, e.g. wikis, code repositories, document repositories, issue tracking, conferencing setup, and access to Technology Blog, research into different Fabric Tools and access to lab slack channels;
  • Support communications, marketing and design, e.g. infographics, website and contribution of facilities for meetings and refreshments.