This piece is a crosspost from an original Op-ed published on Forbes Middle East on March 11th, 2019.
The Middle East is on its way to becoming a leading destination for blockchain businesses and investments. This is due in part to the progressive nature and receptivity of new technologies, but also because most countries in the Middle East are on a mission to build competitive and future-proof post-oil economies.
Last year, saw region-wide interest in the key elements making up this new and innovative financial sector. This year also promises to be positive for the industry.
In 2018, bitcoin, the…