© 2019 by Value Technology Foundation

What We Do

Founded in June 2019, the Value Technology Foundation is a new 501c(3) non-profit think tank dedicated to supporting advocacy, research and development (R&D), application, and education in the blockchain and distributed ledger sector. Our mission is to enable blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DTL) to be effectively implemented in the United States and abroad.
Advocacy

>> Advocate for advancement of blockchain and related technologies

>> Partner with legislators and regulators to provide key policy prescriptions

>> As a think thank, our organization helps influences policymakers through in-person educational and charitable benefits advancing blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies

Applications

>> Develop sector-specific guidelines and specifications to facilitate adoption of effective blockchain and DLT applications in specific sectors

 

>> Apply for research grants to further blockchain and related technology implementation

Research & Development

>> Partner with congress to create blockchain federally-funded research and  development Centers (FFRDCs)

>> Pursue  government and private grants to facilitate blockchain/related research

>> Conduct other independent research  to be published in white papers and elsewhere

>> Assist sponsors with R&D objectives

Education

>> Provide timely industry updates and professional development opportunities

>> Educate lawmakers and legislators and their staffs on technologies

>> Facilitate educational opportunities for students (including internships and training)

>> Provide thought leadership