2019年9月23日阿灵顿讯— Block.one LLC今天宣布将在弗吉尼亚州的阿灵顿开设美国总部，这个位于华盛顿特区大都会地区的总部是它在全球第四个国际基地。
“我们很高兴能在阿灵顿设立美国总部。该地区拥有我们需要的安全、工程和IT技术基础，同时因为毗邻首都，所以让我们能够更好地了解美国在数字资产和分布式账本的政策创新。”Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer说。“社会去基于区块链的技术需求越来越大，这种背景下，本次扩张让我们能够开通更多渠道获得重要的人才。”
这几个基地是Block.one集团旗下Block.one LLC的分支机构。软件工程公司Block.one专注高性能的区块链软件。2018年，它发布了EOSIO，这是一款免费的开源协议，其宗旨是保证分布式数据库的安全和透明的基础能够实现高速、规模化和简单操作。Block.one的风投部门EOS VC为全球使用EOSIO技术的公司、项目和开发者进行投资。获得更多信息，请访问www.block.one
Newest hub expands global presence, grows high-skilled tech workforce
ARLINGTON, Va., September 23, 2019 – Block.one LLC announced today that its U.S. operations are opening its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region, its fourth global site.
The publisher of high-performance blockchain software EOSIO will add additional roles in engineering and IT, cybersecurity, product development and marketing in the new office in Arlington, Virginia, which underscores the company’s continued expansion of its presence and high skill job creation in the U.S.
“We are excited to be setting up Arlington, Virginia as our U.S. headquarters. The region boasts a rich combination of security, engineering, and IT skills that we seek, and its proximity to the nation’s capital positions us close to the policy innovation around digital assets and distributed ledger technology in the U.S,” said Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer. “This expansion opens up important new avenues of talent expansions for us at a time when there is rapidly increasing demand for blockchain-based technologies.”
As previously announced by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, Block.one is committed to creating 170 high-skills jobs in Arlington over the next three years. Block.one employs more than 80 engineering and research and development workers in Blacksburg, Virginia, which will remain a significant innovation hub for the company.
According to Cyberstates 2019 report, Virginia is ranked second in the nation with the highest concentration of tech workers, accounting for 10.7% of the Commonwealth’s overall employment base, while generating $62.7 billion in direct contribution into Virginia’s economy.
Blockchain spending is forecasted to grow at a robust pace from 2018-2022, with a five-year compound annual growth rate of 76%, according to IDC in its 2019 report. Total spending globally is expected to reach $12.4 billion by 2022, led by the financial sector followed by the manufacturing and resources sector.
Block.one also continues to scale its offices in Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and Blacksburg, Virginia.
The headquarters will be a branch of Block.one LLC, a member of the Block.one group. Block.one is a software engineering company specializing in high performance blockchain software. In 2018, it published EOSIO, a free, open-source protocol designed to bring speed, scalability, and ease of use to the secure and transparent fundamentals of distributed databases. Block.one’s venture capital arm, EOS VC, invests in companies, projects, and developers around the world leveraging EOSIO technology. For more information, visit www.block.one.