Venture capital observation: after the epidemic "test", the development of the blockchain industry can be expected

Source: People's Daily Online-People's Venture Capital

Author: Chen Wei

Editor's note: People's Daily has recently announced the launch of the "People's War" Epizoon "content technology theme contest to promote the deep integration of content technology with the real economy and society. Around the contest, the People's Daily Venture Capital Channel launched a series of reports on the "people's war" epidemic "and new opportunities for the development of new technology industries, digging through the stories that have been quenched in the epidemic prevention and control campaign, and exploring the prospects for industrial development.

During the prevention and control of the new crown virus pneumonia epidemic, the issue of material donation and management transparency received public attention. Blockchain technology, due to its distributed, tamper-resistant, traceable, open and collaborative features, once again ushered in the "high light" moment.

In order to improve transparency and credibility, the Blockchain Research Center of the School of Information Science and Technology of Peking University and other institutions have developed and constructed a public welfare platform for donation of medical materials for the "Boya Medical Chain" and "epidemic" medical supplies.

On February 15th, at the press conference of the State Council ’s joint response and prevention and control mechanism for the epidemic, Xuan Changneng, deputy director of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said that strengthening the construction of cross-border financial blockchain service platforms will alleviate the financing difficulties and expensive financing problems of SMEs.

According to Liu Haifa, deputy general manager of Aerospace Information Co., Ltd., affected by the epidemic, traditional businesses in many industries have been forced to go online. Blockchain technology will play a greater role in promoting enterprise business innovation and business model innovation. effect.

Under the epidemic, the advantages of blockchain applications are prominent

Affected by the epidemic, remote office work, air classrooms, online medical care, etc., have been a tepid industry trend.

Kuang Lizhong, deputy general manager of FunChain Technology, believes that telecommuting has the characteristics of reducing epidemic agglomeration and more flexible office hours. However, the division of physical space reduces communication efficiency and makes it difficult to establish a bond of trust. The environment not only improves the security of information, but also improves the efficiency of multi-party collaboration. This technology has great application potential in scenarios such as electronic bidding, remote signing of electronic contracts, and distributed office.

He believes that blockchain has a wide application space in the field of social governance and public services. To build a better interaction between government, institutions, the public, and the market, it is necessary to improve the trust mechanism, and blockchain technology has a low Cost, efficiency, security, and transparency.

For example, a supply chain financial platform that uses blockchain technology realizes the receivables' right through the underlying technology of the blockchain, transfers the original offline financing application to the online, and converts the original need for physical deposits through data asset conversion. Analysis to help small and micro enterprises to achieve precise assistance.

Li Feng, the person in charge of Du Xiaoman's financial blockchain, believes that after the epidemic, the blockchain will also play a role in data collection, government cooperation, public welfare, and medical care. In terms of data collection, the blockchain can ensure the transparent circulation and traceability of the collected data, which is of great significance in the field of disease control. In terms of government cooperation, the blockchain reduces the industry threshold, breaks unnecessary business barriers, and promotes construction. High-efficiency government affairs, transparent government affairs, and digital government affairs; in the area of ​​public welfare, the blockchain empowers credibility and contributes to the development of the public welfare and donation industry; in the medical field, the establishment of a "blockchain +" medical data network reduces waste of medical resources It is also of great significance to improve coordination capabilities.

Nowadays, the battle against the epidemic has entered a critical moment. Strengthening the application of big data and other technologies in epidemic prevention and control to achieve "number of battles and decisions" is an important means to promote more scientific, refined and intelligent epidemic prevention and control.

"Data resources are the main production factors of economic and social intelligent facilities." Liu Haifa said that the "resource synergy and technology integration" of blockchain, big data, and artificial intelligence have become important concepts, and it is expected to create a "decentralized data market." , To achieve a high degree of integration of data resources, credible governance and accurate research and judgment.

After the epidemic, blockchain is expected to better help governance capacity building

On October 25, 2019, General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized during the eighteenth collective study of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee that the integrated application of blockchain technology played an important role in new technological innovations and industrial changes. We must regard blockchain as an important breakthrough in independent innovation of core technologies, clarify the main attack direction, increase investment, focus on overcoming a number of key core technologies, and accelerate the development of blockchain technology and industrial innovation.

Liu Haifa said that after the epidemic, the country will pay more attention to the modernization of the national governance system and governance capacity. Blockchain technology can promote flat government management and improve data utilization efficiency. Through the analysis and rapid processing of large amounts of data information, information efficiency is achieved. The horizontal transfer creates conditions for flat management and effectively solves the problems of information reporting and untimely response caused by information asymmetry.

He said that with the rapid development of the online economy, society has paid more attention to data sharing, privacy protection, business collaboration, and transparency of online business, and the demand will be stronger. In Liu Haifa's view, the current blockchain, big data, and artificial intelligence have formed their own technical systems. In the future, they will promote the technical integration of the three, and form a complementary and integrated development around the common characteristics of "distributed". New situation.

Li Feng also believes that after the epidemic, the digitalization process in the public domain and government affairs will accelerate, and the application of blockchain will promote the digitalization process in the future. Therefore, the process of formulating blockchain application standards should be accelerated.

Kuang Lizhong concluded that the country has a high-profile position on blockchain technology, and actively explores the use of "blockchain +" in areas such as people's livelihood, which is reflected in medical and health, public welfare, and social assistance scenarios.

In the future, cutting-edge technologies represented by the blockchain will play a greater role in social governance, emergency management, data governance, public opinion analysis, etc., and further help the economy and society to achieve cross-regional, cross-institutional trust synergy.