Etherify is the first Ethereum consulting and software development firm in Portugal. Etherify was started in April 2017 by two young entrepreneurs: Justin Wu and Fernando Moreira.

Since then the firm has grown to become a leader in the blockchain revolution in Portugal. With projects ranging from commercial banking, the charity fundraising industry and video-games, Etherify’s CEO Justin Wu sat down with Open Access Government (OAG) to discuss his experience.

JW: I’ve been involved in cryptocurrency in one way or another since 2013, during the first big Bitcoin bull-run. Although it was exciting to watch the price action, I was also very interested in the technology behind Bitcoin: the blockchain.

When Ethereum came out in 2014 and had a programmable blockchain with its own programming language, I knew that I had found something special. It was like catching a glimpse of the future.

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