About the book 

Opening the Archipelago: the Story of Blockchain in the Philippines is the essential guide to understanding blockchain technology as it applies to the Philippines, Southeast Asia, or even more broadly, emerging markets. This guide would be most relevant to anyone who wants to innovate with blockchain or partner with those already doing so in the space, including startup founders, corporate executives, government regulators, community organizers, institutional investors, and other like-minded leaders.

Benefits of Reading the book

Master the Foundation of blockchain 
Opening the Archipelago clearly explains the technological underpinnings of blockchain necessary to build further innovations for your own organization or successfully collaborate with an industry partner.

Learn from other innovators in the Philippines

Opening the Archipelago covers the cutting-edge use cases and initiatives of blockchain in the country, so you can accelerate your own growth with major trends and best practices.

Navigate the regulatory environment around blockchain

Opening the Archipelago details the regulatory climate in the industry, providing you with perspective essential to working with all stakeholders in the space.

Meet the Authors

Henry R. Aguda

Senior Executive Vice President

Chief Technology & Operations Officer

Chief Transformation Officer

UnionBank of the Philippines

Cathy Bautista-Casas

First Vice President

Head of Blockchain & API Business Group

UnionBank of the Philippines

Atty. Nathan J. Marasigan

General Counsel