E-voting has emerged as an area with many applications, including shareholder voting, according to a Nasdaq report by Richard DeMarinis, principal software engineer at Nasdaq’s enterprise architecture and Heidi Uustalu, head of Nasdaq Tallinn issuer services, and Frederik Voss, head of Nasdaq blockchain strategy.
Nasdaq announced interest in 2016 in a new e-voting platform using blockchain technology on its Tallinn exchange in Estonia. The project leveraged digital ID solutions used by the government to provide ID cards to foreigners through the country’s e-Residency program.
The Nasdaq’s Tallinn Stock Exchange is Estonia’s only regulated securities market, according to Nasdaq. The e-Residency platform is an electronic identity system that Estonian residents and those with business interests in Estonia use to access government services.
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