Argentinian Tech Giant Globant Co-Founder Thinks Companies Should Take Metaverse, NFT, and Crypto Seriously


Guibert Englebienne, co-founder of Globant, an Argentinian software development company, said all companies should be aware of what emerging technologies such as cryptography, NFTs and the metaverse offer. Englebienne explained that these new technologies could disrupt the operations of existing businesses and that time might need to be invested in understanding these effects.

The Globant co-founder takes new technologies seriously

Crypto and its derivatives are starting to indirectly affect many industries, including the tech sector, and many companies are concerned about the effects this could have. Guibert Englebienne, one of the co-founders of Argentinian tech unicorn Globant, explained that this effect and the new technology emerging from the merger of crypto, NFTs and the metaverse sector should not be ignored.

Englebienne bases his opinion on the broad reach of these sectors and how this can affect other businesses that are tangentially close to crypto, such as technology. In an interview with local media, he said:

Organizations in general, when they grow, crystallize in a business model that has been favorable to them and on which they have developed a habit and a custom, but the appearance of new technologies will generate disruptions on your business. Devoting part of your time to being able to understand this is essential.

Fan of NFT, Crypto and Metaverse

Englebienne, as co-founder of Globant, is a fan of these new technologies, including metaverse, NFTs and crypto. About the Metaverse, he thinks that while the technology is legit, there’s still too much noise surrounding it. The air needs to be cleared to understand the true uses and potential of this new technology, he said.

On crypto, Englebienne also has a positive attitude. However, he believes that this new bear market could be positive for the sector. he stated :

In terms of recent market falls, I think that’s healthy to a certain extent, as it cleans the landscape and separates projects that have a strong value proposition from those that are just speculation.

Furthermore, he stated that bitcoin is “good as a diversification strategy and if you believe in cryptocurrencies, being able to bet on it, but still in a reasonable way.”

The Globant co-founder also believes that when it comes to NFTs and their possible uses, he says these enable some interesting business models, but there must be interesting projects using NFTs that include “ the true potential behind the technology,” instead. to just use it as part of the current euphoria.

What do you think of the Globant co-founder’s views on crypto, NFTs and the metaverse? Tell us in the comments section below.

Sergio Goschenko

Sergio is a cryptocurrency journalist based in Venezuela. He describes himself as late in the game, entering the cryptosphere when the price surge happened in December 2017. Having a background in computer engineering, living in Venezuela and impacted by the cryptocurrency boom at social, it offers a different point of view. on the success of crypto and how it helps the unbanked and underserved.

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