The world's biggest business organization is making blockchain available to its many members including Amazon, Coca Cola, McDonald's and PayPal.
Massachuetts-based digital identity startup Cambridge Blockchain is opening a new office in Paris.
A blockchain tech conference this October will bring together representatives from the French government and legislature.
Europe will get its first bitcoin centre this May, with the launch of La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris.
CoinDesk's founder Shakil Khan will join a panel discussing the future of digital currencies at LeWeb Paris today.