The Big 4 in the hot seat, Part I: Keeping up with crypto

Quick Take

  • The Block spoke to the blockchain heads at PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, and EY about their strategies for the space and preparing their clients
  • We spoke about their recruitment difficulties and how to handle both clients’ expectations and their misperceptions
  • Each firm has a slightly different focus; EY and KPMG are taking on crypto auditing, PwC is keen on blockchain credentialization services, while Deloitte is driving blockchain uses in finance

The Big 4 haven’t been timid when it comes to taking on crypto. They’ve been every broadcasters’ dream in their regular talk show appearances; speaking in broad terms about the “potential” the technology brings.

From Deloitte to KPMG, EY to PwC, the consulting and auditing giants all agree that major enterprises – including many of their clients – have been clamouring to understand blockchain and crypto.