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Announcing Our Expansion To Taiwan

We have just gone live with the news about bringing our smart contract solution to Taiwan. After a successful launch in Japan last year we saw the demand within the south east Asia region for a secure, robust way to develop smart documents, smart contracts and other blockchain-based services. So we're happy to announce Taiwan is our next stop on the globe. Our full press release is pasted below or can be found via this link:

Blockchain-based SaaS contract & document platform expansion comes as digital transformation continues in the Asia-Pacific region, following the company's launch in Japan last summer

TAIPEI, TAIWAN / ACCESSWIRE / May 18, 2021 / ShelterZoom, a smart contract, and document management solutions provider announced today its smart-document platform (blockchain-enabled) "DocuWalk" is now available in Taiwan to service both public and private sector products demand. The expansion will support and enable the SE Asia market's growth to quickly access DocuWalk's turn-key, blockchain-enabled, smart-contract, and document management services. The new expansion comes on the heels of the successful deployment of DocuWalk Japan.

ShelterZoom Taiwan is expected to be fully operational by June 2021. The blockchain-based, smart document solution, DocuWalk, will service Taiwan enterprises, government agencies, and individuals. A small business solution roll-out is expected in late 2021. ShelterZoom Taiwan is led by technology veteran Mr. JH Chen.

ShelterZoom CEO, Chao Cheng-Shorland commented "While security is always important, DocuWalk creates efficiencies in business processes where they did not exist before, saving time and money. We are committed to providing smart document and contract solutions that solve real business problems. Our main priority is to make sure our clients in Taiwan have the most efficient and productive tools to accomplish their business goals and needs."

John Purvis, ShelterZoom Chief Revenue Officer commented "We are committed to accelerating Taiwan's transition away from traditional Hanko (or paper) stampings to smart document digitalization and blockchain based protocols and processes. Furthermore, our expansion into the ASEAN marketplace is in direct response to the growing demand for a smart-document solution across the entire Asia Pacific region."

For the DocuWalk Taiwan website please visit For the DocuWalk U.S. website please visit

For more information on ShelterZoom Taiwan, please visit

The Chinese Version Of Is Now Live, Plus A Few More Updates

Take a spin through the latest version of our website—now available in Mandarin Chinese. Similar to the way you can navigate to the Japanese version of our website, just go to the lower right hand corner and click on the country flag. It will pop up the different language options, so just click on the version you prefer and the site will reload in the new language. You can also go directly to the URL: For Chinese: or for Japanese: If you log in to your account from either site you can type in the chosen language and create all your documents in the one you prefer. Our blockchain signatures work the same way across the three sites, with the additional option for a Hanko stamp on our Japanese site.

Here's a glimpse of one part of the homepage.

We also have some more improvements to DocuWalk, including an easier sign in process and a few more options when it comes to Templates.


Users can move or copy an individual Template file using a dropdown menu. Right click on the Template card to make the dropdown menu show up and then select Move or Copy.

Users can delete shared Templates.

Navigation Bars

We've made it easier to navigate all your files by adding Navigation Bars at the top of your screen. The tell you exactly which folder or sub-folder you are in and if you want to back up a few steps you just need to click on the name of the folder. No need to press the Back button in your browser repeatedly to get where you want to go.

Sign-Up Process

We have also streamlined the sign-up process so a new user doesn't have to click through as many screens to create an account.

As always, if you ever need a hand using DocuWalk we're around to help. Here's how to get in touch:

Contact DocuWalk Support: (live support available: Monday to Friday: 9am to 7pm ET)

Phone: +1 (833) 781-7705 (Toll free: US & Canada) | +1 (646) 435-4459 (International)


Chat: Use DotBot, our chatbot, on the our web pages and in the DocuWalk Application


ShelterZoom Announces Two New Hires: Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Technology Officer

As we continue our expansion into new verticals and markets, we're sharing our news of two new hires. We're bringing on board John Purvis, our incoming Chief Revenue Officer and Vince Albanese, our new Chief Technology Officer. John brings a wealth of experience from his days at Oracle and Vince has been a blockchain pioneer at multiple successful high-profile ventures. The full press release is below or can be found here on BusinessWire:

Blockchain-Based SaaS Platform ShelterZoom That Transforms Documents and Contracts into Fully Digital, Intelligent Assets, Ramps Up Staffing with New CTO and CRO Hires as Company Continues to Expand

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShelterZoom, the creator of DocuWalk, has filled two key roles with proven leaders from the fast-paced worlds of technology, blockchain and digital startups. ShelterZoom provides an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets. The company, a2021 Fintech Breakthrough Award Winner for Best Contract Management Platform, recently launched its latest productivity application DocuWalk to help any type of business conduct operations remotely in a safe, secure and transparent manner and expanded into Japan to accommodate their ongoing digital transformation.

John Purvis will become the company’s Chief Revenue Officer and Vince Albanese will become ShelterZoom’s Chief Technology Officer. The twin appointments were announced by Chao Cheng-Shorland, ShelterZoom Corp.’s Co-Founder and CEO.

“With these two exciting hires, ShelterZoom is positioned for dramatic expansion in the fast-growing world of secure, virtual documents and contracts,” Cheng-Shorland said. “We are thrilled to have them with us, as businesses and stakeholders around the world continue to operate digitally.”

Purvis was a Senior Vice President. Global Sales and Marketing at Oracle Corporation from 1995 to 2000 when he built and grew a $3 billion global sales and marketing operation spanning 99 countries by introducing breakthrough paradigms of inside sales sophistication. He led the sales team of a pioneering BI provider, resulting in a customer list reading like a who’s-who of the Fortune 500, and closed landmark deals with Oracle, Apple and Amazon.

Purvis is an accomplished world-class sales leader. He is an internationally recognized expert in services revenue and delivery. He built an open-systems movement in Asia Pacific through the integration of sales, marketing and customer services. He revolutionized selling the intangible in the services industry for Silicon Graphics during its heady Jurassic Park era.

Albanese has been intimately involved with decades of success and cutting-edge innovation. Most recently, he has focused on delivering enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to healthcare and finance entities.

Albanese was also the first technology hire for GratisCard Technologies and eventually became the Chief Architect and CIO. After GratisCard became Revolution Money in partnership with Steve Case, the company was eventually sold to American Express as the Serve platform that powers Walmart’s Bluebird card.

He was also Global Director, Technology for R.P. Scherer Corporation, managing global pharmaceutical manufacturing for 21 plants in 13 countries. He founded, managed and eventually sold a national Oracle-based consulting company servicing a dozen Fortune 50 process manufacturing companies.

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About ShelterZoom

ShelterZoom’s mission is to provide an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets. These digitized assets can “think,” “communicate,” “travel” and “trade.” After winning the 2018 SIIA CODiE Best Emerging Technology Award, which recognizes “high-impact products,” ShelterZoom is delivering to market a first-of-its-kind industry-agnostic platform to evolve contracts to Contract of Things (CoT). A market leader in blockchain and the 2021 Fintech Breakthrough Award Winner for Best Contract Management Platform, ShelterZoom is more than just a software company. ShelterZoom is changing the way the global market thinks about remote operations and collaboration.

Product Release Notes: 3.1

DocuWalk 3.1 went live on Monday, the 22nd of March 2021. Here’s an overview of a few updates to our platform.

Custom Branding

Now you or your organization can have a custom logo appear at the top of the application. This gives you or your company more visibility so when your clients or other users are interacting with documents inside DocuWalk they’ll see your logo right up top.

File Management

When you delete an entire project a warning will appear asking you if you are sure you want to delete the Project. If the Project folder is empty, no warning will appear.

Note: in DocuWalk whenever a contract has been signed it is not possible to delete the file.

Upgraded Elements

When you click out of an Element it now has a Saving Changes message appear.

Avatars are a little less blurry


Now you can navigate to a document directly from the avatar pictures under the alarm bell. Each notification in the menu will have a link to the document it references.

Upgraded Avatars

We also made some improvements to the avatar pictures that show up for each account owner. They are less blurry and if you hover your cursor over the picture the person’s full name will appear. Avatars will also now appear in chat messaging. Users can also see all the other users of a document by clicking on File Information.

How ShelterZoom Makes Real Estate Transactions Easier For All

We have a news byte in Bits Online about how ShelterZoom's blockchain technology makes it easier to conduct real estate transactions online.

ShelterZoom Covered In High Profile

The news keeps coming about our plans for making real estate transactions easier to carry out online. High Profile is the latest publication to cover our news.

Which Mortgage Gives ShelterZoom A Shoutout

Thanks to WhichMortgage for including us in their news round up about real estate technology.

Staten Island Lives Announces ShelterZoom's Latest

Thanks to Staten Island Live for covering the news about ShelterZoom and our co-founder, and bonafide Staten Islander himself, Allen Alishahi.

Looking For More Info On How Our Product Will Work? Start Here

Here's an early look back at our plans for how to streamline the real estate process for all parties involved in the transaction. Thanks to Mortgage Professionals Association for covering our news.

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ShelterZoom was founded in 2017 by Allen Alishahi and Chao Cheng-Shorland who wanted to bring real estate transactions up to the level that consumers of today expect. We have since created the world’s first tokenized, industry-agnostic digital contract platform to advance deal, contract and transaction management in the online space. As first-movers in the space we have had the privilege of claiming vital patents, extensive press coverage, and the ability to capitalize on the momentum of our initial product.
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