Positive Blockchain Magazine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our partners at Celo have just launched the 3rd batch of Celo Camp blockchain accelerator! They have designed an 8-weeks online camp which includes mentors from top-tier organizations, prizes of over $30,000 cUSD, a fast track for Celo grants, and custom guidance and support to help founders scale their ventures. As Celo mission is to […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Strong female founders It’s hard to overlook the fact that female founders are strongly represented in the impact-focused industries. This might be a reflection of the educational background, leading to a focus on economics, the humanities, natural sciences, as well as creative subjects. However, the vast majority of tech startups are still founded by men […]

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Reading Time: 3 minutes PositiveBlockchain is an open database listing 1000 blockchain projects for positive impact. But not only, we are also a community of volunteers exploring the potential of blockchain technologies for the embetterment of the world. We support the ecosystem in their quest of attaining the Sustainable Development Goals.   The near future In 2021 we are aiming […]

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Reading Time: 9 minutes A year after featuring the pilot results in our Community Currency report, we now talk to Sandra Uwantege-Hart, who leads the UnBlocked Cash project, which is now a live blockchain use case reaching 35,000 people in 2020 and scaling across the Pacific region and beyond. The project developed by Oxfam together with Australian Fintech Sempo […]

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To DeFi and Beyond
24 November

Reading Time: 9 minutes DeFi what? Those who have been around crypto will be used to the fluctuations in price and sentiment that this year has brought. What is – so far – unique about 2020 in crypto, is the unveiling and delivery of DeFi to the world. As Bitcoin wallet addresses skyrockets to new highs, Bitcoin has successfully […]

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Photo: Unsplash PositiveBlockchain: The Covid-19 pandemic has put the fragility of healthcare systems under public spotlight. According to the Africa CDC, over 1.4 million infection cases have been reported across the continent of Africa. Yet, global humanitarian relief bodies such as the IRC believe the true scale of the pandemic may be hidden because of […]

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Reading Time: 7 minutes PositiveBlockchain: The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed not only a health crisis, but also one that affects societies and econ­omies at their core. The United Nations Development Programme recently reported that the ongoing pandemic is “hitting hard on all of human development’s constitutive elements”, such as loss of income at a scale not seen since the […]

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Reading Time: 10 minutes Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!   — Marcus Garvey   Digital Sovereignty and Inequality   Can we agree that at the halfway point, it has been a fairly comprehensive and eventful year so far? With every month comes another potentially ominous sign reinforcing the status of the year 2020 […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Developments in the field of digitalisation have been given a further boost by the coronavirus pandemic. This is especially true for the control of supply chains and products that travel around the globe. The technology behind the Bitcoin currency is becoming increasingly valuable. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared war on the corona virus […]

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