Positive Blockchain Magazine

Reading Time: < 1 minutes (Read the report here) Blockchain & the SDGs: How Decentralisation Can Make a Difference Blockchain’s use beyond speculative finance is emerging and maturing. In a collaboration with dGen, we analyse this potential for social good, guided by the UN’s SDGs. Twenty-five external experts lend their insights into current and potential applications, from diverse organizations such as: […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes (Event registration link here) we are happy to invite you to join this exclusive launch webinar of the report “Blockchain for the SDGs” prepared by dGen and PositiveBlockchain. Hundreds of tech entrepreneurs, startups, impact specialists, members of public or social organizations have experimented in recent years with the use of decentralisation and blockchain technology as potential […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes (Event registration link here) Communities are mobilizing across the African continent to explore positive use cases of blockchain technologies. Join the movement! During this online round-table, organization can introduce themselves, their initiatives and share ideas of synergies to strengthen initiatives across the continue. Some of the active organizations include: Blockchain Africa Alliance, Nigeria/SA + across […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes 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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