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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Book published by award winning journalist Jillian Godsil

Reading Time: 3 minutes Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Book published by award winning journalist Jillian Godsil Details the fascinating people driving this innovative industry forward Persons of Interest, Timestamped in Blockchain and Cryptocurrecy, Vol 1 2020 is written by award winning journalist Jillian Godsil. It follows the paths of 41 prominent people working in the […]

CryptoUK welcomes Electroneum as seventh Executive Member alongside Coinbase, eToro, Ripple, Binance, CryptoCompare, Simmons & Simmons

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK crypto startup will help the top trade association develop a balanced regulatory framework that protects businesses and customers while fostering innovation Electroneum, the award-winning crypto start-up, has announced its Executive Membership of CryptoUK, the UK’s self-regulatory trade association representing the digital asset sector. The UK-based crypto project has assumed a seat […]

‘AnyTask has changed my life,’ says Sayema

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Bangladeshi graphic designer has sold over 600 tasks since she began freelancing, a career choice that has helped her regain full control over her life. She now lives entirely off of AnyTask Sayema Tahmida, 22, lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and has freelanced since 2016. She made freelancing her lifetime […]

Crypto users can rent servers for titles including Minecraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes A crypto payments network has signed a new agreement that will allow its 4.1 million users to rent servers for 25 games. Electroneum says blockchain has the potential to transform the gaming industry — especially when it comes to the assets traded between players. That’s because this technology can ensure that in-game items cannot be […]

Nothing is free in Space

Reading Time: 5 minutes You use Space everyday Without the Space Economy modern day life isn’t possible Space is the Fifth Industrial Revolution So says Samson Williams, Anthropologist-in-Residence at the Space Channel, and I believe him on all three counts. He also counters the common misperception from which people suffer as they say they […]

Why Bitcoin Matters to Millennials

Reading Time: 8 minutes by guest columnist Mark Helfman I had conceived of this article as a Ted talk. Maybe one day, if I’m lucky. For now, I’m publishing it here. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about for a while and I feel compelled to put it out there. Somebody needs to say […]

Save the Planet and Earn Money

Reading Time: 5 minutes Stefan Rust, founder and CEO of Sonic Capital, has used his time in COVID to kick start the next version of his career and one that may be his defining legacy: he is on a mission to save the planet and make money. Take that world, kapow! First let’s travel […]

Asset backed DeFi – Gold

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mru Patel – CEO Sapian Group and COO of Flash Group. Before COVID19, Mru Patel, CEO Sapian Group and COO of Flash Group, was one of the best-known speakers on the international Blockchain circuit, travelling to 30plus conferences in more than 15 countries over an 8 month period and catching […]

‘Rising Women in Crypto’: The Longlist – includes Blockleaders’ Editor Jillian Godsil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wirex, in partnership with The Fintech Times, have officially announced the inspirational longlist of ‘Rising Women in Crypto’. Having closed entries for nominations last week, the ‘Power List’ received an incredible 367 entries, with the top 10 set to be revealed early next month. “It is indeed a long list […]

From Crypto to Cash

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s the holy grail of the cryptosphere – mass adoption. The second mantra is help the unbanked: notice I don’t say bank the unbanked, we don’t necessarily want to funnel people into a banking system that no longer serves the ordinary people, but to help people get access to finance. […]

VIDEO- Cordny Nederkoorn – testing king

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 2018 Cordny started the company TestingSaaS, a software testing, and marketing consultancy. He helps companies grow their business through structured software and website testing/content marketing engines enabling business development. He is also an ambassador for Europechain.io. Find out more about TestingSaas here https://testingsaas.nl/

Video – Jordan Lyall creator of $MEME

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jordan Lyall is the Product Lead of DEFI with ConsenSys and Founder of $MEME. He is a tech entrepreneur, product manager, product designer, and early crypto investor/builder. He is also the Founder of Hello Santa, a digital media startup acquired by JibJab in 2014. Find out more about $MEME here […]

Jesse Reich and Splinterlands

Reading Time: 7 minutes Jesse, or Aggroed as he is better known, is the CEO of Splinterlands, the most played game on blockchain. His nickname comes from a term used in gaming where one player purposely agitates a sleeping threat such as a dragon; to aggro is to invade a monster’s space and aggroed […]

VIDEO – Jason Wu of Definer – the OG of DeFi

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jason Wu is the founder and CEO of DeFiner. He has profound knowledge in applying blockchain technology to solving real-world problems. As a current member of the CFA Institute, he is a passionate advocate for financial inclusion and open finance with the help of blockchain, smart contract, and sharing economy. […]

Global crypto-blockchain influencer Jillian Godsil joins Electroneum in an advocacy role

Reading Time: 2 minutes The award-winning crypto journalist and prolific writer says she’d been looking to join Electroneum for quite some time and that AnyTask is a game-changer Electroneum is excited to welcome Jillian Godsil to the team as an advocate. She is an award-winning crypto journalist, a top 50 blockchain influencer worldwide, a […]

Joel Comm – Blockchain Heroes in NFTs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blockchain Heroes is a collectible digital trading card set featuring original characters inspired by blockchain and cryptocurrency personalities. The NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are available exclusively on the WAX blockchain. Find out more about Blockchain heroes and Joel here https://bcheroes.com/https://joelcomm.com/

CoinNewsExtra – new normal virtual panel in Nigeria

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blockchain experts and innovators from different continent around the world speaks about the #opportunities in blockchain and Cryptocurrency in CoinNewsExtra’s Blockchain Panel Discussion Episode-22…contact us at info@coinnewsextra.com for participation/questions Visit https://www.coinnewsextra.com for more informations about #blockchain #fintech #technology #AI News update

The UK Crypto Curry Club just published their 101 Women in Blockchain and Blockleaders’ Editor in Chief, Jillian Godsil, is in their number

Reading Time: 5 minutes Blockchain, along with finance and cyber-security, is notorious as being one of the world’s worst industries for female representation. In the UK, only around 5% of people working in blockchain are women. In Canada, this is 3%. Even the most promising statistics for the global blockchain community indicate that women […]

VIDEO – PleazeMe

Reading Time: < 1 minute Heather Montgomery is the Founder and CEO of PleazeMe.com who’s mission is to provide an all-encompassing digital destination and private community for sexual exploration. We provide people with the tools and support necessary to optimize their personal sexual exploration, with the best possible user experience. Find out more about PleazeMe […]

The trusted web – is it possible?

Reading Time: 3 minutes In June 2020 WordProof and Sebastiaan van der Lans were awarded the top prize of Blockchain for Social Good by the European Commission and with it a whopping €1 million. They beat off 175 contenders from more than 40 countries at various rounds to emerge the overall winner with a voting score […]

Podcast: Evan vendenberg, WAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute Evan Vandenberg is the Director of Business Development for WAX.io and comes with a strong technical background in software development. Evan is a serial entrepreneur with a rich product development history and significant blockchain experience. WAX is quickly front running as the premiere ecosystem for digital collectibles. Find out more […]

PleazeMe – a new playroom for adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes Exploring your sexuality in a safe place has become more difficult ironically in this digital era. It might be argued that people can look online for any number of different interpretations of their sexuality, but in reality, it’s easier to come a cropper as anonymity is often the last thing […]

Stopchildtrafficking.org

Reading Time: < 1 minute Focused on Innovation and Technology for Good Jax is a dedicated humanitarian and works to benefit humankind, specifically anti-human trafficking. She recently launched StopChildTraffic and Innovation for Good – both companies are focused on developing technologies such as AI, Mapping Cybersecurity, Privacy, Identity and Intelligence Gathering to prevent online harm […]

Two Estonian FinTech Startups Launch a Securities Marketplace within a New Regulatory Framework for Digital Securities

Reading Time: 3 minutes CoinMetro, a digital currency exchange, and Ignium, a central securities depository built on blockchain technology, are today announcing the launch of a new digital securities marketplace. This breakthrough platform allows both retail and institutional investors to purchase digital bonds, convertibles and equities in established companies and startups that are raising […]

NFTs – the new drug for the digital classes

Reading Time: 4 minutes NFTs, or Non Fungible Tokens, just might be the next gateway drug into all things crypto. NFTs address the critical issue of a digital asset being unique – ensuring provenance and ownership while removing the problem of counterfeits. In essence, NFTs are used to create verifiable digital assets. The term […]

Why Women Need Blockchain

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’d like to start this article with the punchline. I feel it’s much more important to tell you the why of the title without you having to wait until the end for the joke. And it goes like this: If the Lehman Brothers had been the Lehman Sisters then we […]

DNA – who profits from your DNA?

Reading Time: < 1 minute A genome is an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes. Each genome contains all of the information needed to build and maintain that organism. In humans, a copy of the entire genome—more than 3 billion DNA base pairs—is contained in all cells that have a nucleus. In 2017 David launched EncrypGen and […]

11 Tips Protect Yourself When Buying Crypto

Reading Time: 5 minutes BY GUEST COLUMNIST JUSTIN ROBERTI 11 Tips from an Exchange Insider to Protect Yourself When Buying Crypto More than halfway through 2020, virtually everyone has experienced significant changes in both personal life and in business. More than 40 million people have filed for unemployment in the US and people worldwide […]

Blockchain book chosen by Harvard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kate Baucherel has been helping business leaders to use emerging technologies effectively for the past three decades. Her latest book “Blockchain Hurricane: Origins, Applications and Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency” has been chosen by Harvard Business Publishing to add to their catalogue of learning materials and pair with their world-leading […]

Korby Hayre – founder of House of Block – talks Top Gear, BBC Good Homes and Lockdown Curries … and Blockchain

Reading Time: < 1 minute Korby Hayre is the Founder of House of Block which connects innovators, influencers, and investors to support the growth of the enterprise blockchain market. Korby has 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the exhibition and events industry. She has a strong passion for anything IOT. Get in touch […]

Uptrennd Becomes the World’s Leading Blockchain Social Media Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uptrennd has become the world’s leading blockchain-based social media platform based on Pages-per-Visit and Time-on-Site metrics surpassing other platforms. Uptrennd, a tokenized social media startup, announced it has become the world’s leading blockchain-based social media platform based on Pages-per-Visit and Time-on-Site metrics surpassing other popular [blockchain] social media sites such […]

Why blockchain needs women…

Reading Time: < 1 minute At a recent virtual conference organised by Michael Healy I spoke about why Blockchain needs women. Actually, the talk is why the world needs women. I had a lot of fun doing this talk – and it’s all sooo relevant. Why Blockchain needs women(Jillian Godsil, Ireland) | Global Unit Unconference […]

EU Blockchain Observatory and the “CNIL”

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Organization for Standardization recently published Technical Report number 23244:2020 on ‘Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies – Privacy and personally identifiable information protection considerations.’ Its approach is broadly in line with the recommendations of the EU Blockchain Observatory and the “CNIL”.  After reminding readers of the increasing numbers of privacy […]

Jillian Godsil, Editor in Chief of Blockleaders, voted 2020 Blockchain Journalist by Uptrennd.com

Reading Time: 3 minutes Jillian Godsil, veteran fintech journalist and recently nominated broadcaster, has been awarded the title of 2020 Blockchain Journalist by Uptrennd.com.   Jillian says: “This award gives me immense personal pleasure. Like many journalists and content creators I dislike when platforms profit off my hard work. Uptrennd is a truly democratised platform […]

HedgeTrade Launches Free-to-Join Social Trading Platform

Reading Time: 3 minutes The platform’s “learn and earn” environment more essential than ever in light of global market uncertainties. HedgeTrade, the world leader in crypto social trading, is happy to announce the full launch of their platform. Having released its invitation-only-Beta in December 2019, HedgeTrade initiated its public-Beta in March 2020. Thousands of […]

Bittrex Global Partners with HedgeTrade for a $5 Million Giveaway

Reading Time: 2 minutes Users can now use HedgeTrade market forecasts to make profitable trades on Bittrex Global exchange. Bittrex Global is partnering with crypto prediction social marketplace HedgeTrade to make it easier to share crypto market forecasts and successfully trade, regardless of experience. HedgeTrade users can stake HEDG tokens to create trading predictions […]

WAX collectibles sell out in 28 hours

Reading Time: < 1 minute WAX introduced a mainstream audience to the blockchain this week. These Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) collectibles were sold out in under 28 hours! A massive success and a step towards the future of integrating mainstream collectors and gamers to blockchain. ·       WAX launched on May 12th and by May 13th morning it was […]

Top 5 Best Stablecoins of 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes BY GUEST COLUMNIST MARY ANN CALLAHAN Top 5 Best Stablecoins of 2020 Stablecoins are becoming more and more popular. The idea of a cryptocurrency without the chronic instability of BTC price is very appealing to many. But there are many stablecoins to choose from now, and it’s important to pick […]

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Owner of Picasso Artwork Accepts IDON Digital Currency as Method of Payment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Idoneus, which is building the New Economy for Luxury Assets, has announced that it has purchased an original piece of art created by the world-famous artist Pablo Picasso. The piece, Danse du ventre devant homme impassible, was completed by Pablo Picasso in 1971. “It is my great pleasure to announce that Idoneus has purchased a piece of original […]

The Future of Digital Banking

Reading Time: 3 minutes BY GUEST COLUMNIST MRU PATEL Chairman and Co Founder of http://www.betra.eu/ In 2017, I re-entered the cryptocurrency and blockchain market after intensive research. One of the main reasons I got dragged back to my core educational technology background was due to losses from the last financial crisis in the property sector, where […]

Stefan Rust talks about why passion is money and not the other way around

Reading Time: < 1 minute Stefan Rust, CEO of Bitcoin.com talks to Jillian Godsil on working with Roger Ver, the $200million fund, and why money is passion. https://www.bitcoin.com/ About Bitcoin.com: Bitcoin.com is a growing business that loves to help other businesses through philanthropic efforts to help build and grow the ecosystem. About Blockleaders: Blockleaders is […]

Furlonteer – the new non-profit project connecting furloughed employees with the people who need it most

Reading Time: 2 minutes WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Furlonteer.com is a brand new, organically-grown community initiative aiming to connect people on furlough with remote volunteer opportunities for charities and good causes. With seven in ten UK firms having furloughed staff and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme recently extended to the end of June, Furlonteer.com […]

Swiss based X8 AG announces to its ICO investors the official closing of the ICO process with the pilot listing of the first “value preservation” stable coin X8currency on European exchange Tokens.net

Reading Time: 3 minutes X8 AG today announces to its ICO’s investors the official closing of the ICO process with the test listing of its digital token X8currency (X8C) on Tokens.net exchange. This test listing is essential to determine without any doubts that X8 unique ARM (Automatic Reserve Management) AI based system, is fully […]

ArchAgenda Curates Liberland Design Competition 2020 – A Global Design Competition for the 21st Century Micronation

Reading Time: 3 minutes By GUEST COLOMNIST Mitchell Mahaffey Global design and architectural minds will soon compete to build the most efficient and livable version of The Free Republic of Liberland. Just over five years ago, The Free Republic of Liberland was proclaimed as a libertarian utopian micronation, situated on disputed land between Croatia […]

Europechain appoints Gimly to develop self-sovereignty identity app, My.D

Reading Time: 2 minutes Europechain, the GDPR-compliant blockchain platform, has appointed Gimly to develop its self-sovereign identity app, My.D.  Gimly is product research and development company which helps its clients leverage blockchain, IoT and other new technologies for their business needs. Founded by Caspar Roelofs, a product developer and solutions architect, the company pushes […]

50 Bitcoin Facts

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Harsh Jani, Business Development Lead, Iconic Holding Over the last month or so there has been a surge of interest around Bitcoin and various other cryptocurrencies. I do not believe this is due to any single, specific reason, but it could be because many believe the perfect storm for […]

Idoneus To Partner With LimeChain

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Strategic Partnership Will Secure Digital Transformation Utilizing Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies. Idoneus announces a strategic partnership with LimeChain, one of the leading blockchain development companies in Europe. This partnership will further  strenghten the technological advancement of the Idoneus Platform. “For the selection of our technology partner, it was very […]

Shane McCarthy, Founder and CEO – Ireland Craft Beers & Down-Stream.io

Reading Time: < 1 minute Shane Mccarthy is a blockchain and fine spirits entrepreneur who has managed to combine his passions with his most recent project. https://down-stream.io/ https://www.irelandcraftbeers.com/ Find out more: https://blockleaders.io/ Connect with us: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bloc… Telegram: https://t.me/blockleadersnews Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlockLeaders/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/blockleaders Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blockleaders/

Federated Co-operatives Limited Adopts the Morpheus.Network Platform

Reading Time: 3 minutes Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), founded in 1944, is a Canada-based wholesaling, manufacturing, marketing and administrative co-operative owned by more than 170 independent retail co-operative associations with a revenue of $9.2 billion USD (2019). FCL is largely a business-to-business (B2B) operation linking hundreds of suppliers through FCL warehouses. Its core business includes […]

Salah the Builder

Reading Time: 4 minutes Salah Zalatimo, CEO of Voice, the social media platform launched by Block.one in June 2019, has been on board since January 2020. The timing of his appointment is not accidental but will be instrumental in the next phase of the much-anticipated platform. Salah has an interesting background – in restaurants, […]

On Yavin – Scam Hunter

Reading Time: 4 minutes On Yavin, CEO of Cointelligence, is a well-known commenter on all things crypto and is even better known for his very public calling out of people, projects and institutions that he perceives as scammers. At its core, Cointelligence is a research and analysis firm that has evaluated more than 400 […]

Crypto industry fights COVID-19 with charity poker tournament

Reading Time: < 1 minute The blockchain organizations The Giving Block, Satstreet & Pioneer Club are hosting a charity (online) poker tournament to fight the coronavirus on 9 April 2020. The event, dubbed Crypto vs. COVID, invites up to 2,000 players to compete for 50 percent of the proceeds, with the other half being donated to participating charities. Tickets are available for $100. […]

Europechain FACT for COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes GDPR compliant monitoring solution for any remote workforce Europechain FACT offers a COVID-19 monitoring and management tool for enterprises, Governments, and healthcare agencies amidst the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. FACT offers remote solutions such as contact tracing, symptom tracking, customizable templates and workflows which can be distributed among employees and at-risk […]

Blockleaders Weekly Report

Reading Time: < 1 minute oin Blockleaders Editor in Chief, Jillian Godsil, and Crypto Expert and Costa Rica Resident, Matt Haynes, in their regular, irreverent look at what is happening in the blockchain and crypto world. This week they talk about sex (as if social distancing is going to let anyone do that), COVID19, pornhub, […]

Blockleaders Weekly Report

Reading Time: < 1 minute Join Blockleaders Editor in Chief, Jillian Godsil, and Crypto Expert and Costa Rica Resident, Matt Haynes, in their regular, irreverent look at what is happening in the blockchain and crypto world. This week they look at the price of crypto, the implications of the Coronavirus, Block One and Coinbase, Coronacoin, […]

Europechain launches Ambassador Programme – names Menno Verheij as Ambassador

Reading Time: < 1 minute Europechain has launched an Ambassador programme to support the rollout of GDPR-compliant blockchain across Europe and globally. The Ambassadors come from different countries and sectors in Europe but all have blockchain advocacy as their passion. Menno Verheij, a serial entrepreneur based in North Holland, has been appointed as an Ambassador. […]

Emerald: the journey from Electrification to a Digital Trust Framework for the Island of Ireland

Reading Time: 9 minutes GUEST POST Barry Ryan, Chief Architect, Europe at Canada Life / Irish Life  TL;DR We’re going to change Ireland by making it the first country in the world where digital credentials are routinely issued and accepted in important everyday interactions. This article is either going to elicit a ‘so what?’ […]

Top Blockchain Trends For 2020 And Beyond

Reading Time: 4 minutes GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Mike Walker Sr. Director of Applied Innovation at Microsoft. Bringing paradigm-shifting digital transformation through emerging technologies. I believe blockchain will have its breakout moment in 2020 as it moves beyond the hype machine to derive real value for mainstream enterprises. In fact, in Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey, […]

Griffith College City Centre celebrates International Women’s Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes Griffith College DublinLike Page23 February at 18:11 ·  We’re delighted to announce the team at Griffith College City Centre will celebrate #InternationalWomensDay with an #EachforEqual seminar. Speakers on the evening include Jillian Godsil, Nadia Ramoutar and Marian Shanley. Register your place, here! Event Date: 4 March, 2020 We are delighted to invite you to join us at Griffith College […]

Larry Doyle – Leading the Leaf Ireland Team

Reading Time: 3 minutes Larry Doyle formally takes the reins as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Leaf Ireland in 2020 as the successful Belfast UK based managed services company expands into Ireland. Leaf already had several Ireland based customers but since Larry’s appointment it has seen a rapid acquisition of successful Republic based clients. […]

Automation and Robotics

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Wednesday 29 January I shall be moderating the Automation and Robotics conference in Dublin. Please find detials here. Here are my opening remarks with thanks to Forbes, PwC and Quartz for information. Future of Automation, AI and Robotics Consulting firm PwC studied last year the impact of robotics and […]

Launching … 21 Club

Reading Time: 7 minutes The number twenty one holds significance for many and traditionally is seen as the pivotal age milestone – at 21 you get the key to the door and begin your life as an adult. Well, here at Blockleaders.io we are partnering with Bridget Greenwood of the The Bigger Pie to […]

GBA Selects EarthID to Support AML/KYC Compliance

Reading Time: < 1 minute The GBA is pleased to announce that EarthID has been selected to provide decentralized identity management services for the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). GBA is working on a number of initiatives that will demand compliance with AML/KYC requirements. GBA is developing tokens to reward GBA members for their contribution to the Government […]

Idoneus and CoinLock enter into a strategic partnership to provide value-added services for IDON

Reading Time: 2 minutes Idoneus has announced a strategic partnership with CoinLock, a revolutionary cryptocurrency platform that delivers increased utility of IDON by providing transformational value-added services, free hedging, interest-free leverage and stabilized payments. The partnership delivers immediate value to Idoneus’ customers, as IDON is incorporated into the Coinlock platform, dedicated to increasing the utilization of […]

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