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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. […]

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 […]

Bilal Hammoud, President and CEO – NDAX.IO

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bilal Hammoud is a visionary, successful startup entrepreneur and founder of the Canadian Crypto Exchange National Digital Asset Exchange (NDAX) with a background in traditional finance, crypto investing, and Engineering. He has a proven track-record with experience in growing revenues, building teams and taking NDAX to a growth position within […]

CoinMetro Becomes the First Crypto Exchange to Offer Market Sentiment Data Used by Hedge Funds

Reading Time: 2 minutes CoinMetro, the licensed crypto exchange has integrated with The TIE – the the premiere provider of alternative data for digital assets. The TIE is a cryptocurrency focused spin-off of Social Market Analytics (SMA), an official Twitter partner and the leading provider of sentiment data across traditional asset classes. In traditional […]

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