Author: Jillian Godsil

Round table – Money 2025 at DAVOS

Reading Time: 4 minutes The round table was hosted by FT journalist Jemima Kelly and joined by Mamuka Baktadze, 13th prime minister (2018-2019) and minister of finance (2017-2018) of Georgia, David Blumberg, founder and managing partner of Blumberg Capital ($500 AUM), Jeff Schumacher, founder and investor, 55 Catalyst Capital, Henri Arslanian, chairman the FinTech […]

GBA Washington Conference with Liberland

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) ran a Future of Money, Governance, and Law Conference on January 31, 2020. The conference was attended by six Liberland representatives on Capitol Hill, Washington. Joey Langenbrunner, Pranav Badhwar, Bogie Wozniak, David Molineaux, David Ament, and Steve Wood from Liberland were all in attendance. Dan […]

Defi – how, where, why?

Reading Time: < 1 minute As an educator Rossco has taught 1000s of people how to interact with crypto. He has taught them how to open a wallet, how to save a private key, and how to record a seed string offline. And yet, while people are naturally drawn to the world of cryptocurrencies and […]

Liberland Partnership Announcement

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Free Republic of Liberland signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Crypto Asset Research Platform Baserank for evaluating companies issuing crypto assets in Liberland. Baserank, the crypto asset research platform, has started work with the Free Republic of Liberland on independent crypto asset rating and research. Crypto asset ratings will […]

Disrupting the Motor Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rouder, a motor ecosystem already operational in Russia, is looking to get a jump on self-drive legislation in Europe targeting the second-hand automotive market. It is gunning for $1 billion revenue in just five years which is a fraction, just 0.6%, of the overall automotive market. The original automotive ecosystem, […]

Leaf launches in Dublin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Leaf Ireland, a subsidiary of the UK headquartered Leaf, launched its Dublin office on January 24th, 2020 in One Microsoft Place, Microsoft Ireland’s building in Sandyford.  The management team presented a panel with representation from Microsoft and a customer taking part. The panel was moderated by journalist Jillian Godsil. Steven […]

Ireland launches a world first – a universal restaurant voucher platform using Blockchain technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ireland launches a world first – a universal restaurant voucher platform using Blockchain technology The Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI) has launched a universal gift voucher, redeemable in up to 3000 participating member restaurants and the first known voucher to be powered by Blockchain technology. The platform was developed by […]

Data Privacy solutions in Blockchain: interim survey results analysed

Reading Time: 3 minutes by Ashling Costello, Blockchain and Privacy Lawyer GDPRdesigners.com Privacy is increasingly recognised as a key requirement in AI, IoT and blockchain technologies. It is one of the differentials employed by users to compare product and service providers: entities which can claim to be privacy compliant have a significant competitive advantage […]

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 […]

10 things you might not know about Davos

Reading Time: 4 minutes Davos – 10 things you might not know about Davos Freelance journalist Jillian Godsil popped her Davos cherry this year and learnt ten surprising things you might not know about Davos Now in its 50th year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) summit was first launched by German economist Klaus Schwab. […]