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. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes GUEST POST by Paul Scott Managing Director at P2 Digital Holdings & Co-Founder at eXtendIT, Xigital & P2DH. Non-Executive Chairman at Whrrl Paul will return next month to talk about some of the solutions offered by blockchain. While Blockchain adoption in Africa is incredibly slow and lags the world by […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes That old saying about youth being wasted on the young has never had more relevance than it does right now. Mandy Shemuvalula’s hectic race to take on the world’s youth highlights the main impediments to young people getting ahead in business – too many old farts blocking their way. You have been warned. If you are of an ageist bent then this article is not for you. (hint, check out if you are a youth or old fogie in paragraph three).
Reading Time: 6 minutes It is one of the first things we know about coffee – that Fairtrade is better than regular brands– but what does that mean exactly and do the farmers really benefit? Coffee farming in Africa has captured the imagination of the Western World more easily than say banana, barley or peanut farming but are we just salving our conscience by choosing the Fairtrade label or are we actually doing good?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Call me a Libertarian, and an unrepentant believer in Africa rising to become a first world continent.Block Leaders’ Demi Oye talks to Nathaniel Luz about his works and journey as a revered Libertarian and his entrepreneurial ventures in the cryptocurrency space.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Bruce Hughes spoke to BlockLeaders about what it means to be a cryptopreneur, how blockchain can bring transparency and confidence back to African society, and also about two very important issues: Freedom and faith.
Reading Time: < 1 minute James is an entrepreneur based on Bend, Oregon. In his mid seventies, his energy, learning and enthusiasm for life is amazing.
Reading Time: 7 minutes One of the million and one things not universally agreed upon is the definition of a developing or developed country. However, some basic parameters like level of industrialization and the Human Development Index have served as scales. Today’s Blockleader, Philipp Lesche would be sharing with us his story about his decision to join the blockchain space and how he is using blockchain for good, by developing blockchain solutions for developing countries.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Jonathan Fennell recently spoke to BlockLeaders about his involvement with the Government Blockchain Association and Genesis Block Africa, how he helps to keep Zimbabwean women fit, and how blockchain technology can help the disadvantaged in his country and elsewhere.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Melissa Messe Mwale spoke to Blockleaders’ Fernando Sanchez about the challenges of entrepreneurship in her birthland of Zimbabwe, her passion to empower Africa through blockchain technology, and how her online marketplace benefits local and international communities.