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).
Tag: social impact
Reading Time: 7 minutes Chris Bates shares his story about transitioning careers, getting involved in blockchain and emphasizing the dynamic nature of technology.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week was dominated by the theme of social impact. Our Blockleaders are amazing individuals who use the blockchain to make a difference and bring a positive change to our world. Monday started with reworking the world of Venture Capitalism, and by the end of the week, we covered how […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes What do a writer and a programmer have in common? Joaquim Pedro Antunes, of course. He was once an aspiring writer who eventually veered off into technology. We will be following his story about how the transition took place, how he began his decentralization chapter, and what has been going […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Is there any correlation between bees and blockchain? Alisha Forrester Scott knows there is and tells Blockleaders‘ Faith exactly why. One manifestly obvious similarity between the two is that they both function in a distributed capacity. While bees play a significant role in the food supply chain via pollination, blockchains […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes How to achieve despite the odds? Sometimes you have to get off the island – literally as well as figuratively. Rhonda D. Eldrige proved herself time and again before turning her life skills into an organisation that has helped thousands of others. Read her story of rags to riches here. […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Explore how blockchain is the key to sustainability, as Deloitte’s Blockchain Tax Lead takes Blockleaders on a journey from Switzerland to Canada, via Syria, Uganda, and the United Nations. Alexia Hefti is the Blockchain Tax Lead at Deloitte. Yet after spending an hour in conversation with her, during which she is […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Jonathan Nelson talks to Blockleaders about how he thinks like a nurse. How would a nurse approach funding, investment, and pension returns? Simply, without expensive fees, and with good returns. So why not apply that common sense to tech startups? That is exactly the question he is posing and answering with […]