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Anie Akpe is Teaching African Women Tech Skills to Build a Future

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Blockchain, Education, Empowerment, equality, gender equality, Publisher Channel, Technology, womensempowerment by Blessing Enofe

Anie Akpe is Teaching African Women Tech Skills to Build a Future from her US-based boundaries to several African countries.

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An AgTech Leader in India is Using Blockchain to Empower Farmers and Consumers

In Agriculture, Blockchain, Climate, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Gaurav Somwanshi is the Co-Founder and CEO of EmerTech Innovations, a 2019 Dalai Lama Fellow, and has been tapped by the British Council as a “Future Leader.” The work he’s doing by connecting blockchain to agriculture is significantly improving the supply chain, quality and waste management, and overall leadership in the agriculture space. Working with India’s largest group of fruits …

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Raising Capital is What Greg Downey Does and What He Teaches

In Blockchain, Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Greg Downey is the founder of Purim Ventures, a venture capital company that also specializes in advisory services and fundraising education. Greg has over 25 years of helping disruptive innovations get to market and has helped companies already on market to expand. Over the last 15 years, he has successfully helped lead multiple capital raises totaling over $75,000,000 from …

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Ryan Arndt of the Stacks Foundation Shares Grant Opportunity For Blockchain-Based Developers

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Ryan Arndt is the Stacks Ecosystem Steward at Stacks Open Internet Foundation.  Ryan works with developers using blockchain to develop community-servicing projects through a special grant program.  He provides Publisher, Mary Kurek, with information about the Stacks Foundation and the grant that focuses on the Foundation’s goal of a “user-owned Internet.”  Actually, it’s more than a goal – it’s their …

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Jesus Medel Advises on Problems and Solutions in Cybersecurity

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Jesús Medel operates his cybersecurity and IT consulting business from a headquarters in Mexico.  He has more than 30 years of experience in IT business consulting, specializing in disruptive technologies solutions for organizations.  He has been working in innovation, sales, and architecture related to emerging technologies, like Smart Cities, IoT, space computing (AR and VR), 3D and4D printing, AI, and …

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Linda Goetze: Blockchain Chamber of Commerce

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An educator and connector, Linda Goetze, M.Ed., has been engaged with blockchain technology since 2012. She is President and CEO of the Blockchain Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and has served on the Blockchain Association Board of Directors. A member of Mensa and former CEO of Balancing Health, Linda helped establish the Atlanta Neurotherapy Institute after three and a half years …

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Author and Blockchain Expert Radhika Iyengar Shares Intel on Enterprise Blockchain From New Book

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The banking and financial services sectors are familiar to all of us. Most of us use their services regularly and have experienced high transaction costs/fees, lengthy transaction times, and slow processes. What most of us don’t realize is that these issues are due to significant inefficiencies that are passed on to the consumer. Banks and financial services companies pride themselves …

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Networking Opportunities from the Women Leaders in Blockchain Issue of The Introducer

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(1/20/19) It’s time:  the posting everyone waits for…the networking opportunities we see between The Introducer game changers from this issue (# 11) (and previous).  Note:  Here’s the link to this issue for reference.  Let’s get to it.   Leading off with Phaedra Boinodiris (photo left) who wrote the feature article in this issue, but, who was also spotlighted as a game changer in Issue # 6. She and Robert Branch, Issue …