Tag: Unbanked

Africa Could See the World’s Fastest Blockchain Growth

When we think about Africa, our minds often flood with images of hunger, hardship, disease, natural disasters, and maybe even civil war. We don’t often consider the strength of its people or their ability to lift themselves out of poverty. So while it may not seem like the most natural place to lead the world into the fourth industrial revolution, Africa could actually see the fastest overall rate of blockchain growth. …
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How Blockchain Tech Can Resolve Global Connectivity Issues

If you’ve taken a stroll through a large city lately, or even your local neighborhood, it may have struck you how few faces you actually saw. It isn’t that people have packed up and moved away. It’s that they no longer make eye contact as they walk around. Instead of looking up or around, their gaze is downward, directed at their smartphones. With the average American spending 10 hours a day …
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Blockchain Tech Could Activate Large Segments of the Global Economy

We’ve heard a lot about how blockchain technology can help serve the unbanked and the underbanked by making microtransactions possible. But in the Western world, that often refers to a small minority. Yet according to global economist and Babson College Professor of Finance Dr. John Edmunds, in many parts of the world, we’re talking about the sweeping majority. As a leading world economist, Edmunds has made a career out of …
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Humaniq Aims To Connect Millions of Unbanked Using The Ethereum Blockchain

The Humaniq project has gotten a lot of attention as of late. By positioning itself as the “next generation of banking” there is no lack of ambition to be found. However, it is important to note Humaniq is not just about banking, as the blockchain-based layer allows for projects plugging into this system through APIs. This is a great example of how the blockchain will provide financial inclusion to the …
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