Reading Time: 3 minutes Originally the European Economic Community was just that – a community that enabled the easy trade between the member states set up in 1957 by the Treaty of Rome. Given that Europe is a fairly small area geographically with multiple land borders, it made sense to simplify the business of doing business with neighbours. Over time it has expanded its jurisdiction considerably with common laws, common currency and even the talk of a common army. There is also a national anthem for the European Union (as it became in 1993) and which, this year, at the start of the new Parliament Session, the Brexiter Candidates from the UK refused to honour, preferring instead to turn their backs stating that the EU was a collation of nations, not a nation-state in its own right.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Following up on LATTICE’s first edition published last year, LATTICE80 brings to you the 2019 edition of its Blockchain 100 list, where it showcases 100 leaders in the global blockchain community making their impact as startups, corporate, governments, or investors in the space.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Leveraging the blockchain technology, Kleros has made available a platform that resolves disputes digitally, while being fast, affordable and fair. This was achieved by simply innovating a classic system that worked in the ancient Athenian government. Using the Kleros platform as a dispute resolution layer, a crowdsourced jury makes decisions on disputes brought before it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Buyaladdin, a platform that will open 100s of online shopping malls to crypto payments, aims to on-board a potential 100 million users by 2021.
Europechain launches a high performance GDPR compliant blockchain to empower businesses be EU compliant.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Europechain, the European-compliant, high performing blockchain launched today with the ambition to power businesses around the world to be EU compliant, ensuring that data is an asset rather than a liability. Data breaches and lack of EU compliance are detrimental to business, as epitomised by the recent British Airways breach which resulted in a £183m fine
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Multiven Open Marketplace heralds in a new age of peer-to-peer blockchain-commerce for the global €4 Trillion Information Technology Industry
Reading Time: 2 minutes The invention of the blockchain has already opened up new possibilities to the way we can record data, not in the least powering the cryptocurrency revolution. With the popularity of blockchain applications like Bitcoin, however, come new challenges. As more people use it, blockchains will have to become more efficient, more secure, and more adaptable. That’s where artificial intelligence comes in.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) were the darlings of the crypto world for much of 2017 and largely into 2018 before they fell from grace. Once hailed as an innovative and inclusive democratic method of crowdfunding before they crashed and burned in the Crypto Winter – optimistically so named since its season extended far beyond the normal tenure of three months..
Reading Time: 3 minutes Mt Pelerin, the Swiss fintech company specialized in blockchain banking and finance, has announced the launch of a one-stop shop service to help startups and businesses raise funds with the help of security tokens.
Reading Time: 2 minutes EuropeChain, the EU-trusted, enterprise-grade blockchain, has been awarded the Adoption Ambassador award at the second Malta AI and Blockchain Summit.
Reading Time: < 1 minute lockchain Summit Ireland which is collocated with Tech Connect Live Conference & Exhibition is returning to the RDS, Dublin for the fifth year on the 30th May 2019. In its fifth year, 3000+ senior technology and business executives, start-ups and investors from Ireland will gather to network and pitch to the largest gathering of technology purchasers in Ireland. Now in its fifth year, the event covers a series of talks on a wide range of blockchain related topics.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This week at the second Malta AI and Blockchain Summit, Blockleader Co founder Jillian Godsil has been invited to attend the event and also be a judge at the Malta Awards this week which will be presented at a Gala Dinner on Thursday evening.
Reading Time: 5 minutes It has been an exciting road as cryptocurrency adoption has ebbed and flowed, and just as with the stock market, pundits have been chomping at the bit to predict what’s next. Many crypto enthusiasts have long been talking about what can propel the industry to the next level, and many believe that all it will take is new SEC regulatory guidance or a tech giant like Facebook or Amazon to announce their own cryptocurrency to do so. It is easy to doubt either would issue their own digital currency, but upon closer look it seems as if the writing is already on the wall.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Blockleaders.io co-founder Jillian Godsil was in attendance at the Seamless South Africa conference held in Cape Town on March 11nd to 13th, 2019. Jillian was leading a workshop at the pre-conference as well as speaking in the main conference and further in one of the seminar talks. Jillian said: “This […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute We want to say a big thank you to everyone who attended our first meetup for BlockLeaders in Dublin. It was a cosy fireside chat with Morgan Pierce, CMO of Seba Bank, Alison McGuire, Editor in Chief of BlockLeaders.io and me, Jillian Godsil, co-founder of Blockleaders.io and journalist. We had […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute The mis-coined expression from Alexandre Dumas’ novel The Mohicans of Paris (for which I always want to substitute the Last of the Mohicans) refers to how women are the source of all problems. I want to use this familiar expression to look for women in blockchain – whether they be problematic or […]
Jillian Godsil, Blockleaders Co-Founder, Shortlisted for Digital and Technology Businesswoman of the Year
Reading Time: 3 minutes Now in its 12th year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards recognises and celebrates inspirational women across all areas of the Irish business world. The overall IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Award is not open for nominations but will be chosen from among the other categories or on the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Earlier this month saw the launch of the ICON Awards, the world’s first celebration and platform for the brightest blockchain projects today. The ICON awards single out the best ICO projects from around the world, looking to reward talent and success with international recognition. Founders, Clara Florey of DisPRupter PR […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute We are delighted to let you know that Blockleaders is launching on the 1st of October 2018. Every weekday in October there will be a profile of a leader in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world. Who will be the first ever blockleaders profile?