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: 2 minutes These were some of the headlines running in the mainstream media following the resurgence of the cryptocurrency markets. An article by Sebastian Sinclair in Coinbase picked out some choice commentary from the titles above down to ‘it is only an April Fool’s joke.’ How we wish they would start commenting sensibly on this sector. We don’t want mainstream media to shill the projects but we would like some rational commentary please.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week saw the beginning of a change in blockleader.io’s formula. Along with talking to some incredible people and business leaders in the blockchain space, we also introduced some new topics to our weekly publication schedule.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A step though the recent history of ICOs by Blockleader writer Fernando Sanchez … First, a bit of history There was a time, not so long ago, when someone would have looked puzzled and asked you what you meant if you spoke to them about cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies became a thing […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes Alex Buelau is a thoughtful leader with endless energy whose love of blockchain and crypto led him on an adventure from Brazil to Oxford. Along the way he formed serial companies, spotting opportunities quickly. Now, he enjoys the crypto winter as things are getting done…
Reading Time: 10 minutes The tokenization pioneer and founder and host of Let’s Talk Bitcoin takes Blockleaders on an extraordinary journey through the past, present and future of blockchain, armed only with an insatiable curiosity and a mountain dulcimer…
Reading Time: 5 minutes Behavioural Economics, the power of music and the democratizing potential of blockchain are the driving forces behind the success of Rebecca Spour of Digitizing Assets
Reading Time: 6 minutes With the ICO/STO market stalled, how are blockchain startups finding their way to market? The Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder of bootstrap Romania based startup Coreto talks to Blockleaders about the challenges he faces building his project from the ground up, the perils of following crypto influencers and how he plans to bring trust back to the crypto space.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week saw us approaching the crypto scene, covering how it has propelled blockchain technology to be where it is at today.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The DJ, hip hop producer and artist guides us through the emerging world of crypto art, dissects the entertainment value of Fake Satoshi and mulls what it means to be a meme-maker.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we observed people’s passion for blockchain and their work to popularise it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The CEO and co-founder of Blockfolio, Edward Moncada, talks to Blockleaders about staying relevant, surviving the bear market and keeping a good poker face.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The fintech law specialist and partner at Lyon based law firm Yellaw spoke to Blockleaders about how regulators are grappling with blockchain in France, the future of ICOs/STOs and why the French will always protest.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The founder of Space Impulse talks to Blockleaders about the opportunities the privatisation of the Space Industry brings for business, how blockchain sounds like Greek to most people, and how the world’s first trillionaire will be a spaced out dreamer.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The CEO and founder of Bitlumens talks to Blockleaders about the challenges she faces bringing solar-powered electricity to villages and farms in the developing world, and how the raw data collected on the blockchain will give them a credit score – a lifeline to small businesses. Over the course of […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Alex spoke to Blockleaders about his past in construction, how a dead-end job led to a shift in his life, a major project in Artificial Intelligence, and how Sweden is dealing with the issue of cryptocurrencies. Alex Bertlin perfectly epitomises the proverbial rise of the underdog. From construction worker to […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Emal Safi has perhaps been a treasure hunter all his life. From diamonds to hunting for crypto through gaming, he talks to Jillian from Blockleaders about why blockchain and why now. Emal Safi has been a fan of technology from a very early age. “My whole life,” he says. As […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Stephen Brett moved lock stock and barrel to New York to start again, armed with his laptop, clothes, and his Harry Potter books. Learn how his perseverance is creating a major game changer in the music business. Music to my ears… Stephen Brett was born with a guitar in his […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Shane McQuillan hardly ever sleeps and is rarely off his phone. Even when he enjoys a quiet moment of fishing by himself, he sets up two laptops to keep in touch. Be prepared to be exhausted in this roller coaster ride as he talks Jillian Godsil through why he is […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people – Joseph Wirthlin Nature has a way of turning out beautiful things from grim or seemingly hopeless places. A chrysalis shelters a creature inside as it changes. As the metamorphosis takes place, the caterpillar becomes something else in […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes What is a suitable job for a rebel in search of a cause? It may have taken some time but, for blockchain zealot Stephen Cutter, it turns out his path was always moving toward blockchain. When he finally intersected with the industry last year it was to propel him to 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 […]