Tag: Blockchain

The Economics of Blockchain Protocols

It is expected that more than one hundred cryptocurrencies will be in the market by the third quarter of this year. Under this scenario...

Blockchain and Social Impact Through Everex and Humaniq

Blockchain technology was since its very beginning back in the late 70s an alternative way of digital communication focused on privacy and data protection....

Enhancing the Economy ‘Block After Block’

There is a way of doing business that doesn't need anything else rather than a computer and a good internet connection. A new model...

Blockchain Boosts the P2P Economy

Users have become the main characters in the new technological-based economic wave. Customers and sellers exchange their roles due to their transaction necessities. Connectivity...

The Future of Exchanges Speaks in ‘Blockchain’ Language

It can be said without much  hesitation that the current exchange system needs a change, a boost that satisfies new trade necessities. There is...

The ICO Phenomenon is Hitting Healthcare

ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings), a new form of fundraising using digital tokens, have become increasingly popular in the blockchain and crypto spheres. New tokens...

Blockchain And Mobile Apps Can Bring Health Insurance To Developing Countries

In developing countries, access to healthcare is often limited by financial constraints. Individuals often have to pay out of their pocket even for very...

Why Building Trust Is Key To Universal Access To Banking

Progress towards an ambitious global target to open the opportunity of the 21st Century economy by widening access to electronic transactions to everybody has...

Why Blockchain is a Game Changer for the Health Industry

In 2017, blockchain will change healthcare. Although this might seem like a bold statement, the facts show that this years could mark a turning point...

The New Future Of Work: Flexible But Also Equitable?

The platform-based gig economy opens up opportunities but has been accused of not involving or fully recognising workers. Positive platforms show a path to...

Unicef Joins Up With Ethereum to Level The Trust of Its...

Blockchain transparency and peer-to-peer Ethereum systems is showing off once again its utility joining forces with UNICEF in a so-called 'smart contract' establishment. With...

Interview With Kumar Gaurav , Founder of Fin-Tech Company CASHAA

Humaniq faces had the pleasure to interview Kumar Gaurav. Kumar is a serial entrepreneur who has been responsible for building some of the today’s...

The New Startup Paradigm

Startups are innovative companies, through which younger generations of entrepreneurs access capital and then reach the market in this new economic era. For the past ten years...

What Blockchain Means For The Sharing Economy

One of the biggest commonalities between big businesses that have emerged in the last decade or so, such as Facebook and Airbnb, is the...

Blockchain And World Poverty

One of the questions frequently under discussion at the current time, is to what degree blockchain could assist, if at all, in alleviating world...

Are Platform Coops The Answer After Uber Missteps?

Uber has not had the best time of things, not least because it has made some bad decisions about its activities. At least,...

How Blockchain Can Impact Positively Emergent Economies

Managing money in the developed world is simpler than in the developing world. Here, we can easily find ways to save money and spend...

Cryptocurrency Mining Reviewed

Since the early days of bitcoin there has been a good deal of change in the industry, and particularly with regard to the mining...

How Far Will Blockchain Technology Go?

Bitcoin has been a transformational technological development that has been observed in recent years, yet blockchain could be of even greater value, going forward....

Five Ways Blockchain Can Transform the World Around Us

Blockchain could bring about big change in the world around us. That could happen as soon as this very year, at least, so...

How Blockchain Can Make Identification Borderless and Immutable

Many people around the world are termed “unbanked”. BanQu suggests that the number of these people is likely to be as high as 2.7...

The Future of Digital Currencies and Blockchain

Digital currencies have been around for a little while now, and people have been considering what their future might be. It is important to...

Blockchain-based Identity Management Will Soon Be a Reality

In exciting news from the blockchain industry, it is believed by many industry pundits that blockchain based identity management has a strong chance of...

How Blockchain Could Help Emerging Markets Leap Ahead

Post written by Paula Newton and Maria Fonseca Blockchain has the possibility to bring about tremendous change in society. Blockchain technologies could be beneficial for...

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