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EarthID Sets New Standard in Decentralized Identity Management

[London, Feb 13, 2024] — EarthID has been assessed by the Government Blockchain Association’s (GBA) Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM), earning a Maturity Level One rating. ‘’We are thrilled to have earned GBA's BMM rating. This achievement is more than a milestone; it's a reflection of our unwavering commitment to providing secure, user-centric identity solutions whilst meeting the demanding requirements of enterprise clients.’’ stated Priya Guliani, EarthID’s CEO. EarthID is a decentralized identity platform, enabling organizations to safeguard and minimize personally identifiable customer data, prevent identity fraud, while empowering users with

SHEQONOMI Partnership announced with Reliance JiO JioStore and KaiStore. 300K+ Downloads and Climbing.

Feb 12, 2023: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Global digital media and podcast listening multi-platform, SHEQONOMI proudly announces the launch of our newest mobile apps architected and built by women through global collaborations forged in response to the global COVID-19 Pandemic. We are thrilled to be amplifying the voices of several thousand women who have supported our vision since lockdown and now proudly feature content in English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, Bahasa, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, and more. Our curated content includes more than 30 genres including

United Nations IGF Dynamic Coalition Pilots a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

New York, NY – December 20, 2023 — The United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Assurance & Standardization announces the initiation of a groundbreaking project aimed at establishing a Distributed Autonomous Organization (DAO). The pilot project is a collaborative effort showcasing how public sector organizations can leverage blockchain technology and DAO principles to foster transparent, rules-based, and high-integrity governance structures. UN - IGF Dynamic Coalitions are multistakeholder groups operating within the framework of the UN Internet Governance Forum, addressing specific issues related to internet governance. These

Utah County Leads the First Government Adoption of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM)

Utah County is the first government entity in the world to adopt the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) to assess their blockchain-based solution and use it to continually improve the reliability and trustworthiness of their blockchain-based government services. From the mid 1800’s Utah County has drawn pioneers to its territory. That indominable spirit of overcoming challenges and finding new paths forward has not waned. When Covid shut down government offices, Utah County had already begun the transition to online platforms. Clerk/Auditor Amelia Gardner, had led the charge into that territory in

Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Releases Voting Solution Assessment Model

  Washington, DC, September 19 — The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) announces the release of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Voting Supplement. "The Voting Supplement is a critical resource for governments, organizations, and developers worldwide, providing a comprehensive framework to ensure the privacy, security, and integrity of voting systems," said Susan Eustis, Chair of the GBA Voting Working Group. "Its scope extends beyond government elections, making it applicable businesses, associations and other forms of governance, enhancing trust in democratic outcomes." The supplement is a roadmap for developers and administrators seeking

Steven in NYC Thursday Sept 21 – Sun 24th

#UnstoppableAfrica I'll be heading down on the #FlixBus 5 hour trip from #Ithaca to #NYC the place of my birth and youth. Being an active investor, advisor, mentor and friend to the emerging African startup tech ecosystem and it's youthful driven ambitious leaders, I've been invited to the prestigious event below. I have felt totally welcome by the giants of the African VC world. As a somewhat unique person in this scene I have been invited into many conversations and opportunities as a bridge between wealthy global investors and the best and brightest of youthful

ESG1 Partners with GMEX ZERO13 on Trading Tokenized Carbon Credits from Emissions Removals

Cross-chain interoperable ESG asset trading and settlement enabled by ZERO13 as a fully integrated market distribution partner for ESG1’s highly verified, IoT-linked industrial carbon credit tokens. London and Calgary, 14 September 2023: ZERO13, a GMEX Group initiative providing a digital climate fintech aggregation ecosystem, and ESG1, a subsidiary of GuildOne providing innovative digital assets and ESG solutions built on R3’s Corda, have announced a landmark collaboration that will create an automated digital pipeline for North American industrial carbon offsets to reach high-demand markets in Europe and the Middle East. ESG1’s

Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Assurance and Standardization (DC-BAS)

Introduction Blockchains are a promising technology with the potential to transform many industries. However, there are still challenges that need to be addressed before blockchain solutions can reach their full potential. Blockchains are important because they can be used to create secure and transparent systems. For example, blockchains can streamline the delivery of public services to underserved communities and populations, strengthen transparency and integrity for public services, and ultimately build trust amongst all stakeholders. As blockchain technology continues to develop, it is likely to have a major impact on the

United Nations Group Seeks Comments on Blockchain Voting Standards

Hosted by the New York - The United Nations (UN) Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Blockchain Assurance & Standardization Dynamic Coalition has distributed a suite of blockchain standards authored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) including standards for the use of blockchain technology in elections. The GBA Voting Working Group that developed the election standard is comprised of election officials, election systems vendors, and blockchain experts from around the world. They are driven by a desire to make elections trustworthy and accessible to all voters. According to Utah County Commissioner, Amelia

Farouk Khailann, CEO of Premium Africa Holdings Joins Erez Capital as Venture Partner.

Farouk Khailann is an African Entrepreneur with a strong commitment to Africa’s economic growth. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Premium Africa Holdings, Managing Partner for Akon Lighting, and a Strategic Advisor to the Royal Family of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) The Private Office of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al-Qassimi for Strategic Alliances and Policies. The office was established by his Royal Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Faisal Al Qassimi, a member of the ruling family of Sharjah & Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, focusing billions in investment