What Do the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals Mean for the Blockchain?


*+-The UN is conducting a Summit this week (Sept 25 – 27, 2015) to adopt the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are meant to shape national level strategies for development and poverty alleviation for the next 15 years.  The 17 goals include items like: ensuring gender equality, achieving food security, combating climate change, conserving… Read more »

Call for Participation: The 2015 Digital Currency Adoption Survey is now open!


*+-Coin Academy is now in the process of gathering data for their first white paper project: The Digital Currency Adoption Report. As part of the research process, a short survey has been created for digital currency owners around the world. The survey is now available online at http://digitalagencyasia.com/email-marketing/mailer/surveys.php?id=8 

DCC Convenes LIVE Social Impact Chat with Factom, BitGive, MIT’s Media Lab, and Code to Inspire

*+-On September 15th, the Digital Currency Council partnered with TechChange, the leading provider of online education in technology and social change, to host a LIVE conversation about how digital currency can impact global development. Headline speakers included: Factom’s President, Peter Kirby The BitGive Foundation’s Executive Director, Connie Gallippi The MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative’s… Read more »