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Non-Fungible Tokens: The Agent in the War Against Counterfeiting in Africa?

Sep 12, 2021

According to the 2018 Global Counterfeiting & Trademark Infringement Report, the amount of global counterfeiting reached $1.2 trillion in 2017 and it’s estimated that it could reach an overwhelming $2.3 trillion by 2022.

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Blockchain: A driver for social impact in Africa

Sep 09, 2021

With the features offered by blockchain technology, it begs the question why this disruptive technology isn’t adopted heavily across the continent of Africa as a driver for social impact. Could it be a lack of understanding of the technology?

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New NFT marketplace for Islamic art, culture and sports digital assets eyes end-2021 rollout

Sep 09, 2021

A new non-fungible token marketplace to list and sell Shariah-compliant digital assets plans to launch towards the end of this year, helping to diversify Islamic portfolios amid the increasing awareness of NFTs.

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For Women Cuban Artists, NFTs Offer A Surprising Opportunity

Aug 11, 2021

Earlier this spring, 24-year-old Alejandra Glez became the first — and youngest — Cuban woman artist to completely sell out an NFT drop, earning Glez just under Ξ3 ETH ($5,700 USD) in only eight minutes.

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UN chooses NFT marketplace host in efforts to fight climate change

Aug 3, 2021

The United Nations has previously said it was exploring the uses of blockchain technology in the fight against climate change and to help reach a more sustainable global economy.

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NYDFS Plans to Collect Diversity Data From Banking and Crypto Institutions

Jul 30, 2021

All authorized virtual currency service providers will be required to submit diversity data of their boards and management to the NYDFS.

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Women Need Investment, Says Women in Blockchain Talks Founder

Jul 30, 2021

BeinCrypto spoke to Lavinia Osbourne, founder, and host of Women in Blockchain Talks. Osbourne speaks about what blockchain offers to women and what is needed to grow the participation of women in this space.

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To Invest In Carbon Neutral Bitcoin Mining Is To Invest In Women

Jul 29, 2021

In 2016, bitcoin was irrefutably a man’s domain. At the time, only 1.76% of the bitcoin community consisted of women, while male counterparts made up 98.24%. But the times they are a-changin’.

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Women and investors of color seem to prefer cryptocurrency over traditional stocks—here’s why

Jul 23, 2021

Women and investors of color seem to be drawn to cryptocurrencies over traditional stocks, a new survey from NORC at the University of Chicago finds.

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