Monthly Archives: September 2019

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Inaugural Annual HBCU Blockchain Summit 2019 

2019-09-12T17:05:03-04:00

Our Inaugural Annual HBCU Blockchain Summit 2019 attracted 130 faculty and students from more than 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The two-day conference included speakers from academia, government, and the private sector.  Participants heard from industry representatives including Conduent, Ripple, Ourobors, LLP, Vanimals and Pundi X. Our keynote speaker was Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and author of "The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust" Lee Reiners, the Executive Director of the Global Financial Markets Center at Duke Law School spoke about the laws [...]

Inaugural Annual HBCU Blockchain Summit 2019 2019-09-12T17:05:03-04:00

Student Blockchain Clubs 

2019-09-12T16:40:33-04:00

The FinTech Center promotes and encourages students to get together and create student blockchain clubs on all of our network campuses. We seek to engage students on HBCUs in building the talent pool of the next generation of entrepreneurs to educate and empower students who are interested in and excited about learning more about blockchain technology. The Student Blockchain club at Morgan State University welcomes students from all majors. The Club meets on Mondays at 4:30 PM in room 207 of the Morgan Business Building The Morgan Student Blockchain club is a  student-run organization dedicated to engaging students and professors [...]

Student Blockchain Clubs 2019-09-12T16:40:33-04:00

Blockchain Ventures

2019-09-12T14:41:45-04:00

The faculty has developed mini-cases that feature organizations using blockchain technology to innovate. Akon’s plans for a mobile-friendly cryptocurrency and platform for entrepreneurs in Africa to create, market and monetize their own decentralized applications or DApps A firm specializing in full-service supply chain management and compliance for the cannabis marketplace with tracking technology to ensure each seed, clone, tissue, vegetative and flowering plant, oil extract, and the derivative product is traceable A firm using blockchain technology to connect banks and payment providers via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience for sending and receiving money globally For each mini [...]

Blockchain Ventures2019-09-12T14:41:45-04:00