The faculty has developed mini-cases that feature organizations using blockchain technology to innovate.

Akoin

Akoin

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

TheraCann

TheraCann

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

Ripple

Ripple

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 case, students will analyze the business model and entrepreneurial practices to determine which ones might apply to their own ventures. The FinTech Center is working with entrepreneurship faculty and students to use technology-based innovation in their proposed ventures.

These are examples of the start-ups that have been created. Morgan State University offers a course entitled “Application Development” which teaches students how to use crypto-economics and blockchain development to invent applications using blockchain technology to find solutions to local problems.