The faculty has developed mini-cases that feature organizations using blockchain technology to innovate.
AkoinAkon’s plans for a mobile-friendly cryptocurrency and platform for entrepreneurs in Africa to create, market and monetize their own decentralized applications or DApps
TheraCannA 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
RippleA 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 analyze the business model and entrepreneurial practices to determine which ones might apply to their own ventures. The FinTech Center works with entrepreneurship faculty and students to use technology-based innovation in their proposals.
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.