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The National HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series 2

2020-06-23T09:32:20-04:00

  As you move into the new world of distance teaching and learning, the Center for the Study of Blockchain and Financial Technology is right here with you. Please join us as we continue our HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series. These virtual seminars will bring you some of the leading thinkers and leaders we were planning to have at our Second National HBCU Blockchain Summit sharing their insights into how our current situation will affect the future of HBCUs and the potential uses of blockchain and FinTech in this new reality. We invite you to spend your lunch break with us for the next two [...]

The National HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series 22020-06-23T09:32:20-04:00

The National HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series

2020-06-23T09:33:58-04:00

  As you move into the new world of distance teaching and learning, the Center for the Study of Blockchain and Financial Technology is right here with you. Please join us as we kick off our HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series. These virtual seminars will bring you some of the leading thinkers and leaders we were planning to have at our Second National HBCU Blockchain Summit sharing their insights into how our current situation will affect the future of HBCUs and the potential uses of blockchain and FinTech in this new reality. We invite you to spend your lunch break with us [...]

The National HBCU Blockchain Webinar Series2020-06-23T09:33:58-04:00

The 2nd National HBCU Blockchain Summit (POSTPONED)

2020-06-23T09:36:25-04:00

The FinTech Center was scheduled to host its 2nd National HBCU Blockchain Summit, April 15-17, 2020, at the historic landmark, Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore Maryland. We held our 1st National HBCU Blockchain Summit last May, featuring Devon Bryan of the Federal Reserve and companies such as Ripple and KPMG. The other speakers included representatives from the Wharton Business School and Georgetown University as well as start-up companies in the field. This is the only major blockchain conference for faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). This invitation-only event would have brought together close to 150 faculty and student representatives from [...]

The 2nd National HBCU Blockchain Summit (POSTPONED)2020-06-23T09:36:25-04:00

Student Blockchain Clubs 

2020-06-24T11:14:00-04:00

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 Morgan Student Blockchain club is a  student-run organization dedicated to engaging students and professors in this cutting edge technology and exploring the professional opportunities for internships, employment and starting their [...]

Student Blockchain Clubs 2020-06-24T11:14:00-04:00

Blockchain Ventures

2020-06-23T15:17:48-04:00

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 Ventures2020-06-23T15:17:48-04:00