Beyond bitcoin: 4 surprising uses for blockchain

Blockchain was created as the system for running bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Big banks and corporate giants are racing to make the technology work for them in the belief that it will cut costs and transform the way the world does business. Finance is only the start, though. Blockchain is also being put to work […]

Botswana Blockchain Summit: An Interview with Alakanani Itireleng

From 25-26 November, members of the global Bitcoin community will gather at the University of Botswana for the inaugural Botswana Blockchain Summit. Conference Founders, Alakanani Itireleng of Satoshicentre and Kesego Tumisang of Google Developers Group of Gaborone, aim to educate attendees on Bitcoin and blockchain technology with local and international speakers.   An Interview with […]

Real Estate Market Transparency Improves in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has continued to make advances in real estate transparency over the last two years according to a new report authored by real estate management company Jones Lang LaSalle(JLL). Access to information and technology are some of the factors that have driven transparency by making it easier to access real estate information. An open legislative, […]

Mark Your Calendars: Bitland Speaking in Austria, France, and Senegal

(Official Bitland Nigeria Logo) 12 October 2016 (Bloomington, Indiana): Bitland Global wishes to congratulate Jacobs Edo for the release of his much anticipated book, Digital Transformation: Evolving a Digitally Enabled Nigerian Public Service. Mr. Edo is the Bitland ambassador to Nigeria and his efforts have been critical in establishing a Bitland center in Lagos. Edo’s […]

75% of corporate treasurers in Africa and Latin America interested in blockchain solutions, says Ovum

Global technology research and advisory firm, Ovum, recently published the results of a Corporate Treasurer survey, developed in partnership with Swiss financial services software specialist, Temenos. Founded in 1985, and headquartered in London, Ovum is part of Informa Group, a global provider of business intelligence. Ovum has 23 offices on six continents. Its global team […]

Mauritius can become ‘Blockchain Valley’

The head of Bitland Global, whose startup launched a project to put land registry in Ghana on blockchain earlier this year, has touted Mauritius to become the “Blockchain Valley” through the advent of a ‘cybersecurity Hague’ for international data houses. Christopher Bates, during his session with young entrepreneurs and business incubators at blockchain working session […]

75% of corporate treasurers in Africa and Latin America interested in blockchain solutions

Global technology research and advisory firm, Ovum, recently published the results of a Corporate Treasurer survey, developed in partnership with Swiss financial services software specialist, Temenos. Founded in 1985, and headquartered in London, Ovum is part of Informa Group, a global provider of business intelligence. Ovum has 23 offices on six continents. Its global team […]