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 […]

10 Blockchain Technologies Africa

It is now publically known that there are over 1,000 Blockchain companies in the world, a figure that is growing with the emergence of new companies.  Although global Blockchain market is dominated by companies in the UK and US, Africa makes up 1.4% of the start-ups. In Africa,Blockchain technologyprovides a tremendous opportunity for start-up companies […]

Where does blockchain sit in the geospatial world?

By Rollo Home, Strategic Product Manager For 225 years we’ve worked with governments, private industry, and individuals alike, since the data we produce touches and connects the lives of everyone in the country. We know the location of every road, water network, mast, residential and commercial address and the type of terrain, plus much more. […]

Bitland Announces ICO Launch, OpenLedger Partnership on Land Rights

Decentralized land registry project Bitland has announced its ICO crowdfunding campaign and slated launch following a partnership with Danish exchange OpenLedger and revamped “decentralized conglomerate” CCEDK.  Also read: Legal Identity for All: Can Bitcoin’s Blockchain Rise to the Challenge? Bitland: Development Project Has ‘Many Aspects’ Bitland (bitland.world), which seeks to secure rights for landowners by using the blockchain […]

Bitland Blockchain Could Solve India’s Land Woes

Who actually owns the plot of  land? Foreign Affairs once published an article stating that one of India’s biggest problems is landlessness, where it was cited as the cause for  widespread poverty while being a perpetrator of its social challenges Lack of land ownership is a major limitation to Indian economic growth and hinders the […]

#Bitland puts Land Rights on the Blockchain with the Cadastral Coin

The Challenge Securing property rights and modernizing land administration is central to many developing nation’s social and economic development. Countries that would benefit from blockchain technology experience many issues related to contradictory legal and administrative decisions that contribute to land insecurity and undermine citizen’s confidence in state institutions. In Nicuragua alone, it was once estimated […]