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 […]

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. […]