As Nigeria gradually transits into a digital economy, the country needs to leverage on emerging technologies that have the potential to help us transform the economy. Today we say that the Internet has transformed our lives. This is because the Internet transformed the way we share information. This is the first-generation Internet; the Internet of information. In the same way, blockchain will transform lives, businesses, and governments. How? As described by Dan Tapscott, blockchain is the second-generation Internet. Beyond information, blockchain will transform the way we share anything of value.
SiBAN is now ready to list projects of registered corporate members of SiBAN on its website. Below we list the goals behind project listing with SiBAN and the information it will contain. Please note the ineligibility and disqualification of certain entities in the community.
SiBAN AMA with Yele Bademosi of Bundle took place Friday 12 June 2020. The AMA was a bundle of insightful conversation about the emerging blockchain industry and how Bundle is innovating to add value to the space.
Cross-border payment is one major pain point for people especially when it comes to sending money from one African country to the other or sending or receiving money in Africa. Pizza takes a trip to Ghana to meet Sesacash CEO & Co-Founder, Blaise Bayuo, an entrepreneur pushing the boundaries of cross-border payments in Africa by leveraging on blockchain.
Team Lead of Dash Nigeria and Co-Founder of Cheetah Africa, Nathaniel Luz, shares his thoughts about digital currencies, the ability of decentralized cryptocurrencies such as Dash to empower the unbanked, and the global finance “bubble” he believes that Covid-19 pandemic has busted.
Binance development manager in Nigeria, Emmanuel Babalola talks about how cryptocurrencies are affecting the unbanked in Africa and how they are changing the way remittances are made into the continent. He also gives an insight into Binance’s recent acquisition of Coinmarketcap.com in this exclusive Q&A.
Franklin Peters, CEO Bitfxt, came into the spotlight in Feburary 2019, when it was reported that the company got funding of up to $15m (over 5 billion naira) from UK syndicate of hedge funds and UK company, Payitup Clearinghouse. In this exclusive chat, he tells us about his journey and shares his thoughts on the challenges Blockchain/cryptocurrency start-ups experience in Africa. He also gives up a sneak peek into Bitfxt’s plans for subsequent months.
Chimezie Chuta is a Web Application Developer, Blockchain & Crypto Professional, IT Consultant and Tech Educator. He is the founder of the Blockchain Nigeria user group, a pioneering organization which focuses on cryptocurrency and Blockchain education. For a man who wears so many hats, Chuta has quite a warm personality and a genuine passion for educating the masses. Pizza newsletter caught up with him recently and we discussed everything ranging from cryptocurrency adoption, to decentralized finance (DeFi).
At the TechCabal Emerging Tech Town hall which held in Lagos on Friday 28 January 2020, players, experts, and regulators agreed in principle that policy formulation on emerging technologies such…
Stakeholders in Blockchain Association of Nigeria (SiBAN), Nigeria’s Blockchain Association, calls for listing of indigenous and foreign Blockchain projects on www.siban.org.ng. SiBAN is rejigging to offer all community members services…