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Historically business and technology development has been at loggerheads with environmental protection. Fortunately, today many companies and Governments are working together towards sustainable technologies and making it a priority on the business agenda. This is where “cleantech”, for clean technology, comes into the equation. We spoke with Dr. Anton Theuma (CEO) and Edwin Ward (Chairman) at Praestantia CleanTech, who gave us a little more insight into the technology and their journey to date. Praestantia CleanTech....

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Despite digital currencies growing in popularity, the level of adoption is still relatively low. It seems that for most people, crypto is still daunting and incredibly confusing, only to be braved by the risk-taker. Luckily, some company’s have the ambition to demystifying and simplifying the space. Meet Chantelle de la Rey, Product Owner and co-founder at Amber, a no-fuss app for everyday people to start their journey with crypto. “People know of Bitcoin and other forms...

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The second edition of the Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Philippines is on December 6 in Manila, after a successful event last year. With the growing interest in the space and in the Phillipines, we thought we would have a chat with Yaroslava Velykaya, the organiser from Smile-Expo, to understand a little bit more about what to expect from the event and the hot topics that will be covered. Tell us a little about yourself? I am...

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As blockchain’s potential continues to unveil, especially in the disruption of financial services, we had a chat with Irina Berkon, CFO at PLATIO, a company creating a crypto banking ecosystem, about where the industry is going and if blockchain is the solution. “I think there is no stopping the progress of the blockchain technology. There are so many brilliant minds working on amazing and life changing solutions. I think that blockchain technology will be part of everyone’s life,...

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Transformation is a hot topic and we like to speak to the people who are at forefront, helping businesses keep up with the fast pace of innovation today. Meet Scott Bales, an international thought leader, innovator and best selling author. When I was doing the speaking circuit some years ago, I met Scott in Singapore, where we were both advocates of technology driving efficiencies, the customer being core to any change and touting a mobile-first...

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We spoke with Maria Luna, co-founder and CEO at BRAVO, Shark Tank contestant and blockchain advocate. BRAVO Technologies is revolutionising how payments and tipping are executed, however there are many more products on the horizon. Read on to find out more. “We created our Fiat version to prove our hypothesis that there was a real need for privacy in payments (while still being compliant) and we knew that the ultimate solution to achieve privacy and...

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As the amount of personal and financial data moving between networks increases, security is more important than ever. Robert Morrish, CEO at Haventec, a top cybersecurity tech company, delivers innovative decentralised security solutions to prevent and protect against account fraud, transaction fraud and information theft. Below Robert takes us through how Haventec helps businesses become more secure, the current challenges with security and the potential solution. “But today’s modern businesses look a lot more like shopping...

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We had the pleasure of speaking with Jamy Nigri, CEO at BDXAlliance.  With its six products, including BDXCoin, BDXWallet, BDXSexy, BDX500, BDXChange and BDXApp, the company aims to be the first fully licensed and regulated crypto ecosystem, more than a licensed exchange. And part of its approach is to help make crypto feasible for everyday use. “Using crypto and tokenisation of assets makes sense. There are too many benefits to ignore. I think businesses will continue to...

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If you live in Australia you might have just come across an easier way to buy and use your Bitcoin. Digital Surge is a tech company that is helping people use crypto in a super simple way. We spoke with Josh Lehman, Director at Digital Surge, and he told us a little about the company’s story and his thoughts on the industry. “Our whole focus has been on helping increase the adoption of cryptocurrency. The...

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Satoshi United is a blockchain conference that will be taking place in Dubai 22-23 October 2018. In addition to the mainstream conference structure, Satoshi United presents a different model of summit, called “un-conference”, which includes casual networking activities, such as yacht parties, dinners and brunches catch-ups. We had a chat with Gautam Madhavan, Satoshi’s United Head of Marketing, and he told us a little more about the conference – the whys, features and speakers who...