Ecosystem News

ROKK3R Inc. Launches Advisory Committee

Inaugural members of the Rokk3r Inc. advisory committee include former Sunglass Hut co-owner/CEO Dean Ziff and real estate titan Steve Rhodes. https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/rokk3r-inc-launches-advisory-committee-1027601629

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Wynwood cameras may test the moods of pedestrians

Wynwood district to start using AdMobilize’s technology to gain real-time insights on its 50 blocks. Rokk3r Fuel ExO General Partner Jeff Ransdell and AdMobilize CEO Rodolfo Saccoman explain the possibilities of integrating their technology. http://www.miamitodaynews.com/breaking/wynwood-cameras-may-test-moods-pedestrians/

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HYP3R Raises $17 Million in a Series A Funding Round

HYP3R announces its Series A financing of $17 million with participation from Rokk3r’s ecosystem partner, Rokk3r Fuel. https://www.martechadvisor.com/news/interactive-marketing/hyp3r-raises-17-million-in-a-series-a-funding-round/

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Is Bogota banking big on blockchain?

Chief Strategy Officer German Montoya says blockchain and the use of smart contracts might just undercut the foundations of corruption. https://latam.tech/2018/09/04/is-bogota-banking-big-on-blockchain/

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Blockchain in India: ‘Successful implementations will proliferate country’s prominence as a blockchain destination’

When we look at any sector in India, as with anywhere in the world, we must not look to blockchain technologies as a ‘magical cure’ or as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution to an industry’s woes. It can however be utilised in a meaningful way to correct issues that have plagued sectors for decades and also move industries forward into new realms. https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/blockchain-in-india-successful-implementations-will-proliferate-countrys-prominence-as-a-blockchain-destination-5319200/

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Blockchain Innovation Can Empower Vibrant Civil Societies Across Africa

Education, health, and media are just some of the components being lifted by blockchain technologies to empower civil society as a whole. Rokk3r CEO, Nabyl Charania sounded off on the impact blockchain technology could have on Africa. https://bitcoinafrica.io/2018/08/22/blockchain-innovation-can-empower-vibrant-civil-societies-across-africa/

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