Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) is accelerating education, adoption and innovation in partnership with global universities. We can better understand this emerging tech by hearing from scholars who are developing real use-case that solve for today's challenges. Host Lauren Weymouth interviews leading blockchain experts covering various applications across a wide range of sectors.
Tokenizing Transportation | Jimmie Lenz
We have the technology to improve payment terms, without the use of selling invoices to 3rd parties, for millions of small trucking firms. Tokens can return 100 cents on the dollar to these businesses and improve economies for more than just profits and growth.
Catch this rich discussion on how small businesses can take better control over their finances with Coffee & Crypto podcast host, Dr. Jimmie Lenz, an experienced executive, lecturer and scholar in the field of banking and capital markets.
How Blockchain Will Save The Climate | Ando Shah
Are you following the most critical, vital, existential fight of our planet?
The potential application of blockchain to decarbonize our economy and our world so that we can avoid catastrophic temperature rise is happening. Discover along with others in our field how blockchain, may actually be a suitable technology.
A compelling conversation between Ripple’s Carbon Market Product Manager, Peter Rosberg and Berkeley PhD candidate, Ando Shah. Audience will learn how we are enabling blockchain for the carbon credit use case; modernizing carbon markets, accelerating high quality carbon removal and contributing to global climate goals.
For every dollar of economic value we create, we destroy one dollar of nature value -> This is a rich discussion on how companies are responsible for more than just profits and growth and how they can make a positive impact on the environment and society to give back.
Blockchain Application for Identity Management | Nick Dazé
Proving something about yourself in a digital world should be fast, easy and secure. How are blockchains useful in managing verifiable credentials, decentralized IDs and other tokenized assets?
Nick Dazé, founder and CEO of Heirloom, discusses the no-code tools
his team is creating for a trusted and tamper-proof environment for identity verification protocols.
Combining blockchain technology identity management gives us complete control over our identities, high security to our personal information and a way to store and share our identities across multiple platforms.
The Personalization of Finance | Emmanuel Daniel
How does highly personalized FinTech change how institutions, markets, & societies run?
Columbia Professor, Agostino Capponi, explores how crypto and blockchain are altering the financial industry while expanding observations beyond finance to how transitions are taking place in society with the personalization of finance in a deep conversation with top 10 global influencer in the "Fintech Power50", Emmanuel Daniel.
Interactive Sports Marketplace for Collectable Tokens | VO2
How much fun would it be to become a stakeholder in your favorite athlete? Sports lovers can now interact with chosen players and get rewarded.
Join UPenn scholars Arham Habib and Arpan Bagui talking about their journey creating an NFT Marketplace for athletes and their fans; VO2. This blockchain start-up that advanced through the Cypher Accelerator, builds community engagement with an engage to earn model that gives pro athletes a way to directly participate with their fan community. This is one more way we are seeing blockchain become mainstream, generating interactive communities.
Empowering Investors | NFT Valuations
We are at the very beginning of NFT's becoming a meaningful percentage of art, collectables, gaming, and community markets and yet NFT's are already a multi billion dollar market.
It can be intimidating for first-timers to invest in NFT's as an alternative investment class. This is why Co-Founders Mahan Fathi and Aristotelis Charalampous have created a start-up called NFT Valuations out of the University of Nicosia, to help investors make more informed decisions.
Hear how NFT Valuations provides access to some of the biggest historical data in the market and provides valuation tools and a space for collectors, investors, manager, and even artists, to narrow down the search, and look at different NFT's.
Thought provoking Clarity
Thank you for breaking this technology down for us in a meaningful way that helps us u feta tans how it relates in our lives. Really enjoying the show - keep them coming!
It’s great to see the impact blockchain is affecting multiple industries across the board. I’m learning a lot.
Great host and connections
Still new to the blockchain world but love how this podcast is connecting the dots (blocks!) between important industries for society - healthcare, social impact, homelessness and like more. Keep it up!!