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Want to go beyond Blockchain as a technology industry buzzword and get beyond the technobabble? What is blockchain and what does cryptocurrency have to do with it? Why should we even care as citizens or entrepreneurs? The New Trust Economy podcast explores blockchain applications and how the tech is solving problems today, showing what is in use and what is possible, as well as highlighting the gaps in needs and opportunities. Look at blockchain through the lens of how it is broadening reach, value. and access for people, business and communication. Join hosts Blockchain 101 author and social entrepreneur, Monika Proffitt and Inc. Innovation columnist and Founder of Podetize, Tracy Hazzard as they provide a perspective for everyone who is new to the crypto and blockchain space on the whole blockchain technology, as well as go deep into issues such as decentralized disruption of power structures, marginalized cultures, women in tech and gender balance and having enough value-based advancement in the workforce. Learn and understand from industry experts as Monika and Tracy shed light on everyone and everything blockchain and crypto and make sure to break it down in terms of what this will mean to the future of business and our daily lives.Every week, Monika and Tracy will be highlighting blockchain influencers, innovators and the technology use cases as an opportunity to explore the disruptive forces, the new trust (or trust-less) economy and emerging philosophy heading to a more decentralized way of working and living. Plus you won’t want to miss discussions on innovation applications, applications built on blockchain or crypto, what needs to happen to implement, what's not happening or what's missing, what's not working, what it's like to be at this stage of disruptive technology, what can we do to make it sustainable for our businesses, and so much more. Monika Proffitt is a social entrepreneur, speaker and writer working at the nexus of fintech, real estate, and social impact. She is the founder of Rise Housing, a real estate company that leverages blockchain technology to create access to equity for everyday investors while bringing liquidity to real estate asset owners. A practicing artist for many years, she formerly served as the Founding Executive Director of Starry Night Programs, providing a creative retreat center for artists and writers, in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Through this company, she was able to bring over a million dollars in investment to the economically depressed region of Sierra County, New Mexico. Monika has spoken at numerous universities and conferences in the US, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from sustainable business and social impact, to blockchain for social good, to the value of cultural capital in the appreciation of real estate. She has exhibited the artwork of hundreds of emerging artists, as well as her own, at international art fairs including Art Basel Miami, the Venice Biennale, Worldwide Los Angeles, and Frieze New York. Her new book, Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy, is now available on Amazon.Tracy Hazzard is a brand and product strategist for Hazz Design, and has ghost-designed, sourced, and launched 250+ consumer products generating more than $2 billion at ecommerce and mass market retailers. For over 25 years, she has worked with design-leading brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman Miller to out-design, out-source, and out-profit the competition. Tracy is the co-inventor of 37 patents that have helped her clients get acquired and achieve high asset valuations. In addition to being an innovation columnist for Inc., she has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Wired, and CNN Money. Tracy co-hosts the podcasts Product Launch Hazzards, Feed Your Brand, and WTFFF?! 3D Printing: The 3D Start Point for disruptive technology.

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Want to go beyond Blockchain as a technology industry buzzword and get beyond the technobabble? What is blockchain and what does cryptocurrency have to do with it? Why should we even care as citizens or entrepreneurs? The New Trust Economy podcast explores blockchain applications and how the tech is solving problems today, showing what is in use and what is possible, as well as highlighting the gaps in needs and opportunities. Look at blockchain through the lens of how it is broadening reach, value. and access for people, business and communication. Join hosts Blockchain 101 author and social entrepreneur, Monika Proffitt and Inc. Innovation columnist and Founder of Podetize, Tracy Hazzard as they provide a perspective for everyone who is new to the crypto and blockchain space on the whole blockchain technology, as well as go deep into issues such as decentralized disruption of power structures, marginalized cultures, women in tech and gender balance and having enough value-based advancement in the workforce. Learn and understand from industry experts as Monika and Tracy shed light on everyone and everything blockchain and crypto and make sure to break it down in terms of what this will mean to the future of business and our daily lives.Every week, Monika and Tracy will be highlighting blockchain influencers, innovators and the technology use cases as an opportunity to explore the disruptive forces, the new trust (or trust-less) economy and emerging philosophy heading to a more decentralized way of working and living. Plus you won’t want to miss discussions on innovation applications, applications built on blockchain or crypto, what needs to happen to implement, what's not happening or what's missing, what's not working, what it's like to be at this stage of disruptive technology, what can we do to make it sustainable for our businesses, and so much more. Monika Proffitt is a social entrepreneur, speaker and writer working at the nexus of fintech, real estate, and social impact. She is the founder of Rise Housing, a real estate company that leverages blockchain technology to create access to equity for everyday investors while bringing liquidity to real estate asset owners. A practicing artist for many years, she formerly served as the Founding Executive Director of Starry Night Programs, providing a creative retreat center for artists and writers, in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Through this company, she was able to bring over a million dollars in investment to the economically depressed region of Sierra County, New Mexico. Monika has spoken at numerous universities and conferences in the US, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from sustainable business and social impact, to blockchain for social good, to the value of cultural capital in the appreciation of real estate. She has exhibited the artwork of hundreds of emerging artists, as well as her own, at international art fairs including Art Basel Miami, the Venice Biennale, Worldwide Los Angeles, and Frieze New York. Her new book, Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy, is now available on Amazon.Tracy Hazzard is a brand and product strategist for Hazz Design, and has ghost-designed, sourced, and launched 250+ consumer products generating more than $2 billion at ecommerce and mass market retailers. For over 25 years, she has worked with design-leading brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman Miller to out-design, out-source, and out-profit the competition. Tracy is the co-inventor of 37 patents that have helped her clients get acquired and achieve high asset valuations. In addition to being an innovation columnist for Inc., she has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Wired, and CNN Money. Tracy co-hosts the podcasts Product Launch Hazzards, Feed Your Brand, and WTFFF?! 3D Printing: The 3D Start Point for disruptive technology.

    COVID-19 And A New Paradigm For Real Estate with Debbie Bloyd

    COVID-19 And A New Paradigm For Real Estate with Debbie Bloyd

    As we fight our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, home quarantine and social distancing measures are having a massive effect on all businesses across all sectors of the economy. Real estate is no exception as lenders and brokers alike are forced to get creative in making and closing deals with buyers while working remotely. Joining host Monika Proffitt today is Debbie Bloyd of DLB Mortgage Services. Working out of Dallas, Texas, Debbie, who has had a ton of experience dealing with various real estate problems acknowledges that these are unprecedented times, and the real estate sector has to make do with what resources it can command to keep things running.


     


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    • 26 min
    DGX: The New Gold With Shaun Djie

    DGX: The New Gold With Shaun Djie

    The DGX Token is one of the newest developments in the cryptocurrency scene that's changing up things bit by bit. The value of the DGX Token is highly dependent on the value of gold, and has become a quite-coveted asset. Shaun Djie is the Co-Founder and CEO of Digix, a company that trades in DGX Tokens. Shaun Djie sits down with Monika Proffitt to explain the principles behind DGX Tokens and trading them. Is it time for you to study a new cryptocurrency?

     


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    • 20 min
    Blockchain And Self Sovereign Identity With Alex Preukschat

    Blockchain And Self Sovereign Identity With Alex Preukschat

    The blockchain space has risen in popularity over the years, including decentralized digital identity and self-sovereign identity (SSI). Because of this, Alex Preukschat decided to co-author a book with Drummond Reed entitled Self Sovereign Identity. In this episode, Alex joins Monika Proffitt to share a little about his background and how he got into blockchain technology. Going deep into the reason why he and Drummond decided to write their book, he goes over the four main parts of the book and their applications and discusses how SSI can help lessen fake news and internet trolls. To learn more about SSI, Alex is involved with a community that shares ideas around the blockchain space. If you want more information about bitcoins, Alex also published a graphic novel called Bitcoin: The Hunt of Satoshi Nakamoto.Author Alex Preukschat discusses his upcoming book, Self Sovereign Identity, and SSI’s uses in daily life.


     


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    • 25 min
    Cost-Based Economics: A New Economic Model Enabled By Blockchain

    Cost-Based Economics: A New Economic Model Enabled By Blockchain

    The blockchain technology has been opening up so many opportunities for us that people still fail to take advantage. Flying solo in this episode, host, Monika Proffitt, lets us in on a new economic model that is enabled by crypto or blockchain: cost-based economics. She defines what it is and shares with us how it came to be and how it could change the game of the economic system in the post-late stage of capitalism. Monika has so many insights in store about looking at value and finding where it is, and what matters, so don’t miss out on this great information.

     

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    • 22 min
    Food Sustainability And Conscious Consumerism Through Blockchain With Yonathan Lapchik

    Food Sustainability And Conscious Consumerism Through Blockchain With Yonathan Lapchik

    A lot of people, when they look at products, go for the flavour or the taste. However, there’s a new trend of consumers that are looking for something more intangible like how they can give back to the community or connect with the story behind, and it’s growing tremendously. Yonathan Lapchik refers to this as conscious consumerism, and it’s going to be the way consumers are going to be in the next few years. Yonathan is the CEO of SUKU, a supply-chain-as-a-service ecosystem that aims to transform global supply chains. A blockchain specialist with a strong business and technology background, Yonathan joins Monika Proffitt to talk about food Sustainability and conscious consumerism and how he fell in love with the concept and joined the movement.


     


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    • 28 min
    Supply Chain Standards in the Blockchain With Melanie Nuce

    Supply Chain Standards in the Blockchain With Melanie Nuce

    A supply chain can be difficult to work with when there's so much information being withheld that could potentially make things run smoother. Fortunately, working with blockchains has made it much easier for that same information to reach you in a timely manner, allowing you to work much more effectively. Monika Proffitt and Tracy Hazzard are joined by Melanie Nuce. Melanie is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at GS1 US where she leads a team that investigates new technologies, partnerships and business opportunities to increase the relevance and reach of GS1 Standards. Drawing on her experience working with blockchains in the company, Melanie shares what makes blockchains so important to industries today.


     


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This show is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I can’t get enough of Blockchain, blockcom, Cryptocurrencies—all of it! I have learned so much just today—I want to listen to every episode! I’ll have to pace myself. Your show with Eric Tippetts is excellent! I listened twice! He is such s passionate teacher. He makes all of the pieces so clear. I can’t say enough. Please do a follow-up with him! Love the podcast Tracy. I’m hooked!! Ten stars!

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