UN Veteran joins Social Alpha Foundation as Advisor

Yoshi Yamamoto, Former Special Advisor for UN Engagement and Blockchain Technology, and Joseph Thompson, CEO and Co-Founder of AID:Tech, join not-for-profit grant making platform using blockchain for social good   Hong Kong – Social Alpha Foundation (SAF), the not-for-profit, grant-making platform which provides no-strings funding to companies and projects utilising blockchain for social impact, has announced the appointment of Yoshiyuki Yamamoto and Joseph Thompson.    Yamamoto, the Former Special Advisor for UN Engagement and Blockchain Technology, will serve as Advisor, while Thompson, CEO and Founder of AID: Tech, the world’s…

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World Refugee Day – How the blockchain could deliver digital identities for those most vulnerable

  20th June is World Refugee Day, an international day of observance dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.   We’ve reached out to some leading minds in emerging technology to shed light on how blockchain is combating some of the most severe issues facing refugees such as the global identity crises. With more than 1.1 billion people worldwide without an ID, these experts discuss how leveraging blockchain could deliver digital identities for those most vulnerable.   Industry experts Nydia Zhang, Co-founder and Chairwoman of Social…

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