Blockchain in banking and finance

Web3 Entrepreneurs in Ghana And Zimbabwe Show Crypto’s Social Good

Speculative investments and cryptocurrency crashes are occasionally associated with blockchains. Some start-ups are attempting to implement Web3 use cases in Africa, such as getting unbanked individuals online and into a more centralized financial system. According to data from the Swiss Crypto Valley Venture Capital, or CV VC, while funding for African blockchain businesses raised $127…

Mastercard Enables Buying NFTs Without Crypto

Payments giant Mastercard announced this week that its cardholders can now purchase NFTs without crypto. The move comes as an effort to make purchasing NFTs easier and safer.  The company has partnered with Immutable X, Candy Digital, The Sandbox, Mintable, Spring, Nifty Gateway, and MoonPay. So, what exactly does Mastercard’s latest initiative mean for the…

Alchemy declares support for Solana Web3 apps

Just one day after the Solana network temporarily stopped on June 1, in an announcement published by Alchemy, the Web3 development platform, and infrastructure provider declared its support for the controversial blockchain. Resulted due to a bug that made it impossible to reach network consensus, the Solana blockchain stopped for around four hours on Wednesday….

Polygon and AlmaBetter are coming up with a robust program on Web3 development.

AlmaBetter, an upskilling platform, has partnered with blockchain company Polygon to make offer learning programs in blockchain and Web3 development. In addition, these courses will not demand any prior technical experience from the learners. AlmaBetter will put Polygon in its official curriculum and as a hiring partner. Polygon has curated and designed programs for young and…

Requirement for Web3 talent increases as internet reaches to the next stage

Hiring trends disclose that software developers, entrepreneurs and startups in India will play an important role in developing global platforms and applications for Web3, the third generation of the internet. Web3 utilizes blockchain-based technologies to develop a decentralized version of the web. Firms creating Web3 platforms and applications will need blockchain developers, app developers, machine…

Princeton University launches initiative on blockchain

Princeton University is introducing an initiative on blockchain and its potential to interrupt and restructure power in society. Sustained by four alumni in a combined major gift to Princeton’s Venture Forward campaign, the initiative will call together scholars across disciplines to better comprehend the possible benefits and drawbacks of the technology. The initiative will be…

Google surveying blockchain products – CEO shares Web3 plan

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google, shared some information on the blockchain strategy of the group during the firm’s Q4 earnings call the previous week. Pichai was inquired about his views on web3 and Alphabet’s strategy to the industry. The CEO started elaborating by saying that anytime there is innovation,…