The Tech4Good Global Roundtables feature conversations with entrepreneurs, policy makers, academics and thought leaders about transformational technology based solutions and approaches to help those most affected and to support the recovery from the Covid19 crisis. Our guests will also discuss some of the big questions our society is facing and the visions for the post Covid-19 economic system.
On April 16 we will launched The Tech4Good Global Roundtable discussions with a conversation between Xiaochen Zhang, President of FinTech4Good and Eva Csaky, Executive Director of the Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity. We talked about how crowdfunding, blended finance, smart philanthropy and blockchain platforms may help these businesses not only to get through the current crisis but also to become more resilient and productive on the long run.
On April 23, Tech4Good Global Roundtable was hosted by Anna Clark, Inclusive Economy Consortium co-founder and Hunt Institute Fellow. Her guest will be Amy Seidman, CEO of Noble Profit and BFLO, blockchain based technologies that can empower companies to pursue more sustainable supply chain practices, philanthropy to trace and measure the impact of their funding, and small businesses to access markets and opportunities.
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EarthX is an international environmental organization that educates and inspires people to action towards a more sustainable future. EarthX hosts the world’s largest environmental exposition, conference and film festival annually in Dallas, convening citizens and change agents representing business, government, academia and civil society.
Hunt Institute for Engineering & Humanity: Based in the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University, the Hunt Institute serves as an interdisciplinary hub to partner with leaders in business, academia, NGOs and government, in order to develop and scale sustainable and affordable solutions to the challenges facing the global and local poor. The Hunt Institute launched the Blockchain Hub for an Inclusive Economy in September 2018, Tech4Good Hub for short, in partnership with the Blockchain Frontier Group and Fintech4Good.
Blockchain Frontier Group (BFG) is a global network that accelerates social change in frontier markets through blockchain and distributed ledger technology. By engaging start-ups, technology experts, industry leaders, investors, public sector actors, and civil society, BFG facilitates the generation of new approaches to solving global challenges. BFG drives social impact through building a database of existing and emerging use cases, accelerating solutions for growth, and providing capital to support the scale up of high potential startups.
FinTech4Good seeks to co-create blockchain solutions that contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals through its acceleration network that works with start-ups, industrial leaders, NGOs and investors to develop and implement fintech and blockchain solutions for a better world.
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. The IEEE Blockchain Initiative (BLK) launched January 1, 2018 as the hub for all IEEE Blockchain projects and activities in order to deliver a stabilizing think space of seasoned professionals specifically trained and positioned to make a difference.
GIES is a global multi-disciplinary professional network of academics and practitioners from across the private, public and third sectors united by a shared commitment to building a more inclusive and climate-smart economy, both locally and globally. GIES serves as a knowledge and resource connector to catalyze collaborative solutions for some of the most pressing problems faced by society.