Blockchain In Healthcare Use Case #7: MAPay

This interview is part of our new Blockchain In Healthcare series, where we interview the world’s leading thought leaders on the front lines of the intersections between blockchain and healthcare. In this interview we speak with Michael Dershem, Founder and CEO of MAPay, to understand how his company is using blockchain to transform the healthcare business, and […]

Blockchain News: Proof of Trust Rebrands & Strengthens Exec Board

Proof of Trust, a blockchain-based platform that brings immutability and distributed trust for smart contracts and data storage, is announcing a brand shift away from its former company name iCash to signal its reiterated responsibility to its key stakeholders. This new chapter entails a new executive suite and communications materials, such as a revamped whitepaper […] Announces Rollout of Pilot Platform for International Students, a global platform built to improve the post-secondary education and career access for students and graduates, has had more than 100 institutions join its platform for streamlining their international student enrollment processes. offers an ecosystem to provide an efficient program matching and application process for applying to higher education institutions, scholarships and jobs. […]

The Truth About Blockchain’s Impact on the Environment

In recent years, blockchain technology has become increasingly prevalent across a wide range of industries and applications, from food and beverage to manufacturing to border patrol operations. It’s is being implemented in supply chain monitoring, financial services, Big Data storage, payment processing, and smart contracts. It’s attracted attention from several major companies, including IBM, Walmart, […]

TravelCash Announces Digital Alternative for Mobile Payments

New Payment Processing Solution will Lower Costs for Merchants and Consumers TravelCash, a new mobile payment system, is using blockchain technology to provide a digital alternative to the credit card industry by introducing a lower cost payment processing solution, resulting in significant savings for merchants and customers. TravelCash is developing a cryptocurrency and integrated mobile […]

Men and Women of Color Leading The Blockchain Revolution With Albert Marinas

I had the pleasure of interviewing Albert Marinas, an entrepreneur launching PadBlock, a blockchain-based platform to guide home buyers through the residential real estate process and connect them to vetted vendors such as mortgage brokers and closing companies along the way. An immigrant who made his way to New Jersey from Cuba via Miami, Albert […]