Blockchain Insider: How ODEM is Looking to Transform Global Education

The first interview will spotlight ODEM.io, an education startup that is looking to transform how education is accessed, change costs and intermediaries involved and most importantly help improve a failing educational system. Their goal is to connect students with teachers around the world directly and facilitate tailored learning. At the core of this goal is… read more

December Newsletter: Happy Holidays from ODEM.IO

Season’s Greetings and welcome to the premier edition of the ODEM.IO newsletter! We are very pleased to announce the creation of ODEM.IO, a platform for collaborative and transparent connections between educators, educational institutions, and students. More than just a marketplace, ODEM.IO uses blockchain technology to streamline the organization and delivery of short and medium term,… read more

Why Education Needs Blockchain Technology

A global education marketplace would reduce barriers to access and allow for personalization of experience Blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin, may be just what the global education industry needs — a fresh approach to improving student access, lowering costs and making course material more relevant in the real world. Some of the world’s sharpest… read more

6 Interesting Blockchain Projects

While the volatile (high risk/high reward) nature of cryptocurrencies is intriguing, I am most interested in the long term implications of decentralized systems. As Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, reminded the community this past week via tweetstorm: “the total cryptocoin market cap just hit $0.5T today. But have we *earned* it?” Funding and hype… read more

On-Demand Education Marketplace (ODEM) Plans 2018 Crowdsale

Platform Aims to be the Airbnb of Education Chiasso, Switzerland — ODEM.IO, the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace, is pleased to unveil plans to launch a public crowdsale to fund the deployment of its highly anticipated blockchain-based education marketplace, network and online platform. ODEM.IO is creating a collaborative, interactive platform to empower students to engage… read more

Excelorators’ Founders Unveil On-Demand Education Marketplace

Platform Uses Blockchain to Deliver On-Site Educational Experiences Chiasso, Switzerland — Richard Maaghul and Bill Bayrd, co-founders of Excelorators Inc., are pleased to announce the creation of ODEM.IO, the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace. ODEM.IO is a blockchain-based platform that will empower students to directly engage with top academics around the world to create high-quality… read more

3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Understand About Blockchain Technology

ODEM, an on-demand education marketplace, has been able to leverage existing relationships to cultivate an active and inspired audience around their upcoming token offering. Started by the founders of Excelorators, an education company with a network over 200 professors, ODEM’s community attracts educators, students, and investors. All three share a common goal of eliminating intermediaries… read more

Keep An Eye On These Blockchain Startups Throughout 2018

…In the nine years that bitcoin came to this world, it went from being a humble startup to a worldwide phenomenon that boasts as many as twelve thousand average transactions per hour. This translates to over 99,000 BTC or 1,492,424,505 USD per hour, with each transaction worth an average 6 BTC. When it comes to… read more

INC. Magazine – 4 Revolutions Made Possible by the Blockchain Economy

These 4 revolutions could only be made possible by the ever-expanding blockchain economy. After 2018, business as we know it will forever be changed (and hopefully for the better). Read the article on Inc.com

How ODEM and Excelorators together are meeting the challenges of education inefficiencies

As the CEO of both Excelorators (founded in 2013), Inc. USA and the newly formed ODEM, AG. Switzerland, we have been providing high quality education experiences for international visitors from seven countries, hosted at nine elite universities, and taught by the best educators in the United States. We have enjoyed great success and have doubled… read more