ODEM.IO, Origin Protocol to Partner on Education Marketplace

ODEM.IO is collaborating with Origin Protocol to create the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace Chiasso, Switzerland – 01–24–2018 — ODEM.IO is collaborating with Origin Protocol to create the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace. ODEM.IO and Origin Protocol will work together to enable development of the ODEM platform by using the Ethereum blockchain and the InterPlanetary Filing System (IPFS) protocol…. read more

Online Education Leaves Some Students Behind

The darker side of online education is becoming more apparent. That was my takeaway from a recent Economic View column in the New York Times by University of Michigan Professor Susan Dynarski. In Online Courses Are Harming the Students Who Need the Most Help, Dynarski points to disturbing signs that the spread of online education… read more

Blockchain Spurs Collaboration in Educational Communities

  Imagine bundling solutions to higher education’s greatest challenges into a single platform. Education is critical to the growth of local, national and international communities. Despite its importance, the process of acquiring an education is plagued by rising costs, inaccessibility, and opaque processes. On-Demand Education Marketplace and its partner, Excelorators Inc, are global innovators focused on using… read more

ODEM Gets Michael Zargham Expert Data Engineer

Chiasso, Switzerland – 01-15-2018 – ODEM.IO, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace hires Michael Zargham, Ph.D. as Chief Systems Engineer. Dr. Zargham, a specialist in data-driven decision systems with more than a decade of experience designing decentralized business processes, will spearhead system-level design for ODEM.IO’s blockchain-based economic model and the ODEM Token. He plans to leverage… read more

ODEM and the World Crypto Economic Forum (WCEF)

ODEM’s own Dr. Michael Zargham will be speaking at the WCEF’s event in San Francisco Dr. Zargham will be speaking on Coordination Markets and Crypto-Economics for the Application Layer Dr. Zargham’s talk will focus on unique aspects of the application layer in blockchain-based platforms. Specifically, he will elaborate on application layers in platforms that act… read more

January Newsletter: Join Us On Telegram and Stake Your ODEM Claim

It’s 5 weeks and counting until the launch of ODEM.IO’s public crowdsale on Saturday, Feb. 17. As the clock ticks down, On-Demand Education Marketplace is expanding its presence across Telegram, BitcoinTalk, Twitter and Medium. Richard Maaghul, ODEM.IO’s chief executive officer, recently highlighted how ODEM.IO is leveraging the Ethereum blockchain and artificial intelligence, why education needs blockchain technology, and how the ODEM.IO platform… read more

ODEM: Preparing for Takeoff

I spend a lot of time in the air, travelling around the globe spreading the word about On-Demand Education Marketplace, or ODEM.IO. One of the questions I’m asked most often on my business trips is “How will blockchain technology help ODEM to improve education?” My answer: Blockchain gives us the opportunity to go big. Blockchain,… read more

The Drum: How This Blockchain Startup Is Reshaping Global Education

  In the current system, the cost of quality education also rises, leaving students, largely international, with additional fees to study abroad and receive private lessons. An additional challenge includes access to quality resources used in making these decisions. The fragmented market often leaves international students making decisions based on either limited or inaccurate information…. read more

Blockchain and Turning the Tide on Underemployment

  Sometimes life doesn’t turn out as expected. That’s what happened during the financial crisis of 2008–2009 to me and millions of others around the world. The job market quickly soured; well-paying employment evaporated. Stress from the crisis caused many sleepless nights. I worried about how I would support my family. As the crisis unfolded,… read more

Crypto Central: On the table with ODEM CEO, Richard Maaghul

  If we haven’t already answered your questions about ODEM and how we’re using the Blockchain technology to create an education revolution, read this interview of ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul, by Crypto Central. Here are a few of the questions from the interview: Hi Richard, could you briefly talk about your professional background and the… read more