ODEM CEO Maaghul Speaks at Taipei’s DATE 2018 E-Commerce Expo

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Sept. 26, 2018 – Rich Maaghul, co-founder and CEO of On-Demand Education Marketplace, will carry the ODEM story to the Discover Advanced Trends in E-Commerce (DATE 2018) Expo this week in Taipei. Maaghul, an invited guest of the Expo organizers, will speak on the topic of how ODEM is using blockchain technology to… read more

ODEM and Educational Sponsorships

Have you ever donated or considered giving to a charitable cause and wondered how the money would be spent? Did the funds achieve your intended goal? I’ve asked those questions many times in the context of accountability and a worrying decline in public willingness to give to worthy causes. At On-Demand Education Marketplace, we understand… read more

ODEM Activation on the Mainnet: What’s the Big Deal?

ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, achieved a major technical milestone last week by activating the ODEM Platform’s decentralized application (DApp) on the Ethereum Blockchain, or mainnet. Dr. Adel ElMessiry, ODEM’s Chief Technology Mentor, activated the DApp before a live audience at the #SWITCH!Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. Immediately following the achievement, he generated a blockchain-based… read more

ODEM Activates Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain

Vilnius, Lithuania — Sept. 20, 2018 – ODEM, creator of the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace, is pleased to announce the successful activation of smart contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain in support of the ODEM Platform. Dr. Adel ElMessiry, ODEM’s Chief Technology Mentor, completed the deployment of the contracts today at a live event at the #SWITCH! Conference… read more

ODEM’s Rich Maaghul Speaks at #Switch!

Antanas Guoga, Lithuanian representative to the European Parliament and #SWITCH! Conference founder, with ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul and Egle Nemeikstyte, CEO of the Blockchain Centre in Vilnius. ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul will speak tomorrow (Sept. 20) at the #SWITCH! technology-and-education conference in Vilnius, Lithuania. He will kick off the conference’s education program with a keynote… read more

ODEM Achieves Development Milestones on the Ethereum Mainnet

Vilnius, Lithuania — Sept. 19, 2018 – ODEM, creator of the world’s first On-Demand Education Marketplace, is pleased to announce the achievement of several significant development milestones and achievements leading to full deployment of the ODEM Platform by early next year. Among ODEM’s latest technical accomplishments: Successfully passed third-party auditing and testing of the DApp (decentralized… read more

Blockchain for Beginners: The Important Definitions to Know

“Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and even the architecture of the internet itself.” Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investments Ask someone to explain blockchain technology, the encryption system that underlays digital currencies, and you are likely to receive a blank stare in response. However,… read more

10EQS Taps Education Platform ODEM for Talent Acquisition

CHIASSO, Switzerland, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ODEM, the world’s leading On-Demand Education Marketplace, is delighted to announce a revenue-generating, collaborative relationship with 10EQS, a premier provider of accelerated business solutions. The companies will deploy blockchain technology to enhance 10EQS’ ability to provide immediate business insights by widening its pool of emerging industry experts. New… read more

ODEM and Program Revenue Sharing

Enabling educators to efficiently partner with other academics through curriculum licensing is an important part of our mission at On-Demand Education Marketplace. It’s one example of how we’re using blockchain technology to make high-quality, in-person education more accessible, affordable and verifiable. Through the use of blockchain-based smart contracts, our ODEM Platform will allow educators to… read more

Swiss Roadshow: Crypto Myth-busting

Don’t believe everything you have heard about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. That was ODEM’s message at public meetups last week in Switzerland. Johanna Maaghul, ODEM’s Chief Integrator, Sahra Brean, ODEM’s CFO, and other ODEM team members spoke in Geneva, Zurich, and Zug (the center of the Crypto Valley) on increasing public awareness of distributed-ledger technology… read more