Entries by ODEM IO

Women in Blockchain: We Can Do Better!

The blockchain and cryptocurrency business is routinely the target of criticism for its dismally low representation of women in the workplace. Though technology industries tend to be male dominated, blockchain and crypto are even more out of sync when it comes to female representation. A December 2018 study of 100 blockchain startups found that only 14.5 percent… read more

ODEM Ranks in Top 50 Blockchain Ventures in Switzerland and Liechtenstein’s Crypto Valley

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 31, 2019 — ODEM is pleased to announce its debut ranking among the 50 largest blockchain companies by market value in Switzerland and Liechtenstein’s Crypto Valley blockchain cluster. ODEM was named in a Crypto Valley survey conducted by investment company CV VC AG, in collaboration with PwC Strategy, and IT provider inacta AG. As of the fourth quarter… read more

ODEM Partners with ITWORX Education to Explore Blockchain Opportunities

ZUG, Switzerland and CAIRO, Jan. 29, 2019 – ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, is pleased to announce a partnership with ITWORX Education, an international market leader in innovative academic and corporate learning software solutions, to explore opportunities to jointly develop leading-edge blockchain-based services. Under the partnership, the technology companies will work to establish ODEM as a… read more

How a Decentralized Education System Can Improve Student Outcomes

“Gradually, decentralized trust will be accepted as a new and effective trust model. We have seen this evolution of understanding before – on the internet.” – Andreas Antonopoulos, blockchain visionary. If you’ve paid attention to the cryptocurrency/blockchain community during 2018, one of the great buzzwords throughout the year was “decentralization.” Cries of “decentralize everything!” were… read more

ODEM Applauds Blockchain Centre Vilnius on Its First Anniversary

ZUG, Switzerland and VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 22, 2019 — ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, applauds Blockchain Centre Vilnius on the first anniversary of its creation. Blockchain Centre Vilnius is a dominant force in educating the next generation of blockchain entrepreneurs. ODEM, a sponsor of the Centre, is delighted to be a part of the first-anniversary celebration and… read more

Blockchain’s Bright Future in the Education Industry

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in recent years, you’ve heard the term blockchain spreading like wildfire. The use cases for blockchain outside of cryptocurrency range from the revolutionary to the ridiculous. But using blockchain in education is one real area that takes advantage of the record-keeping abilities inherent in any blockchain. Here are… read more

ODEM Sponsors Blockchain Centre Vilnius

ZUG, Switzerland and VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 8, 2019 — ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Blockchain Centre Vilnius in support of innovative approaches to blockchain education. ODEM and Blockchain Centre Vilnius jointly recognize the importance of education in advancing the use of blockchain-based solutions in the areas of trade,… read more

ODEM Partners with GE for Blockchain Certification Issuance

ZUG, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2019 — ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, announces it will provide GE GeniusLink™, a unit of General Electric Co., with blockchain-based tools and technology to support GeniusLink management of experts and on-demand consultants. GeniusLink will verify the professional qualifications of its high-impact consultants by using ODEM’s blockchain certificates to ensure that short-term talent… read more

ODEM Expands Wallet Selection

At ODEM, we’re working hard to expand the number of trusted crypto wallets that can accommodate ODEM Tokens. To ensure the security of your Tokens and peace of mind, we’re aligning with several more wallets to offer an array of security options. Our most-recent wallet providers include: Trezor – A popular hardware Bitcoin wallet that functions… read more

ODEM Issues Blockchain Certificates for Canadian Polytechnic

Zug, Switzerland and Calgary, Canada. Dec. 17, 2018 — In a pilot program unveiled today, ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, is partnering with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to issue blockchain-based academic certificates to a select group of SAIT students. They will become the first graduating class at a Canadian post-secondary institution to be granted… read more