How ODEM and ESCO Match Employers with Skilled Workers

  Millions of jobs around the world go unfilled because employers can’t find enough workers with appropriate skills and qualifications. In Western Europe alone, the number may be as high as three million. In response, the European Commission developed ESCO, an innovative, multilingual employment classification database. In its basic form, the “European classification of occupations,… read more

ODEM, Education and Blockchain: Fasten Your Seatbelt

Every so often when checking in for a flight I’ll jokingly ask the airline agent to “put me beside someone interesting.” My request usually generates a smile. Although air travel can be grueling, I love the cosmic randomness of meeting fascinating people on passenger jets. After the usual onboard introductions, I listen for any opportunity… read more

ODEM in Pakistan: Land of Opportunity

ODEM executives led by CEO Richard Maaghul are in Pakistan this week to explore opportunities to assist in the education of the country’s growing population. Pakistan is not only the world’s fifth-most-populous country with more than 200 million people, but almost two-thirds of its citizens are younger than thirty years of age. During a previous… read more

Breaking Down the Barriers: ODEM’s Johanna Maaghul

Johanna Maaghul is an author, technical writer, literary agent, and the Co-founder/Chief Integrator of ODEM, an education and blockchain company. Johanna, who spoke with ODEM’s marketing team ahead of today’s International Women’s Day 2019, is speaking out in support of greater female representation in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world. What’s the connection between blockchain technology… read more

Creating Positive Change: Nina Nichols and Global Women in Blockchain

Denver, Colorado-based entrepreneur Nina Nichols is committed to creating positive change in the crypto/blockchain industry. She’s the founder of Global Women in Blockchain (GWB), an umbrella group dedicated to accelerating the formation of partnerships to encourage and enable women to become leaders in the education, development, and promotion of blockchain technologies. In addition to her… read more

ODEM Unveils Global Education Marketplace

ODEM Announces Early Access Launch of its Decentralized Education and Employment Marketplace. VILNIUS, Lithuania, and ZUG, Switzerland – Feb. 28, 2019 – ODEM announces today its first public access to the ODEM Platform, its blockchain-based education and employment marketplace. ODEM is offering early onboarding for students and educators with functionality to create and offer educational… read more

ODEM Reveals Education Platform at #SWITCH! Conference

We’re excited at ODEM to be officially launching the ODEM Platform, becoming among the first Ethereum applications to transact business on the blockchain. With fewer than 10 percent of ICO’s activating on the Ethereum mainnet, we’re delighted to reach this milestone. After more than a year of development, we’re pulling the covers off our global… read more

ODEM Showcases Education Platform at GESS Dubai

ZUG, Switzerland – Feb. 25, 2019 – ODEM Chief Executive Officer Richard Maaghul will lead a delegation of ODEM leaders to the GESS Dubai Education Exhibition and Conference at the Dubai World Trade Centre this week. Committed to making education more accessible, affordable, transferable, and verifiable through blockchain technology, ODEM will showcase the ODEM Platform… read more

Women in Blockchain: Making a Difference

In Part I of ODEM’s Women in Blockchain blog series we highlighted the lack of female representation in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Today, I want to tell you about an exciting group dedicated to helping women overcome barriers to greater female participation in our industry. Elena Sinelnikova and Natalia Ameline founded CryptoChicks in… read more

ODEM Executives in China: Q&A

ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul and ODEM Business Development Chief Ken Finch are traveling to China to meet with early adopters of the ODEM Platform. We’re grateful to Ken for taking time to preview the trip to Beijing and Shanghai. Ken, why China, why now? Business development in China has been a high priority for a… read more