ODEM news, events and important information.

ODEM and Educational Records on the Blockchain

At ODEM, we’re determined to make education more affordable, accessible, transferable, and verifiable. We’re also committed to using blockchain technology to give students greater control over their educational records. The blockchain, a decentralized network of digital ledgers and the encryption software that make digital currencies possible, allows us to create immutable and shareable records of… read more

How ODEM is Reshaping the Education Landscape

  One of the most gratifying aspects of being CEO of ODEM is explaining how we’re using blockchain technology to improve education for students, educators, and employers. Blockchains, or decentralized networks of digital ledgers, are at the core of our mission to make education more accessible, affordable, transferable, and verifiable. ODEM is using blockchain technology… read more

ODEM, Blockchain Technology, and Unlocking Your Education

  It’s not uncommon for major U.S. colleges to take as long as four months to deliver a hardcopy diploma to a newly graduated student. It can also take as many as six weeks and a US$150 fee to replace a diploma that’s been lost, stolen, or destroyed. Enough, already. At ODEM, we’re committed to… read more

KuCoin Becomes 16th Exchange to List ODEM Token

We’re pleased to announce the ODEM Token (ODE) now trades on the Singapore-based KuCoin digital currency exchange. KuCoin is an up-and-coming exchange, working hard to make cryptocurrency trading easier and more convenient. For ODEM, the KuCoin listing means that ODE now trades on 16 exchanges, including Bitfinex and BitMart. Among KuCoin’s features are: Various Order… read more

ODEM on the Airwaves

  ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul and Sales Chief Ken Finch traveled to Pakistan last month to share the ODEM story with educators, students, and employers in the South Asian nation. Among their appearances, Rich, Ken, and ODEM Pakistan’s Huda Garib were interviewed on Karachi radio station Samaa FM’s evening show. Host J.R. Sahara began by… read more

Why Does ODEM Use Blockchain Technology?

  One question we receive frequently is: Why does ODEM use blockchain technology? I’ll begin by telling you a little about blockchain, which is also known as a distributed ledger technology. Think of it like a tamper-proof spreadsheet where information is stored and verified across thousands of computers with no central point of control. The… 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