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New Trust Economy

Blockchain is the technology that’s inclusive of people that weren’t included before. It’s a major broadening of reach and access in the way that the internet initially was for people just to be able to communicate. Blockchain lets people invest and do things in terms of money now that they could never do before. In terms of inclusion, it’s become even broader. We’ve got developing countries inclusions and multiple markets that were untouched. We’ve got women in tech and marginalized people and places. We’ve got securitization of assets that totally eradicates things like white lie and prejudice in lending and other big barriers to opportunities for investment.

But what is blockchain and what is cryptocurrency anyway? Go back to the basics with hosts Monika Proffitt and Tracy Hazzard as they provide a perspective for everyone who is new to the crypto and blockchain space on the whole blockchain technology, as well as go deep into issues such as women in tech, gender balance in the workplace, having enough value-based advancement for women in the workforce, innovation applications, applications built on blockchain or crypto, what you had to go through to make it happen, what’s not happening or what’s missing, what’s not working, what it’s like to be at this stage of disruptive technology, what do we do that’s sustainable, how do we find that, why should you invest in it, is it a good investment, and many more.

Monika Proffitt is a social entrepreneur, speaker and writer working at the nexus of fintech, real estate, and social impact. She is the founder of Rise Housing, a real estate company that leverages blockchain technology to create access to equity for everyday investors while bringing liquidity to real estate asset owners. A practicing artist for many years, she formerly served as the Founding Executive Director of Starry Night Programs, providing a creative retreat center for artists and writers, in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Through this company, she was able to bring over a million dollars in investment to the economically depressed region of Sierra County, New Mexico. Monika has spoken at numerous universities and conferences in the US, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from sustainable business and social impact, to blockchain for social good, to the value of cultural capital in the appreciation of real estate. She has exhibited the artwork of hundreds of emerging artists, as well as her own, at international art fairs including Art Basel Miami, the Venice Biennale, Worldwide Los Angeles, and Frieze New York. Her new book, Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy, is now available on Amazon.

Tracy Hazzard is a brand and product strategist for Hazz Design, and has ghost-designed, sourced, and launched 250+ consumer products generating more than $2 billion at ecommerce and mass market retailers. For over 25 years, she has worked with design-leading brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman Miller to out-design, out-source, and out-profit the competition. Tracy is the co-inventor of 37 patents that have helped her clients get acquired and achieve high asset valuations. In addition to being an innovation columnist for Inc., she has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Wired, and CNN Money. Tracy co-hosts the podcasts Product Launch Hazzards, Feed Your Brand, and WTFFF?! 3D Printing: The 3D Start Point for disruptive technology.

You don’t have to necessarily turn a blind eye to the system anymore. You can learn and understand from the experts as Monika and Tracy shed light on everything blockchain and crypto and what it is all about.

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As technology continues to develop and everything we mostly do is online, we are vulnerable to information exposure and hacking if we are not careful. Eric Lamison-White, the co-founder of Pareto Network - a financial intel marketplace for traders and...
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If you can manage a podcast and make it a hit, you’re an expert. If you can manage multiple podcasts and still make it a hit, it makes you a legend. The Crypto Podcaster Gary Leland walks us through his...
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When you come to think of it, the future of technology will need location data that is trustworthy. How can that trust be developed if GPS can easily be hacked? Markus Levin, Co-Founder and Head of Operations at XYO, introduces...
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Proving how people innovate with the ways they try to steal from others, Tracy and Monika discuss fraud in the blockchain and innovation. They address the question from an audience about how we can be better at dissuading fraud by...
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A great deal of small businesses overlooks branding because they envision themselves as a business rather than a brand. However, no matter what the size of a business is, branding is what increases your value and creates trust from potential...
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When it comes to blockchain coding, how do you go about exploring and finding the right developer to work with you? Tracy and Monika get down on an application that is not getting enough visibility out in the general blockchain...
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The technical disparities in the telemedicine companies motivated Patientory’s CEO and founder Chrissa McFarlane to take the leap and contribute an extraordinary input to the healthcare industry. With a background in business, healthcare management, and consulting, Chrissa knew her path...
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The blockchain and cryptocurrency space is so vibrant and full of energy that events, trade shows, and summits are great avenues to showcase its dynamics while learning and having fun at the same time. Tracy and Monika share the events...
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