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Can Blockchain be a tool for Social Innovation?

Webinar series: Ideas for Social Innovation

Our webinar series aims at offering additional inspiration and fresh ideas around the core pillars of Social Innovation. Join us and discover successful practices from all over Europe. The topics chosen are related to the modules of our Social Innovation Academy.

Webinar #1: Can Blockchain be a tool for Social Innovation?

Date: 29. Oct. 12.30-13.30

You might have heard about emerging Decentralized Ledger Technologies such as Blockchain in relation to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but little is said about its potential for social impact. If you are curious about blockchain applications for social innovation, join the conversation by registering at this link.

In this webinar, Lucas Zaehringer, the founder of will explain how blockchain technologies can be used to create social innovation by:

  • Creating a digital identity for undocumented people
  • Recording social impact and real-life data
  • Incentivizing social behaviors
  • Disintermediating international development work
  • Disrupting markets where data automation and ownership are key (energy, healthcare..)

About Positiveblockchain is the open-source database and platform exploring blockchain for social impact. The database currently lists nearly 600 blockchain projects and startups that aim at generating positive social impact for the people and society.