Panel Discussion 3| Blockchain - Digital tokens and New Value Creation.
15:45 - 16:45
Difference between cryptocurrency and digital ledgers (BitCoin and Ethereum)
Crypto currencies available ( are BitCoin and Ether the only ones)
Ethereum vs. BitCoin
Who is Stellar, Ripple and IOTA?
Blockchain in retail and its benefits
Current platforms available to Africa exposing Blockchain and cryptocurrency to
consumers (such as LUNO)
Challenges facing the introduction of the concept in the retail industry and
systems in place to overcome them:
Volatility (the value of bitcoin and fluctuation of the currency)
User-friendliness and accessibility to both merchants and consumers (using
existing technologies such as Samsung, Google and Apple Pay to overcome that
Ultimately combining AI and Blockchain as a solution for a decentralized market
Preparing the retail industry for the use of Blockchain (and where do we begin? do
we want to use it as a backend for storing records, operation and supply chain
information or integrate it into everyday retail experience?)
Plan to ease and educate consumer perception.
Hall 1, Building A
Unlocking Blockchain Africa originated from the parent company StudEx wildlife based in San Francisco California USA, the first investment platform for rare and endangered species after participating at the 2018 World Crypto Currency economic forum top 20 Initial Coin Offering startups in San Francisco California. .