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Wala Awarded 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

Tulaa and RecyclePoints Named Runners-up in the US$200,000 Prize Competition

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 30, 2018/ — The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship (http://Legatum.mit.edu/) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Mastercard Foundation (https://MastercardFdn.org/), has named South African startup Wala (https://getWala.com/) as the grand prize winner of the 2018 Zambezi Prize (http://Zambezi.mit.edu/) for Innovation in Financial Inclusion. The announcement came during the Open Mic Africa Summit (https://Zambezi.mit.edu/openmicafrica/) in Nairobi on August 29th, 2018. Continue reading Wala Awarded 2018 Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion

Nominations open for Malta Blockchain Awards

Malta has risen to the top during the year as the blockchain jurisdiction of choice, which has earned it the name ‘Blockchain Island’. The Malta Blockchain Summit mirrors the ongoing buzz, and the summit is already sold out on the entire floor plan, with 5000 blockchain enthusiasts expected to attend the show. On the eve of the summit, a Blockchain Awards ceremony, along with a Charity Dinner, will be organized by the Malta Blockchain Summit with the Maltese President as a Guest of Honour. Nominations for the awards are now open. Continue reading Nominations open for Malta Blockchain Awards