By Lily Hess • Jan 17, 2019
Blockchain technology, which supports cryptocurrencies, is being used in innovative ways to circumvent traditional information sharing and for political participation in parts of the world, notably Thailand. What could this mean for the rest of the region and the world?
By Janelle Retka • Aug 02, 2018
As the Philippines continues to hold rank as the Southeast Asian country with the largest number of migrant workers heading overseas, the amount of money being sent home to family members in the island nation is rising. Using cutting-edge technology, local entrepreneurs are exploring avenues for cutting the cost of remitting money, which keeps more earnings in Filipinos’ pockets
By Robin Spiess • Jul 25, 2018
A new Cambodia-based startup thinks it might have found a way to change how microfinance lenders operate and cut down lending fees by more than half – by jumping on the blockchain bandwagon