It is often hard to know who we are and what we are actually doing. Let me explain more about us today! 🪄
Table of Contents:
- EMURGO Africa, a Regional Commercial Arm of Cardano Blockchain
- Our Vision and Mission
- Our Recent Activities
1. EMURGO Africa, a Regional Commercial Arm of Cardano Blockchain
First, we, EMURGO Africa, is a part of founding entities of Cardano blockchain. Cardano blockchain is a decentralized 3rd gen proof-of-stake blockchain network. It is the only blockchain which is proven by peer-reviewed academic papers. Cardano’s development has been led by Charles Hoskinson, co-founder and former CEO of Ethereum, global 2nd blockchain after Bitcoin. To know more about Cardano blockchain, you can check here.
There are 3 founding entities of Cardano blockchain; Input Output (IO), Cardano Foundation, and EMURGO. IO is the tech and engineering company to design, build, and maintain the Cardano platform. Cardano Foundation is the independent standards body to supervise the development of Cardano and its ecosystem. EMURGO is the enterprise arm of Cardano to boost the platform through commercial ventures. Then, EMURGO Africa is a regional entity of EMURGO.
Hope you get the relations between us, Cardano blockchain, and 3 founding entities of Cardano blockchain! ✅
2. Our Vision and Mission
Our vision is to democratize access to basic needs and strengthen and develop economic resilience in nations and its citizens through socially impactful web3 solutions in Africa. We believe that it is possible to turn Africa's challenges into opportunities by leveraging the power of Cardano's blockchain.
We have 3 missions to achieve our vision:
- Support the creation of blockchain solutions to promote businesses that solve social issues;
- Promote Real-Fi, the fusion of traditional finance and DeFi;
- Raise awareness of Cardano as a tech platform to build socially impactful solutions and EMURGO’s role in the Cardano ecosystem.
3. Our Recent Activities
100 Million USD investment vehicle for Africa’s emerging industrial innovation, invested in 35+ blockchain companies, targeting 100 startups.
- Advisory & Accelerator:
Advisory on building blockchain service, 18 token issuance projects.
Partnered with PLP (Power Learn Projects), Pan Atlantic University, and Lagos Business School to create a better workforce for the future tech.
- Research & Tech Contents:
EMURGO Africa Blog updates with our latest activities, bi-weekly, quarterly, and annual reports, events, about us, and about blockchain in general.
NODO to be launched in Q1 of 2023, the pan-African WEB3 discovery and news platform with a vision to inform and educate consumers on the latest Web3 products and services being developed within the African continent.
Hope you now know a little better about us, EMURGO Africa, and feel closer to us! 🧑🏼🤝👩🏾🌍🧑🏻🤝🧑🏾🌎👩🏿🤝👨🏽🌏👽🌌
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EMURGO Africa invests and supports local Web3 projects in the region to adopt Cardano’s decentralized blockchain technology to build socially impactful solutions.
As a regional entity of EMURGO, the official commercial arm of Cardano, EMURGO Africa also runs a local Cardano accelerator in Africa, Adaverse, which accepts applications year-round.
For more up-to-date information on EMURGO Africa, follow the official channels listed below.
About EMURGO Africa