Entrepreneurs who want to make a difference in the world using emerging technologies to create social impact. All applicants are segmented into 2 categories: Dreamers and Shapers.
These are early-stage initiatives with high potential, a strong use case of emerging technologies, and a clear problem-solution fit.
These are established projects in a growth-stage, that have already demonstrated a strong use case, with a solution that addresses the UN's SDGs.
This year Awardees will have the opportunity to showcase their project in front of a selected blockchain community of enthusiasts and investors, at the closing event in Hamburg, Germany. For the first time, Awardees will receive a monetary reward for their projects and access to a network of mentors, brand awareness and use case promotion.
Blockchain for Humanity (b4H) is a not-for-profit foundation with the mission to drive the adoption of emerging technologies that can offer a positive social impact.
The Ribbon Protocol is a decentralized decision support system for Global Health and Public Health, that supports problem specific decision making to help individuals, organizations, nations and global bodies to do the right thing to improve global health outcomes.
Endaoment, a California Public Benefit Corporation with a platinum seal of transparency from GuideStar based in San Francisco, is federally tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3), serving as the decentralized finance industry’s Community Foundation. It provides Donor-Advised Funds through its web-application, enabling users to donate any major crypto to nearly any U.S. nonprofit. By creating a robust Community Foundation entity for the DeFi industry, Endaoment hopes to encourage the charitable giving of cryptocurrencies and the adoption of cryptocurrency technologies by nonprofit organizations.
impactMarket is a decentralized poverty alleviation protocol, distributing UBI through blockchain. They are supporting 17 000 beneficiaries from 90 communities in 15 countries which represent about 0,0023% of the population out of poverty since starting. They are hoping to reach a million beneficiaries within the next 12 months. As previously mentioned impactMarket works closely with not for profit organisations and local charity on the ground to reach beneficiaries within vulnerable communities. To date, impactMarket partners with 13 not for profit organisations.
Cambiatus facilitates the creation of digital communities (DACs or Decentralized Autonomous Communities, also known as DAOs) seeking to achieve their common social and environmental objectives.Cambiatus offers the technological platform for communities to connect, interact, make decisions and achieve their objectives in a decentralized and resilient way, using social currencies on blockchain as economic incentives.