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Want to go beyond Blockchain as a technology industry buzzword and get beyond the technobabble? What is blockchain and what does cryptocurrency have to do with it? Why should we even care as citizens or entrepreneurs? The New Trust Economy podcast explores blockchain applications and how the tech is solving problems today, showing what is in use and what is possible, as well as highlighting the gaps in needs and opportunities. Look at blockchain through the lens of how it is broadening reach, value. and access for people, business and communication. Join hosts Blockchain 101 author and social entrepreneur, Monika Proffitt and Inc. Innovation columnist and Founder of Podetize, Tracy Hazzard as they provide a perspective for everyone who is new to the crypto and blockchain space on the whole blockchain technology, as well as go deep into issues such as decentralized disruption of power structures, marginalized cultures, women in tech and gender balance and having enough value-based advancement in the workforce. Learn and understand from industry experts as Monika and Tracy shed light on everyone and everything blockchain and crypto and make sure to break it down in terms of what this will mean to the future of business and our daily lives. Every week, Monika and Tracy will be highlighting blockchain influencers, innovators and the technology use cases as an opportunity to explore the disruptive forces, the new trust (or trust-less) economy and emerging philosophy heading to a more decentralized way of working and living. Plus you won’t want to miss discussions on innovation applications, applications built on blockchain or crypto, what needs to happen to implement, what’s not happening or what’s missing, what’s not working, what it’s like to be at this stage of disruptive technology, what can we do to make it sustainable for our businesses, and so much more.

Monika Proffitt

Monika is a social entrepreneur, speaker and writer working at the nexus of FinTech, real estate, and social impact. She is the founder of Rise Markets, a real estate company that leverages blockchain technology to create access to equity for everyday investors while bringing liquidity to real estate asset owners. A practicing artist for many years, she formerly served as the Founding Executive Director of Starry Night Programs, providing a creative retreat center for artists and writers, in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Through this company, she was able to bring over a million dollars in investment to the economically depressed region of Sierra County, New Mexico. Monika has spoken at numerous universities and conferences in the US, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from sustainable business and social impact, to blockchain for social good, to the value of cultural capital in the appreciation of real estate. She has exhibited the artwork of hundreds of emerging artists, as well as her own, at international art fairs including: Art Basel Miami, the Venice Biennale, Worldwide Los Angeles, and Frieze New York. Her new book, Blockchain 101: Fundamentals of a New Economy, is now available on Amazon.

Tracy Hazzard

Tracy is an Inc. Innovation Columnist and the co-host of three other top-ranked podcasts: Feed Your Brand – listed as one of CIO’s Top 26 Entrepreneur Podcasts to listen to in 2018Product Launch Hazzards – for big product brand builders; and WTFFF?! – the 3D Print innovation start point featured as one of the exclusive live podcasts at SXSW 2018. In addition to writing over 200 articles for Inc., Tracy has been featured in CIO, Forbes, Thrive Global, Wired, Fortune Small Business, and CNN Money. The Harvard Business Review teaches a MBA program case study in 26 universities around the world on her handling of intellectual property as an entrepreneur resulting in a viral PR campaign before social media even existed. With a constant stream of content and products from her authority platform, reaching over 100,000 listeners and viewers each month, Tracy influences, designs and casts branded content and $2 Billion worth of consumer products and innovation around the world. Tracy is the co-founder of Podetize, a full production Brandcasting platform exploring a blockchain incentive program and the first and only podcast hosting platform to take cryptocurrency.

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