The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) will invest up to $ 100,000 in a six-Blockchain-companies. According to a Monday press release, the six companies to Atix Labs, Onesmart, Prescrypto, Statwig, Utopixar and W3 Engineers, with the aim to build Open-Source models of Blockchain applications within the next 12 months.
Chris Fabian, General Adviser, UNICEF Innovation, said,
The Blockchain technology is still in an early stage, and there are many experiments, failures, and insights before us, if we want to be able to use see how and where we use this technology to create a better world.
The six companies were selected from more than 100 applications from 50 countries. The companies involved will be developing prototypes and systems for coping with global difficulties, how to manage, for example, transparency in health care, affordable way to mobile connectivity, and the strength, finances and resources for projects with social backgrounds. In addition, Unicef has accompanied 20 other technology companies, which are currently supported by the Fund, in the areas of Data Science using Machine Learning, Virtual Reality to drones.
This is exactly the Phase of the UNICEF innovation Fund has invested: When our funding, our technical support and our focus on aid can contribute to populations in need, a technology is growing in the best and fairest way.
These investments are part of the Blockchain-trip from UNICEF, when it comes to Smart-Contracts for organizational tasks to create opportunities for joint decision-making processes and to attempt to sharpen the awareness and perception of the technology for Distributed Ledger technologies both in the United Nations as well as in the countries in which UNICEF operates.
SIX COMPANIES AND THEIR PROTOTYPES
UNICEF’s Hopepage allows Internet users to help refugees by providing part of the computing power of your computer to enable the Website crypto-currencies of the mines and the geminenten crypto currencies, then the Australian branch of UNICEF donates.
By Hopepage the geminte crypto-currency will be donated automatically to UNICEF Australia, and real money is converted, the children with life-saving aid to provide goods such as clean water, therapeutic food and vaccines. The longer the users stay on the page, the more processor power is used, which means a higher donation. The Mining is absolutely safe for the Computer of the user.
The UNICEF Innovation Fund will provide product and technology Support, business development help and access to a network of specialists and partners. The Fund also attempts successful companies that were already financed by Unicef, to support in a second round of financing.
According to the Website, UNICEF works in 190 countries and regions, in order to preserve the rights of every child. UNICEF has contributed for the past 70 years to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families.