NEWSWEEK IS WORKING WITH GLOBAL EXPERTS IN THE BLOCKCHAIN WORLD TO PRESENT THE FIRST EVER NEWSWEEK BLOCKCHAIN IMPACT AWARDS. THE AWARDS ARE RECOGNIZING ENTREPRENEURS AND ENTERPRISES THAT ARE DEVELOPING BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATIONS TO ACCOMPLISH A SOCIAL GOOD.
OUR MISSION IS TO SPOTLIGHT THE PROMISE OF THEIR DISRUPTIVE IDEAS, DRAWING ON NEWSWEEK'S NEARLY CENTURY-LONG HERITAGE OF COVERING THE WORLD AND THE FORCES AND MOVEMENTS THAT SHAPE IT.
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