Blockchain Impact Awards 2019

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.

Blockchain Winners
SimplyVital Health
SimplyVital Health

The healthcare industry is ripe for a blockchain-inspired transformation, and SimplyVital Health is leading the charge. Read the full story.

Bitlumens
Bitlumens

What does renewable energy have to do with poverty and access to the financial system? Plenty, according to BitLumens, a Swiss company that uses blockchain to help get people on the power grid, build their credit profiles and reduce carbon emissions. Read the full story.

Chronicled
Chronicled

Chronicled is developing a blockchain based solution to supply chain management, recording all of the transactions that take place as pharmaceuticals travel from factory to container to shelf. Read the full story.

Prescrypto
Prescrypto

Prescrypto provides a blockchain-based infrastructure to collect prescribing information, route that information securely to pharmacies, and provide a history of medications used by each patient. Read more.

Grassroots Economics
Grassroots Economics

Grassroots Economics is challenging the idea that banks should have a monopoly on currency. Read more.

Blockchain Honorable Mentions
Diwala
Diwala

Diwala seeks to address two major problems facing people in developing countries: identity theft and certification fraud. Read more.

StaTwig
StaTwig

One third of the world’s food is lost in transit, spoiled or destroyed because it is improperly stored or handled. By tracking waste in the supply chain, StaTwig aims to eliminate it. Read more.

Blockchain Nominated Companies
OS City
OS City
Democracy Earth
Democracy Earth
iomob
iomob
AID:Tech
AID:Tech
she(256)
she(256)
Geneyx
Geneyx
Good Money
Good Money
Akoin
Akoin
B4 Humanity
B4 Humanity
Guardian Circle
Guardian Circle
Fr8.Network
Fr8.Network
Origin Trail
Origin Trail
Power Ledger
Power Ledger
We Trust
We Trust
Uulala
Uulala
Etherisc
Etherisc