UNICEF Innovation Fund Hints at Blockchain Investments
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has hinted it could invest in blockchain startups or initiatives through its innovation fund.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has hinted at possible investments in blockchain startups or initiatives.
The organization said that the fund is focused on three areas for investment: learning products, real-time information delivery and "infrastructure to increase access to services and information".
In a statement, Christopher Fabian, who co-leads UNICEF’s innovation efforts, suggested that projects focusing on the blockchain could receive support from the fund, which has raised $9m to date.
To qualify for the program, applicants must have open-source, prototype-stage products.
The deadline for submissions is 26th February. UNICEF declined to comment when reached.
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