Blockchain technology can make micropayments finally functional By Cointelegraph

I not too long ago got here throughout Marc Andreessen’s article from 2014 on (BTC). In some ways, it’s visionary (no shock). I’ve been within the business for 4 years now, with most of my focus being on the social influence of blockchain. It’s astonishing to me that in 2014, earlier than there was any institutional presence in Bitcoin — or, certainly, a preferred understanding of this new know-how — Andreessen was capable of define its potential financial and social influence for the longer term.

Practically eight years after he inked his phrases, I wish to deal with one of many matters from his article: micropayments. I’ll discover how blockchain may assist remodel micropayments and thus allow not solely the monetization of sure facets of companies which are in want of an answer but additionally may help society’s most susceptible.

Netta Korin is a co-founder of Orbs and Hexa Basis. Previous to Orbs, Netta served as senior adviser to Common Mordechai Hod on particular tasks within the Israeli Ministry of Protection and as senior adviser to Deputy Minister for Diplomacy Michael Oren within the Prime Minister’s Workplace. Netta started her profession on Wall Road as an funding banker and later grew to become a hedge fund supervisor. She has intensive expertise in philanthropy and for over 15 years has served on a number of boards in Israel and America, holding high-level positions in govt committees.