UNAJUA S9 EP2: What is a DAO? feat. Michael Kimani
At its heart, the Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) is a very African concept being embraced by blockchain tech innovators in an unprecedented era of digital accountability and hyper-transparency. Michael Kimani explains.
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On this UNAJUA podcast, Michael Kimani briefly introduces Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (commonly known as DAOs). He also shares a bit of the emerging trend of building internet businesses designed to share the commercial upside with users, explaining how internet entrepreneurs interested in building Web3 solutions would do well to lean into this dynamic.
Michael is a Kenyan blockchain enthusiast, data wrangler and entrepreneur based in Nairobi. Michael has advised numerous Africa-focused blockchain projects and is currently co-founder at airtime digital money marketplace, Fonbnk, where he spearheads growth for African markets.
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In case you missed it, check out episode one in this UNAJUA series:
TV SHOW: Halt and Catch Fire by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers
PODCAST: 'Play-to-Earn' Gaming and How Work is Evolving in Web3 by Arianna Simpson, Gabby Dizon, Jeffrey Zirlin & Zoran Basich (a16z)
TWITTER THREAD: In 1998, frustrated by Western ignorance about Africa, Mo Ibrahim decided to take advantage of the continent's enormous telecom opportunity himself by @pesa_africa (Michael Kimani)
THINK PIECE: How Nokia and Prepaid Airtime Fractionalization Gave Rise to Africa's Digital Economy: Guest Post by Niti Bhan by Michael Kimani (Kioneki)
WIKI PAGE: Epic Games v. Apple by Wikipedia
PODCAST: China's Role in East Africa's Technology Stack by The China Africa Project
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