UNAJUA S9 EP3: Noteworthy African Web3 Plays feat. Michael Kimani

Michael Kimani unpacks trending commercial growth opportunities spurring entrepreneurial innovation in Africa's nascent Web3 space.

UNAJUA S9 EP3: Noteworthy African Web3 Plays feat. Michael Kimani

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This is the third and final instalment of our three-part Web3-themed UNAJUA series featuring Kenyan blockchain enthusiast, data wrangler and entrepreneur Michael Kimani.

On this podcast, Michael will draw on his live industry experience to offer examples of Web3 plays in Africa worth keeping an eye on, and he'll hint at trends in the space that he's backing with his own time, effort and money.

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 episodes one and two in this UNAJUA series:

Useful References:

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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