The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking to partner with a humanitarian organisation to develop innovative solutions to challenges around the tracking of humanitarian supplies.
Blockchain technology has been making waves in many industries with its transparency and security-oriented technology. From tracking funding to offering refugees financial services and even improving the processing of asylum requests, blockchain is…
The first in a series of tests looking to bring greater efficiency and transparency into humanitarian funding has taken place with positive results.
The Start Network will soon begin testing blockchain technology in delivering humanitarian finance, through its partnership with Disberse, a start-up social enterprise. This pilot aims to tackle inefficiencies in the delivery of funds by making the…
Helen James attended the ICT4D Conference 2017 in Hyderabad, here she gives a summary of the Start Network's sessions at the conference and other relavent sessions for our agenda.
Forget bitcoin and elections - blockchain technology is being applied to the business of saving lives. Christian Aid's Joe Ware explains how.
Revolutionary “blockchain” technology that could transform how the world does business is to be tested by the Start Network through the Start Fund, in the first ever trial of its use in rapid response to humanitarian crisis.
Paul Currion discusses the risks and challenges of Start Network’s blockchain project.