Akoin Foundation, in Partnership with Effect AI, to Launch a Blockchain Hub in Kenya in Q4, 2020

The Akoin Foundation, a cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem run by American rapper Akon, is set to build and launch a blockchain hub in Kenya in mid-Q4, 2020.

The goal of the hub, in partnership with Effect.Ai, is to support entrepreneurial ventures in Africa to develop digital inclusion within the continent, in particular through blockchain technology.

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This will be the first of the Akon-Effect Opportunity Hubs that will be established with physical locations in:

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Senegal

The Kenyan hub will be the first to open in Q4, 2020, while the hubs in Senegal and Ghana are expected to open in Q1, 2021.

The very first Effect AI & Blockchain Center was established January 15th 2020 in the Georgian city of Rustavi in the country of Georgia. The Center is in partnership and collaboration with the UNDP, The Rustavi Innovation Hub, and the Dutch enterprise, Effect.AI.
The hubs are expected to help visitors access online jobs paid in cryptocurrencies through the Effect.Ai platform while helping teach cutting edge business and technical skills.

Speaking on these hubs, Akon said:

“The Akoin Foundation exists to empower young entrepreneurs first in Africa, and as we grow, in other lean and rising economies, to start and build businesses and create sustainable communities. These Opportunities Hubs are just the beginning.” – Akon, Chairman and Founder, Akoin

The Opportunity Hubs will be funded by both Effect AI and the Akoin Foundation.

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