Blockchain for Good: Moeda Seeds Startups Targeting SDGs
Taynaah Reis, CEO of Moeda, has deployed a successful blockchain company with operations around the world focusing on helping startups targeting one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Born in the class notorious crypto class of 2017, Moeda’s success is even more remarkable. Be sure to tune in to the full recorded interview at the top of this article.
Preliminary Interview with Taynaah Reis, CEO of Moeda.
Moeda created a technology platform based on blockchain and its own cryptocurrency to facilitate access to financing and technical support to businesses through the Moeda Seed Program while adhering to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Moeda seed projects help support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals program, ensuring viable economic opportunities for women in rural areas.
The following is a brief pre-interview that provides context for the recorded interview you may watch or listen to at the top of this article.
The users who are having the most success with Moeda:
Two audiences succeed on the Moeda platform: 1. Small, underbanked rural businesses in Brazil, who previously had no or little access to affordable financing. These businesses can expand their product lines, production capabilities and distribution opportunities with the Moeda-driven financing, allowing them to improve their entire communities. 2. Impact investors who seek to both invest in worthy causes — in this case businesses that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals program — and derive a financial benefit. Investors received a 10 percent return on investment when investing in the first project.
Keys to success on Moeda:
For rural agricultural co-ops receiving the funding, the key to success is the technical expertise — not just funds — they receive from Moeda. Moeda’s leadership has worked in Brazil many years, and helps these co-ops with a range of business advice and connections. For investors, the key to success is that they have full transparency to what’s happening at the businesses in which they invest, via blockchain technology. That transparency provides confidence among investors.
More about Moeda:
Moeda Seed Projects support farming and agricultural co-operatives based in rural Brazil, with plans to expand to other countries in coming years. These businesses are often in areas that are underbanked, or non-banked, and have extremely difficulty securing financing.
Moeda created a technology platform based on blockchain and its own cryptocurrency to facilitate access to financing and technical support to businesses through the Moeda Seed Program while adhering to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Moeda seed projects help support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals program, ensuring viable economic opportunities for women in rural areas. supports crowdfunding or fundraising for Equity or other investment instruments excluding coins or tokens, Coins or tokens.
Taynaah Reis. Photo credit: Moeda
Taynaah Reis’s bio:
Taynaah Reis is CEO of Moeda, overseeing the company’s Seeds Program, which facilitates investments in businesses to support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals program. She is a staunch advocate of providing women — specifically those in developing nations — with the tools to empower them to contribute to the economy. Taynaah is one of leading experts in the use of technology — specifically cryptocurrency and blockchain — to provide alternative means of financing to the under-banked and non-banked.
She also serves as the Chief Technology Innovation Officer and UN Representative for FSUN-UNO. In 2016 Taynah was been named to the Civil Society Selection Committee for Climate Change at the United Nations.
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