The former United States President Bill Clinton will be attending the upcoming Ripple Swell Conference as a keynote speaker. In other news Ripple is partnering with the famous singer Madonna to raise funds for the orphan kids in the African nation Malawi.
The conference will be taking place in Ripple’s hometown of San Francisco on October 1st. The moderator for the event will be Gene Sperling who was the National Economic Council Director and Advisor for both the Clinton and Obama administration.
In their blog post Ripple mentions that Clinton “established programs that bridged the “digital divide” and brought new technology to underserved communities around the world.” and the value that Blockchain technology is similar to that of the internet boom back in the 90’s.
The conference’s main features are:
- Financial services companies using blockchain technology in production
- New market opportunity in remittances, e-commerce and corporate marketplaces
- Frameworks for regulating digital assets across Europe, Asia and the Middle East
— Ripple (@Ripple) July 31, 2018
Ripple also announced that in a partnership with pop star Madonna, they will be raising funds for underprivileged and orphaned kids in the African country Malawi. Over $27000 have already been raised through Madonna’s Facebook page. The fund aims to raise $60000.
Eric Van Miltenburg, SVP at Ripple said:
“We’re honored to be a part of Raising Malawi’s amazing work with some of the world’s most underserved children and are grateful to our investors at Sound Ventures for making the introduction to us and this important cause,”
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