MILLGENS|Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Retail: Richard Ells, CEO at Electroneum

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MillGens Fintech & Blockchain Webinar

Join us for the first episode of the latest MillGens webinar series, which will see industry experts conduct live presentations around the themes of Fintech and Blockchain. Specially selected as entrepreneurs and innovators, the C-suite presenters will give an insight into these dynamic, growing areas of technology.

After an introduction by MillGens CEO Michael Michaelidi, Richard will speak for 15 minutes and then take questions.

Tickets to this exclusive session are just £5. We hope you will join us to hear Richard at this unique online event and for future webinars.

A few words about Richard:

Richard Ells, CEO at Electroneum: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Usage In Retail

Richard Ells balances over 28 years of technology experience with a continuing drive for innovation within the spheres of internet technologies and software. His previous ventures include a digital agency, and a social media management platform, still servicing corporate brands in over 15 languages. His latest venture, Electroneum, is a cryptocurrency which raised $42 million in its initial fund raise and is based around mobile technology.

The main goal of Electroneum is to bring simplicity and ease of access to cryptocurrency, allowing mass adoption and the empowerment of a huge new audience of mobile users in the developing world, who, until now, have mostly been unable to use a digital payment method.

A few words about MillGens:

MillGens is a platform that combines membership services, with a marketplace, events and editorial content. This is the second webinar series MillGens have organised for their network and their recent series on Health and Wellbeing was attended by up to 1000 online viewers per episode, with a sophisticated audience including drawn from across a variety of industries and backgrounds.

Looking forward to welcome you all to this premier of the ‘Finetch & Blockchain” Series



 Richard Ells

CEO | Electroneum



Richard Ells

  • Benefits of crypto in retail, including sales, new customers
  • Crypto in retail as a way to spark further adoption of digital assets
  • Crypto as part of a rewards/loyalty system
  • Crypto for the unbanked
  • Blockchain for more efficient retail supply chains
  • How blockchain can guarantee provenance and quality of retail items




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About Electroneum/AnyTask™ Platform

Electroneum is a mobile-phone-based crypto app powered by a revolutionary instant payment system that enables its nearly 4.1 million registered users to send, receive, and transfer funds within minutes at a fraction of a U.S. cent. It is one of the only crypto apps that allows users to top up their airtime and data in 140+ countries and electricity top-ups in four African nations. Our users have completed millions of blockchain transactions, including over 300,000 app-to-app transfers and more than 200,000 airtime and data top-ups, making ETN one of the most widely used cryptos. Electroneum is the only crypto that has made earning its token possible. AnyTask is Electroneum's freelance platform, with hundreds of thousands of registered users and tens of thousands of tasks across dozens of categories. Electroneum and AnyTask do not require  users to have a bank or PayPal account, empowering millions of people to instantly access the global digital economy.


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