Local entrepreneurs are using blockchain and cryptocurrencies to rebuild Puerto Rico

Almost 40% of Puerto Rico has still not been reconnected to the power grid. 30% of the cell towers are still down. People are still in shelters because their homes have not been rebuilt, and many  other challenges remain.

Sounds like a problem for blockchain and cryptocurrency?

“We’re leapfrogging the developed world,” Enrique Martinez, the CEO of WebCapitalists, said today at TechBeach Retreat in Jamaica. “We’re bringing solar panels to Puerto Rico … and can now create a market for electricity using cryptocurrencies and blockchain.”

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …