Maricel Custodio

Maricel Custodio has a degree in Mass Communications from Far Eastern University in Manila. Before joining Block Tribune, she has been gathering future events for target communities and markets, legal news happening in the US and creating hyperlocal content for newspapers.

Recent posts by Maricel Custodio

Blockchain Firm Sweetbridge Collaborates With OrganiMark For Trade Financing

Blockchain, News | November 21, 2018 By:

Value chain engineering and category management firm OrganiMark is collaborating with blockchain-based financial system Sweetbridge to deliver trade financing for Sustainable Cotton.

Established in 2008 and based in South Africa, OrganiMark is a value chain solutions provider that specializes in integration and optimization models to meet the demands of increasingly sophisticated consumer markets,


US Federal Election Commission Approves Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns

News | November 20, 2018 By:

The US Federal Election Commission (FEC) has approved political campaign donations via crypto mining.

In September of this year, OsiaNetwork, a limited liability company in Delaware, asked the FEC whether it’s legal for people to support federal political committees by volunteering the processing power of their Internet-enabled devices to mine cryptocurrencies.


Blockchain Platform for Intellectual Property Loans Planned By Russian Authors’ Society

Blockchain, News | November 20, 2018 By:

Non-governmental organization Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) is planning to launch a blockchain financial platform for intellectual property-secured loans next year.

RAO is Russia’s largest and most prominent copyright collecting society which represents authors (creators of audiovisual, dramatic, musical and choreographic works),


IBM, Columbia University Launch Two Blockchain Accelerator Programs

Blockchain, News | November 20, 2018 By:

Tech giant IBM and Columbia University have announced two new blockchain accelerator programs to help early-stage and later-stage companies build and scale blockchain businesses.

The programs, which is part of the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency, will offer entrepreneurs and blockchain network founders around the world access to the expertise and resources they need to establish blockchain networks.