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Voting Redefined

At the annual AngelHack Boston Hackathon, one of the founding members of Voatz ended up utilizing the IBMs Hyperledger Blockchain for an unusual use case – DroneLine – a decentralized adhoc drone network for emergency deliveries during natural disasters. The network would enable drone owners in the vicinity of a natural disaster to participate in recovery […]

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Aspiring business moguls representing a cross-section of the region’s innovation economy gathered at the Microsoft NERD Center on June 6th for the 2016 MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge’s Startup Spotlight. Showcasing their products and services to more than 350 would-be customers, partners, investors, business development and technology experts in attendance at the annual event, the 30 exhibiting startups […]

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Nearly 2000 delegates/attendees interacted with the Voatz platform at the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Party State Convention held at the Tsongas Center in Lowell MA on June 4th 2016. The delegate badges were specifically tagged with Voatz QR codes to simplify the process of authentication and direct scanning was enabled via the Voatz Event Manager (VEM) […]

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At Generation Citizen’s Spring 2016 Civics Day held on Friday May 13th at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, around 150 eminent judges used the Voatz platform to vote via their mobile devices. Nearly 350 students from Boston, Malden, Brockton, Arlington, Newton, and Lowell took their first step in becoming lifelong active citizens by presenting their […]

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The Voatz team is honored to be selected to participate in this event as part of HUBWeek. The “showcase” features students and alumni from Harvard University and other area universities, as well as civic tech startups, entrepreneurs, and passionate citizens from across the Greater Boston area. Each presenter will demonstrate their idea through posters, prototypes, […]

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15th June 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the “Great Charter” that established the rule of law for the English-speaking world. Though it has always been a bigger deal in the US than in Britain, its revolutionary impact still resounds today in more ways than one, writes Daniel Hannan. Source: Magna Carta: Eight […]

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No Neophytes in 2016

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The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll from April found some 69% of Americans expressed misgivings about a presidential candidate who is not a politician or has no previous elected experience. No prejudice for/against the individual in the picture, but doesn’t this make it more of the same and further reduce the possibility of meaningful change […]

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Welcome to the Voatz Blog. This is officially our first post and I feel I should start with something which happened earlier today at a Father John Misty concert I attended at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston. Even though the Paradise is a short walk from my apartment, I had never been there before. I should probably […]

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