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Jacobo Toll-Messia

CEO
Hubii

Jacobo founded Hubii based on his experience in with large IT projects across industries – investment banking, oil & gas, as well as telecommunications. With Hubii he focused on creating global solutions that combine content, mobile and new technologies. Hubii currently serves content to 50 million users daily – across 200 countries working with leading telecom and mobile device manufacturers. In 2016 the Hubii team started to focus on leveraging the possibilities of blockchain technology to increase the economics around quality content.

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Introducing The News Business’ First “Initial Coin Offering”: Ethereum To The Rescue?

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Solving micropayments for content with blockchain

Restaurant Bacalhau da Praça

If our time as a content distributor for telecommunications companies and phone manufacturers (serving millions of customers with local news) taught us one thing, it’s that a lack of micropayment solutions (that work fast enough at low cost) is preventing innovation in content distribution. In fact, it’s a problem that’s impacting the entire content industry. […]

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Can blockchain technology move the needle for fact verification?

GEN Dome

We are sure it can – by combining blockchain capability with gamification! It might not solve the issue of fake news overnight, but we believe we can ‘move the needle’ when it comes to overcoming the time consuming and resource intensive job of fact verification. Join us as we explain our design approach and the […]

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Blockchain: The missing link between news and personalisation

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In the news industry, personalisation and monetisation were once two distant dreams because we did not have the right know-how. Blockchain, however, can be the missing link: the technology allows for the distribution of news on a secure peer-to-peer mode for extra small transactions that could be less than a $1. David Schlesinger will be the […]

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