January Recap: A good start of 2019 with SingularityNET and MIT!
Public Sale Sold-Out!
The HARA Token Public Sale was sold out on January 22nd, 2019–7 days faster than planned! We want to thank again all our contributors for the overwhelming support. If you are one of the lucky ones who has participated in the HARA ITS, but still a bit unsure of what will happen next? No worries, read the article here to learn about the next steps on how to get your hands on your HARA Token.
HARA has teamed up with SingularityNET, an AI (artificial intelligence) company who provided multiple AI modules for the Sophia robot. HARA and SingularityNET have a shared vision of data entrepreneurship and aim to improve the value of the ecosystems for the stakeholders. SingularityNET’s role in the partnership is a perfect fit in the HARA Ecosystem as a Value Added Service. They will provide new insights by processing the data from the HARA Data Exchange.
MIT G-Lab Internship
In January, we welcomed four second-year MBA students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management to our office for a 5-month program. For the third year in a row, HARA was hand-picked to participate in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Lab, in which a group of their top students spend 5 months to assist selected companies on real business cases.
This year the students worked on our strategy for international expansion and token stabilization. The team helped to determine which potential regions and partners HARA should target in the upcoming years.
Curious about their experiences? Watch their testimonial here:
HARA joined BNI on their roadshow to five different cities across Indonesia. The main topic for the roadshow was the current progress of BNI’s goal to disburse more Kredit Usaha Rakyat (subsidized microcredit program from the government). The events welcomed numerous BNI staff from across the country, eagerly awaiting their turn to present their progress.
HARA helps BNI to smoothen the verification & loan management process. The data collected by HARA also helps BNI to make a better-informed decision on its loan disbursement and approval process. In our current pilot project with BNI, we have a payback rate of 100%.
1 million views on Now Go Build!
Remember who visited our office late September? The CTO and VP of Amazon visited our office to create the first episode of the Now Go Build — a series on how technology can impact the livelihoods of people across the globe. The episode is on youtube and already reached over 1 million views!
In case you missed it, please watch the episode here:
Tech Meet Up
On January 17, we were invited by Indonesia Blockchain Hub to participate in their first “Tech Meet Up” event of the year. The main topics discussed were on how to design the unforgettable consumer journey (led by HARA’s Product Manager, Grab’s Design Team Lead of Grab and Dirigo.in’s Head of UI/UX) and how to scale up technology globally while creating a stable token ecosystem (led by a team of MIT MBA students).
On January 18, Larissa Sidarto (Head of Business Development) was invited to speak at Unilever’s Technology Fest in Bali. Central topic was on “Embracing Digital Transformation” and the potential value of data in decision making on the supply chain process.
On January 19, our CEO Regi Wahyu gave a presentation on the implementation of blockchain into agriculture. We were the only invited the first social impact blockchain project during the event.
HARA was featured in Breaker Magazine this January, in a publication written by Stephen P. Williams. He is a well-known newspaper and magazine journalist that has written articles for the New York Times and GQ. He is also the author of “Blockchain: The Next Everything”. Let us know what you think!
In Indonesia, Blockchain-Powered Farming Blossoms
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