Beyond Blockchain: Build Your Next Media, Healthcare, or Finance Company

Katie Johnson
Jun 18 · 5 min read

Reinventing Finance

The “Best in Show” Enable team presenting their project to a packed room at the Ethereal conference in May.

Crucially, blockchain technology is uniquely positioned to create a more open, more equitable, and more effective banking and financial infrastructure as people, goods, and currency move throughout the world.

Crucially, blockchain technology is uniquely positioned to create a more open, more equitable, and more effective banking and financial infrastructure as people, goods, and currency move throughout the world. We are looking for entrepreneurs and builders to design these new protocols and financial instruments for global financial activity.

The possibilities are literally boundless with you at the helm.

Upending Media

Take, for example, the upcoming election in the United States. We know now that the 2016 election was significantly affected by the media and by social platforms, and we also know that if anything, truth has become more of an illusion over the past few years.

With the rise of deep fakes, and the viral here-and-gone nature of the news cycle, many among us found ourselves feeling that the media industry is primed for a reboot, Web3 style.

With the rise of deep fakes, and the viral here-and-gone nature of the news cycle, many among us found ourselves feeling that the media industry is primed for a reboot, Web3 style.

Reimagining Healthcare

Last, but certainly not least, we as a team found ourselves revisiting over and over again the current state of healthcare.

We were overwhelmed by the inefficiency of it, the asymmetry of the marketplace, and the opacity around availability, possibility, and cost.

We were overwhelmed by the inefficiency of it, the asymmetry of the marketplace, and the opacity around availability, possibility, and cost. It seemed each of us had painful experiences with the healthcare industry: we’d taken or stayed in jobs we didn’t like to keep our better insurance coverage, we had a family member who had pre-existing conditions that prevented them from receiving good benefits, or we just plain did not understand what was available to us and how to use it.

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ConsenSys Labs

Consensys Labs invests in founders. We match grit with capital, networks, and an accelerator program tailored for web3.

Katie Johnson

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Lead Design Strategist and Researcher at Consensys. Spends her waking hours trying to understand and empathize with people to design delightful experiences.

ConsenSys Labs

Consensys Labs invests in founders. We match grit with capital, networks, and an accelerator program tailored for web3.