Akon launches Akoin: So as to add to the listing of celebrities which were coming into the cryptocurrency market, singer Akon has introduced that he has launched his personal cryptocurrency known as Akoin.
Akon Launches Akoin: Cannes Lions 2018
Akon introduced his new coin Akoin on the Cannes Lions 2018 ‘Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future’ panel on Saturday, June 18th.
Main up the occasion, Akon tweeted about his upcoming stint at on the panel.
I’ll be talking at @Cannes_Lions at the moment on “Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future…Come test it out at three:30 on the Interactive Stage! #CannesLions #Akoin#Blockchain #Entrepreneurship #Lottery.com
— AKON (@Akon) June 18, 2018
Cannes Lions, which is alleged to be “the world’s greatest get-together of individuals excited about creativity” in line with the group’s Twitter, posted a quote from Akon’s panel onto their Twitter:
— Cannes Lions (@Cannes_Lions) June 18, 2018
The singer’s new cryptocurrency Akoin is supposed to assist Akon’s Lighting Africa initiative, which works to enhance dwelling circumstances by offering electrical energy and photo voltaic power to households in Africa.
In the course of the panel Akon mentioned he “[thinks] that blockchain and crypto could possibly be the savior for Africa in some ways as a result of it brings the facility again to the folks and brings the safety again into the forex system and likewise permits the folks to put it to use in methods the place they will advance themselves and never enable authorities to do these issues which are conserving them down.”
The Senegal-born singer additionally plans to create a “crypto metropolis” that might be a “real-life Wakanda” (referring to the fictional African metropolis and residential of Marvel’s Black Panther).
Town could be constructed on the 2,000 acres of land that had been gifted to Akon by the President of Senegal and could be “a primary of its form 100% crypto-based metropolis with Akoin on the middle of transactional life.”
When requested concerning the technical aspect of blockchain, Akon reportedly had this to say:
“I include the ideas and let the geeks determine it out.”
Social Media Response
Folks on social media have taken to Akon’s Akoin announcement positively, with one person even calling it “genius.”
— Naji (@NajiChill) June 20, 2018
— Brian Dent (@BrianDakaB) June 20, 2018
— jellyskin (@jellyskinband) June 20, 2018
What do you consider Akon’s Akoin? Do you suppose it will likely be a profitable achievement for Akon?
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