May 5th 2020, 12:00pm - 1:30 pm EDT (UTC - 4)

MetaMask in the Global South

A Study in Collaboration with Emerging Impact on the Use of MetaMask and Recommendations to Drive Increased Accessibility

Emerging Impact x MetaMask

The MetaMask team has collaborated with the Emerging Impact Group to conduct a study of MetaMask users in Nigeria, the Philippines, and South America, seeking to understand how and why users interact with MetaMask. As a result of this research, the team has identified ways to make MetaMask more accessible for users in these markets, and seek to share with you the challenges and successes that users experience in these locations.

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Speakers

Omna Toshniwal

Product Manager at MetaMask

Rachel Cope

Senior Product Designer at MetaMask

Robert Greenfield

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Emerging Impact

Jon Lewis

Co-Founder, Chief Design Officer at Emerging Impact

About Metamask

MetaMask provides the simplest yet most secure way to connect to blockchain-based applications. You are always in control when interacting on the new decentralized web. Available as a browser extension and mobile app, MetaMask equips you with a key vault, secure login, and token wallet—everything you need to manage your digital assets.

Ethereum is the world’s first fully programmable blockchain. It is made to build unstoppable applications that run exactly as programmed, without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud, or 3rd party interference.

 

About Emerging Impact

Emerging Impact, a minority owned technology firm, partners with NGOs, international development organizations, and government agencies to modernize financial services in emerging markets and build open banking infrastructure. Emerging Impact has 10 years of blockchain, humanitarian aid, and product design experience, and our team has worked with organizations such as Care International, Oxfam International, the Cardano Foundation, and the Celo Foundation. Our open money platform, called "Umoja" seeks to enable informal economy workers to digitally access decentralized microfinance services via any phone and more easily enroll in social protection programs with NGOs. organization. Our partners continue to develop their programming based on the outcomes of our engagements for years after a pilot has reached its sunset.