Nigeria will stand to have the largest Smartcash community base in Africa by holding a mega conference for Smartcash education and viral adoption of Smartcash into businesses by introducing Smartcash to hundreds of crypto enthusiast and tech/internet users in various institutions in Africa starting from Nigeria which will help in adoption of Smartcash into businesses for buying and selling of goods and services, (Retail shops, Restaurants, Healthcare, Real estate, etc.,.) bringing merchants in through event set up with business owners.
The motivation behind this project is to promote SmartCash through education and events for massive adoption and usage in Nigeria and Africa at large.
The viral talk about Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Africa today cannot be over emphasized, it was informed by google that Africa recorded the highest search request on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in late 2017 and early 2018, about 43% search on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency was from Africa with Nigeria holding the highest proportion of it. Nigeria being the largest populated country in Africa, presents to be a fertile base for adoption of innovative technologies, pregnated with millions of youth that are interested in internet businesses and open to technology that present to them a way of making money online.
Educating student and community on Smartcash platform through conference and effective workshop activities in Nigeria in various institutions will serve as a great way of creating new user base and community base for SmartCash in Nigeria and Africa at large. This will allow crypto driven individuals that got enlightened through our conference and meetups to start using SmartCash as a medium of exchange and a way of making money online through Smartcash Reward system and Smartcash Nodes. Business owner meetups will also serve as a massive way for SmartCash adoption to be used as payment for goods and services.
- To create a large SmartCash community base in Africa
- To introduce SmartCash to a minimum of 200 business owners and merchants in Nigeria
- Training individuals with vast knowledge on Blockchain to become smartcash ambassadors for continuous merchant adoption
Participants would be trained on how to benefit from smartcash reward system, set up SmartCash wallets and also how they can be part of Smartcash social activities to contribute to the development of Smartcash community. Individuals with vast knowledge on Blockchain and Smartcash services will be trained on how to continuously onboard merchants and businesses for the adoption of Smartcash as their payment means. Below is the planned activity for them.
The event would entail talks on:
o Blockchain & cryptocurrency
o How to download and setup SmartCash wallets
o Buying and selling of Smartcash
o Understanding the Smartcash Reward system
o Smartcash Mining.
o Smartcash Rewards.
o Smartcash Smart Nodes
a. Presentation on how Local and major business to adopt SmartCash as their payment means.
b. Advantages of using SmartCash for their daily transactions like payments of goods and services, payment of fees/bills, receiving remittances and many more
c. Training individuals with vast knowledge on Blockchain to become Smartcash ambassador for continuous merchant adoption.
Date Event Description
Printing & Publicity, Printing of needed materials for both the conference and meetup publicity: Shirt, Banner, Stickers, Pamphlet, and Roll up
Publicity: Flyers, Online advert, and Bulk sms
Conference Introduction to Blockchain & cryptocurrency:
Blockchain technology Presentation, Cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.
Presentation on SmartCash: Buying and selling of Smartcash, Understanding the Reward system Smartcash, Smartcash Mining, Smartcash Rewards, Smartcash Smart Nodes, Partnership with Nigerian exchange for buying and selling of Smartcash
Community Building activity:
Creating Smartcash club,
Community activities; Steemit, Discord, Telegram and Reddit.
Continuous onboarding of merchants: Signing up merchants and businesses to accept Smartcash
Budget for Printing:
Shirts - $12 per shirt for 100 T- shirts = $1,200
Banner $40 * 3 = $120
Stickers $2 * 200 = $400
Pamphlet $1 * 200 = $200
Roll up $130 * 3 = $360
SubTotal = $2280
Budget for Conference
Venue $350 = $350
Audio Visuals $70 = $70
Media Coverage $100 = $100
Press Coverage $100 = $100
Refreshments $10 * 100 = $1,000
Logistics = $100
Total = $1720
Budget for Publicity
Online adverts = $400
Flyers = $200
Bulk sms = $25
SubTotal = $625
Remuneration for Volunteers
$100 * 4 = $400
Total Budget = $5,025