The Social Coin: Awarded best Worldwide project by United Nations

The Social Coin has been selected by the WSA Grand Jury as best and most innovative Digital Innovation with high impact on society 2015.

THE SOCIALCOIN: THE NEXT GENERATION DIGITAL INNOVATION

UN-based World Summit Award (WSA) presents its master list on digital innovation with social impact from 24 countries.

The Social Coin from Barcelona has been awarded as world’s best inclusion & empowerment Start Up, showcasing the world’s best practices in digital innovation.

40 Winners, 24 Runner-ups, selected from 386 nominations. This WSA once more brings you a diameter of innovation from Indonesia to Argentina, from Iceland to New Zealand. See an app for cancer detection, robotics for first-graders and a political think tank. But not only that, the WSA Winners 2015 offer a vast spectre of digital innovation.

The WSA winners were selected by a Jury of international ICT experts in two democratic rounds. Each UN Member State is eligible to nominate one product per category for the World Summit Award. This way any nomination results from a national pre-selection prior to the international WSA Jury.

Amid 39 projects from 24 countries The Social Coin will be honoured with the World Summit Award. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector The Social Coin will receive their Award in the Inclusion and empowermentat the World Summit Global Congress in Shenzhen, China, in February 2016.

“To drive meaningful and relevant digital innovation, you have to connect people. With the WSA we recognize innovation of tomorrow already today. This year’s winners are an excellent selection of this momentum, matching local solutions to local needs. Shenzhen will offer the special stage to highlight these masters of innovation”, WSA Chairman Peter A. Bruck states.

“This recognition is a great opportunity for us to go to the next stage in terms of global impact”. Ivan Caballero CEO of The Social Coin

The agenda of the WSA Global Congress will be a compilation of interaction and inspiration, assembling workshops, business blind-dates and infamous keynotes, bringing together UN and governmental representatives, privates sector and innovators.

About the WSA

The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of, and in cooperation with, the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), in collaboration with UNESCO, UNIDO and UN GAID. WSA is the only ICT event worldwide, that reaches the mobile community in over 178 countries.

About The Social Coin:

The Social Coin is a behavioural SaaS startup that serves the Corporate Social Responsibility and employee engagement markets for large enterprises, whose clients include Cisco, Air BnB, Telefonica, PwC, UC Berkeley, Schneider, and governments. The Social Coin (http://www.thesocialcoin.com) offers a platform to engage communities through fostering people’s good deeds and their storyfied kindness ripples, measuring Social Responsibility. Via our mobile application (http://j.mp/1F2yXf7) and the Social Network, individuals perform any thoughtful good deed, then inspires others.; 160,000+ good deeds having been performed in 105+ countries thus far. Employees act as company ambassadors; engagement increases productivity and talent retention. TSC’s Smart City clients improve citizen engagement, wellness, city reputation & publicize a city civic scoring. Some of them are using TSC to build a city coin.

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