The First Blockchain-Backed Presidential Election Just Took Place in Sierra Leone

On March 7, 2018 the world’s first blockchain-backed presidential vote took place in Sierra Leone. As election suspense heightened, a Swiss blockchain startup, Agora, was working hard behind the scenes to help process and tally the results using blockchain technology. In this particular election, Agora utilized a custom permissioned blockchain technology that it has built over the last […]