The Jolly Swagmen Podcast
About This Show
Swagmen were the bush travellers of Australian folklore, moving from place to place in search of work with little more than damper for sustenance. Today, their successors Angus and Joe embody that same spirit, following ideas wherever they lead, with little more than mid-to-high range 21st-century Japanese-made mics for audio equipment. Join us each week as we speak to world-famous philosophers, investors, risk-takers, love-makers and quirky academics.
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#44: Electricity Shared - Jemma Green
6 days ago
Dr Jemma Green is the Co-founder and Chair of Power Ledger. Dr Green began her career as an investment banker in London, working for JP Morgan. While based in the UK she completed a Masters of Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University. After returning to her home town in Perth, Australia, she completed a doctorate on Renewable Energy at Curtain University before founding Power Ledger. Power Ledger uses blockchain technology to enable the transition to low cost, low carbon and resilient distributed energy markets. It allows private citizens to buy and sell fractionalised energy on a peer-to-peer basis. In October 2017 Power Ledger held Australia's first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) and raised $34 million.Join us as we discuss how Power Ledger is changing the way we use electricity, what the hectic weeks of the ICO involved and how Jemma came to be in Richard Branson's pool on Necker Island!Show Notes:- Check our Powerledger.io - The infamous picture of Richard Branson's 'bommie'!- View the Power Ledger Whitepaper
Rated 5 out of
Lots of cool guests
Very smart hosts - interesting discussions. I wasn't sure what to expect but will definitely be subscribing and listening to future episodes!
Date published: 2017-10-21