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We’re pleased to announce that Akoin will be listed directly onto Bittrex Global early next month.

“Akoin, the digital asset platform and cryptocurrency developed by global artist and visionary Akon to improve social opportunities and access for African entrepreneurs is listing on global cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex.”

The Akoin token, AKN…

An update for our Tokens of Appreciation (TOA) campaign donors

To our Token of Appreciation (TOA) campaign donors, we’d like to provide you with an update of where we’ve been and where we’re going.

We rolled out a private pilot program of our Akoin Wallet in the Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) and began testing this wallet with several…

Mwale Medical Technology City (MMTC) in western Kenya has successfully piloted Akoin, the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology founded by Senegalese American superstar Akon.

The pilot period began in November 2020 at MMTC. A full rollout of Akoin will be unveiled in September, which will see Akoin used countrywide across Kenya.

A guide to MetaMask, Torus and the AkoinNFT marketplace

NFTs are a fun new part of our world but purchasing your first NFT can seem difficult. We’re going to help simplify that for you. …

(Los Angeles, CA), May, 25 2021 — Professor George Church, co-founder of Nebula Genomics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, will be partnering with GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Akon and his NFT platform, AkoinNFT, to auction off Professor George Church’s full genome as the…

An introduction to non-fungible tokens.

Let’s talk about NFTs.

Why not? There’s plenty of hype and it seems just about everyone has the next mega-million NFT. Is it technology? Is it art? Is it complicated? How do I create one? How do I buy one?

There’s much to learn, but as this is the first…

Akoin (AKN) is launching today (November 11th) at 11:11 AM PST, or 7:11 PM UTC. Our first listing will be with Bittrex Global. The following article will describe how users can sign up for a Bittrex Global account and purchase their first AKN tokens!

1. Sign up for an account…

In this blog post, we provide a forward-looking view of what’s next for our dedicated TOA participants!

To our Tokens of Appreciation holders, thank you for your amazing support in our journey to launch!

As you know, TOAs were given as commemorative gifts in recognition of your donations made to support the Akoin mission and to help bring Akoin even closer to launch.

So what’s next for TOA holders?

We remain committed to…

Akoin, the cryptocurrency and DApp/App eco-system developed by artist and visionary Akon, has partnered with Roll, a revolutionary platform that enables creators to develop their own branded digital currency unique to their online presence. Roll calls this social money.

The partnership will work to supercharge US and Asian creators initially…

What our partnership with UNL means for Africa

If you live in a first-world country, there are some basic benefits you gain from your countries infrastructure that you probably don’t think about very often. Having an address, for example. There are 4 billion people around the world who have no physical address in their neighborhoods or towns.



Akoin is a new cryptocurrency from visionary changemaker Akon and is the foundation of the Akoin Ecosystem.

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