Tokenising Carbon Credits- The World’s First Tradable Carbon Token

Updated: Jul 5, 2021

Matthew Le Merle, London & Silicon VC co-founder Fifth Era & Blockchain Coinvestors and newly elected Chairman of Universal Protocol Alliance shares with us how they are using blockchain tokenisation of carbon - allowing for anyone to buy, hold, sell or burn carbon credits and giving an alternative way to preserve the rainforest.

Universal Carbon offers REDD+ Carbon Credits and is establishing its own Carbon Foundation and aiming to make crypto less energy-intensive whilst making carbon credits available for retail investors.


Meet Matthew Le Merle:

Matthew Le Merle is co-founder and Managing Partner of Blockchain Coinvestors - the world's leading blockchain venture fund of funds and coinvestment program.

Matthew is also Managing Partner of Fifth Era & Keiretsu - the most active early stage venture investors backing almost 200 companies a year. He is Chairman of CAH, Securitize (Europe), Universal Protocol Alliance and Vice Chairman of SFOX.

Matthew grew up in England before living most of his life in Silicon Valley where he raised his five children with his wife Alison Davis. Today he splits his time between the US and UK. By day he is an investor in technology companies and a bestselling author and speaker on innovation, investing and the future having worked at McKinsey, A.T. Kearney, Monitor, Booz and Gap. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing and photography. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and Stanford and is an adjunct professor at Singularity U.

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