Tagged: distributed ledger technology

Markus Jun: Founder of ICON Hyperconnect Public Representative Shares Latest Insights from South Korea Crypto and Blockchain Sector

We recently connected with Markus Jun, the founder and CEO of ICON Hyperconnect Public Representative, a leading block validator for the ICON network with $20 million in total staked value, and Hyperconnector, an official accelerator partner of the ICON Foundation & ICX Station Seoul. Markus… Read More

Compliant Security Token Offerings May be Conducted with Binance Smart Chain enabled Digital Identity Solutions from Ontology

Blockchain platform Ontology (ONT) and Binance, the leading digital currency exchange, have a long and established history of cooperation and partnership which has led to many benefits for both sides, “none possibly more important the integration of Ontology’s Decentralized Identity Solution into the Binance Smart… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform for Real Estate, Ubitquity, Is Partnering LavaTrust to Streamline Closing Operations

Ubitquity LLC, an enterprise-grade blockchain-enabled platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, is teaming up with LavaTrust Consultancy in order to gain key insights into the US real estate closing sector. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada, LavaTrust Consultancy aims to bring its industry expertise and… Read More

Unprecedented Bitcoin Rally Supported by Best-Performing Quarter for Crypto and DLT Startup Funding Totaling Over $700M in Q4 2020: Report

The current Bitcoin (BTC) bull market has been fueling another major boom in blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) startup deals. Coinbase Ventures had launched back in 2018, which was during the extended cryptocurrency bear market that lasted from early January of that year to… Read More

$700B+ Added to Crypto Markets, BTC Now Over $1T, ETH Over $200B, Binance Coin Skyrockets to No. 3 Crypto: Report

Leading crypto exchange Binance has published it Month 43 (since launching operations) report. The report from Binance includes comments on the recent Binance Coin (BNB) price action and the Binance Smart Chain (BSC), which is being more widely-adopted in the crypto space. The digital asset… Read More

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO at Neufund, Reveals how Blockchain or DLT enabled Crowdfunding Platforms can Streamline Investment Process

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO and Co-founder of Neufund, recently explained how a blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-powered fundraising platform actually works. Neufnd was established in 2016 and its main value proposition involves democratizing access to funding for  entrepreneurs and also to make it more convenient… Read More

ICON Foundation Introduces 50,000 ICX Token or Over $1 Million Smart Contract Auditing Fund for Blockchain Platforms

The ICON Foundation has confirmed that blockchain-enabled platform ICON, one of the largest DLT initiatives in South Korea, has introduced a dedicated audit fund. The initiative has been launched in order to support the secure development for ICON’s evolving ecosystem. The ICON Foundation noted that… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Teams Up with Blockpass to Provide On-Chain KYC Services

Blockchain platforms Qtum and Blockpass have teamed up in order to deliver on-chain (or blockchain-based) Know-Your-Customer (KYC) services. As part of the agreement, Qtum will be providing subsidies to “specific” members looking to achieve regulatory compliance through Blockpass’s On-chain KYC solutions. Adam Vaziri, CEO at… Read More

Decentralized Layer-2 Derivatives Exchange Protocol Developer Injective to work with Professional DLT Network Validators

Injective Labs, which supports the Injective Protocol, a “fully decentralized” layer-2 derivatives exchange protocol powering cross-chain trading and decentralized finance (DeFi), has revealed that leading (blockchain network transaction) validators globally will be joining Injective’s Equinox Staking testnet as its genesis (first set of blocks) validators…. Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Dev Bison Trails, which will be Acquired by Coinbase, Rolls Out New Features to Improve DLT Network Performance

Bison Trails, an established blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service firm that will be acquired by Coinbase, has announced the launch of its Global Blockchain Sync (GBS) feature. The Global Blockchain Sync aims to expand the functionality of the Bison Trails platform by making it faster and a… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum Applications and Digital Assets will be Accessible to Avalanche Users via Alexar’s Cross-Chain Network Integration

After receiving a grant from the Avalanche-X program, Axelar and Avalanche are teaming up to “realize” their shared vision or goal of achieving decentralized interoperability. Axelar aims to expand its “decentralized,” cross-chain communication network to include Avalanche, which is building the “Internet of finance.” As… Read More

Audited by CertiK, ZKSwap Introduces Zero Gas Layer 2, Decentralized Exchange to Enhance User Experience on Blockchain Networks

ZKSwap has introduced a “zero-gas” layer 2 decentralized (or non-custodial) exchange (DEX) to enhance the overall user experience.  Fully audited and reportedly backed by a $1.7 million investment, ZKSwap aims to provide a solution to Ethereum’s (ETH) network congestion. ZKSwap recently announced the Ethereum blockchain… Read More

Decentralized Finance Boom Is Beginning of Massive Web 3.0 Innovation to Take Place in Coming Years, According to The Graph

The developers of The Graph, which serves as an indexing protocol for “organizing and efficiently accessing” data from blockchains and storage networks, claim that the decentralized finance (DeFi) boom is just the beginning of the massive Web 3.0 innovation that’s about to take place in… Read More

Implementation of Ideaology Crowdfunding Smart Contract Platform “Successfully” Audited by Cybersecurity Firm CertiK

The CertiK team, which audits blockchain-based smart contracts, have confirmed that the implementation of Ideaology’s crowdfunding smart-contract was successfully audited. The CertiK Professional Services Division regularly checks source code in order to identify any potential issues. The CertiK team has provided details regarding the scope… Read More

Ethereum Community Call on Feb 26, 2021 to Discuss Implementation of New Transaction Pricing Mechanism, part of EIP-1559

On February 26, 2021, at 1400 UTC, an Ethereum community call is scheduled to take place in order to discuss the implementation of Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559. EIP-1559 is a transaction pricing mechanism that includes “fixed-per-block network fees” on Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest… Read More

Dr. Joshua Ellul: Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority Explains how AI, IoT, Blockchain based Smart Contracts are Improving Digital Economy

We recently caught up with Dr. Joshua Ellul, the Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority and Director of Centre for DLTs, University of Malta. Dr. Ellul discussed how blockchain-based smart contracts are streamlining routine business processes. He also talked about his research interests which include… Read More

Tel Aviv based DeFi and Fintech Platform Fuse.io Launches Kyber Network Token (KNC) Liquidity Rewards Program via FuseSwap

The team at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” notes that Kyber Network Token’s (KNC) very first liquidity mining program was scheduled… Read More

Blockchain Startup FQX Appoints Experienced Corporate Finance Professional James Courtenay to its Board

Blockchain startup FQX will be expanding its board with an experienced corporate finance professional. The Zurich-headquartered Fintech firm will be appointing James Courtenay to its board. Courtenay previously served as head of international corporates at Standard Chartered’s investment bank. Based in Singapore, Courtenay has also… Read More

Fintech Veteran and Crypto Thought-Leader Diana Biggs Joins Switzerland’s Valour, which Helps Investors Acquire Digital Assets

Crypto pioneer and early Bitcoin thought-leader Diana Biggs has reportedly decided to join Switzerland-headquartered firm  which allows investors to easily acquire digital assets through their banking provider or brokerage firms.  Biggs will lead the company’s expansion, following the recent launch of Bitcoin Zero, Valour’s Bitcoin… Read More

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