Tagged: distributed ledger technology

Ethereum Scaling Solution Polygon Teams Up with DraftKings to Support NFTs, Secondary Markets

Polygon, an Ethereum-powered scaling platform on-boarding consumers to Web 3.0, has announced a blockchain collaboration with DraftKings Marketplace, a digital collectibles ecosystem built by DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) for “mainstream accessibility to support custom NFT drops along with secondary-market transactions.” This deal offers DraftKings Marketplace with… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Rachid Ajaja: CEO and Founder at AllianceBlock Explains Why Blockchain Interoperability Is Becoming Key Requirement

We recently connected with Rachid Ajaja, CEO and Founder of AllianceBlock, the first “globally compliant” decentralized capital market. Ajaja explained what his organization is doing to support the nascent DeFi space. He also commented on the rise of crypto-assets and how to create a sustainable… Read More

Financial Services Platform Evrynet Welcomes Three New Advisors Following $7M Private Round

Evrynet, a financial service platform, is pleased to confirm several additions to its list of project advisors. The team at Evrynet attracts talent from within the blockchain and crypto space and MIT to further expand its reach in the financial industry. More collaborations are “expected… Read More

Nervos Introduces Cross-Chain “Force Bridge” on Mainnet

China’s public blockchain Nervos has announced that the “Force Bridge” is currently live on the mainnet. As noted in an update shared with CI, the Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum (ETH) via a cross-chain bridge and will be “connected to Cardano and other… Read More

Taipei based Fintech XREX Teams Up with TRM Labs to Enhance Platform Security

XREX Inc, the Taipei-based neo Fintech, announced that it has implemented a full suite of risk management tools created by TRM Labs, a blockchain intelligence provider, in order to enhance the platform’s ability to “detect and defend against fraud, scammers and suspicious activities.” XREX is… Read More

Stefany Rojas: Head of Business Development at Kahuna Explains Benefits of Using their Blockchain based Social Media Network

We recently connected with Stefany Rojas, Head of Business Development at Kahuna, a blockchain-based social media network that will aim to engage celebrities with their fans in a democratized manner. It’s worth noting that most blockchain-enabled social media projects such as Voice and Steemit have… Read More

Holochain based Energy Saving Initiative, Internet of Energy Network (IOEN), to List on Gate.io

Holochain based energy-saving initiative, Internet of Energy Network (IOEN – pronounced ‘ion’) has confirmed its listing on digital asset exchange, Gate.io. The listing will take place “post the dual IDO on TrustSwap and TrustPad on 8th October and 11th October respectively.” Leveraging Holochain tech, IOEN… Read More

BlockWRK, Issuer of “Federally-Approved” WRK Token, Introduces Blockchain based Worker Rewards App

BlockWRK, the issuer of the “federally-approved” WRK token, confirms the launch of its blockchain-enabled worker rewards app and Visa card. The app aims to reward employees with BlockWRK’s WRK token for achieving daily goals or targets that are related to health, safety, and overall job… Read More

QED from Origin, a Decentralized Oracle Protocol and Aggregator, Aims to Enhance DeFi Transactions

Decentralized platforms and blockchain-enabled smart contracts are transforming the way digital transactions are performed. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to streamline the key processes carried out in many different sectors by eliminating the need for third-parties and enabling automated contract terms and conditions,… Read More

Blockchain Security Provider CertiK Chosen by Kava Labs to Offer Improved Security for Kava Ecosystem

Blockchain security solution provider CertiK has been chosen by Kava Labs to offer improved security for the Kava Ecosystem. As part of the partnership, CertiK will be getting a portion of the $185M Kava Ignition Fund in order to carry out regular security assessments of… Read More

Galina Likhitskaya: VP, Operation and Product at HashEx Discusses Importance of Online Security, Smart Contract Use-Cases

We recently connected with Galina Likhitskaya, Vice president, Operation & Product at HashEx, an audit and consulting firm for blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-enabled projects. Galina talked about the importance of following the best or highest online security standards. She also discussed how smart… Read More

UOB and Digital Securities Exchange ADDX Collaborate On Sustainability-Linked Digital Bond

UOB (SGX: U11) and digital securities exchange ADDX have concluded the digitization and digital custody of the inaugural sustainability-linked bond recently introduced by Sembcorp Industries. This initiative comes amid “a rise in the use of digital securities to enhance the efficiency of bonds and other… Read More

Confidus Venture Capital Invests in Centiglobe, an Instant International Payment Solution Provider

Confidus Venture Capital recently revealed that it has concluded an agreement to acquire an equity stake in Centiglobe, a Stockholm-headquartered Fintech firm providing an Instant Global Payment platform. Peter Dahlgren will reportedly be joining the Board of Directors. The total investment will “exceed EUR 5… Read More

Hats.Finance, a Decentralized Cybersecurity Incentive Network, Launches Protocol Protection Mining Yield Farming

Hats.Finance, a decentralized cybersecurity incentive network that’s governed by its community stakeholders of hackers, projects, and token holders, says that the future of cybersecurity is “incentivized” security. The Hats.Finance team has published a blog post in which it has introduced PPM (Protocol Protection Mining), as… Read More

Ojamu, a Blockchain or DLT enabled Martech Platform, Secures $1.7M via Private Sale

Singapore-based Ojamu, a blockchain-powered Martech platform, has acquired $1.7 million in capital via an oversubscribed private sale. Ojamu, which is a marketing technology platform that aims to leverage the power of blockchain tech, artificial intelligence, and NFTs to implement digital marketing campaigns for various brands,… Read More

Heikki Vänttinen: Co-founder at API3 Says Web 3.0 Is the Biggest Growth Opportunity for Businesses since the Inception of the Internet

We recently caught up with Heikki Vänttinen, Co-founder at API3,  a collaborative initiative focused on delivering traditional API services to smart contract platforms in a decentralized and “trust-minimized” manner. It’s governed by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), and its code is open-source and its operations… Read More

Kim Hamilton Duffy Joins Centre, Established by Coinbase and Circle, as Director of Identity and Standards

Centre, the consortium that has been established by global Fintech Circle and digital assets firm Coinbase (COIN: Nasdaq) to offer standards and governance for USD Coin (USDC), which has become one of the  fastest-growing “digital dollar” currencies, reveals that recent MIT Digital Credentials Architect Kim… Read More

Anti-Falsification Program Developed by AP.LLC and Ontology Currently Available to ZAICO Clients

Ontology Network, a high-performance, open-source blockchain focused on digital identity and data, writes in a blog dated October 1 that on September 21, 2021, Ontology, in collaboration with AP. LLC, a Japanese consulting company with “strong ties” to local research institutes and researchers, confirmed that… Read More

Blockchain Middleware Provider BIFROST Introduces Native Bitcoin (BTC) Lending on DeFi Platforms

BIFROST, a blockchain middleware that enables multichain connectivity, has introduced the “first” native Bitcoin (BTC) Lending on decentralized finance (DeFi), “connecting both Bitcoin and Ethereum networks.” BiFi, the DeFi initiative that’s powered by BIFROST, is now the first DeFi lending platform that “works across native… Read More

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