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Jiro Olcott: Power Transition CTO Discusses How His Company’s Hedera Hashgraph-based Platform Uses Energy More Efficiently

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, consumes more energy than entire countries such as Ireland and Switzerland. A newly developed decentralized application (dApp), called Power Transition, based on Hedera Hashgraph (a DLT-based platform that claims to be “faster, fairer, and more secure” than existing blockchain networks),… Read More

Highly Anticipated Hedera Hashgraph Project Launches Its Mainnet

Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network where “anyone can carve out a piece of cyberspace to transact, play, and socialize in a secure, trusted environment,” has released its mainnet. Supported by Fortune 100 companies including Boeing, IBM, and the Telekom Group, Hedera Hashgraph aims to… Read More

Enterprise DLT Hedera Hashgraph Schedules Open Access for September

Hedera Hashgraph, “an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform” that seeks to address many of the shortcomings of current iterations of blockchain, has scheduled “Open Access” to its mainnet beta for September 16th. On that date, any developer may start creating apps on the Hedera platform…. Read More

Hashgraph Distributed Ledger Platform Adds IBM and Tata to Governing Council

Hedera Hashgraph, a speedy blockchain that seeks to power enterprise services, has added IBM and Tata Communications to its Governing Council. Hedera reports that curretntly there are 39 multinational entities participating on the Council as it pursues the “next generation” distributed ledger technology (DLT). Council… Read More

Oh the Irony: Hedera Hashgraph Thanks Facebook for Imitating its Blockchain Tech

Hedera Hashgraph, one of several aspiring iterations of blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, designed to address existing shortcomings in DLT 1.0, has paid for a full-page advertisement in the Wall Street Journal mocking Facebook. Last week, Facebook officially launched “Libra” its spin on crypto. The… Read More

Hedera Promises Real Time Smart Contract Data with Chainlink Partnership

Speedy blockchain Hedera Hashgraph and Chainlink have jointly announced they will collaborate to integrate Chainlink’s decentralized oracle network with Hedera’s enterprise level distributed ledger technology (DLT). According to Hedera, this will allow developers writing Hedera-based smart contracts to access real-world data, events and payment information…. Read More

Co-Founder of BlockTower Capital, Ari Paul, Joins Hedera Hashgraph Team as an Advisor

Hedera Hashgraph has boosted its executive team with a prominent appointment. According to a release, Hedera has hired Ari Paul, CIO and co-founder of BlockTower Capital, as an advisor. BlockTower is a leading investor in digital assets and participated in the Hedera offering last year…. Read More

Tokeny Aligns with DLA Piper to Provide Blockchain Compliance Solutions

Tokeny, the Luxembourg-based fintech compliant tokenization platform delivering institutional grade solutions in the issuance, lifecycle management and secondary trading of security tokens, has partnered with global law firm DLA Piper. Hedera Hashgraph recently cited DLA Piper as first members of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council,… Read More

iComply Integrates with Hedera Hashgraph

Regtech iComply Investor Services says it will be releasing integrations for Hedera Hashgraph, a public, distributed ledger platform. iComply says its technology automates compliance requirements for both the traditional and decentralized financial markets in over 150 jurisdictions. iComply CEO Matthew Unger says that Hedera Hashgraph’s… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Names Brett McDowell as Founding Executive Director

Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced it has named Brett McDowell as the Founding Executive Director and Vice Chair of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council.  Last week Hashgraph announced its first… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Announces Governing Council Members, Selects Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, Nomura Holdings and More

Speedy blockchain Hedera Hashgraph has announced the first members of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council. The group will guide changes to the software run by Hedera distributed nodes over time. Hedera says the initial Council members will be Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, Magazine Luiza, Nomura Holdings,… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Appoints Former Oracle Exec as Chief Product Officer

Hedera Hashgraph has announced the appointment of Lionel Chocron as their Chief Product Officer. Chocron was most recently at Oracle where he led their emerging technology (ie blockchain, IoT, AI) solution efforts. Depending on how you exactly measure it, Oracle is the 2nd largest software provider in the world…. Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Has Raised $124 Million. It’s All Held in Fiat too.

The collapse of the crypto market (bear market, crypto winter, whatever you want to call it) has kneecapped a lot of aspiring blockchain based projects that were not savvy enough to hedge their own crypto bets. Hedera Hashgraph is not one of them though. Hedera… Read More

First Dedicated Hedera Hashgraph Accelerator Helix Opens in Hong Kong

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  Mind Fund, a Hong Kong based VC company, has partnered up with Hedera Hashgraph to launch the first accelerator dedicated to Hedera’s iteration of blockchain. Helix Accelerator, based in Hong Kong, will seek to build Dapps exclusively built on Hedera’s platform. Mind Fund also participated… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Files Form D with SEC: Reports $104 Million Raised in SAFT Offering

Hedera Hashgraph, a company pursuing a speedy iteration of blockchain that is enterprise ready, has filed an updated Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the Reg D 506c filing, Hedera has raised $104,467,509 from 985 different investors. The offering is for… Read More

Another Step Forward: Hedera Hashgraph Mainnet is Now Live

Speedy blockchain provider Hedera Hashgraph has announced the launch of their mainnet. While not  quite publicly accessible today, the state of ledger has been cryptographically hashed, according to a blog post by Leemon Baird and Mance Harmon. The founders explain; “We remain highly focused on building… Read More

Olportal is Building Messenger App on Hedera Hashgraph

Olportal has announced they will be using speedy blockchain Hedera Hashgraph to build their decentralized messenger app. They also claim it will be the first decentralized messenger on neural networks with an Artificial Intelligence dialogue function. This apparently means plenty of bot speak to answer… Read More

$6 Billion Valuation: Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100 Million, Opens Public Crowdsale to Back Next Gen, Super Fast DLT

Hedera Hashgraph, a super fast iteration of distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) has raised $100 million from both institutions and high net worth individuals. The new funding round is said to have delivered a whopping $6 billion valuation to the emerging Fintech firm. Management, and… Read More

Public Ledger Organization Header Hashgraph Joins Trusted IoT Alliance

Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger organization, announced on Tuesday it has joined the Trusted IoT Alliance, an open source software consortium that aims to create a secure, scalable, interoperable, and trusted Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. The organization reported that as a member of… Read More

Legaltech Sagewise to Utilize Hedera Hashgraph to Build Out Smart Contract Resolution Service

Sagewise, a smart contract resolution ecosystem, will be building out its service on the Hedera Hashgraph platform. By utilizing this new blockchain, Sagewise will be able to leverage its super speedy technology. Smart contract losses exceeded half a billion U.S. dollars in value in 2017,… Read More

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