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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

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

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

Mainnet Ready: Hedera Hashgraph DLT Has Opened Early Access Program

Last week, speedy blockchain Hedera Hashgraph, announced the launch of its initial Community Testing Program. According to the company, the first phase of the program allows developers and individuals to test the mainnet and testnets and earn up to 1000 hbars, Hedera’s native cryptocurrency. The… 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

$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

Blockchain Disruption: Heard at Crypto Invest Summit

The Crypto Invest Summit (CIS) in Los Angeles this week, rebranded from previous “Crowd” events, was a standing room only conference this year. Organizers sold out of tickets in the last weeks as demand was high for the cryptocurrency / blockchain focused gathering. More than… Read More

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