Blockchain

Algorand and BridgeTower Capital Announce Strategic Partnership

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:14pm

b'BridgeTower Capital, a global private equity firm, focusing on traditional private equity investments and blockchain and DeFi markets, announced today a partnership with Algorand.

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  • b'BridgeTower Capital, a global private equity firm, focusing on traditional private equity investments and blockchain and DeFi markets, announced today a partnership with Algorand.
  • Algorand, the creator of the world\xe2\x80\x99s first pure proof-of-stake foundational blockchain, is a leading blockchain technology company accelerating the convergence of decentralized and traditional finance.\nBridgeTower will use Algorand\xe2\x80\x99s technology as the underlying blockchain solution to issuance of the BridgeTower Capital tokenized digital security.
  • It will also use Algorand as a preferred blockchain for BridgeTower products and services.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAlgorand\xe2\x80\x99s partnership with BridgeTower is based on our aligned vision to provide access to decentralized assets and products as well as a shared focus to expand opportunities in financial services through advanced blockchain technology,\xe2\x80\x9d said David Markley, Business Solutions at Algorand.

Waves Sells Duck NFT “Perfection” for $1,000,000, Launches Duck Hunters Game to Incentivize Participation in Waves DeFi

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

To celebrate the sale, the team has released its roadmap for a series of NFT gamification initiatives coupled with DeFi yield farming mechanics on the Waves ecosystem.\nPerfection is the only NFT created in a series of one (1) by Sasha Ivanov, founder of Waves.

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  • To celebrate the sale, the team has released its roadmap for a series of NFT gamification initiatives coupled with DeFi yield farming mechanics on the Waves ecosystem.\nPerfection is the only NFT created in a series of one (1) by Sasha Ivanov, founder of Waves.
  • It received over 40 bids in an uncapped auction model before selling for 1,000,000 $USDN (Waves Neutrino Stablecoin).
  • Created in 2018, SIGN Art is the first NFT marketplace on the Waves blockchain and currently features over 170 artists with a total of 1245 drops and 627 sales.
  • Learn more at: https://www.sign-art.app/\nSwop.fi is an automated market maker on the Waves blockchain.

Global 6G Market Report 2021: Focus on 6G Applications, Products, Trends, Drivers, Opportunities, Stakeholder Analysis, Patents and Country Analysis - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:03pm

Such developments are expected to boost the development of supportive 6G technologies, which will eventually have a huge impact on the 6G market.\nMajor driving factors for the 6G industry are the growing emphasis on connectivity and rising demand for 6G communication in recently developed technologies such as IoT and blockchain.

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  • Such developments are expected to boost the development of supportive 6G technologies, which will eventually have a huge impact on the 6G market.\nMajor driving factors for the 6G industry are the growing emphasis on connectivity and rising demand for 6G communication in recently developed technologies such as IoT and blockchain.
  • A large population has already migrated to large cities for more opportunities and better life.
  • Communication and connectivity have played a significant role in this migration.
  • Product development and innovation have helped these companies to compete with the competitors\' product portfolio.

BOSAGORA Unveils Micropayment Protocol ‘Flash Layer’

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.

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  • The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.
  • Compared to Lightning Network of Bitcoin or zk-Rollups of Ethereum, Flash Layer is far faster in a transaction with much lower charges.\nThe Flash Layer delivers a number of advantages, including strong security based on encoded updates in real-time and nearly no bugs by going through vast tests.
  • It is expected to be valuably used in diverse Dapps linked with real-world life as it allows for large-scale and frequent transactions with low charges safely and rapidly.\nAlong with the unveiling Flash Layer through YouTube live streaming, BOSAGORA had chances of communicating with global users.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe release of the Flash Layer marks a milestone that visibly demonstrates the development capability of BOSAGORA,\xe2\x80\x9d said Kim In-hwan, President of BOSAGORA.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIn the months to come, we will introduce a variety of Dapps linked with real-world life by using the Flash Layer in the platform.\xe2\x80\x9d\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005433/en/\n'

BridgeTower Capital Launches Security Token Pre-Offering and Announces Global Expansion With Key Partners

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

BridgeTower\xe2\x80\x99s current blockchain staking product has grown substantially to more than $60 million assets under delegation within two months of launch.

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  • BridgeTower\xe2\x80\x99s current blockchain staking product has grown substantially to more than $60 million assets under delegation within two months of launch.
  • BridgeTower will aggressively add self-hosted Nodes over the coming months.\nBridgeTower also provides financial, operational, talent acquisition and marketing support for early to mid-stage growth companies.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to play a meaningful role in bringing the BridgeTower Capital token to market.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLondon-based Archax is the first ever digital securities exchange regulated by the FCA in London.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cBridgeTower has worked hard to develop a host of portfolio companies and partnerships that we are proud to join.\xe2\x80\x9d\nABOUT BRIDGETOWER CAPITAL \xe2\x80\x93 BridgeTower Capital is a global tokenized private equity firm with a traditional operational business approach towards growth.

Blockchain-Based SaaS Platform ShelterZoom That Transforms Documents and Contracts into Fully Digital, Intelligent Assets, Ramps Up Staffing with New CTO and CRO Hires as Company Continues to Expand

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

ShelterZoom provides an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets.

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  • ShelterZoom provides an industry-agnostic, smart-contract-based SaaS platform that transforms records, documents and contracts into fully digital, interoperable and intelligent assets.
  • The twin appointments were announced by Chao Cheng-Shorland, ShelterZoom Corp.\xe2\x80\x99s Co-Founder and CEO.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWith these two exciting hires, ShelterZoom is positioned for dramatic expansion in the fast-growing world of secure, virtual documents and contracts,\xe2\x80\x9d Cheng-Shorland said.
  • A market leader in blockchain and the 2021 Fintech Breakthrough Award Winner for Best Contract Management Platform, ShelterZoom is more than just a software company.
  • ShelterZoom is changing the way the global market thinks about remote operations and collaboration.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210414005548/en/\n'

GazeTV Launches Blockchain-Powered Social Entertainment Platform That Puts Creators First

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:29pm

b"GazeTV , the blockchain-based social entertainment platform, launches its solution empowering content consumers to reward creators for their work via tokenomic incentives and reward functions.

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  • b"GazeTV , the blockchain-based social entertainment platform, launches its solution empowering content consumers to reward creators for their work via tokenomic incentives and reward functions.
  • The GazeTV platform was built to empower creators and audiences to interact, support, and grow with one another.
  • The roll-out of GazeTV is segmented into several phases, each phase adding exciting additional functions and features to the platform.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAt GazeTV, we\xe2\x80\x99re repairing everything that is broken with social entertainment platforms,\xe2\x80\x9d says Jack Cheng, Co-founder of GazeTV.
  • Every second counts.\xe2\x80\x9d\nGazeTV.com is an innovative social entertainment platform with built-in tokenomic incentives and reward functions.

BitPay Joins Square-Founded Crypto Patent Effort COPA

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'BitPay , the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced a partnership with the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to share open source projects and use a shared patent library.

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  • b'BitPay , the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, today announced a partnership with the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to share open source projects and use a shared patent library.
  • COPA acknowledges that cryptocurrency technology is built on the collaborative efforts of a community made up of developers, engineers, and designers.
  • So, BitPay pioneered blockchain payment processing to enable borderless payments using cryptocurrencies like BTC, BCH, ETH, DOGE and stablecoins USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD.
  • BitPay offers consumers a complete digital asset management solution that includes the BitPay Wallet and BitPay Prepaid Card, enabling them to turn digital assets into dollars for spending at tens of thousands of businesses.

Social Yield Farming Platform Don-Key Locks $2 Million From Crypto’s Top Players

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'Don-Key has completed a private funding round to bootstrap it\xe2\x80\x99s Defi social yield farming platform.

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  • b'Don-Key has completed a private funding round to bootstrap it\xe2\x80\x99s Defi social yield farming platform.
  • The $2.2 million was raised in the company\xe2\x80\x99s first round from leading blockchain funds, including, Black Edge Capital, AU21.
  • finance platform, where gamified social trading strategies will incentivize participants to work together and reap the spoils.
  • Don-Key addresses this with customizable strategies and \'copy farming\' make the decision making simpler for the common user.

ConsenSys Raises $65 Million to Accelerate Convergence Of Traditional And Decentralized Finance

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Today, ConsenSys announced the final close of its $65M formation round to accelerate the convergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 applications on Ethereum with enterprise blockchain infrastructure.

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  • b'Today, ConsenSys announced the final close of its $65M formation round to accelerate the convergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 applications on Ethereum with enterprise blockchain infrastructure.
  • Several funds invested with Ethereum-based stablecoins, DAI and USDC, as consideration.\nThe past year has been a period of strategic evolution and growth.
  • The leading Ethereum company restructured to form ConsenSys , the core software business, and ConsenSys Mesh , the investment arm, incubator, and portfolio.
  • ConsenSys also acquired Quorum from J.P. Morgan to deepen its commitment to and competitive position in the enterprise protocol ecosystem.