NEAR

SevenX Venture Raised $30M to Empower Entrepreneurs in Crypto from 0 to 1

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:51pm

With the help of fundings coming from SevenX Ventures, these companies have seen immense growth.

Key Points: 
  • With the help of fundings coming from SevenX Ventures, these companies have seen immense growth.
  • SevenX looks for long-term value projects that can make the real world better using a long-term development mindset and underlying logic perspective.
  • Furthermore, SevenX attempts to understand the problems and challenges that the entrepreneurs face, thereby finding solutions and opportunities accordingly.
  • The rise of any industry is due to the efforts of countless entrepreneurs, and SevenX Ventures will further capitalize on the next wave of crypto innovators and entrepreneurs.

Babylon Project 2.0: World Blockchain Hackathon in the Metaverse

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:00am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The World Blockchain Hackathon returns this month with Babylon Project 2.0, its second annual virtual hackathon, focusing on the decentralized web.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The World Blockchain Hackathon returns this month with Babylon Project 2.0, its second annual virtual hackathon, focusing on the decentralized web.
  • The Babylon Project is a hackathon initiative committed to democratizing access to global innovation and the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
  • The broadest vision of the World Blockchain Hackathon is a future ecosystem in which blockchain innovation becomes the standard backbone for impenetrably secure, fast-moving, intelligent global technologies of all kinds.
  • Other partners include Alchemy, Investinu Group, Blockchain Council, PIABO PR, Waterdrip Capital, Crypto Chicks, Women in Blockchain Talks, Women Who Code Blockchain, Blockchain Acceleration Foundation, Blockchain Founders Fund, WEVE Acceleration, Qubic Labs, Flat 6 Labs, B4H, Blockchain by Women, and Kerala Blockchain Academy.

EmiSwap Receives Grant from NEAR Foundation to Build on its Cross-Chain Protocol

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

The grant will enable the DEX to start building projects on the NEAR Protocol, allowing EmiSwap to make use of the protocols state-of-the-art technology that deploys a powerful cross-chain AMM DEX.

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  • The grant will enable the DEX to start building projects on the NEAR Protocol, allowing EmiSwap to make use of the protocols state-of-the-art technology that deploys a powerful cross-chain AMM DEX.
  • The NEAR Protocol employs a technique known as sharding, which divides the network into numerous sections and performs computations in parallel.
  • The EmiSwap project will begin building its project on the NEAR Protocol Blockchain this fall.
  • EmiSwap is a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) in which $ESW token holders vote to govern the developments of the platform.

Proximity Labs Incubated Projects Raised Over 15M to Boost NEAR Ecosystem

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:43pm

Proximity Labs, a private incubator and research firm focused on the ecosystem of the NEAR Protocol , have recently seen the completion of funding rounds for two of the projects they incubated.

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  • Proximity Labs, a private incubator and research firm focused on the ecosystem of the NEAR Protocol , have recently seen the completion of funding rounds for two of the projects they incubated.
  • We are excited to see overwhelming trust and support from the NEAR community for these projects in a short period of time, stated Bowen Shen of Proximity Labs.
  • Proximity Labs is a research firm focused on the NEAR ecosystem.
  • The team works closely with many projects building on NEAR, provides grants, and creates open-source software targeting the NEAR blockchain.

Maison Reserve & Co. launches new multi-industry staking feature

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 8:22pm

DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Maison Reserve & Co. ("Maison Reserve" or the "Company"), a manufacturing and product company, today announced the launch of its new multi-industry staking feature in their proprietary platform, allowing users to select one or more industries when staking their cryptocurrency assets.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Maison Reserve & Co. ("Maison Reserve" or the "Company"), a manufacturing and product company, today announced the launch of its new multi-industry staking feature in their proprietary platform, allowing users to select one or more industries when staking their cryptocurrency assets.
  • Since going live, thousands of users have enabled the feature in their account to maximize their holdings.
  • "We asked our user-base what they'd like to see added or modified in our platform, and their response was overwhelmingly around the staking feature," mentioned Jennifer Payne, lead usability researcher at Maison Reserve.
  • Maison Reserve currently supports more than 30 proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains, including Ethereum 2.0, Solana, Polkadot, NEAR, and Avalanche.

NearPad Closes $2m Seed Funding Round

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 1:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -We are proud to announce the close of our $2.5m seed round for the development of our DAO-led DeFi hub on Aurora.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -We are proud to announce the close of our $2.5m seed round for the development of our DAO-led DeFi hub on Aurora.
  • Despite being one of the leading blockchains, NEAR's ecosystem is yet to take its place in the limelight the same way other blockchains have.
  • We look forward to working with the NearPad team to expand the DeFi ecosystem beyond Ethereum and bring further adoption and usability to the space."
  • NearPad is changing the way communities and developers access open finance tools for crowdfunding, asset management, and yield optimisation.