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Gift Off: European Consumers Can Purchase Gift Cards from More Than 180 Retailers Using Cryptocurrency or U.K. Credit and Debit Cards

Gift Off: European Consumers Can Purchase Gift Cards from More Than 180 Retailers Using Cryptocurrency or U.K. Credit and Debit Cards

In a Nutshell: Gift Off provides a quick and easy way for European consumers to purchase digital gift cards using Bitcoin and certain other cryptocurrencies. Customers in the U.K. can also pay with a U.K. credit or debit card or Apple Pay. Gift Off Founder Rusty Nash aims to provide a seamless gift card purchasing experience through the platform, which offers the widest selection of digital gift cards in Europe. Customers also earn Gift Off Points with each purchase, which can be... read more »

The Bitit Platform Offers Users an Intuitive Experience Designed to Make Buying and Selling Cryptocurrency Frictionless

The Bitit Platform Offers Users an Intuitive Experience Designed to Make Buying and Selling Cryptocurrency Frictionless

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency hasn’t caught on with the majority of mainstream investors yet, partly due to its complex nature. But crypto is poised to solve cost and accessibility problems inherent in traditional financial systems. Bitit is a platform for those who are interested in crypto's benefits, but don't know where — or how — to get started. The platform allows more than 300,000 users in 70 countries to invest in leading cryptocurrencies using the payment method of their... read more »

Green Energy on the Blockchain: WePower is a Renewable Energy Trading Platform Connecting Buyers and Producers while Saving Money and Time

Green Energy on the Blockchain: WePower is a Renewable Energy Trading Platform Connecting Buyers and Producers while Saving Money and Time

In a Nutshell: The renewable energy sector offers promising alternatives to depleting fossil fuels, but the industry still suffers from certain inefficiencies, including slow contract processes and high costs. WePower is addressing these issues with its blockchain-based platform that connects renewable energy buyers directly with renewable energy producers. Think Uber, but for electricity. The company also makes it simpler for producers to raise capital via smart contracts technology.... read more »

2gether: A Collaborative Platform where Customers Are Also Owners and Can Conveniently Transact with Crypto and Connect to Other Financial Services

2gether: A Collaborative Platform where Customers Are Also Owners and Can Conveniently Transact with Crypto and Connect to Other Financial Services

In a Nutshell: Thanks to the advent of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, traditional financial systems are being challenged by emerging ideas. And 2gether is ready, with a collaborative financial platform that allows its customers — who are also its owners — to take full control of their financial lives. The platform is currently available in the 19 eurozone countries. Customers can download the 2gether app and manage or transfer their cryptocurrencies as if they were... read more »

Jetcoin: Blockchain Technology that Engages Sports Fans by Allowing Them to Support Talented Players While Receiving Incentives and Unique Rewards

Jetcoin: Blockchain Technology that Engages Sports Fans by Allowing Them to Support Talented Players While Receiving Incentives and Unique Rewards

In a Nutshell: The Jetcoin Institute allows users to use the JET cryptocurrency to support emerging athletes and earn incentives and unique rewards. Jetcoin carefully chooses partner athletes and provides them with access to high-level training, modeling portfolios, and other services needed to cultivate an image, brand, and fan base. And Jetcoin is also branching out into modeling and entertainment to provide even more unique and profitable ways for supporters to also earn crypto... read more »

Max Crowdfund: A Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Simplify Property Investment

Max Crowdfund: A Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Simplify Property Investment

In a Nutshell: Blockchain technology has helped many industries innovate in recent years. Max Crowdfund is one company using the technology to make investing in real estate easier and more accessible. The platform also simplifies investment managment for real estate professionals. Through the use of blockchain technology, properties can be tokenized — or broken down into investment opportunities as low as €1,000 — something that can’t be done through traditional real estate... read more »

FCH Network: Next Generation Capability-Based Blockchain that Provides Fintech Applications with High Security, Tokenization, Staking, and Enterprise Identity Management

FCH Network: Next Generation Capability-Based Blockchain that Provides Fintech Applications with High Security, Tokenization, Staking, and Enterprise Identity Management

In a Nutshell: Blockchain technology has emerged as a potential game-changer for businesses searching for efficiency and security in transactions. But, so far, the reality of blockchain technology has yet to catch up to its commercial promise. That’s why FCH Network is building a capability based platform to address those throughput and vulnerability concerns. FCH’s blockchain also combines scalability with a world-first proof-of-identity protocol for on-chain user verification.... read more »

Menlo One: Tools and Support that Streamline Decentralized App Development to Make Blockchain Work for Businesses

Menlo One: Tools and Support that Streamline Decentralized App Development to Make Blockchain Work for Businesses

In a Nutshell: In countries with stable, fiat-centered economies, mainstream adoption of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin seems far off. The problem for enterprises is that developing decentralized applications (dApps) to leverage blockchain's potential is difficult, and the results typically lack in performance and user experience. Menlo One was founded to address those concerns and alleviate enterprise pain points with creating dApps. Rather than start from scratch,... read more »

Qiibee Helps Businesses Run Effective Loyalty Programs by Tapping Into the Potential of Blockchain Technology

Qiibee Helps Businesses Run Effective Loyalty Programs by Tapping Into the Potential of Blockchain Technology

In a Nutshell: Customer loyalty programs abound these days. Companies vie with one another to get their loyalty programs in front of consumers. At the same time, consumers can be overwhelmed with the number of loyalty programs out there and the learning curve associated with each. qiibee offers a solution for businesses and consumers in its blockchain-based platform. With qiibee, tokens take the place of loyalty points, and transactions are securely recorded onto the blockchain. And... read more »

Coinfirm is Helping to Solve Regulatory Risk Challenges to Move the Cryptocurrency Market Forward

Coinfirm is Helping to Solve Regulatory Risk Challenges to Move the Cryptocurrency Market Forward

In a Nutshell: While the cryptocurrency ecosystem has only been around for a decade, it has experienced a lot of growth and seen many changes in that short time. Coinfirm is a technology company focused on delivering high-quality compliance and anti-money laundering (AML) services to crypto companies to help them boost transparency and trust. Its extensive AML platform ensures companies and their clients that funds are not being used for nefarious reasons. And its array of other... read more »