All articles tagged Blockchain (30)

Divi Helps Reduce Barriers to Entering the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem and Promote Earnings with One-Click Masternodes and a User-Friendly Interface

Divi Helps Reduce Barriers to Entering the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem and Promote Earnings with One-Click Masternodes and a User-Friendly Interface

In a Nutshell: The idea of cryptocurrency is more widespread among the general public than it was just a couple of years ago. But many people are still unaware of the technical aspects of how it works, much less how to use it. The Divi Project is working to reduce those barriers by creating a user-friendly experience that allows nearly anyone to set up a master node and begin earning with the click of a button. And its forthcoming smart wallet will remove the pain points of the crypto... read more »

How to Support Kik’s Efforts to Take on the SEC and Encourage Innovation Through Its Defend Crypto Fund

How to Support Kik’s Efforts to Take on the SEC and Encourage Innovation Through Its Defend Crypto Fund

In a Nutshell: When Kik Interactive launched a token distribution event (TDE) in 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission turned its attention to the Canada-based messaging app company. The SEC is bringing a lawsuit against Kik stating that the company sold unregulated securities via its token sale. Kik established the Defend Crypto fund to support itself and other crypto companies against the SEC. The Blockchain Association now oversees the fund to ensure resources are used... read more »

SALT Lending: Insured Crypto-Backed Loans Starting from $5,000 and Unique Wallets for Each Cryptocurrency Type

SALT Lending: Insured Crypto-Backed Loans Starting from $5,000 and Unique Wallets for Each Cryptocurrency Type

In a Nutshell: The founders of SALT Lending created the company after realizing the cryptocurrency space needed a way for crypto holders to leverage their digital assets for fiat loans. And since its launch in late 2017, the platform has been doing just that. SALT Lending provides insured, crypto-backed loans starting from $5,000. The company strives to deliver a transparent, user-friendly platform by maintaining a scholastic approach to development and holding integrity as a leading... read more »

Stronghold’s Blockchain-Based Ecosystem Broadens Access to Financial Services by Making Payments Stable and Efficient

Stronghold’s Blockchain-Based Ecosystem Broadens Access to Financial Services by Making Payments Stable and Efficient

In a Nutshell: The financial services networks typically used for cross-border payments and currency exchanges were invented generations ago. But blockchain technology shows promise for new efficiencies in the space — and Stronghold is at the forefront of that transformation. Its Stronghold USD stablecoin token is backed by the U.S. dollar, and it operates on the Stellar network — which focuses on compliance and transparency. Stronghold also helps financial services companies and... read more »

CertiK Formal Verifications Leverage Mathematical Logic to Secure Blockchain Systems and Accelerate Mainstream Adoption

CertiK Formal Verifications Leverage Mathematical Logic to Secure Blockchain Systems and Accelerate Mainstream Adoption

In a Nutshell: Security is critical in any blockchain network, but vulnerabilities can go undetected until hackers exploit them. CertiK allows blockchain-based enterprises to identify and resolve those costly security breaches before they happen. Through Formal Verification and penetration testing, CertiK can detect vulnerabilities, categorize them, and offer solutions to fix issues. And CertiK’s proprietary blockchain will bring the same preventative rigor to more developers,... read more »

Everex: A Blockchain-Based Payment Platform That Makes Both Domestic and International Money Transfers Fast, Efficient, and Accessible

Everex: A Blockchain-Based Payment Platform That Makes Both Domestic and International Money Transfers Fast, Efficient, and Accessible

In a Nutshell: Everex is a blockchain-based platform for domestic and cross-border payments, which uses fiat backed stablecoins for currency settlements. Everex leverages its blockchain infrastructure for fast, efficient fund transfers. Users can convert fiat funds to stablecoins, cryptocurrencies or digital tokens and turn digital value back into fiat via Everex’s global payment gateways. The company is working to refine its offerings to bring more inclusive and accessible financial... read more »

How TomoChain Conquers Scalability and Speed Challenges Faced by Other Blockchains, with Near-Zero Fees

How TomoChain Conquers Scalability and Speed Challenges Faced by Other Blockchains, with Near-Zero Fees

In a Nutshell: TomoChain is a new blockchain platform that resolves what CEO Long Vuong views as some of the technology’s main challenges to mass adoption. TomoChain demonstrates faster transaction times and more transactions per second than other leading blockchains, all with near-zero fees. The company is pushing for higher blockchain adoption levels by removing as much friction as possible from the blockchain experience with its TomoZ and TomoX protocols. TomoChain is also helping... read more »

DreamTeam Aims to Revolutionize the Esports and Gaming Industries with its Accessible, Blockchain-Based Team Management Platform

DreamTeam Aims to Revolutionize the Esports and Gaming Industries with its Accessible, Blockchain-Based Team Management Platform

In a Nutshell: DreamTeam is the first professional platform that connects esports gamers, team owners, and sponsors. Led by Alexander Kokhanovskyy, a former professional gamer, the blockchain-based social platform lowers the barriers to entry for new teams and owners. It also provides a payment gateway through its proprietary DreamTeam Token so teams can pay salaries, receive prize money, and purchase advertising. The platform is also working on assisting teams with selling brand... read more »

Symbiont: A Market-Leading Blockchain Platform to Help Modernize Infrastructure and Solutions in the Financial Services Industry

Symbiont: A Market-Leading Blockchain Platform to Help Modernize Infrastructure and Solutions in the Financial Services Industry

In a Nutshell: Symbiont is on a mission to revolutionize the financial services industry by deploying blockchain technology to renovate legacy infrastructure. Its core product helps bring back-office operations up to speed with modern innovations by reducing costs and digitizing outdated business workflows. The company has multiple use cases for various financial products, including mortgage tracking and syndicated loans. And Symbiont prides itself on a company culture based on utility... read more »

SpringRole: A Blockchain-Based Platform that Enables Fintech Firms to Easily Verify Background Information

SpringRole: A Blockchain-Based Platform that Enables Fintech Firms to Easily Verify Background Information

In a Nutshell: SpringRole is a blockchain-based professional networking platform that verifies all of the information posted by its users. The platform makes recruiting and job-seeking more transparent and trustworthy by checking educational, employment, and other data. And many firms rely on the company’s SpringVerify background check service, which leverages a three-level protocol that systematically verifies credentials, whether online or offline. This service is particularly... read more »