Prominent Institutional Investors Back Injective Protocol Decentralized Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange for$2.6M

by Richard Kastelein Decentralized derivatives exchange Injective Protocol raised $2.6 million dollars in a seed funding round led by Pantera Capital with participation from world-renowned institutional investors including QCP’s investment arm QCP Soteria, Axia8 Ventures, and OK’s strategic investment partner K42. Paul Veradittakit, Partner at Pantera Capital, commented on Injective Protocol: “Injective …

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DataArt and IntellectEU Join to Bring DAML Protocol and Smart Contracts to R3’s Corda

by Richard Kastelein Open-source blockchain protocol DAML smart contracts are now available on R3’s Corda after system integrators DataArt and IntellectEU teamed up to deliver native integrations that allow developers to run DAML applications on Corda Open Source and Corda Enterprise. DAML on Corda joins the power and simplicity of DAML for …

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Accenture, Digital Asset, Microsof, Nasdaq and Others Team Up To Develop Trusted Solution for Standardizing Token-based Carbon Emission Accounting, Credits, and Offsetting

by Richard Kastelein The auditing and accounting of carbon credits and offsets have not been solved to date and a group of leading global companies and organisations are planning to take on this challenge through tokenization by launching the InterWork Alliance (IWA) Sustainability Business Working Group. IWA Chair Marley Gray, Principal Architect …

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Telecoms Giant MyRepublic Teams Up With Marketing Technology Provider Aqilliz To Create Blockchain-Based Loyalty Programme

by Richard Kastelein Multinational internet service and telecommunications provider, MyRepublic has teamed up with blockchain digital marketing company Aqilliz to pilot a new blockchain-based loyalty programme pilot. Entitled MyRewards, the blockchain-based loyalty programme application was developed as part of the IMDA Blockchain Challenge which looks to explore the applications of blockchain to …

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Panxora Backs Clintex To Raise $7 Million USD And Provide Faster Access To Medicines

by Richard Kastelein Digital asset treasury management service Panxora says it will support ClinTex, a pharmaceuticals industry solutions provider, in raising and managing $7 million USD for a blockchain-powered clinical trials solution to accelerate access to medicines for patients. Panxora will provide a management framework, determining when capital raised is released into …

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Colorado Lottery, ETHDenver, IGT and Chainlink Back First-Ever GameJam Hackathon to Develop New Games in Support of the Outdoors and Schools

by Richard Kastelein The Colorado Lottery is launching its GameJam hackathon for new game development on Friday, July 31 at 6 p.m — in partnership with the tech and Web3 developer community in the state’s first-ever game development hackathon. Marking the Lottery’s first public-private partnership, Gov. Jared Polis will help kick off …

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Coinbase Report — More Intitutional Investors Entering Digital Asset Market Despite COVID-19

by Richard Kastelein Despite the global economic stranglehold of COVID-19, the digital asset investor market continues to mature from its retail and crypto-fund roots any larger and more conservative institutional investors are allocating for the first time. According to a Coinbase report for Q1 2020, they are seeing institutional investors using Coinbase …

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