Cryptocurrency Fund Launched By Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures

Blockchain, Investing, News | August 13, 2018 By:

Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures is launching a $10 million fund focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency investments.

Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. The firm invests in startups that leverage technology and the Internet to scale rapidly and disrupt existing industries –


Ukraine Election Body Uses NEM Blockchain For Voting Trial

Blockchain, News | August 10, 2018 By:

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) is investigating the use of NEM’s blockchain in local and national elections.

In a Facebook post, Oleksandr Stelmakh, head of the State Register at the Central Electoral Commission of Ukraine, said that they began testing the NEM blockchain back in July when he encouraged his friends on Facebook to participate in a “test vote.”


Barclays’ Blockchain Hackathon To Explore Derivatives Contracts Processing

Announcements, Blockchain, News | August 10, 2018 By:

UK banking giant Barclays is sponsoring a hackathon event that will provide opportunity for market participants across the industry to showcase blockchain solutions that will increase the efficiency of derivatives processing.

Called DerivHack, the hackathon event will take place simultaneously in London and New York on September 20-21 at Barclays’


Blockchain Encyclopedia Network Everipedia Goes Live

Announcements, Blockchain, News | August 10, 2018 By:

Wikipedia competitor Everipedia has officially launched its blockchain-based online encyclopedia.

Launched in December 2014, Everipedia is a publicly editable, free content encyclopedia and knowledge aggregator. Everipedia differs from prevalent encyclopedias and research databases such as Wikipedia and Encyclopaedia Britannica in that it does not require a standard of notability for inclusion in the database,