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Analyzing Token Sale Models

Note: I mention the names of various projects below only to compare and contrast their token sale mechanisms; this should NOT be taken as an endorsement or criticism of any specific project as a whole. It's entirely possible for any given project to be total trash as a whole and yet still have an awesome token sale model. The last few months have seen an increasing amount of innovation in token sale models. Two years ago, the space was simple: there were capped sales, which sold a fixed number of

BTC Markets launches major cryptocurrency Immutable X (IMX)

MELBOURNE, February 12, 2024 -- BTC Markets, one of Australia’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, is proud to announce the addition of prominent cryptocurrency, Immutable X (IMX) to their platform, with the trading pair IMX/AUD launched on 7 February. This listing marks a significant expansion of the exchange’s digital currency offerings. Launched in 2018 by Australians James Ferguson, Robbie Ferguson, and Alex Connolly, Immutable X has garnered significant attention and success globally, showcasing a remarkable 455% price growth in 2023 and achieving a market cap exceeding US$2.7 billion. Recognised as a major

A Note On Charity Through Marginal Price Discrimination

Vitalik Buterin via the Vitalik Buterin Blog Updated 2018-07-28. See end note. The following is an interesting idea that I had two years ago that I personally believe has promise and could be easily implemented in the context of a blockchain ecosystem, though if desired it could certainly also be implemented with more traditional technologies (blockchains would help get the scheme network effects by putting the core logic on a more neutral platform). Suppose that you are a restaurant selling sandwiches, and you ordinarily sell sandwiches for $7.50. Why did

[Mirror] A Proof of Stake Design Philosophy

Vitalik Buterin via the Vitalik Buterin Blog This is a mirror of the post at https://medium.com/@VitalikButerin/a-proof-of-stake-design-philosophy-506585978d51 Systems like Ethereum (and Bitcoin, and NXT, and Bitshares, etc) are a fundamentally new class of cryptoeconomic organisms — decentralized, jurisdictionless entities that exist entirely in cyberspace, maintained by a combination of cryptography, economics and social consensus. They are kind of like BitTorrent, but they are also not like BitTorrent, as BitTorrent has no concept of state — a distinction that turns out to be crucially important. They are sometimes described as decentralized autonomous

Bozo.Finance. A Groundbreaking NFTxTOKEN Solution Revolutionizing Decentralized Finance.

  Bozo.Finance / Bozo Hybrid In an innovative leap forward for the DeFi space, Bozo Hybrid announces the launch of its revolutionary platform - a first-of-its-kind NFTxTOKEN hybrid that is reshaping the landscape of liquidity and asset interchangeability. The Game-Changing Innovation of Bozo HYBRID Bozo HYBRID is not just another project in the blockchain space. It represents a paradigm shift, a true DeFi 2.0 model, by integrating non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with fungible tokens ($bozo tokens) to create a two-way liquidity portal. This hybrid approach is a breakthrough in the market,

Moonbeam, Diode Collaborate on Launch of DePIN Platform to Replace Traditional VPN, Web2 Products

Diode chooses Moonbeam to deploy suite of blockchain solutions that align with Polkadot founder Gavin Woods’ original vision for Web3 [SINGAPORE] – Moonbeam Network, a smart contract platform for building cross-chain connected applications, today announced the launch of Diode’s secure and decentralized communications platform. Diode’s solution is part of a movement known as DePIN, or “decentralized physical infrastructure network,” where blockchain protocols operate real-world infrastructure in a decentralized manner. Providing a censorship-resistant alternative to traditional products like VPN, Slack or Microsoft OneDrive, Diode’s massively scalable platform helps to bring about

Blockpass Heralds Cutting Edge Compliance Automation – Advanced KYC Bot(TM)

HONG KONG, Jan 18, 2024 - (ACN Newswire) - Blockpass is proud to reveal a brand-new automation advancement that will see the KYC experience for its customers improved even further with the introduction of the Advanced KYC Bot(TM). Included as standard for all Managed Service add-on clients, the handy new bot will automate the KYC process even further, reducing the time and effort required for compliance by monitoring and processing flags to KYC profiles. Also available on a standalone basis for Enterprise customers, the Advanced KYC Bot(TM) builds on the capability

Unveiling the Inaugural Global Protocol Report: A Comprehensive Analysis of Blockchain Protocols that is Poised to Aid WEB3 Decisions

Crypto Oasis, Crypto Valley, the DLT Science Foundation and Inacta Ventures Join Forces in a Groundbreaking Initiative that Will Help Navigate the Blockchain Trilemma Highlights: The report has unprecedented transparency and clarity, granular insights, and an evolving analysis of DLT protocol attributes. It will help industry experts and novices gain foundational knowledge on DLT concepts, WEB3 ecosystem infrastructure, the evolution of the Blockchain landscape, and the role of capital, talent, infrastructure, and regulations in WEB3 innovation. The Global Protocol Report introduces a comprehensive framework for assessing the maturity of DLT

Utah County Leads the First Government Adoption of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM)

Utah County is the first government entity in the world to adopt the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) to assess their blockchain-based solution and use it to continually improve the reliability and trustworthiness of their blockchain-based government services. From the mid 1800’s Utah County has drawn pioneers to its territory. That indominable spirit of overcoming challenges and finding new paths forward has not waned. When Covid shut down government offices, Utah County had already begun the transition to online platforms. Clerk/Auditor Amelia Gardner, had led the charge into that territory in

Walking the Tightrope

As we stand on the verge of a new era in crypto, it’s crucial to reaffirm the importance of decentralization. Beyond being a mere aspiration, decentralization serves as the lifeblood of the crypto world, standing as the pivotal force that draws the line between freedom and control. Amidst the hype surrounding the impending approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF in the United States, accompanied by the influx of capital from behemoths like BlackRock, the immediate market surge raises a serious question for the future of crypto. Are people here for

TCG World Metaverse and Procedural Worlds Craft Vast and Vivid Landscapes with Groundbreaking Technology

New York, November 11, 2023. In a landmark year of collaboration, TCG World Metaverse has joined forces with the talented team at Procedural Worlds to forge a sprawling and immersive environment within the burgeoning metaverse sector. Covering an impressive 900 square kilometers, TCG World has been meticulously sculpted into four distinct regions: North, East, Forest, and Asia. Each quadrant boasts its own unique biome and atmosphere, thanks to the innovative suite of tools provided by Procedural Worlds — Gaia, GeNa, and the revolutionary new software, Storm. Procedural Worlds' artisans have

IQPay announces Lead Investor Steven Freidmutter Joins IQPay’s Advisory Board

  Johannesburg 25 October 2023 -, IQPay an innovative force in the fintech landscape, is elated to announce that Steven Freidmutter has officially joined its advisory board. Adding to this significant appointment, Freidmutter is also stepping in as the lead investor for IQPay, marking a milestone in the company's journey. Steven Freidmutter brings to IQPay an impressive track record of experience, presence and credibility. Freidmutter's journey continues to defy conventions. His recent appointment as a partner and founding advisory board member of the Boston-based VC fund Erez Capital is a