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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

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

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

Skyward Bound: HDEX brings eFrancisco Motors and LuftCar Together For Groundbreaking Partnership

A New Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) Project Begins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Camarines Norte, Philippines – January 28, 2024 HDEX is proud to announce that two partners, eFrancisco Motor Corporation and Luftcar have come together to develop a new Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) project. The focal point of this groundbreaking collaboration is the development of the LUFT PINOY eVTOL powered by Hydrogen. Aron Dutta, Chairman of HDEX, stated, “HDEX was pleased to help facilitate this exciting partnership. What is happening in the Philippines will be the case

eFrancisco Motors and HDEX Sustainable Transit Initiative Accelerates Hydrogen Adoption across the Transportation Sector

Innovative Procurement Powers Hydrogen Adoption in the Philippines MANILLA, PHILIPPINES– eFrancisco Motor Company (eFMC) and HDEX, the world’s first hydrogen exchange, are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking initiative that transcends mere transactions. This endeavor goes beyond innovation; it's a movement towards a more connected and environmentally responsible future for public transportation in the Philippines. Imagine a world where your daily commute not only takes you from point A to B but also contributes to a greater cause – Tied to the heartbeat of the Philippine Peso, the eFMC token brings

1,300 E-JEEPNEY ORDER COMMITMENTS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR TEMBO FRANCISCO MOTORS JOINT VENTURE

Orders pursuant to Tembo’s previously announced joint venture with Francisco Motors Established in 1947, Francisco Motor Corporation is the original pioneering jeepney manufacturer Total addressable market to electrify 200,000 existing jeepneys estimated to be worth US$10bn+ Tembo E-LV, a subsidiary of the NASDAQ listed B Corp, VivoPower, announced today that, pursuant to its definitive joint venture agreement with Francisco Motor Corporation, it has been advised by Francisco Motors of a total of 1,300 order commitments received from several leading jeepney co-operatives in the Philippines, including Laguna, First Isabela, Progressive, and

Francisco Motors and HDEX Announce Groundbreaking Partnership in The Hydrogen Sector.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MANILLA, PHILIPPINES JANUARY10, 2024 - HDEX and eFrancisco Motor Corporation proudly unveil a transformative alliance that will reshape the hydrogen landscape. This strategic partnership will harmonize with the distinctive business goals of both entities, offering a dynamic framework that allows for growth and innovation. Expressing enthusiasm about this groundbreaking collaboration, Aron Dutta Chairman of HDEX remarked, “This partnership marks a significant leap. We are confident that our combined strengths will propel us towards sustainable growth.” Elmer Francisco, CEO of eFrancisco Motor Corporation said, “We do not see

Bitcoin, which goes hand in hand with AI technology, can we expect a continued bright outlook? 

Due to the full-scale introduction of AI technology in 2023, America's big tech companies such as Meta, Amazon, and Twitter are threatening human jobs by laying off more than 100,000 employees a year alone. In the aftermath of this, some experts say that the pace of AI development should be slowed down to prevent further harm to human jobs, but on the other hand, most experts believe that human development should proceed together in a society that coexists with AI, rather than slowing it down. There was also an opinion