Cardano Foundation partners with Coinfirm for FATF and 6AMLD compliance

The nonprofit organization behind Cardano has partnered with blockchain analytics provider Coinfirm to ensure ADA is in compliance with the Financial Action Task Force’s guidelines. In a Tuesday announcement, the Cardano Foundation said it would be using Coinfirm’s services to provide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) analytics for Cardano’s native… Continue reading Cardano Foundation partners with Coinfirm for FATF and 6AMLD compliance

Abey Foundation Launches the XSwap DEX, Now Accessible to over 100k Users

The Abey Foundation has added XSwap on top of the ABEYCHAIN. Abey Foundation Launches the XSwap DEX XSWAP is a fully decentralized exchange, the first financial dApp to be deployed by the ABEY Foundation on the cross-chain platform with over 100k users.  It is a launch meant to trigger and accelerate the building of even… Continue reading Abey Foundation Launches the XSwap DEX, Now Accessible to over 100k Users

TRON Foundation Launches $300M GameFi Fund

Key Takeaways TRON Foundation is launching a $300 million fund in collaboration with APENFT and WINKLink. The fund’s primary goal is to boost GameFi ecosystem growth on the TRON network. Justin Sun, who founded TRON and has recently become an avid digital art collector, thinks GameFi is the next big thing in crypto. The fund… Continue reading TRON Foundation Launches $300M GameFi Fund

1inch Foundation plans to distribute 10M tokens to compensate for gas costs

The non-profit arm of decentralized exchange aggregator 1inch plans to give away more than $23 million to users starting September 1. In an announcement on Tuesday, the 1inch Foundation said it would begin distributing 10 million of its native 1INCH in an effort to refund gas costs for users who stake the tokens. The foundation… Continue reading 1inch Foundation plans to distribute 10M tokens to compensate for gas costs

1inch Foundation upgrades governance framework

1inch Foundation, the non-profit arm of the 1inch decentralized exchange aggregator, has introduced important changes to its governance framework intended to streamline the proposal process.  On Wednesday, the Foundation announced the creation of the 1inch Network Governance, which complements the “instant governance” framework the protocol launched back in December 2020. Instant governance gave 1inch token… Continue reading 1inch Foundation upgrades governance framework

Maker Foundation returns dev fund to DAO amid path to decentralization

The MakerDAO Foundation has returned 84,000 MKR tokens from its development fund to MakerDAO’s governance module, marking a milestone in the project’s path to decentralization. In a May 3 blog post, the foundation notes that “no conditions or expectations” have been placed on MakerDAO regarding the returned tokens, with Maker Governance now having complete control… Continue reading Maker Foundation returns dev fund to DAO amid path to decentralization

IOTA Foundation joins CHAISE consortium to impart blockchain education in EU

IOTA Foundation announced a new partnership with CHAISE consortium. Alongside blockchain tech firms such as INATBA, Fujitsu, and European Digital SME Alliance, IOTA and CHAISE will provide blockchain education under a four-year grant with support of the “Erasmus+ Programme” of the European Union.  The project is said to assist Europe in its race for establishing… Continue reading IOTA Foundation joins CHAISE consortium to impart blockchain education in EU

Algorand Foundation, Borderless Capital and Eterna Capital launch Algorand Europe Accelerator

London – 15 October 2020 – Algorand Europe Accelerator launched today to support early stage projects looking to build applications on the Algorand platform. Applications are now open until 18th December 2020. You can submit your application here. This program is a joint initiative led by Eterna Capital, Borderless Capital and the Algorand Foundation. “Following… Continue reading Algorand Foundation, Borderless Capital and Eterna Capital launch Algorand Europe Accelerator

The Cardano Foundation will preserve its independence, says new CEO

The Cardano (ADA) ecosystem has a complex governance structure, not dissimilar from the way the U.S. democracy operates, with its built-in checks and balances. There are three main players: the Cardano Foundation, EMURGO and IOHK; according to the Foundation’s incoming CEO Frederik Gregaard, the governance will only get more complicated as more organizations join. He… Continue reading The Cardano Foundation will preserve its independence, says new CEO

Ethereum Foundation announces $3.8M in new grants

The Ethereum Foundation has announced that over $3.8 million in grants will be awarded to teams working on the Ethereum blockchain. In a Sept. 8 post published on the Ethereum Blog, the Ethereum Foundation, or EF, announced that it has given grants to teams as part of its ecosystem support program during Q2 2020. The… Continue reading Ethereum Foundation announces $3.8M in new grants

Ethereum Foundation announces $3.8M in new grants

The Ethereum Foundation has announced that over $3.8 million in grants will be awarded to teams working on the Ethereum blockchain. In a Sept. 8 post published on the Ethereum Blog, the Ethereum Foundation, or EF, announced that it has given grants to teams as part of its ecosystem support program during Q2 2020. The… Continue reading Ethereum Foundation announces $3.8M in new grants

Dutch Foundation Plans to Save 92 Year Old Retail Institution HEMA With Share Depositary Receipts (Security Tokens) Sale on Amsterdam's Nxchange – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Hema is considered by many to be a Dutch institution having been around for 94 years. In 2015, HEMA was voted the most indispensable brand in the Netherlands for the 8th time in a row. The retail giant has over 700 stores and employs over 20,000 people. Over the years Hema has expanded from the… Continue reading Dutch Foundation Plans to Save 92 Year Old Retail Institution HEMA With Share Depositary Receipts (Security Tokens) Sale on Amsterdam's Nxchange – Blockchain News, Opinion, TV and Jobs

Electronic Frontier Foundation Asks Coinbase to Submit Transparency Reports

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked Coinbase to endeavour to release their transparency report on a regular basis, to enable members of the public to have a clearer picture of how often it receives requests for information from governments and how it handles those requests, according to a blog post on September 2, 2020.… Continue reading Electronic Frontier Foundation Asks Coinbase to Submit Transparency Reports

Cardano Foundation Partners With Swiss Fintech Company Lykke To Enhance Financial Products and Services Provision ⋆ ZyCrypto

Cardano Foundation has announced a new partnership with Switzerland-based fintech firm and blockchain exchange Lykke Corp.  The partnership will feature several initiatives that will use the Foundation’s advanced blockchain technology to enhance Lykke Corp’s financial services, allowing it to offer superior fintech services and strengthen its market position. The announcement stated that Lykke Corp is… Continue reading Cardano Foundation Partners With Swiss Fintech Company Lykke To Enhance Financial Products and Services Provision ⋆ ZyCrypto

DigiByte Foundation Launches “DigiBee” Donation Platform to Foster Community Involvement | BTCMANAGER

DigiByte Foundation, the entity behind scalable Proof-of-Work (PoW) blockchain network DigiByte (DGB) today announced the launch of the DigiByte Foundation donation and DigiBee registration platform. Further, Rudy Bouwman, Secretary and Vice Chairman at DigiByte Foundation announced that the Proof-of-Concept (POC) of Soyyo — a DigiByte Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) app with Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP), developed by… Continue reading DigiByte Foundation Launches “DigiBee” Donation Platform to Foster Community Involvement | BTCMANAGER

IOTA Foundation Joins EU-Funded Project to Safeguard E-Commerce Platforms Against Cyber-Attacks | BTCMANAGER

According to a blog post published on June 18, 2020, IOTA Foundation has joined ENSURESEC – an EU-funded collaborative Innovation Action project which seeks to bolster end-to-end security of e-commerce and its delivery service ecosystem.  The Need to Secure E-Commerce Platforms ENSURESEC seeks to safeguard e-commerce portals from sophisticated cyberattacks orchestrated by hackers. The project is a… Continue reading IOTA Foundation Joins EU-Funded Project to Safeguard E-Commerce Platforms Against Cyber-Attacks | BTCMANAGER

Web3 Foundation Holds Off on 100x Polkadot Redenomination

The Web3 Foundation has pushed back its proposal to redenominate 100x of Polkadot’s (DOT) supply after conducting a community referendum on the Kusama network. While the referendum, dubbed a Polkassembly, largely saw support for the proposal, Web3 noted a “non-negligible amount of opposition, including from some within the ranks of Web3 Foundation and Parity.” Web3… Continue reading Web3 Foundation Holds Off on 100x Polkadot Redenomination

Litecoin Foundation Migrates to BitGo’s Multi-Signature Wallet

The Litecoin Foundation announced on May 7 that it would migrate from the multi-sig Electrum-LTC wallet to BitGo’s multi-sig wallet. 6020 Total views News The Litecoin Foundation announced that it will migrate from the multi-sig Electrum-LTC wallet to BitGo’s multi-sig wallet. According to a May 7 post on the company’s website, the move is due… Continue reading Litecoin Foundation Migrates to BitGo’s Multi-Signature Wallet

Tezos Foundation Moves to Settle $25M Consolidated Lawsuit

The Tezos Foundation moved to settle its $25M consolidated class-action lawsuit on March 20, following more than two years of fighting in court. In a post on its website, the foundation claims to have chosen to settle due to the time and financial expense incurred through continuing proceedings. “It was decided that the one-time financial… Continue reading Tezos Foundation Moves to Settle $25M Consolidated Lawsuit

Cardano Foundation Is Sued by Former Research Partner

Earlier today, March 16, Cardano Foundation made an announcement on its website disclosing that Z/Yen Group Limited (UK) has initiated legal proceedings against it. Z/Yen Group — Former Research Partner Z/Yen Group Limited is a fintech think tank and a former research partner of the Foundation. Back in 2018, the two co-authored a report entitled… Continue reading Cardano Foundation Is Sued by Former Research Partner

Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) Joins Blockchain Association | BTCMANAGER

According to a report by Decrypt published on February 18, 2020, the Stellar Development Foundation – the organization behind the Stellar blockchain network and its native XLM digital token – has officially joined blockchain industry trade and lobbying group, the Blockchain Association. Stellar Now a Member of the Blockchain Association In a bid to foster… Continue reading Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) Joins Blockchain Association | BTCMANAGER

A Stronger Foundation for Bitcoin ETF Applications

One of the recurring themes in the digital asset markets across 2018 and 2019 has been the failure of multiple Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) applications to gain the approval of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Each new application was met with anticipation, only to be dismissed for the same reason: concern over… Continue reading A Stronger Foundation for Bitcoin ETF Applications

TRONZ Foundation Aims for a Guinness World Record with the Largest Privacy Protocol | BTCMANAGER

TRONZ Foundation, a team of TRON (TRX) community developers, is currently working on the largest privacy protocol dubbed Multi-party Computation (MPC) Torch, to set a new Guinness world record and place blockchain technology in the consciousness of the masses, according to a blog post on January 17, 2020. TRONZ Foundation Creating Largest Privacy Protocol Per… Continue reading TRONZ Foundation Aims for a Guinness World Record with the Largest Privacy Protocol | BTCMANAGER