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BitConnect Coin (BCC) Records an Astounding 1800% Value Increase, within 6 Months of ICO

Bitcoin Press Release: Popular cryptocurrency BitConnect Coin has recorded an 18x price increase in 6 months following the ICO.

May 12, 2017, Ashford, UK – UK-based cryptocurrency start-up BitConnect has announced an 18x surge in the value of its BitConnect Coin (BCC) cryptocurrency. In a span of six months following its ICO in November 2016, BCC has risen from $0.5 to $9 per unit. Following the momentum of Bitcoin, BCC has maintained its upward trend and is projected to continue its growth trend throughout 2017.

Like Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum Classic, BCC has a fixed monetary supply of 28 million. BCC is a deflationary currency, and because of the limited supply, the price of BCC is expected to rise as long as the demand is met and sustained. However, the continued increase in demand for BCC as the supply remains fixed ensures a constant rise in the cryptocurrency’s value over a long period of time.

Currently, around 6 million BitConnect Coins are in existence with a significantly large investor community, which includes many avid BCC community members from Asian countries. The BitConnect team is witnessing a rapid proliferation of BCC throughout various countries within Asia, and on a long run, they hope to witness a similar trend in rest of the world as well. The team is heavily involved in raising a prolific worldwide BCC community and expects its effort to bear results in the near future.

With a market cap of $49.7 million, BCC is one of the leading cryptocurrencies competing with other innovative altcoins such as Lisk, Ardor, and Iconomi. In fact, the current market cap of BCC is larger than that of Iconomi, which very recently raised over $10.5 million in its first ICO.

BCC’s consistency and rapid increase in price have triggered the interests of many investors in the cryptocurrency community over the past few months. An increasing number of traders and investors have begun to enquire about the optimal period for investing in BitConnect Coin.

Based on BCC’s six-month trend, May and June could be the best time possible to invest in Bitcoin for two important reasons: an explosive growth of the cryptocurrency market and the short-term downward trend in BCC.

Although BCC has enjoyed a massive half-year growth since January, the price of BCC fell from April 1 till early May. However, the price of BCC has already started to bounce back, and it is in the process of rebounding to its previous all-time high of $15

About BitConnect Coin

BitConnect is an open source platform for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency users to earn, learn, buy and sell bitcoins to other trusted community members directly.

Learn more about BitConnect Coin at – http://bitconnect.co/
Access BitConnect Coin Guide at – https://bitconnectcoin.co/guide/10/How-To-Set-Up-BitConnect-Coin-Wallet-on-Windows-Operating-System
Buy BitConnect Coin here – https://bitconnect.co/user/trade?Market=BCC
Trade BitConnect Coin on Nova Exchange – https://novaexchange.com/
BitConnect on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqzI9NPlUlA&feature=youtu.be

Media Contact

Contact Name: Vindee
Contact Email: bitconnect@tutanota.com
Contact Phone: +16415696739
Location: Ashford, England

BitConnect is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest

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BitConnect Coin (BCC) Records an Astounding 1800% Value Increase, within 6 Months of ICO

Revolutionary Global Cryptocurrency Crowdfunding Platform, FundYourselfNow Set for Official Launch in Q1 2018

Bitcoin Press Release: FundYourselfNow, a cryptocurrency based crowdfunding platform that connects innovative ideas with investors will go live in early 2018.

May 4, 2017, Singapore – An innovative smart contract based crowdfunding platform, www.FundYourselfNow.com will be soon available to the global entrepreneurial community in the cryptocurrency sector. Designed to connect brilliant ideas with potential cryptocurrency investors, the platform will allow project creators to raise funds in Ethereum and Bitcoin (in future).

The year 2016 saw over $200 million worth of cryptocurrency investments raised though the ICO (Initial Coin Offering) process. But creating and launching an ICO campaign requires expert technical and marketing knowledge which may not be everyone’s forte. FundYourselfNow makes the whole process easier by enabling “project creators” to get their ideas funded by global backers. The project creators on FundYourselfNow will be able to create virtual tokens to offer unique customized rewards to the backers and helpers contributing towards the project. These tokens can also be traded or sold on the platform’s marketplace on a later date.

“With the recent mainstream acceptance of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, we want to build an ecosystem that offers entrepreneurs an alternative funding raising platform for their product, with minimal technical and marketing knowledge.”

— Jack Ser, CEO of FundYourselfNow

FundYourselfNow is built over Ethereum platform, leveraging on its groundbreaking smart contract capabilities. As the platform gears up for the upcoming crowdsale, the FundYourselfNow team has already completed a significant portion of the development. They are also preparing to introduce Bitcoin support in the future via Rootstock.

The smart contracts on FundYourselfNow are designed to bring in accountability to the crowdfunding ecosystem. The milestone-based payment option allows backers to vote for stopping or delaying the payment and get their money back if the project fails to deliver on its promises. The mechanism solves a major problem currently faced by many traditional crowdfunding and crowdinvesting platforms like Kickstarter.

FundYourselfNow has successfully closed an initial seed funding round where angel investors led by Carlos Salas have invested in the platform. He is an accomplished businessman with directorship positions in multiple global companies and was recently chosen as the CEO of Success Dragon International, a Hong Kong-listed entity.

“We believe that FundYourselfNow addresses many existing problems in the traditional crowdfunding model such as accountability, high transaction costs and lack of project support. FundYourselfNow has capable people, process innovators and expert domain knowledge for successful execution.” — Carlos Salas.

The initial seed fund will be utilized by FundYourselfNow to develop the platform further, enabling easy crowdfunding through virtual currencies while allowing users to seek assistance for their fundraising campaigns. The involvement of Carlos as an investor in the company validates FundYourselfNow’s value proposition, and it will go a long way in helping the platform bring virtual currency based crowdfunding to the masses.

In order to gain a separate legal status for the platform, Pinnacle Digital has acquired Caxton Worldwide Success Limited. Led by Pinnacle Digital’s team, FundYourselfNow will continue to raise funds and proceed with further development under the banner of Caxton Worldwide Success Limited.

The FundYourselfNow platform is due for release in Q1 2018. The platform has scheduled its upcoming ICO on June 2nd, 2017, offering an opportunity for investors to be a part of the new crowdfunding movement.

About FundYourselfNow

Founded in 2014, FundYourselfNow is being developed by Singapore-based Pinnacle Digital Pte Ltd. The revolutionary crowdfunding platform is designed using the latest in blockchain technology to ensure easy funding for project creators. It also brings in greater accountability for backers, along with expert advice from project helpers.

Pinnacle Digital’s team has deep expertise in software development. They have so far designed multiple web applications for clients from across the world.

About Pinnacle Digital

Pinnacle Digital is one of the leading technology services firms in Singapore and part of Pinnacle One Consultancy. The company caters to a long list of corporates, providing them web application services. Pinnacle Digital has recently acquired Caxton Worldwide Success Limited, a British Virgin Islands company. FundYourselfNow will soon start operating under the newly acquired company, led by the same old Pinnacle Digital team to earn a recognition of its own in the market.

Learn more about FundYourselfNow at – http://www.fundyourselfnow.com
Learn more about Pinnacle Digital Pte Ltd at – http://www.pinnone.com

Media Contact

Contact Name: Kenneth Tan
Contact Email: contact@fundyourselfnow.com
Location: Singapore

FundYourselfNow is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest.

 

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Polybius Project Estimates Over 500,000 Early Adopters as Crowdfunding Campaign Nears

Bitcoin Press Release: Cryptocurrency friendly Polybius Project receives support from over 500,000 crypto-community members before the crowdsale launch.

April, 28, 2017, Tallinn, Estonia – Nearing the launch of the crowdfunding campaign for their digital cryptoproject Polybius, the Estonian company Polybius Foundation has declared their starting client base. The 500,000 strong user base of HashFlare cloud mining service, owned by the founders of Polybius Foundation, will help them smash their initial funding goals.

“The greatest projects happen, when innovative ideas meet meticulous implementation. The client base of over 500,000 active users, already interested in investing into the cryptobusiness provides us with a massive head start to accomplish our most ambitious goals.”

— Co-founder and Chairman of Polybius Foundation, Ivan Turygin

Polybius is the general name for the ecosystem connecting the Digital Pass remote identification service, storage of protected personal data, and financial services through Polybius Bank.

Digital Pass will become the universal all-European counterpart eID, with a wide range of functions, and more versatile than existing electronic identity cards. For example, in EU countries there is to date no single database for people’s health conditions, so with a prescription signed by a doctor in one country, you can’t buy medicine in another country. No educational database exists to record in digital format which courses have been attended, so in order to continue studying in a new place, you often need, as in the old days, documents on paper.

These and other problems will be solved by Digital Pass, developed by Polybius Foundation. Its users will receive a universal digital repository of their personal data in the blockchain, accepted by state and commercial organizations as equivalent to classical ID. For example, when providing urgent medical assistance in a foreign country, medical professionals will have access to their full medical history and insurance information upon a patient’s consent, with no excessive procedures or legal paperwork. A Digital Pass user will be able to decide for themselves which pieces of data to show to whom, while the repository’s security level makes information impossible to access without permission from its owner.

The Digital Pass’ launch will be organized by Polybius Bank, a payment institution under the auspices of Polybius Foundation. In those European countries which do not have their own eID, Polybius, as a banking organization, will be able to issue its own eID, officially recognized by all remaining EU states under the eIDAS directive of July 23rd, 2014.

“We are starting our journey as a payment service provider, allowing users to pay for purchases online conveniently and reliably, without third-party applications or entering unnecessary data when a phone contains all the tools for 100% guaranteed user identification: fingerprint, voice recognition, and facial recognition using the camera. We want to build the ultimate financial infrastructure, sort of a “financial Google”, which will not only simplify and reduce the costs of finance management for the people, but will also become a vital part of all aspects of their daily life, while at the same time providing them maximum control over their data.”

— Co-founder and Chairman of Polybius Foundation, Ivan Turygin

Polybius’ crowdfunding campaign, in the format of an ICO, starts this Spring and aims to raise more than $25 million. Everyone taking part in the campaign will be among the first to get a bank account and the first in line for the Digital Pass digital identity. After the project’s launch, everyone is welcome to join it.

Questions from the press and bloggers can be directed to the official Polybius Foundation Spokesperson, Edgar Bers

Learn more about Polybius Project at – http://www.polybius.io
Read the Prospectus at – https://polybius.io/media/prospectus.pdf
Know more about HashCoins at – https://www.hashcoins.com
Follow Polybius on Medium at – https://medium.com/@polybiusbank

Media Contact

Contact Name: Edgar Bers
Contact Email: edgar.bers@polybius.io
Contact Skype: edgar.bers
Contact Telegram: +37258159212
Location: Tallinn, Estonia

Polybius Foundation is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest.

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Polybius Project Estimates Over 500,000 Early Adopters as Crowdfunding Campaign Nears

Sikoba, a Decentralized P2P IOU Platform on Blockchain, Launches Presale ahead of Token ICO

Bitcoin Press Release: London-based blockchain startup Sikoba has announced its upcoming ICO and token crowdsale, with its token presale starting, April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017, London, UK – Sikoba, a global decentralized money platform based on peer-to-peer IOUs and blockchain technology is taking the first step towards its upcoming ICO by launching a token presale. The presale will give participants a chance to receive a 50% bonus on SKO tokens. These tokens are designed to be used for making transactions on the Sikoba platform. The ICO will run from April 25 to May 15, 2017.

Sikoba is a decentralized money platform based on P2P IOU’s and built on blockchain technology. The service will allow users, who know and trust each other in real life, to mutually offer lines of credit, within the Sikoba system. The blockchain-backed, P2P, IOU-based system will be made possible through smart contracts, giving users the freedom to pay each other with both cryptocurrencies and fiat currency.

Sikoba’s P2P credit relationships are governed by smart contracts with specific conditions, fee structures, and repayment rules. Through the use of ‘credit conversion’, payments between participants who either do not know or do not trust each other are made possible. Fiat currencies or cryptocurrencies can act as a medium of exchange when there are no credit links between participants, or to repay outstanding balances when needed.

Sikoba CEO Aleksander Kampa stated in a recent interview that the platform is designed as a decentralized system, with the goal of eventually becoming independent and self-organizing, through the aid of blockchain technology. The Sikoba Blockchain makes use of a ‘Federated Blockchain’ design.

“This is a permissioned mining model where only authorized nodes add blocks to the blockchain.”

Kampa states his mission for the company,

“Sikoba is the result of my life-long interest in monetary theory. We see a future where the money will once again be diverse, with many different issuers, with a variety of credit relationships, where people will take an active interest in the type of money they wish to use. Our aim is to provide the tools to achieve that vision.”

This unique federation will be self-governing, which means that participants will be removed from or added to the federation based on the voting majority of its members themselves. Kampa stated that Sikoba would likely use Ethereum as a notary, but would perform its main operations on another blockchain, which will be chosen or designed based on the criteria of speed, flexibility and scalability. Differentiating Sikoba P2P IOU platform from other P2P lending platforms, he said,

“Sikoba is not a peer-to-peer lending platform; it is a peer-to-peer IOU platform which allows payments to be made without having money (whether fiat, crypto or any other asset) to begin with.”

Sikoba currently operates as a small team of 3, plus several supporting members. At present Sikoba IOU platform is at the conceptual stage with technical elements still in the works. The SKO token ICO presale funds will be used to expand the Sikoba team, finalize a detailed white paper and develop an MVP by the end of 2017.

There are thousands of cryptocurrencies that act as a transfer or store of value, but in all cases, the acting participants must already possess the currency’s value to make an exchange. The Sikoba ecosystem offers a fully functioning virtual credit, or IOU system, that offers users the ability to attain accredited value, borrowed from another participant, without releasing any funds. Where Bitcoin aims to act as a form of digital money, SKO tokens serve as a kind of digital credit and ultimately have the potential to become a major aspect of the future credit system.

Sikoba ICO Token Pre-Sale

The Sikoba presale tokens are scheduled for release by the end of June 2017. Participants will receive usable SKO tokens after the platform’s launch, expected in Q3, 2018. The pre-allocation phase has begun on 17 March 2017, and the public presale will start on 25 April. Following the presale, Sikoba presale tokens will be issued on the Ethereum blockchain. They will later become exchangeable into SKO tokens, which will be used to pay for transaction fees on the Sikoba network.

About Sikoba

Sikoba Ltd is an active blockchain company incorporated on 18 July 2016 with the company’s registered office located in Greater London. It is led by CEO Aleksander Kampa, whose lifelong interest in monetary theory has led him to build the company to achieve his vision.

Learn more about the IOU platform at – http://www.sikoba.com
Know more about the Token Pre-Sale at – http://www.sikoba.com/www/presale/index.html
Join Sikoba Slack Channel at – https://sikoba-presale.herokuapp.com/
Follow Sikoba on Twitter Here – https://twitter.com/sikobaNetwork
Read ‘User Case – Inter-Company Credit Networks’ here – http://www.sikoba.com/focus/uc_interco.html
Read ‘User Case – An alternative to micro-Credits’ here – http://www.sikoba.com/focus/uc_microcredit.html
Interview with Alex Kampa – https://medium.com/ibc-technology/introducing-sikoba-banking-without-money-3a4eaeb5372d

Media Contact
Contact Name: Jean Lasar
Contact Email: jl@sikoba.com
Location: London, UK

Sikoba is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest.

 

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MineCoin Announces Rebranding, Second round of the ICO and Bounty Campaign

Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain startup MinexSystems, entering the second stage of ICO has launched a new website, rebranded its payments system to MinexCoin.

April 10, 2017, Kyiv, Ukraine – The Kyiv-based blockchain development team behind MinexSystems has announced the rebranding of their payment system from “MineCoin” to “MinexCoin”. The company has also upgraded its website and announced a bounty campaign as the second stage of its cryptocurrency ICO nears.

On the new website — “http://www.minexcoin.com/”, users will be able to learn about the company’s whitepaper, the terms and conditions of the upcoming bounty campaign and enjoy a variety of other features. All personal accounts of existing users will be transferred from the earlier “http://www.minecoin.org/” site to the new one.

The development team behind the company believes that MinexCoin (MNC) better reflects the concepts behind the blockchain technologies they offer. The new website will showcase an improved design and functionality, as it enables users to get a quicker, easier grasp of the future payment system.
MinexCoin’s second ICO stage will be aimed towards determining the starting market price of the coin as it hits exchanges on the day of its release. The cryptocurrency’s index value will be marshaled by ‘MinexBank’ – the algorithm for volatility control.

The second stage of the MinexCoin’s ICO presale will begin on May 15, 2017, and go on until June 13, 2017. The pre-sale will offer investors a chance to purchase some of the total available 150000 MNC at a discounted price. MinexCoin will start trading on the leading cryptocurrency asset exchanges starting June 15, 2017.

MinexSystems successfully completed the first stage of its ICO ahead of schedule following the participation of a blockchain society which acquired the remaining MineCoin . Presented in September 2016, MinexSystems proceeded with the beta testing phase of MinexExchange in less than two months on November 2016.

The first MineCoin ICO stage was held over a three-month period from September to December 2016. It attracted over 400 investors from across the world. It also allowed the MinexSystems team to discuss MineCoin’s implementation and other cryptocurrency solutions within the MinexEcosystem with the early supporters of Minex Project.

During this first stage of the ICO, the MinexSystems team realized the currency’s potential for success with its low-volatility algorithm, as it sparked considerable interest within the blockchain community. MinexSystems believes that this unique quality, along with other attributes, gives MinexCoin the potential to become the leading cryptocurrency soon.

Minex Bounty Campaign

MinexSystems has also announced a bounty campaign that started on March 29, 2017. The campaign, which will go on until June 13, 2017, will allow participants during the public ICO stage to earn a total of 300,000 MNCs by actively involving themselves in the MinexСoin project community. The allocated coins will be given away as marketing and reward bonuses.

About MinexSystems

MinexSystems is a Ukrainian company that develops blockchain-based applications. MinexSystems’ target is to serve the society by creating targeted, practical applications using blockchain technology. The company oversees MinexCoin, MinexBank, MinexPlatform, MinexExchange and MinexMarket.

Learn more about MinexCoin at – https://minexcoin.com/
Sign up for MinexCoin Bounties at – https://minexcoin.com/?r=bounty/signup
Visit MinexCoin Blog at – https://blog.minecoin.org/
Join MinexCoin Forum – https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1847292.0
MinexCoin Whitepaper – https://minexcoin.com/html/download/wpeng.pdf

Twitter: https://twitter.com/minexcoin
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/minexcoin/

Media Contact

Contact Person: Daniel Shulyaev
Contact Email: daniel@minexcoin.com
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

MinexSystem is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only. The information does not constitute investment advice or an offer to invest.

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Blockchain Mormons, ICOs, Aliens, Football: London Scene Round Up

Blockchain Mormons, ICOs, Aliens, Football: London Scene Round Up

Our London Correspondent on new ICOs, Mormons seeing the light in Blockchain, Satoshi, Blockchain entrepreneur abducted by aliens and CityChain 2017.

Our London Correspondent Nick Ayton, the Sage of Shoreditch, reports on new promising ICOs, Mormons seeing the light in Blockchain, Satoshi run over in Picadilly, Blockchain entrepreneur abducted by aliens and CityChain 2017 which was a huge hit!

In short, another exciting week in fintech capital whereby some Blockchain is apparently seen as a religion.

Proof of Donation

The Mormon church realized Proof of Donation consensus could be a blessing in disguise. Forget the West End play called “Book of Mormon” and let me introduce you to the Ledger of Mormon. Obsessed with record keeping, the church that is, it wouldn’t be long until it was adopted by one of the mainstream faiths.

“The Ledger of Mormon is the perfect place to record all donations that come from our communities” mentions Donald Osmund.

“The Mormon community is funded by its community members and from other donations, with each recorded on the Blockchain as a separate transaction where all members of the Mormon church can see what others are contributing.”

“We decided to adapt the Proof of Work consensus alogorithm as on Sundays the server room got hot which made the lights dim as the donations were processed in real time. So we came up with Proof of Donation that is less labor and resource intensive.”

ICO RoundUp

Among the upcoming ICOs, I am looking forward to is Metal. Announcing the ICO its founder Marshall Hayner told me about their Proof of Payments Processed consensus that allows everyone to get rewarded for every dollar spent. Other ICOs are Aeternity delivering Lightning-based Smart Contracts that is already active, and of course Cosmos and TaaS ICOs gaining pace with the big one Storj attempting to solve the decentralized storage challenges of Blockchain that is expected anytime soon.

Satoshi in Hospital

Satoshi gets run over by a chocolate lorry delivering Easter eggs.

CT: I got a call from Vittalark Buttering who seemed very panicked on Tuesday.

Vittalark Buttering: He is not that badly hurt you know.

CT: Who? Like I didn’t know.

VB: Satoshi’s been run over by a chocolate duck shaped van on Picadilly.

CT: Is he Ok?

VB: I think so, he is at the Royal Chelsea Hospital and I am on my way to see him. Apparently, he was impaled on chocolate bunnies and might not be able to eat chocolate ever again.

CT: Well that is a relief. Maybe he could design Proof of Cocoa.

But before I got an answer the line went dead and Vitallark was gone. We hope Satoshi makes a full recovery and he con continue to eat chocolate.

CityChain 17 lands at IBM Southbank

Following a successful Blockchain for Business People event to hot ticket, this week was CityChain 17 with some familiar names speaking.

The event didn’t disappoint as it was produced by ‘mbn solutions’ based in Glasgow who are at the center of the Scottish Blockchain movement which has seen Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish Parliament support.

Hosted by Paul Forrest (Chair) and organized by Michael Young there was a healthy dose of Hyperledger ever present but it was Gideon Greenspan CEO CoinSciences and brains behind MultiChain that for me stole the show, although Dave Birch at Consult Hyperion was the audience’s favourite delivering an amusing talk announcing “Blockchain is a religion, not a technology” soundbite.

With talks from Simon Taylor, Director of Blockchain at 11:FS, Peter Bidewell at Applied Blockchain and John McLean of IBM CityChain have shown it was a well-rounded event, definitely one for your Blockchain Calendar.

Abducted Again

West Ham Football Club Fan and Blockchain entrepreneur abducted by aliens, again…

CT Catches up with Billy Whizz after another alien sighting when Billy’s pork pie goes missing.

CT: So Billy what happened this time?

Billy Whizz: As usual I had just purchased a pork pie on my way out of the ground where once again we let a 2 goal lead slip.

CT: Talk us through what happened…

BW: It was different to last time. I had just taken a bit of my pie when I was covered in a blue light.

CT: The police?

BW: Not it was over my head, and then I was in a misty room and it was really hot.

CT: You sure it wasn’t in the back of a Police Van?

BW: Are you going to take this seriously or not?

CT: Please continue.

BW: When I looked down my pie had gone, and I saw some shadows at the back moving around and it sounded like they were eating my pie.

Then I was back on the ground, in Upton Park Road, which is strange because West Ham doesn’t play there anymore.

CT: Did they tamper with you?

BW: Of course not I understand Blockchain you know…

Well, Billy, there is a pattern emerging, you shouldn’t buy food after the game as it seems the aliens are hungry at this time and are tracking you.

Source: Science of Crypto
Blockchain Mormons, ICOs, Aliens, Football: London Scene Round Up

WeTrust Launches Trusted Lending Circles (ROSCA) Platform, Attracts Participants with Trustcoin Crowdsale

Bitcoin Press Release: WeTrust redefines reciprocal aid over Ethereum blockchain with its Trusted Lending Circles product, launches Trustcoin crowdsale.

March 16, 2017, Santa Clara, USA – WeTrust, an Ethereum blockchain platform aiming for financial inclusion for the masses has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. The blockchain-based reciprocal aid platform, leverages smart contracts to allows anyone to create a ROSCA (Rotating Savings and Credit Association) with a group of trusted associates to help one another.

Trusted Lending Circles is the first among many WeTrust products that are yet to be launched. It implements the concept of ROSCA on Ethereum blockchain to create a trustless, transparent, community or a closed user group oriented investment and reciprocal aid system. Trusted Lending Circles currently supports basic ROSCA, created amongst close friends and family. Other upcoming products and features include credit scores, large scale ROSCAs, trusted direct borrowing/lending and mutual insurance. With these blockchain-based products and features, WeTrust aims to provide alternative financial services to over 2 billion unbanked adults across the world.

How Trusted Lending Circles Work

The Trusted Lending Circles application allows anyone to create or join a ROSCA. A group of trusted associates participating in the ROSCA agree to contribute a fixed amount at regular intervals based on a mutually agreed framework on how the funds should be distributed among the associates. The collected contribution is then disbursed in a reverse auction, where the lowest bidder is offered the bidding amount and the rest equally distributed among other associates. All ROSCA related transaction details are recorded on the Ethereum blockchain while smart contracts govern the bidding process, ensuring transparency and eliminating the need for a trusted third party or an intermediary.

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The WeTrust pilot is currently confined to the cryptocurrency community. Once a precedent is set for blockchain-based ROSCAs, the platform will expand to other communities by integrating stablecoins for the benefit of those who are comfortable using stable fiat currencies.

“We envision a system where financial services have aligned interests with the user/ policyholder, and essential financial products are provided at a fair price to users and policyholders. We are building WeTrust to solve this problem.”

 

Trustcoin Crowdsale

WeTrust has announced the launch of its Trustcoin (TRST) crowdsale starting March 2, 2017. During the six-week long token sale, WeTrust will distribute 80 million of the total 100 million Trustcoins among the participants. The remaining 20% is set aside for the founding team and advisors (10 million TRST vested over two years), Finclusion Labs – organization building the WeTrust platform (8 million TRST) and bounty programs (2 million TRST).

Investors participating in the crowdsale can buy Trustcoin with either Bitcoin or Ethereum. Early investors stand to benefit from the bonus. WeTrust offered a 30% bonus on the first day, which was reduced to 25% during the first week. Similarly, those participating during the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth weeks will receive a bonus of 20%, 15%, 10%, 5% and 0%, respectively.

The Trustcoin token sale participants will receive their Trustcoin upon completion of the crowdsale. These tokens can then be used as a currency for services performed by WeTrust as well as other service providers in the WeTrust ecosystem.

Interested investors and cryptocurrency community members can participate in the ongoing Trustcoin crowdsale by visiting the WeTrust website.

About WeTrust

WeTrust is an Ethereum blockchain-based collaborative savings and insurance platform that leverages social capital, trust networks and blockchain technology to create an inclusive financial ecosystem.

Learn more about WeTrust: https://www.wetrust.io/
WeTrust Trusted Lending Circle MVP: https://ROSCA.WeTrust.io/
Participate in WeTrust Crowdsale: https://www.wetrust.io/tlc/signup
WeTrust Crowdsale FAQ: https://medium.com/wetrust-blog/how-to-contribute-to-the-crowdsale-c9de5b91fc43#.6ojd5ejhb
WeTrust on BitcoinTalk: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1773367

Media Contact

Contact Name: Tzvi Shishler
Contact Email: info@4kingmedia.com
Location: Santa Clara, USA

WeTrust is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. This press release is for informational purposes only.

 

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iEx.ec Announces Its Cryptocurrency Crowdsale to Launch the First Distributed Cloud Platform

Bitcoin Press Release: iEx.ec, the distributed cloud platform for the future internet announces cryptocurrency crowdsale, scheduled for April 12, 2017.

March 16, 2017, Lyon France – The distributed cloud computing platform, iEx.ec has announced the schedule for its upcoming cryptocurrency crowdsale. The token sale will go live on April 12, 2017, at 1300 (GMT). Through this crowdsale, the project aims to raise funds required to create a distributed cloud environment to meet the rising need for computationally intense and decentralized business practices.

iEx.ec is looking to raise a sum of $2 million through the upcoming crowdsale, which will be used to cover iEx.ec’s development and launch costs. Participants in the crowdsale can contribute in BTC or ETH to become eligible for RLC tokens, the native currency for the iEx.ec cloud network. The platform’s launch is set for some time later in 2017 along with off-chain computation capabilities to support distributed applications (DApps).

The iEx.ec Business Network

The iEx.ec system works by tethering computers together to create one giant network of computing resources. The use of this technique, referred to as Desktop Grid Computing has so far been restricted to academic institutions. Now, with the introduction of blockchain technology, iEx.ec is making this type of network computing open and available for public and enterprise use.

The Ethereum blockchain, specifically smart contracts, act as a management system for the network. It allows users to monetize their participation, automating payment transactions for the give and take of services. Unlike existing cloud providers, business on the iEx.ec cloud can take place securely and without any central authority.

iEx.ec aims to create a native environment for a new generation of businesses to thrive. As CEO and co-founder Gilles Fedak explains;

“The simple truth is that centralized cloud services are falling behind current demand for computing resources. The iEx.ec team knows this through our work at the leading edge of distributed and cloud computing. With blockchain we see how a new paradigm of cloud computing is not just possible but absolutely essential, to meet the current needs of cloud SaaS, PaaS and IaaS markets, and to meet the needs of the next wave of innovation such as High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain Computing and other forms of distributed business. “

The iEx.ec cloud sets in motion a network for computationally intensive and decentralized businesses but in the spirit of open access, the iEx.ec cloud platform will be free for anyone to join. Rather, it’s revenue model will center on a range of premium features for enterprise users. The team plans to release a set of ready-made smart contracts to help users get started.

iEx.ec Team

iEx.ec has been under development for over a year now. In that duration, the core team consisting of distributed and cloud computing experts, blockchain developers, business consultants, and marketers have grown. Earlier last month, the iEx.ec team released a proof of concept where anyone can submit computation to the cloud via blockchain. The iEx.ec project is led by well-respected researchers, Gilles Fedak (Ph.D.) and Haiwu He (Ph.D.) who have worked at the highest levels of their specialisms in distributed computing, HPC and cloud systems design.

Fedak explaining the team and platform’s strengths said,

“iEx.ec is a natural progression for us. We have a unique experience in designing and establishing real distributed computing infrastructures such as the European Desktop Grid Infrastructure and supporting the most demanding scientific applications like the CERN. Furthermore, we have a long history of industrial partnerships with Airbus, Total, BNP Paribas, Orange and many start-ups as well. From these experiences, we have come to understand where the commercial opportunity lies, and what’s more important is that we know how to get there. We will be first to market with the distributed cloud since our tech is already well developed and we are super excited to release it to the world.”

Gilles Fedak will be presenting iEx.ec at the BlockchainUA conference in Kiev on March 17, 2017. Another presentation will soon follow at the Berlin Blockchain Expo scheduled on June 1 and 2, 2017.

The upcoming iEx.ec crowdsale will run until May 12, 2017 (1300 GMT) with a 20% bonus for early investors.

More information about the crowdsale is available at – http://crowdsale.iex.ec/
Learn more about iEx.ec at – http://iex.ec/

Media Contact

Contact Name: Gilles Fedak
Contact Email: gf@iex.ec
Contact Location: Lyon, France

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