A collaboration has been established between a blockchain venture named Konfidio based in Berlin and Cardano to accelerate the implementation of blockchain business models in companies. The head of the Cardano Foundation, Nathan Kaiser expressed, “Our strategic partnership with Konfidio is yet another tangible step towards promoting and advocating Cardano and, more importantly, driving its real-life use cases.”
Former CTO Balaji Srinivasan has joined the decentralized finance blockchain project Findora as a strategic adviser, along with Professor Dan Boneh of Stanford University. Findora CEO Charles Lu commented, “These renowned industry experts have unrivaled knowledge in fintech, digital infrastructure, blockchain, cryptography, and beyond, putting them at the forefront of their respective fields.”
Nuls (an enterprise blockchain platform) and Aleph (a cross-blockchain network) have jointly completed testing of a new staking service dubbed staked coin output (SCO), which applies a new type of reward model. Reaper Ran, co-founder of Nuls said, “The investor community isn’t risking anything because they are only sacrificing their staked rewards, not their principal. Developers that participate have near-zero overhead,”
A collaboration has been made between HIVE Blockchain Technologies and Blockbase Group DWC-LLC which will be its new software operator and maintenance services provider The CEO of HIVE, Frank Holmes explained, “We have received numerous requests from shareholders and financial analysts asking for improved transparency and I believe that the new partnership and strategy better satisfy their needs.”
A blockchain-related event will be held in Malta called the Malta AI and Blockchain Summit on coming November. The event reportedly will be inviting a popular African-American Hip Hop star, Akon will speakers during the event explaining his cryptocurrency project token called Akoin. Akon aims to propel a massive technological and innovational African digital city for the young local entrepreneurs to maintain a sustainable future.
The Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO, based in Japan) and Power Ledger (an energy tech firm from Australia) have completed a joint trial of a blockchain-based system for post-FIT (feed-in tariff) surplus power in Osaka. GM of KEPCO, “…Power Ledger’s product presents significant opportunities for prosumers to sell their excessive energy at more advantageous prices and for consumers to buy it at more affordable prices.”
A collaboration has been established between Cypherium and Google Cloud for enterprise blockchain solutions. The CEO of Cypherium, Sky Guo explained, “We’re delighted to be collaborating with Google Cloud to provide enterprises with a full-stack solution to harness the potential of this paraffin-shifting technology. The growing demand in the market for DLT solutions in the financial industry and beyond drives our commitment to this collaboration.”
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS a major tech firm headquartered in India) has witnessed an increasing number of the company which focuses on blockchain solutions and pilot projects rather than proofs-of-concept (PoCs). The global head of blockchain services in TCS, Lakshmi Srinivasan explained, “Customers are interested in doing now more of pilots, rather than just exploring it for the sake of proof-of-concept.”
A partnership has been established between a leading provider of blockchain-related advisory and consulting, AmaZiz with an investment fund manager, Olymp Capital which will get access to companies AmaZix has analysed and reviewed. The CEO of AmaZix, Jonas Karlberg then explained, “…blockchain and digital asset advocates are pioneers, staying ahead of the curve…We recognise Olymp Capital as a first mover in such a fundamental area of finance and are pleased to be partners with them.”
The Cardano Blockchain (based in Switzerland) has shared their intention to support towards blockchain security research. The foundation has unveiled their support for academic programs in across all the continents of the globe with Input Output HK (IOHK) & EMURGO as partners for the study of blockchain technology which will help to boost the research regarding the security and the vulnerabilities of the emerging industry.