A collaboration has been established between HMS Technologies INC. (HMS) and a blockchain start-up named Solve.Care. The CEO of HMS, Bill Kirkpatrick commented that the partnership will enable disparate HIT applications to share secured health data via patient authorized access using unsecured Internet connectivity, improving care coordination while enhancing digital healthcare profiles and streamlining access to virtual healthcare services.
A start-up backed by a giant technology company (Samsung) based in South Korea, Blocko has successfully introduced its hybrid blockchain Aergo Enterprise. The CEO of Blocko, Won-Beom Kim explained, “We’ve been supporting Aergo Organization in the design and construction of the Aergo platform for a full year. After a long and intensive R&D process, we are excited to finally launch our largest product to date.”
A start-up based in the U.K has reported raised £3 million through the sale of tokenized shares on the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). The startup intended to launch a new platform which will allow the other companies to issues securities where the LSEG describe the plan as to “help companies raise capital in a more efficient and streamlined way.”
As an effort to accelerate the development project by ConsenSys, the firm is seeking approximately $200 million to fund the project development studio by the co-founder of Ethereum, Joe Lubin. The company is also approaching the Chinese investors to fund the project which is based on a $1 billion valuation.
A start-up company that specializes in blockchain-related events, Evedo is launching an initial exchange offering (IEO) on BitForex, a Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange. The Chief technology officer of Evedo, Rick Graham explained their plan, “We will integrate a point-of-sale (POS) blockchain, and relaunch a B2C Tickets Marketplace where major events companies can have their cake and eat it too.”
$200 million funding has been secured by Bithumb, from Japan’s ST Blockchain Fund. The parent company of Bithumb, the Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA) explained, “The fund shared our vision of creating a global digital exchange platform that can efficiently transfer value across borders with lower costs, which was the key rationale behind this investment decision.”
The blockchain development company, Horizen Labs, Inc. has successfully raised $4 million in developing blockchain solutions for business. The CEO of Horizen Labs, Rober Viglione commented, “Through Horizen Labs’ proprietary Sidechain-as-a-Service platform, we aim to let companies benefit from the high-level security of Horizen, a privacy-focused blockchain platform with the largest node network in the industry.”
A start-up based in South Korea, Human Plus has recently unveiled their plan to launch an all-in-one cryptocurrency payment ecosystem called HUPAYX soon. The Head of Global Marketing Team at Human Plus, Aibek Amandanov said, “Traditional payment infrastructure is not suitable to utilize cryptocurrencies in our everyday lives nor does it help to eradicate existing cash ecosystem as a whole.”
A blockchain course is now offered in an Australia primary school which aims to provide the younger generation with the exposure of emerging technology of blockchain and cryptocurrency. The Wooranna Park Primary School located in the eastern state of Victoria is conducting an educational cryptocurrency program in collaboration with Victoria’s Melbourne Blockchain Centre.
An AI & blockchain technology startup, Trusted Key has got support of $50 Million Okta Venture Fund, even it’s still in nascent stage. Frederic Kerrest, COO of the Okta said, “In line with Okta’s vision of enabling any organization to use any technology, Okta Ventures will invest in the growing ecosystem of startups tackling issues like identity, security, and privacy.”