During the World Blockchain Summit taking place Singapore, BLOCK 30 was awarded the title “Best North America Startup – 2019”. The CEO of BLOCK 30 Labs, Briant Foote proudly said, “We think that a Web 3.0 online marketplace model – that solves for the trustless verification of ID’s, goods, sellers and chain of ownership has some very real implications for how customers may want to utilize blockchain in the future.”
Number of blockchain startup has started to pop up around the globe recently and some with great potential to transform, but largely unknown to the world. The Utopia music based in Switzerland to provide smart contract for music industry; Blockparty is a blockchain-based live event ticketing platform; & Travala the cost-efficient future of online travel. These company are still barely visible on the web & news presence is also minimal.
Dispatch Labs blockchain development project has been reportedly acquired by Perlin for an undisclosed amount. The announcement was made by a spokesperson for Singapore-headquartered blockchain firm in Perlin that it has successfully purchased a blockchain start-up named Dispatch Lab and confirmed that Zane Witherspoon soon now be heading Perlin’s latest development activities.
Blackmoon Financial Group (a FinTech & Blockchain Firm) has partnered with Daneel.io, Plato Technologies Inc., Dr. Werner & Partner, Jarvis International Ltd., Rivver and FintechSauce to create a showcase of investable Exchange Traded Indexes (ETxs) that track the performance of a multitude of products, services and sentiment indexes that these firms offer.
The European Patent Office has recently shared their suggestion for the blockchain business to protect their Intellectual Properties (IPs) and expressed its encouragement to firms to file more blockchain-related patent applications. The European Patent Office has predicted that the number of patent filings for the blockchain-related patent will be increasing in coming days.
A former member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Antoine Dresch, with more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, would serve the advisory board of the Bitfury blockchain company. The CEO of the company, Valery Vavilov stated, “She will help guide and support Bitfury by offering her comprehensive knowledge on financial markets and regulation.”
The RIF Labs has acquired RSK Labs, a smart contracts platform. The RIF Labs would be purchasing the entire shares of RSK. The RSK has expressed, “This is a huge milestone and will help us accelerate the adoption of open source blockchain technology worldwide.” The acquisition is expected to enhance the interoperability, scalability and other complex technologies.
Aergo received $30 million worth of fund from Samsung Ventures. The founder of AERGO, Phil Zamani explained, “Blocko’s approach to the next frontier of open-source technology, the blockchain, will emulate that which I made when leading business strategies in firms like Red Hat, where innate customer know-how, which Blocko has, was the edge over competitors like IBM.”
The co-founder of Fluidity blockchain firm believed that the blockchain and the smart contract technology could transform real-estate investments. The company has associated with a broker-dealer company called Propellr aimed at the development of a tokenized real estate investment opportunity. Reportedly, the association would permit investors to purchase shares in a $36.5 million block of condors.
The asteroid mining company, Planetary Resources, has been bought by ConsenSys blockchain firm in an asset purchase consideration. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Reportedly, the president and chief executive of Planetary Resources, Chris Lewicki, and the general counsel, Brian Israel, would be joining the office of ConsenSys as part of the acquisition.