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sponsored A Hong Kong-based startup is aiming to integrate blockchain technology into soccer, linking soccer superstars, youth talents and fans. Soccer Legends Limited, a Hong Kong-based startup, is aiming to integrate blockchain technology into soccer, the most popular sport in the world. The project is designed to “bridge the gap between soccer superstars, youth talents and fans.” Soccer fans can use the 433 Token to support a future superstar, interact with the most famous players and to influence important soccer-related decisions. According to the company, Paul Scholes (Manchester United legend 11-times English Premier League champion) and Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan legend, UEFA Champions League Top Scorer, Ballon d'Or winner and Ukraine’s head coach) have officially joined the project. They not only support the project but will “personally participate in the ecosystem as mentor and event hosts.” Soccer Legends Limited says it has also an official partner in Global Legends..
After raising $103 million in September, a Swiss crypto bank startup expects a banking license from the Swiss financial regulator in the first half of 2019. The CEO of Swiss startup SEBA Crypto AG said in an interview that five “large asset managers” from both Germany and abroad have shown interest in their cryptocurrency bank, Swiss financial media outlet Cash reports Nov. 12. Back in September, the company had raised $103 million to set up a bank offering cryptocurrency-related services. At the time, CEO Guido Bühler had noted that the bank sees itself as a bridge between cryptocurrency assets and the traditional financial world. In the November interview, Bühler noted that SEBA Crypto AG expects to receive a banking and securities dealer license from Swiss financial market regulator FINMA in the first half of 2019. That license would allow the firm to conduct crypto trading and investments business for other banks and qualified investors. In September, SEBA had noted that it planne..
Advertisement This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. BANKEX’s recent registration in Malta has paved the path to the first sale of BANKEX tokens to a leading institutional investor on the financial assets market. The tokens that are now in the possession of this financial powerhouse are time-locked and will be used within the framework of the BANKEX STO. As proven by this deal, BANKEX is now opening a new exciting chapter in its development, one defined by cooperation with big enterprises. With this success, BANKEX is now focusing on its main infrastructure services and tech: BANKEX Custody Service, BANKEX Token Exchange, Ethereum Plasma Prime, and an STO framework. Since BANKEX’s founding as a startup in 2015, it has formed a final award-winning team, established strategic partnerships, and has had its token listed on important exchanges. But it is wor..
sponsored Overseas sales for Japanese anime are rising, but revenues for creators are stagnant. A startup is embracing blockchain to help the culture survive and grow. A Japan-based blockchain platform says the country’s beloved anime industry is at an impasse. While the number of global fans for this distinctive, inimitable animation style has been growing exponentially, artists face “a harsh work environment with very little incentive.” Twilight Coin fears that, if this trend continues, it is unavoidable that both the quality and quantity of Japan’s anime culture will start to go in decline. This is why it is offering a “creator to consumer” model which enables artists to connect directly with fans and receive funding for projects that everyone is passionate about. The company believes that this could also generate some revolutionary works that have been completely free of interference from disinterested investors – as influential stakeholders can end up radically changing the dire..
Advertisement This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Lead: Modern soccer, like many other things nowadays, suffers from the scarcity of spontaneous and truly direct interactions. The fan vibe is being killed by unnecessarily artificial and strictly commercial interactions with their favorite football stars. Older soccer players acknowledge the situation as well, with Stan Bowles — a 70s football star — reported by The Guardian saying “There are some brilliant players, don’t get me wrong, but no characters. They can’t relate to the fans anymore.” Complicated dynamics and interactions between brand sponsorships, the media, and commercial relationships, have generated a situation in which who has control over those, controls the entire space, according to Forbes. That’s the case, according to the article, because sponsorships bring legal terms and condi..
Advertisement This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. It should now be clear to all that data has become a commodity, and that its rise in value and importance is firmly linked to an increasingly interconnected world. The current scenario can be viewed in tandem with the rise of cryptocurrencies and increasing interest in decentralized financial products. Unsurprisingly, therefore, there is significant demand from investors for information about security tokens, which are rapidly making utility tokens obsolete. Blockchain startup BlockVentures hopes to satisfy this demand and last week announced the release of Securities.io, its security token listing platform, in what the company claims is an industry first. Security Tokens vs Utility Tokens Security tokens are pushing out utility tokens as the latter are increasingly seen to be inferior products tha..
Audit and consulting firm Deloitte and Attest Inc. will develop a blockchain-based digital identity solution to assist its government clients. “Big Four” accounting firm Deloitte has partnered with identity management company Attest Inc. to develop a blockchain-based digital identity system, according to a press release published Nov. 5. Chicago-based Attest is an identity management company that offers a shared identity platform enabling its clients to conduct transactions, wherein its governmental customers can provide identity services to citizens. The collaboration will purportedly develop a digital identity offering for government-compliant identifiers that can be used by Deloitte’s clients based on Attest’s existing products. The first product, Attest Wallet, is a cryptographically secured identity storage like a cryptocurrency wallet. The Attest wallet will reportedly enable users to store digital versions of government and business IDs in one place and control access to stored..
Advertisement This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the press release. Leading global cannabis brands are ready to go cashless and take advantage of all the opportunities offered by the BitCanna blockchain platform. AMSTERDAM, October 31, 2018 – With the current exponential growth of both the global cannabis industry and blockchain technology, there is a potential partnership that stands to benefit both. Within the cannabis industry, there is a growing demand for payment solutions, track & traceability of crops, and trust mechanisms. BitCanna is combining the best of all worlds, addressing each of these problems through the launch of its blockchain platform and associated cr..
Israeli-based blockchain firm StarkWare Industries has received $30 million from such industry players as Intel Capital and Sequoia USA. Israeli blockchain startup StarkWare Industries has completed a $30 million financing round, generating funds from such industry players as Intel Capital and Sequoia USA, according to an announcement published Oct. 29. Established in 2018, StarkWare Industries develops both software and hardware, with applications including transparent privacy in blockchains, increased transaction throughput, as well as off chain computation. The company offers a zero-knowledge protocol STARK, that purports to address the privacy and scalability challenges of the blockchain field. The firm has announced the completion of its $30 million financing round, which was led by Paradigm, a crypto hedge fund founded by Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam. The investors participated in the round include such industry players as Intel Capital, Sequoia, Atomico, DCVC, Wing, Consensy..
Advertisement This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the press release. Co-founder and CEO of YingZi Technology and former Intel executive has been announced as an advisor to the futuristic Internet of Things (IoT) blockchain chip startup, Skynet. Dr. Jackson He is famed for his role at Intel which spanned 23 years at an executive level before founding and running YingZi Technology Ltd, a blockchain and IoT company that serves agriculture supply chains. Extensive Credentials During his time at Intel, Dr. He spent six years as the General Manager of Intel Asia and Pacific R&D Ltd., as well as the General Manager of Intel China Software and Services Group (SSG) amongst numerou..