NFT Platform Cargo Founder on Building on Ethereum – CoinCentral

Cargo is an all-in-one platform to create, manage, and sell digital collectibles. Because of the interoperability that Ethereum provides, users can manage all of their compatible digital collectibles on Cargo– not just the ones created on Cargo.  Launched in July 2020, Cargo represented several years of Founder Sean Papanikolas’ research and experimentation within the Ethereum […]

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Overstock’s VC Wing Leads $8.2M Funding Round in GrainChain – CoinDesk

GrainChain, a commodities tracing platform that uses smart contracts to open up liquidity for low-income farmers, has raised $8.2 million in its latest funding round, the company announced Friday. Chief Executive and founder Luis Macias said the money will bolster GrainChain’s burgeoning operations in Mexico, Honduras and the southwest United States. “This funding is really […]

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Openfinance Lists New Security Token in Charity Fundraising Effort – CoinDesk

Openfinance, a platform for secondary market trading of digital assets, is listing Lottery.com’s LDCC security token for U.S. investors. Both accredited and unaccredited investors can buy and trade the LDCC token on Openfinance’s alternative trading system (ATS), the company announced Wednesday. Issued on the ethereum blockchain, the token was designed to entice investors into raising […]

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ConsenSys Project Launches ‘Proof-of-Use’ Network to Discourage Speculation – CoinDesk

A ConsenSys-built platform launching its first project Tuesday aims to support ethereum projects while discouraging speculative investing and trading in the projects’ tokens. Activate – a decentralized token network that actively polices speculative token making – announced it was going live with SKALE, an ethereum scaling project, as its first partner. The project is also […]

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Paystand Raises $20M to Be Blockchain-Based ‘Venmo’ for Commercial Payments – CoinDesk

Paystand, a platform using blockchain technology to automate commercial payments, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Backing the round are a number of VC firms including DNX Ventures, Battery Ventures, Epic Ventures, Commerce Ventures and Wildcat Ventures. Existing investors Leap Global Partners and BlueRun Ventures also took part. Paystand aims to makes complex […]

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