Chinese "eBay" is starting a new project that will help modern blockchain-oriented startups to gain publicity. AICA, or AI Catapult Accelerator already has its first members: CanYa, Bluzelle, Nuggets, Republic Protocol, Devery and Bankorus. In recent years, JD.com has gained a very positive reputation as a very eager promoter of the blockchain technology as it offers cost-effectiveness and improves overall customer satisfaction.
The most significant participant - CanYa, is a tokenized marketplace for P2P services that helps people find, book and pay for digital and home services. According to the deal of patronship, it will receive vast resources of PR, international business development and a wide range of global partners. The service will be translated into Chinese, offer a special widget for customers to employ local CanYa service providers.
CanYa held the second biggest ICO in Australia, community beta testing commencing next month and worldwide alpha release is planned for March, 2018. The start of the acceleration program is set also to March, 2018.
This is a validation of CanYa's business model and global disruptive potential. JD is one of the most significant technology companies in the world, to have their full support and backing is huge for our platform and the acceleration of blockchain technology.