ConsenSys to Bring Blockchain to Xiongan

Xiongan New Area is much like the Silicon Valley in United States
25 July 2018   839

The authorities of Xiongan, a Chinese analogue of the Silicon Valley, turned to the Ethereum-startup ConsenSys with the request to help with the use of a detachment in the city infrastructure. It is reported by South China Morning Post.

As one of our first major projects in the People’s Republic of China, we are excited to help define the many ‘use cases’ that could benefit from the trust infrastructure enabled by ethereum technology.

Joseph Lubin

Founder, ConsenSys

The parties signed a memorandum of intent in Beijing.

ConsenSys became the first foreign company to be connected to the construction of the "city of the future". Previously, the authorities of Xiongang enlisted the support of local blockchain start-ups, including Tencent, Ant Financial and Qihoo 360.

BMW, Intel to Join Forces With Singapore DLT Accelerator

Tribe Accelerator was launched in December 2018 and is supported by Singapore authorities
25 March 2019   48

A Singapore-sponsored blockchain accelerator Tribe has partnered with BMW Group Asia, Intel and Nielsen. It is reported by CoinDesk.

In the framework of cooperation, companies will share their experience with startups developing solutions in the field of DLT technologies.

Thus, the BMW Group Asia will hold a series of master classes on the use of the blockchain under conditions of widespread demand. Intel Corporation will advise start-ups in business and technology development, and Nielsen will provide a sandbox for testing new solutions.

The Tribe Accelerator was launched in December 2018 in collaboration with the South Korean ICON Foundation and the Singapore venture capital firm PwC. Among the projects implemented by the company is the blockchain solutions implementation in cooperation with ConsenSys.

In early March, the Argentine government announced plans to invest in blockchain startups in the early stages of development, which received support from the venture capital unit of Binance.