Ethereum Community to host a meetup in Bangkok

Ethereum Bangkok Community Meetup ETHBKK 2018 to be held on June 3 with featured guests to discuss different perspectives of the renowned blockchain
31 May 2018   1490

Chulalongkorn University, OmiseGO, Status and Hoard are participating at ETHBKK 2018 meetup held by Bangkok community. The event will take place on June 3 and explore various points of view on Ethereum. This will be the first meetup in Bangkok for the community.

The speakers list include Chulalongkorn University lecturer Dr. Kunwadee Sripanidkilchai, OmiseGO software developer Kridsada Thanabulpong, Status.im co-founder Jarrad Hope and Hoard.exchange CEO Martin Amor. Currently, OmiseGO members lead the Bangkok community. The agenda for the meetup is as follows:

12:30 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 13:30 Introduction
13:30 - 14:30 Session #1
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 16:00 Session #2
16:00 - 16:10 Closing

More details on the meetup can be found here.

SK Group to Invest $10M in ConsenSys

SK Group chairman and the 3rd most wealthy man in country believes digital technologies will play an important role in the further development of the company
03 July 2019   280

SK Group has invested $ 10 million in leading Ethereum-based solutions developer ConsenSys. This is reported by the local news agency Chosun.

As noted, in his today's speech at the technology event in Seoul, the chairman of the board of SK Group and the owner of the third largest fortune ($ 3.4 billion) in South Korea Chey Tae-won expressed his interest in the blockchain technology and the tokenized economy, expressing also the opinion about the need for digitalization of approaches practiced by traditional businesses.

According to him, digital technologies will play an important role in the further development of the SK Group.

It is also reported that in February of this year, the telecommunications division of the conglomerate SK Telecom entered into a partnership agreement with Deutsche Telekom to create a blockchain solution for customer identification.

In April of this year, the media passed information that ConsenSys is going to attract $ 200 million in funding from outside investors with a market valuation of $ 1 billion. To this end, the company began distributing presentation materials to Chinese investors. They say that ConsenSys expects to receive $ 50 million in revenue this year, mainly due to contracts with corporate clients and government agencies.