Gnosis prediction platform announces Gnosis X launch

Gnosis X, to be launched on March 19, to give tools for developers to make their own prediction apps on the platform, also a regular competition is announced
16 March 2018   1049

Gnosis X will be launched on March 19, 2018. The launch will release tools for developers, scientists and businesses to make their own custom prediction software on top of existing Gnosis platform.

Prediction markets are essentially a forecasting tool, useful in many cases. Predicting traffic flow and customer demand may seem less important than, for example, epidemics and dangerous anomalous weather prediction, but is no less hard. Global economy also shouldn't be forgotten here, because predicting future fluctuations based on the existing data has long been the recipe to success in a hard field such as this. All this requires immense work to collect and process data. And here, decentralization of computing power and information sources comes in.

Gnosis is the platform which decentralizes prediction markets and allows for better and more accurate prognosis of coming events. Predicting future events with even a passable accuracy is quite hard, but very important in many cases. And so, Gnosis plans to release their tools and give access to underlying algorithms, so more people in different spheres can benefit from it.

Also, the company plans to hold regular competitions for the best forecasting tool in the specific field, based on Gnosis platform. The challenge will be held throughout the year with company announcing different categories for prediction market usecases, with the first ones being released in March. And the best application in each category will grant the developers a sizable prize of $100 000 equivalent in GNO tokens.

At the time of publishing the GNO has following market parameters:

Average price: $83,57

Market cap: $92 307 604

24h volume: $312 010

OKEx Ex-CEO to Intend to Raise $40M

Funds are needed for the new exchange called ACDX, which will offer  futures, options, revocable bear/bullish contracts and more
06 February 2020   645

Andy Cheung, who until recently was the operating director of the OKEx cryptocurrency exchange, will open a new derivative trading platform ACDX by the end of the first quarter, CoinDesk reports. The exchange will offer its clients futures, options, revocable bear / bullish contracts, debt contracts and fixed coupon notes.

One of our main goals for the exchange is to provide retail investors with ... structured products that are more commonly used by accredited crypto investors and wealth managers.

 

Andy Cheung

Former chief operating officer at OKEx

In the future, ACDX plans to reach a global level, but first of all it will gather a client base in Asia, using the connections of Cheung and partners in Hong Kong and China. In preparation for the launch, she intends to raise $ 40 million through the sale of tokens and shares in her business to crypto funds, private investment firms and family capital management companies in Europe and Asia. 

We have over $4 million so far and most of the money comes from our own funds. We are in talks with potential investors and likely to announce new investments in the next two months.

 

Andy Cheung

Former chief operating officer at OKEx

To date, ACDX has hired more than 25 employees, including eight developers who are preparing the trading platform for launch.