John McAfee joins Russian blockchain project

One of the most influential figures in the cryptocurrency world, John McAfee, becomes an advisor to Russian Universa project
25 October 2017   2824

The founder of MGT Capital Investments and the creator of the McAfee Security antivirus, John McAfee, joins the committee of advisors to the Russian blockchain project Universa, lead by Alexander Borodich. 

The Universa blockchain platform is a distributed system for executing smart contracts. It provides faster and less expensive transactions compared to Ethereum and Bitcoin.

Without the limitations related to mining that are inherent in Ethereum or Bitcoin, Universa is capaable of handling up to 20,000 transactions per second.

Alexander Borodich
Founder of

As mentioned by the project team, McAfee is going to use the Universa platform to implement his own blocking project McAfee Coin, with which he hopes to "change the venture capital market".

According to the man, the nature of the blockchain allows creating a chain of trusted transactions, while decentralization of the verification processes can perfectly complement or even replace industry-recognized principles of the information protection.

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Bittrex to List LOOM

LOOM is the token of the American startup Loom Network, which launches decentralized applications
18 July 2018   196

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex listed Loom Network token LOOM. 

As the team of the exchange said, trading with the crypto currency will begin in the near future. On the background of this news, LOOM showed a price jump fo 14%.

LOOM Price Chart
LOOM Price Chart

LOOM is the token of the American startup Loom Network, which is launching decentralized applications.

In January, Bittrex tightened the criteria for listing new tokens. Now, developers need to provide technical information about the token itself, as well as the data of at least one team member. At the moment, the exchange has 290 digital coins.