Populous is releasing live Beta

Populous platform is going to launch beta version on May 1 to test its readiness for a mass adoption
15 April 2018   207

Populous' Beta set to go live May 1. The purpose is to monitor the performance of the platform and decide if it's OK to start accepting the massive influx of PPT holders. During beta period a few PPT holders will be selected to benefit from being able to trade a live invoice from real companies. To do that, PPT holders can pledge their PPT for Poken and then use it to purchase a pre-selected single invoice on the platform. The purchase of real invoices helps business with short-term cash flow and makes use of Populous XBRL data.

The platform will open access to a gradual roll-out of invoices during the beta for the start. As it prepares to be opened to the general public invoices will be ramping up in volume. Built on the blockchain technology, Populous allows global investors to bid real-time on invoices to provide them with competitive prices, compared to more centralised competitors of invoice discounting platforms.

At the moment of publication, Populous market characteristics are as follows

  • Average price: $16.08
  • Market cap: $595,113,562
  • Volume (24H): $1,885,120

Zilliqa is holding a meetup in Singapore

High throughput blockchain platform Zilliqa is organizing a meetup session in Singapore on May 23 to share its progress and preview its new smart contract language Scilla
24 April 2018   26

A meetup titled "Zilliqa: Sharding in Action & Security by Design" by Zilliqa project will take place on May 23 at The Metro@ thebridge. Zilliqa is a new high-throughput public blockchain platform that can enable real-world applications considered impossible up to the moment. Zilliqa utilizes the idea of sharding to reach thousands of transactions per second without sacrificing security and decentralization.

The session will covering the so-far progress of the project, the partners joining the project and the preview of the new smart contract language Scilla that further improves on security for smart contracts. The event is going to be broadcasted love on YouTube. The agenda of the meetup is as follows

  • 18:45 - 19:00 Overview of the Zilliqa project
  • 19:00 - 19:20 Session with partners of Zilliqa
  • 19:20 - 19:50 Demo: Testnet & secure smart contracts with Scilla
  • 19:50 - 20:40 Networking

At the moment of publication, Zilliqa market parameters are as follows:

  • Average price $0.099018
  • Market cap $721,249,874
  • Volume (24H) $86,625,700