Ripio raised $31M during private tokensale

Argentinian blockchain based start-up raised big money in a private tokensale
12 October 2017   1023

The Argentinean start-up Ripio attracted $ 31 million during the private sale of RCN tokens. This is reported by CoinDesk.

The founders of the project attract investments to create a network of Ripio Credit Network, which unites borrowers, creditors and guarantors. Borrowers and lenders interact through Ethereum-based RCN tokens, and the guarantor undertakes to provide sufficient volume of lending operations to predict return on investment, debt management in the borrower's country of residence and to receive money on the debt obligation in case of default.

During the pre-sale in Ripio, FBG Capital, Maple Ventures and Blacktower Capital invested. According to the developers, investors from all over the world showed interest in the project, including Russia, South Korea and Canada.

We are extremely excited, that our pre-sale campaign was supported by both leaders of the blockchain industry and individual investors from all over the world. Our goal is to widen financial inclusion by extending credit lending globally, and for implementing it we have to have supporters worldwide.

Sebastian Serrano
Co-founder and CEO, Ripio

The launch of Ripio Credit Network was announced in September this year. In January, the Argentine start-up, previously working under the name BitPagos, attracted $ 1.9 million in investment and get rebranded. Venture funds Huiyin Blockchain Venture, Boost VC, Digital Currency Group and Draper VC invested in the project.

Dogethereum Coin Launching in 2018

Dogethereum is a new digital currency, which will be founded on snapshot of Dogecoin and based on ETH algorithm with fastest speed of transactions and smart contracts
21 March 2018   95

Bitcointalk forum is well-known for being one of the fastest sourses of news regarding cryptocurrecnies and digital assets. In February of 2018 the thread about Dogethereum, a new decentralized digital currency, which will be founded on snapshot of Dogecoin and based on ETH algorithm with fastest speed of transactions, smart contracts, appeared on Bitcointalk.

As it was stated in the announcement, the goal of the project is to push Doge currency to the brand new direction, with no ASIC mining, speed and simplicity. The project is stated to be community driven, and there will be no ICOs, premines or other manipulations. DOGX is developed by professional team of engineers and economists who are passionate about crypto currensies, so there are no extra commissions, fees or predefined stakes.

Roadmap of Dogethereum:

  • Establish secure stable network -  DONE 
  • Warm up and prepare network for public access - IN PROGRESS
  • Fork of all coins DOGE 1:1 DOGX - DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED
  • Public advertisement and promo - SOON
  • Listing on crypto Exchanges 
  • Research and development of faster algorithm with better scalability - 2019

The exact fork date has not been announced yet, but it is reportedly scheduled for winter 2018.