Rockshield Capital Corp investing in Dash Masternodes

Venture capital fund Rockshield Capital Corp released the list of blockchain-based startups and funds in which it has invested, including Neptune Dash Nodes Corp
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Rockshield Capital Corp is a diversified investment firm focused on, but not limited to, investing in early stage, high growth companies offering capital appreciation potential.

On January 11 of 2018 Rockshield Capital Corp. provided an update on the various blockchain investments it has made to date. The company stated that during past 6 months Rockshield had been reviewing opportunities in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry and to date has invested in a number of blockchain companies that they think are best positioned to capitalize in the industry.

The first company in the list was Neptune Dash Nodes, which builds and operates Dash cryptocurrency masternodes.

The company exclusively invests in the Dash digital currency eco-system by building and operating Dash Masternodes, offering a dual revenue model by receiving variable yield from owning and operating Dash Masternodes, while getting exposure to Dash currency appreciation as well. Dash has assembled a very strong board and management team with some of Canada's leading digital currency and blockchain pioneers, including Guy Halford and Jackson Warren, founders of BTL Group.

Rockshield Capital Corp. statement

The mission of Neptune Dash Nodes company is to accelerate the mass adoption of digital currency through early support and investment in Dash technologies and infrastructure, and the company aims to become the global public markets leader in Dash.

Currently the price of Dash is rising, having slightly grown 2,10% within past hour and 1,70% within past 24 hours. The market capitalization of the coin grew from $7,6 billion to $8 billion within one day.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Dash:

  • Average price: $1 041,90
  • Marketcap: $8 140 715 514
  • 24h volume: $147 773 000

Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference to be Held in Berlin

On February 20-22, in Berlin, Germany, MPE will offer a quality program with important messages regarding evolving merchant payments ecosystem
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The Merchant Payments Ecosystem is one of the Europe’s biggest events covering payments and financial services innovation topics for eCommerce. The conference offers the chance to meet Europe’s most important payment providers covering PSPs, acquirers, payment processors, ISOs, schemes, regulators, gateways, POS HW/SW solution providers, MNOs and 3rd party providers.

MPE 18 location in berlinMPE'18 Exact Location

Location: InterContinental Berlin, Budapester Strasse 2, Berlin, Germany, 10785
Date: 20 - 22 Feb, 2018

The Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference peculiarities:

  • 150+ Inspiring Speakers, providing actionable ideas ready for implementation
  • 1000+ Conference Attendees, merchants, acquirers, POS and payment provider
  • 90% Attendees are Decision Makers
  • 1 expo, 70+ sponsors
  • 20+ hours of networking in cozy atmosphere of 5 star hotel
  • 2 exclusive dinners, including recognised MPE Awards and Gala Dinner

As for the agenda of the conference, on day 1, Silvia Mensdorff-Pouilly will be part of the C-level panel discussing ‘’Innovative Payment Technologies creating magical moments for customers” amongst Visa, Sage Pay, and Feedzai. Moreover, Quintin Stephen will touch upon what needs to be learnt from other industries for a steady changing world of payments form factors in his keynote ‘Did you know - Omnichannel is 96 years old’.

On day 2, Dean Wallace will be speaking on corporates who want to use Immediate Payments and why, and what are the key challenges the industry needs to overcome to get this ball well and truly moving, presenting his keynote ‘Post PSD2, what will an immediate payments purchase experience look like’.