San Francisco to host Distributed 2018

BTC Inc in partnership with Wanxiang Blockchain Labs are organizing a Distributed 2018 conference on July 19–20
14 May 2018   524

The global blockchain community has a new event to welcome - Distributed 2018. More than 1200 senior leaders, investors, cross-section of global technologists and innovators are going to convene at San Francisco's Westin St. Francis hotel on a 2-day conference from July 19 till July 20. The focus of the discussion will be the acceleration of the growth of enterprise blockchain applications.

The initial speakers list include names of

Brian Behlendorf Hyperledger
David Chaum DigiCash
Xiao Feng Wanxiang Group
Anthony Di Iorio Ethereum, Jaxx
Alexander Yakovlev Moscow Exchange Group

The event will be comprised of 2 tracks that feature 25 panels, keynote presentations, fireside chats, industry roundtables and live demonstrations. To learn the full range of topics and the list of speakers you can visit the official page here.

SoftBank & Baidu to Invest in Atlas Protocol

Atlas Protocol was created by Nebulas Labs and xGoogler Blockchain Alliance
21 August 2018   130

The Atlas Protocol marketing module (ATP) has completed a round of attracting initial funding, led by SoftBank China Venture Capital (SBCVC), having collected several million dollars during it.

In a multimillion-dollar round, the exact amount of which was not disclosed, Baidu Ventures (BV), Danhua Capital and Fenbushi Digital also took part.

Atlas Protocol was created by Nebulas Labs and xGoogler Blockchain Alliance (xGBA). The "first developer" of Google Adwords, Jeremy Zhao and Columbia University Professor Ronggui Gu will serve as project advisors on technical issues.

Atlas Protocol plans to create a blockchain ecosystem and "to form a new paradigm of interactive marketing." According to the press release, ATP allows you to rank "calculated values ​​on the block and transfer value using tokens" using the ATP Smartdrop service application.

xGoogler Blockchain Alliance was formed in April this year as a community of former Google employees interested in blockchain technology. Its founders were the developers of projects Nebulas, Loopring and Gifto.