Slush Tokyo to Take Place in March

Slush startup and technology event will be held at Tokyo Big Sight on 28-29 March, 2018 
19 February 2018   783

Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. Slush is one of the largest startup and technology events in Japan, Slush Tokyo 2018 will be held at Tokyo Big Sight. It gives room to inspiring stage program, technology demo booths, and meetings between startups, investors, and media.

Location: Hall 7, Tokyo Big Sight, 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan
Dates: March 28-29, 2018

The philosophy behind Slush is to help the next generation of great, world-conquering companies forward. 

The headline speakers are Stefan Thomas, CTO at Ripple; Naomi Kurahara, co-founder and CEO at Infostellar; Dominik Schiener, co-founder at IOTA; Genki Shiota, co-founder and CEO at Akatsuki Inc; Steven Lam, co-founder and CEO at GOGOVAN, and many more.

Since 2015, Slush has made a second home in Tokyo and had gathered 5,000 attendees in Tokyo on Mar 29-30, 2017. This year the tickets are also available for eveyone who aspires to take part in the conference.

Casa to Launch Lightning Node Mobile App Called Sats

Casa to Launch Sats App With Lightning Network Support
04 July 2019   1011

Casa startup, specializing in the creation of secure storage systems for private keys, introduced a mobile bitcoin application Sats App, which makes it easy to manage Lightning-node.

Sats App is positioned as a non-custodial bitcoin wallet "with unique functions." According to Casa CEO Jeremy Welch, the SatsBack reward program will soon be launched, under which users will receive small amounts in BTC. For example, for connecting an application and a Casa Node device to each other, the user will receive 20,000 Satoshi.

Features are focused on increasing adoption of bitcoin and lightning nodes. You will be able to earn bitcoin if you don’t have a Casa node, but you will be able to earn bitcoin faster if you have a node.
 

Jeremy Welch 

CEO, Casa

He also added that the application, available for iOS and Android, is “secure, private and connects via Tor”.

According to CoinDesk, the startup earlier raised $ 3.5 million from Castle Island Ventures, Boost VC and Compound, and several other investors. Currently, a startup staff of 25 people serves users from 60 countries.