Telegram Tokens to Appear at Liquid on 10.07, - Media

TechCrunch says only a limited offer of tokens will be availble at the exchange this summer, general public will get access to them in October
11 June 2019   641

Limited listing of Telegram tokens will be conducted on the Liquid exchange on July 10, TechCrunch reports.

The publication emphasizes that in July only a limited offer of coins will be available - Telegram tokens will be available to the general public in October. It is also known that the distributor of coins will be the South Korean organization Gram Asia, which calls itself the largest holder of Gram tokens in Asia. However, it is not yet known how many tokens will be put on the market in July and at what price.

Gram Tokensale Page at Liquid
Gram Tokensale Page at Liquid

Unfortunately, that’s Telegram and how they have operated from the beginning. A public sale was always planned for the window between the testnet launch and mainnet [full] launch. They wanted to work with a regulated exchange to see how it goes before it gets listed [in full] in October. Telegram already has an ecosystem, developers and early token buyers and TON ventures, there are already communities being built up. Based on discussions within these communities, GRAM Asia has put its best step forward to do this public sale.
 

Mike Kayamori

CEO, Liquid

Representatives of the exchange stressed that buyers of new tokens will have to go through KYC procedures. However, immediately after July 10, tokens will not be traded, they can only be purchased in limited quantities. In addition, coins will not be able to buy retail investors from the United States, South Korea, Japan and a number of other countries, which, in all likelihood, is connected with the policy of regulators.

Note also that the release of tokens will take place in October, and until that time, the funds raised will be stored in USDC. Consequently, the coins will have the properties of futures on assets, the full release of which is scheduled for the fall. The process of distribution of tokens will be divided into four stages, in which equal parts of tokens will be released every three months.

EOS to Buy $30M Worth Domain For Its Social Network

Earlier, CEO reported that his company will spent about $150M to develop Voice, and looks like "voice.com" purchase for $30M is one of the first steps
19 June 2019   883

The Block.One company, known for developing the EOS blockchain protocol, acquired a domain for its new social network Voice for $ 30 million. This is evidenced by documents published on the website of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Documents were provided by MicroStrategy, an analytical and mobile software provider. It follows the “voice.com” domain, registered in the GoDaddy domain name registry, was transferred to the EOS developer on May 30, 2019. After 2 days, Block.One officially announced preparations for the launch of a social network.

Block.one has made a smart strategic decision in choosing Voice.com to be the internet domain name for its new social media platform. The word ‘voice’ is simple and universally understood. It’s also ubiquitous — as a search term, it returns billions of results on the internet. An ultra-premium domain name like Voice.com can help a company achieve instant brand recognition, ignite a business, and massively accelerate value creation.
 

Marge Breya 

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, MicroStrategy Incorporated. 

The commercial model of MicroStrategy is based, among other things, on the accumulation and sale of such expensive domain names.

According to Block.One, the identification of users and the use of the EOS blockchain in the social network will help to avoid the massive influx of bots, which often affect other members of this niche. Earlier, CEO Block.One Brendan Blamer reported that his company spent about $ 150 million to develop Voice.