Virtual Hackathon to be held during hack.summit

A virtual hackathon session will take place on July 6-8 as part of hack.summit("blockchain") event organized by Hack VC
13 June 2018   960

The hack.summit() virtual hackathon is a global hackathon to be held on July 6-8. It is a fundraising event for initiatives like Code.org, Women Who Code and Black Girls Code. He contest is powered by Deconet (a decentralized commerce portal for coders). A panel of judges include software and crypto influencers like Joe McCann of NodeSource and Scott Hanselman of OSCON.

The select sponsors include Bluzelle, Mobius, Komodo, Aragon and others. The main goals of the event is to solve the biggest problems in blockchain, to raise money for coding non-profits and to unite developers around the world to establish a community.

More information about the event including the schedule and application procedures are available here.

Messari to Raise $4M

According to the CEO of the startup more than 60 cryptocurrency projects use company's services
14 November 2019   104

A crypto-industry-specific startup, Messari, has completed a funding round led by Uncork Capital, which also included Blockchain Capital, CoinFund, Danhua Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Coinbase Ventures and former Coinbase technical director Balaji Srinivasan.

Former Managing Director of CoinDesk and CEO of Messari, Ryan Selkis, noted that now more than 60 cryptocurrency projects, as well as “the world's largest exchanges, funds and information service providers” use his company’s services. According to him, the funds raised will be used to automate the processes of receiving and processing data, as well as to expand the product line.

Founded a year ago, the company previously raised $ 1 million in seed investment from Danhua Capital, Blockchain Capital, Anthemis Group and other venture capital firms.

In the third quarter, Messari introduced a regulatory compliance asset monitoring service that also measures the market supply of coins. In addition, the company launched a beta version of the Messari Pro platform, which includes a set of professional tools for market analysis.