Nearly a year ago, the Waves team raised $16 million over an ICO. Today, Alexander Ivanov, Waves Platform CEO, is a stakeholder of the blockchain community dedicating himself to both his project and popularization of blockchain technology as a whole.
Another day, another ICO. The total amount of investments raised by The DAO, Ethereum and Waves alone comprised nearly $195 million. However, most crypto fundraising campaigns still occur in legal vacuum. So why do crypto projects prefer the crypto-based way of raising funds over those traditional, like venture capital financing?
Last year we have seen a number of innovative blockchain projects popping up to push traditional technologies to their very limits. Cloud computing was one of the industries tackled. Golem and Elastic generated a lot of excitement within the community but as their development seemingly slowed down, a new project has emerged to push the […]
July 2016, Waves exploded the internet by raising 29,445 BTC in an ICO. However, Waves isn’t the only decentralized crowdfunding platform: there are lots of them, including Fundonomy, NXT, and Wings. Most of them operate globally, however, there are some exceptions likeÂ Starbase, a Singapore-based platform with Japanese roots, which is to launch its ICO on […]
Recently ForkLog published a feature “HashCoins to Replace Multiple Passwords with One Blockchain” about HashCoins’ service dubbed Authorizer. After the publication, we received many questions from our readers on a different product by HashCoins, HashFlare, which is a cloud mining service. Some of those questions included accusations of scam. In order to sort out the […]
Last week, the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos came to a close. As a matter of fact, the forum plays two roles: firstly, it’s an international platform where local leaders can meet stakeholders to get their point across; secondly, it’s a kind of a fair for big businesses where they can negotiate and […]
It’s been almost six months since the fateful Ethereum hardfork that followed notorious The DAO attack. The turmoil around the fork has subsided since then, so now it’s high time to calmly assess the situation and take a closer look at Ethereum Classic.
The technological revolution including cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is boggling the minds of the contemporaries, launching the most daring and fantastic scenarios of our civilization’s future. Talking with ForkLog, a well-known Russian visionary, composer, venture investor and founder of corporate group Familia Alexander Shulgin shared his vision of blockchain technology and the system of tomorrow’s […]
This year, Ethereum has been one of the most talked-about cryptocurrencies. The year 2016 started with a series of wins for the ambitious project, yet shortly afterwards it faced a series of problems. However, notwithstanding the hardfork after The DAO’s collapse, and the subsequent emergence of Ethereum Classic, many experts still believe Ethereum is a […]
As ForkLog reported earlier, a group of crypto-enthusiasts from Ukraine is attempting to launch a blockchain platform designed for banking that could become a fully-fledged alternative to Visa and MasterCard, and provide financial institutions with full functionality to run their operations.
Cryptocurrencies are gradually entering our lives. They draw attention not only from traders and miners, but also from people of the arts. They write songs, film movies, and write books about cryptocurrencies. No wonder there is a project on cryptocurrencies and painting. ForkLog contacted the project’s creator and designer Vitaly Udovenko to find out more […]
Elina Sidorenko, head of Russian State Duma (Parliament) working group on assessment of cryptocurrency risks, admits there’s not much to say about legalization of cryptocurrencies die to the legal vacuum.