Project Spotlight

Project Spotlight – NuCypher

(NuCypher, 2018) Overview NuCypher is working to help secure private data on public blockchains by means of decentralized proxy re-encryption. Public-private key encryption has been used for decades to help secure information that is sent across networks. Decentralization and proxy re-encryption adds another layer to the public-private key encryption algorithms that have been trusted by…

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Project Spotlight – DeepBrain Chain

(BlockchainConnect Conference, 2018) Overview DeepBrain Chain is the first artificial intelligence platform to be driven by blockchain technology. The DeepBrain cloud platform was released in April 2017 and the DeepBrain Chain Token Sale whitepaper was released in August 2017. The DeepBrain Chain platform is described as decentralized, lost-cost, and privacy-protecting (DeepBrain Chain, 2018). DeepBrain Chain…

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Project Spotlight – IRISnet

Overview IRISnet is working to build a solid foundation for the construction of DApps in a way that easily integrates with off-chain resources, interoperates across various chains, and is accessible to businesses of various sizes, including small businesses. IRISnet plans to accomplish this by using a service-oriented infrastructure that is incorporated with the Cosmos and Tendermint protocols. Cosmos is…

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Project Spotlight – NKN

What Is NKN? NKN, which stands for New Kind of Network, is a blockchain network infrastructure that creates a decentralized network by using cellular automata. Cellular automata is a model with nodes that change their state based on a local rule. NKN uses the NKN token to incentivize use of its new kind of network. The…

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Project Spotlight – CertiK

Overview The Certik platform is a framework that utilizes formal verification to build fully trustless smart contracts and certified blockchain ecosystems. With the goal of proving the blockchain ecosystems are mathematically bug-free, CertiK introduces modular verification techniques which decompose single proof tasks into smaller proof objects. These proof objects will be validated by the participants…

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Project Spotlight – Alqo

Project Overview Alqo is an open source, fully autonomous cryptocurrency with a focus in developing a community driven system that surpasses the general concepts displayed in today’s cryptocurrency market. The Alqo project strives to deliver a complete payment system that embodies the development of the more advanced forerunners (e.g. Bitcoin, Dash etc.), and further resolves…

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Project Spotlight – Jibrel Network

Overview The Jibrel network is an intermediary service on the Ethereum blockchain that facilitates the tokenization, listing and trading of traditional assets. In addition, Jibrel aims to offer instant, near-zero fee global payments and remittances in the form of fiat-fiat transactions through various payment channels. Four core offerings of the Jibrel network: Crypto Depository Receipts…

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Project Spotlight — Primas

What Is Primas? Primas is an open ecosystem on the Ethereum network that aims to restructure the content market, specifically in content production, selection and consumption. Being fairly new in today’s cryptocurrency market, Primas’ approach to integrate its ecosystem into consumers’ daily lives is not a common one you’d see in today’s blockchain projects.  Problems…

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