Terra Making Inroads Into Payment Market With Kakao Partnership
Kakao recently announced via their
blockchain subsidiary Ground X, their own public blockchain platform called
Klaytn which uses the cryptocurrency KLAY to compensate miners similar to Ether
Kakao is South Korea’s largest mobile
messaging app company and is one of the biggest IT companies in South Korea
with almost nearly smartphone user in the local market using the KakaoTalk app.
Klaytn is a blockchain-as-a-service pub...
2018-11-16 Albert Kim
Bezant and Hyperledger Fabric at IBM Developer Day in Seoul
IBM Developer Day 2018 was held today at
the Seoul Lotte Hotel World with blockchain being among the discussed topics at
This conference aims to bring together industry
leading developers, academics, and the business field to discuss the latest technological
developments in the field of AI, robotics, data science, cloud computing, deep
learning, analytics, and so forth.
IBM’s own blockchain platform is based on Hyperl...
2018-11-14 Albert Kim
Blocko Nominated As One Of "Most Innovative" Startups In Korea
Blocko, one of the leading blockchain-based
startup enterprises in Korea, has been nominated along with five other Korean
startup enterprises as one of the “most innovative” by The Korea Herald in
It is a blockchain technology company
focused on providing a blockchain-as-a-service platform for digital identity
and payments dubbed “Coinstack” to online enterprises wishing to incorporate
blockchain into their existing busines...
2018-11-12 Albert Kim
“Institutional-grade” Research Reports Now Accessible On Binance
the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume with healthy
profits, has now announced that they will be unveiling “institutional-grade”
cryptocurrency project reports on its site through their Binance Research
reports can be accessed on info.binance.com/en/research and contain key project
information along with detailed analysis familiar to institutional investors.
the two r...
2018-11-09 Albert Kim
The Bitfury Group Has $1 Billion Valuation After Private Funding Round
The Bitfury Group is widely known through
the blockchain industry for providing a full service blockchain software and
hardware infrastructure for private enterprises, including mining.
After a $80 million private institutional
investment funding round, Bitfury has been valued at $1 billion according to a
report in The Investor.
Participants in the funding round include a
diverse range of international investment firms including Mike N...
2018-11-08 Albert Kim
[INTERVIEW] Q&A With Paul Lee, Blockchain Academy Director & Kim Sang Wan, Blockchain Academy Vice Director
Blockchain Academy is a Seoul-based B2B and B2C blockchain educational content business aimed at offering informational courses for a broad range of interested participants from beginners to experienced developers.With cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continuing to gain mainstream attention in South Korea, Blockchain Academy is uniquely set to tap into that boom.Blockchain Academy has been offering blockchain knowledge and developer cours...
2018-11-06 Albert Kim
Korean Exchanges Upbit and Coinone Open For Business In Singapore And Malta
According to The Investor, Coinone, one of
the big three crypto exchanges operating in Korea has opened a crypto-to-crypto
exchange CGEX in Malta.
Due to logistics and regulations, it has
decided to offer crypto-to-crypto trading pairs with an interface that plugs in
with trading data from its Korea and Indonesia exchanges.
Malta is one of the leading nations
globally when it comes to government efforts to promote blockchain-based
2018-11-02 Albert Kim
Upbit Releases Developer Conference Materials On Website
According to a report in The Korea Herald,
Upbit, one of South Korea’s two largest cryptocurrency exchanges by active users
and trading volume, has decided to release presentation materials and reports
from its first ever developer conference back in September in Jeju Island.
It was a widely attended event with guests
and speakers coming from all over the blockchain industry.
The goal of the developer conference was to
share details ...
2018-10-31 Albert Kim
BUIDL Seoul 2018: A Technical Academic Forum On Blockchain
BUIDL Seoul will be a two-day conference
bringing together some of the brightest minds from the technical and academia
worlds of blockchain next month on November 29 and 30.
The conference is organized by Erica Kang, founder
of KryptoSeoul which is one of the first blockchain marketing, consulting, and
community organizing firms in South Korea.
KryptoSeoul has already had a lot of
experience organizing and hosting local meetups in Kore...
2018-10-29 Albert Kim
Cryptocurrency Exchange BCEX To Open Korea Services In December
Another Chinese cryptocurrency exchange
following in the steps of Huobi and BTCC is planning to launch services in
Korea starting in December of this year.
Started in August 2017 and based in
Vancouver with a global reach in several countries, BCEX offers more than a 150
different trading pairs of major and smaller cryptocurrencies.
It is one of the bigger exchanges in the
worldwide cryptocurrency market in terms of daily trading volum...
2018-10-26 Albert Kim