Tag: Accelerator

Top 4 Ways to Accelerate a Bitcoin Transaction in 2019

Anyone who has ever dealt with Bitcoin will acknowledge there are some drawbacks to the system. While it is not too inconvenient to use, the wait for transaction confirmations is often considered problematic. Thankfully, there are options to accelerate a Bitcoin transaction without too many problems. The following options all claim to provide this feature, albeit it is advised users conduct their own research. Coinb.in Seems to Work Well When …
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Dubai Opens Up an Accelerator for Blockchain Startups

The accelerator will support applications and projects built around smart cities, smart meters and blockchain technology.  Dubai’s government seeks to bolster the development of new technologies with a startup accelerator –comprised of a $275 million investment fund–. Organizers said that Blockchain applications will be considered. The announcement was made last week by Dubai Future Foundation, as part of the proposal, the foundation spoke about an accelerator program spanning a period of 12 …
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Microsoft Separates VC Arm From Startup Accelerator

Microsoft is actively pursuing a role in the world of venture capitalism, as the company recently confirmed the launch of the Microsoft Venture VC arm. Their previous Microsoft Ventures project will be rebranded to Microsoft Accelerator. Microsoft Sees The Value of VC Ventures It looks like Microsoft is planning to innovate in a significant way these days, as they want to put more focus on the startups the acquired and …
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Five Blockchain Startups Accepted into Plug and Play’s FinTech Accelerator

The world’s largest fintech accelerator Plug and Play, has announced the 23 startups to be accepted in its third batch of selections. Five of the twenty three companies are blockchain-focused startups; mobile cryptocurrency remittance platform Abra; KYC blockchain identity verification platform BlockNotary; blockchain forensic analysis firm BlockSeer; supply chain tracking company Skuchain and bank-sponsored digital currency issuance platform Token. The Plug and Play accelerator program is sponsored by some of …
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