Tag: Consensus 2016

Ethereum, OmiseGo, and Cardano Creators are Boycotting Consensus 2018 After Controversy

According to Bloomberg, the creators of Ethereum, Cardano, and OmiseGo, some of the biggest public blockchain protocols and cryptocurrencies, are boycotting the largest cryptocurrency conference, Consensus, after a controversial report about OmiseGo’s surge in price was published on April 26. OmiseGo Controversy Consensus 2018 is the leading cryptocurrency conference, hosted by cryptocurrency media outlet CoinDesk. The event, which is often hosted in the second quarter of every year, attracts many of the most …
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London Startup Colony Wins Grand Prize at Consensus 2016 Competition Event

Colony, a London-based startup aiming to leverage P2P and blockchain technologies to create a decentralized marketplace for freelancers, was awarded $10,000 in prize money during today’s Proof of Work startup competition, which was held at the Consensus 2016 fintech conference. Colony co-founder Collin Vine, who previously co-founded San Francisco-based virtual assistant service provider Zirtual, presented the concept behind his company to a panel of judges made up of several prominent …
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Deloitte Reveals New Partnerships at Consensus 2016 FinTech Conference

Deloitte, one of the largest accounting and financial consulting companies in the world, has revealed new partnerships with several blockchain firms at the Consensus 2016 fintech conference; distributed ledger developer BlockCypher; blockchain service provider Bloq; New York-based financial blockchain developer ConsenSys Enterprise; blockchain rewards program firm Loyyal; international remittance company Stellar. Deloitte has been collaborating with these firms on several blockchain prototypes over the past few months. According to CoinDesk, …
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BitPay CEO Unveils Bitcoin Debit Card at Consensus 2016 Conference

BitPay unveiled today their new bitcoin debit card offering. The new card program was announced in a presentation by BitPay CEO Stephen Pair, at the 2-day blockchain conference Consensus 2016, currently being held in New York. According to a CoinDesk report, the new card is issued by Metropolitan Commercial Bank and can be used in all 50 states. The card can be ordered by BitPay users for a price of …
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