Author: Matthew Willemsen

Matthew Willemsen

Matthew Willemsen is an Australian-based news journalist who covers the latest advancements relating to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Business from Monash University - majoring in both accounting and economics - Matthew soon grew fascinated in blockchain technology, becoming enthralled by its potentially disruptive social and economic implications. You can reach him at willemsen.mb@gmail.com or on Twitter @mwill_crypto.

Coinbase Ventures Backs Matic Network Plasma Project

Coinbase Ventures Backs Matic Network Plasma Project

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Ethereum-powered layer-two scaling solution Matic Network (MATIC) has today announced Coinbase Ventures, the venture capital arm of top-tier cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, as an investor in its seed round. Matic Network – which utilizes sidechains for off-chain computation while ensu ...
Block.one U.S. Hiring Spree: #B1June Just the Beginning?

Block.one U.S. Hiring Spree: #B1June Just the Beginning?

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It appears Block.one – the publisher of the EOSIO blockchain protocol tied to the popular EOS cryptocurrency – is planning a longer stay at the U.S. capital than its mysterious one-day #B1June event leads on. Indeed, looking to Block.one’s careers page, it appears the well-resourced, Ho ...
Rockefeller New York Lead Joins Quant Network Board

Rockefeller New York Lead Joins Quant Network Board

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Quant Network (QNT) – the project best known for developing the first-of-its-kind Overledger blockchain operating system – have announced the appointment of Guy Dietrich (Managing Director, Rockefeller Capital Management) to its board of directors. Dietrich – as Quant Network’s blog pos ...
OmiseGO’s OMG Network Goes Public in Plasma Breakthrough

OmiseGO’s OMG Network Goes Public in Plasma Breakthrough

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The team behind OmiseGO (OMG) have today realized a major milestone; enabling public access to the alpha release of its so-called OMG Network – a proof-of-stake and infinitely scalable Plasma blockchain with a decentralized exchange built into its core consensus layer – for the very firs ...
BlitzPredict (XBP) Unveils 0x-, Augur-Enabled Prediction Exchange

BlitzPredict (XBP) Unveils 0x-, Augur-Enabled Prediction Exchange

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BlitzPredict (XBP) has today released the alpha testnet version of their BlitzPredict Exchange, a peer-to-peer, non-custodial betting exchange built on Ethereum and utilizing each of the Augur (REP) and 0x (ZRX) protocols. Announcing the news through a blog post on Thursday, the Las Veg ...
Australia’s First End-to-End STO Platform Launched by Nugget’s News, Konkrete

Australia’s First End-to-End STO Platform Launched by Nugget’s News, Konkrete

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Friday saw Australia’s leading crypto- and blockchain-related educational platform and consultancy, Nugget’s News, partner with security tokenization startup Konkrete to launch the country’s first end-to-end solution for security token offerings (STOs). In an announcement published by N ...
Bitcoin Gambling Game Lightning Spin Becomes First-Ever LApp to Sell

Bitcoin Gambling Game Lightning Spin Becomes First-Ever LApp to Sell

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The creator of one of the Bitcoin Lightning Network’s pioneering lightning applications (LApps) has today announced its sale. The LApp, known as Lightning Spin – a bitcoin gambling game powered by the Lightning Network – was launched roughly nine months ago by Portuguese web developer R ...
Polkadot Ecosystem Primed for Growth as Web3 Foundation Grantees Unveiled

Polkadot Ecosystem Primed for Growth as Web3 Foundation Grantees Unveiled

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Thursday saw the Web3 Foundation – a non-profit stewarding technologies and applications in the fields of decentralized web software protocols – unveil its first wave of grant recipients; an announcement set to bolster the rate of the Polkadot ecosystem’s growth. All up, there were ten ...

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