GDA Ventures, a business incubator backed by the GDA Group of companies, has announced its first client – blockcain gaming platform MobileGo (MGO). The MobileGo project was initially launched in 2016 and focused on gaming, with significant closed partnerships including Unity and Xsolla, the gaming industries leading game engine and one of the most utilized payment processing providers.
Similar to many early blockchain projects, MGO built a significant community and blockchain offering while securing partnerships with top companies in the industry. The 2018 market crash combined with failed deliverables from various signed partners slowed the project down. Now, as crypto sees a revitalization, MobileGo has engaged GDA Ventures to restructure and revive the MGO project, the two companies announced.
“This is a huge step forward that will continue to bring innovation and originality to the blockchain gaming ecosystem; benefiting developers, gamers and everyone in between. We are very excited to work with GDA Ventures as their experience with venture incubation and development will help take MGO to the original heights set out in 2016, becoming an industry pioneer that bridges the gap between gaming and blockchain,” the MobileGo team announced in a statement.
MGO co-founders were some of the first to recognize that peer-to-peer gaming and unique asset ownership within video games has a tremendous potential. The market agreed and at its peak the MGO token had a market capitalization of over $200M and a significant community of participants.
GDA Ventures’ team says they see the potential that digital assets have to revolutionize the gaming industry. The team also stresses the valuable market positioning and first mover advantage of MGO, as well as the valuable existing community and technology that has been created. In addition to gaming, GDA Ventures hopes that MobileGo can also penetrate the e-sports and metaverse gaming markets, both of which are underserved by existing digital assets at market.
As a digital asset built on top of the Ethereum blockchain, MGO is using ERC-20 token protocol; creating a fungible and easily transferable token for gamers. On top of the powerful digital asset architecture and functionality built into the MGO digital asset, MobileGo has built several unique technology products that benefit gamers.
Among them, MGO Tournaments that represent smart contracts architecture to host peer-to-peer tournaments for gamers and their friends. By giving developers direct access to the MGO API suite, this architecture also adds value to developers by cutting down on time, cost, and technical know-how to launch tournaments, making this more accessible to gamers worldwide.
MGO API allows developers to easily set up secure payment infrastructure so they can get paid directly in MGO with the efficiency, scalability, and reliability offered through the ERC-20 token protocol.
MGO Metamask Gateway allows gamers to easily buy games and make in-app purchases through metamask eliminating the need to shop through gaming stores and marketplaces, making it faster and easier to begin playing your favorite games.
MGO Payments Gateway allows game developers to integrate MGO and use it in their games. Users who make payments with MGO will not spend ETH for Gas to make the transaction as gas will be taken with MGO. This is a unique solution for ERC-20 tokens as it makes life easier for any user who wants to make a transaction, GDA Ventures points out.
MGO Store – a place where gamers can buy their favorite games using MGO, creating a one-stop-shop ecosystem for developers, gamers, and MGO stakeholders.
With GDA Ventures taking over the restructuring of the project, the MGO co-founders will withdraw their involvement from the project and will instead be working with GDA Ventures to install a new leadership team so the project can achieve the original goals set out in 2016.
GDA Ventures is a full-suite venture incubation studio specializing in emerging and disruptive technology. GDA Ventures supports disruptive technology startups, helping them launch, scale globally, and solve their industry’s greatest challenges through emerging technology.
Elon Musk Advises Crypto Users To Secure Their Crypto Keys Properly
The crypto community has not gotten over the fact that the world’s richest man has now invested in Bitcoin and has been pretty active in the industry.
However, the community is now receiving security tips for storing cryptocurrencies from Tesla’s chief executive officer. While pointing the security of cryptocurrencies, Tesla also criticized Freewallet app, a crypto wallet for its slack in security.
He also added that crypto investors should not bother doing business with wallets that don’t provide them with private keys.
Users should store their private keys
The unique way cryptocurrencies are stored makes them not redeemable when the keys are lost. Whether the holder stores them with third-party custodians or exchanges, the owner can only claim them when they provide keys to the crypto funds.
That makes securing the keys the most important thing when dealing with cryptocurrencies. As a result, selecting the safest hot or cold wallet is a priority if users want to keep their crypto investments safe.
Elon Musk has come out to advise investors to always store their private keys personally. For a company to receive the attention of the world’s richest man is something to take advantage of to grow. However, FreewalletApp’s short conversation with Musk is a sort of negative publicity to them.
After the company engaged with Musk about a Dogecoin-related post, the Tesla founder pointed out faults with the firm.
He advised digital asset investors to stay…
Bitcoin Surges After Tesla Bought $1.5 Billion Worth of BTC
The sudden rise of Bitcoin has been connected to the decision taken by the Tesla electric car company to buy $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.
The company explained in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it bought Bitcoin to diversify its cash returns and more flexibility.
Musk’s Tweets also impacted Dogecoin’s price
Tesla also added that it will start accepting Bitcoin payments for all its products, although this will be based on a limited basis and applicable laws. If the company concludes and starts accepting cryptocurrency, it will make it the first major car manufacturer to accept Bitcoin payments. The company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has developed an interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
He has been tweeting severally about the viability of the Dogecoin (DOGE), which doesn’t have an important market value attached to it.
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— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 4, 2021
Few hours after endorsing Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency rose by an impressive 50%. But regulatory authorities are still concerned about the risks in cryptocurrency investments, with several regulatory bodies warning traders and investors they could lose all their money from crypto investments.
But for Tesla, the company decides to diversify its funds and increased its cash returns. However, Tesla also warned investors about the volatility of Bitcoin’s price in its SEC filing. According to the SEC…
Partnership Between Bridge Mutual & AllianceBlock Announced
Decentralized peer-to-peer discretionary digital asset coverage platform Bridge Mutual has announced a partnership with AllianceBlock. AllianceBlock is a decentralized, blockchain-agnostic layer 2 protocol bridging decentralized finance with traditional finance. The partnership will allow AllianceBlock and Bridge Mutual to provide traditional investors with a protected bridge to DeFi through decentralized coverage.
“Discretionary coverage is a very important part of our ecosystem, so we are excited to partner with Bridge Mutual and leverage each other’s technologies,” says Rachid Ajaja, CEO of AllianceBlock. “We look forward to building an ecosystem where all participants have access to the best products while mitigating the ever-present risk of smart contract failure, hacks, and the resultant loss of collateral value.”
In 2020, as much as $200 million worth of digital assets was lost in attacks on major digital asset services. Bridge Mutual’s platform gives users the option to purchase and provide discretionary coverage, reducing investors’ risk of losing funds because of theft, exchange hacks, stablecoin price crashes, exploited contracts, and other vulnerabilities in digital assets.
By using Alliance Block’s multi-pair liquidity mining platform, Bridge Mutual will be able to offer BMI token holders instant liquidity through staking and high APY rewards for a variety of pairs. Once integrated into AllianceBlock’s P2P lending platform, Bridge mutual will be able to provide coverage to investors. Additionally, Bridge Mutual is working towards…