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OPEN Announces Partnership With Danhua Capital (DHVC)

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The OPEN team is thrilled to announce Danhua Capital, also known as DHVC, as one of their latest investors and strategic partners. Danhua Capital is an early stage VC fund with more than $700MM in capital focused on investing in projects and technologies that have the potential to disrupt the world.

While it invests across all sectors, their blockchain portfolio is especially impressive as they were early investors in projects such as NEO, Aelf, Zilliqa, and Ontology – just to name a few. All of these groundbreaking projects have had valuations of over a $1 Billion.

For this reason, their support for OPEN’s vision of bringing cryptocurrency to the mainstream by empowering application developers is especially relevant. Danhua recognized OPEN’s ability to assist developers in integrating multiple blockchains into their core technology stack without the need for learning blockchain programming languages such as Solidity as a groundbreaking innovation.

Danhua has a history of backing immensely successful projects. In fact, over 10 portfolio companies of Danhua Capital have been able to achieve the coveted $1 Billion + valuation mark. OPEN is honored to be a part of such an incredible portfolio and to have the leaders of Danhua Capital see the same potential in OPEN’s vision.

OPEN envisions a world where all applications accept cryptocurrencies as easily as they do fiat currencies. Applications of the future will not entirely be on the blockchain, nor will they entirely live in centralized servers. The truth lies in the middle, with the blockchain serving as a kernel to do things that its technology is uniquely suited to do, such as payments, asset issuance, transparency, and auditability while letting centralized databases handle complex computations not required to be on chain. In order to do so, the blockchain part of an application must be able to seamlessly speak with other parts of the application.

That is the core of what OPEN does – they enable different types of data, some represented in decentralized networks and others in centralized ones, communicate with each other.

OPEN starts with payments as it is logical that liquid, digital currency be used to purchase liquid, digital assets. This first step enables cryptocurrencies to be used in a similar manner to fiat currencies. The key components that OPEN uses are a set of off-chain APIs and Developer tools that abstract away the difficulties of blockchain technologies, interoperable on-chain Scaffolds that are deployed to each of the blockchains in our ecosystem, our own high throughput OPEN Chain, and an innovative Blockchain Load Balancing Protocol.

The Danhua team recognizes the potential OPEN has to bring mainstream adoption to the blockchain space by building an API connected to a scalable and interoperable blockchain network that makes it incredibly easy for developers to integrate the blockchain into their applications.

With offices both in Shanghai and Silicon Valley, they have been able to see, firsthand, the power of the API economy that has transformed the technology landscape over the past few years.

APIs have the unique ability to simplify a complicated technology into an easily accessible tool for the developer, thereby enabling the adoption of otherwise hard to integrate technologies. APIs have helped big software companies, like Uber and Google, vastly improve their product offering and have helped propel them to becoming incredibly successful companies.

OPEN is providing its API services to make blockchain integration painless for developers – thus enabling mainstream adoption of decentralized technologies, and bringing the massively successful API economy to the blockchain industry. The world is currently populated by millions of centralized applications that are eagerly awaiting a secure, easy-to-implement and scalable solution. This solution is OPEN.

OPEN brings tremendous value to Danhua’s already phenomenal portfolio by providing an essential infrastructure that other portfolio companies can leverage to grow their existing businesses.

OPEN also has several industry leaders in the blockchain space backing it, including RChain’s Reflective Ventures, NEO’s Neo Global Capital, Draper Dragon, Sora Ventures, Element Group, One Block, Jeremy Gardner, and more!

With the top public blockchain projects in both Asia and the U.S. backing it, as well as investments from leading crypto funds and individuals, OPEN is quickly emerging as one of the most promising projects of 2018.

Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Crypto Venture UpStake is Redefining the Industry with a Proof-of-Burn Stable Coin

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UpStake, an exciting cryptocurrency project officially launched last year, is all set to take the global crypto community by storm. Unlike hundreds of crypto ventures that fail to make any impression, UpStake is dedicated to delivering a stable digital currency that will pave the way for mass adoption around the world.

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London-based crypto startup UpStake is well on its way to revolutionising the global cryptocurrency industry by eliminating many of the limitations that have stifled growth for years. Launched in 2018, this promising initiative is focused on ensuring mass adoption of cryptocurrency by providing a usable, stable form of digital currency to the crypto and blockchain communities across the globe.

This proposed blockchain ecosystem is built around UpStake tokens (UPS), the platform’s proprietary token. UpStake asserts that these tokens have been designed to increase in value over time, and set the stage to build great products and services which result in better user experiences.

In order to ensure continuous increase in value of UPS over time, UpStake has built a Proof-of-Burn model that burns a certain percentage of tokens sold through their exchange.  This model helps create the value that contributes to the ever-growing price point of the token. It not only enables the token price to…

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Lost Money When BTC Plunged? Here is How I Earned Back!

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Bitcoin has keep downtrend for 13 months since the last bullish market in December 2017. Price has found support at the $3,600 area, though, and a pullback is taking place. Speculators, who want to make great profits on the BTC investment in a short period, have their funds locked up in the BTC spot market.

Investors worldwide are increasingly opting for BTC futures contract. Compared to the spot market, BTC futures trading can be an advantage for investors since it is a fast and cost-effective way to hedge BTC spot trades. With the price of BTC fluctuates repeatedly, BTC futures trading is much better for investors to profit from the price movements. And the leverage also allows investors to control a large contract value with a relatively small amount of BTC hold.

How to Trade Bitcoin Futures Perpetual Contract in Bexplus?

Bexplus is a promising Bitcoin futures exchange, providing BTC, ETH and LTC perpetual futures with up to 100x leverage. Different from the weekly or quarterly cycle which has expiration, perpetual futures enables traders to end the contract anytime at any price they want. And they can trade both sides of the market, i.e. getting long when they predict the BTC may rise or going short assuming the price may come down in short or medium-term in the future. 100x leverage can seem risky, but when used properly…

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Wirex adds WAVES to its Platform

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London UK, January 10th2018 – Wirex, the UK FCA-licenced digital money platform that facilitates the seamless conversion of cryptos and traditional currency, has joined forces with Waves to add the in-demand WAVES token to its platform. The WAVES token holds a unique place in the cryptocurrency spectrum because its underlying utility addresses some critical hurdles that hinder the mainstream adoption of blockchain technology, such as scaling, interoperability, and security.

Sasha Ivanov, CEO and Founder of Waves Platform, says, “We see Waves as the bridge that will facilitate the transition from web 2.0 to web 3.0. The goal of our team is to put tools in place that will allow both enterprise and individuals to easily implement their own blockchains while improving the UX of DApps and blockchain infrastructure.”

Like Wirex, the Waves Platform was purpose-built, and since its launch in 2016, Waves has become one of the fastest, most secure and user-friendly public blockchain platforms available.

In terms of its underlying protocol Waves is closer to Ethereum than Bitcoin. Ethereum is used to develop various DApps, but it can be expensive due to its Smart Contract language complexity and Gas fees that can grow dramatically over time. Waves Smart Contracts are simplified – they are a plug-and-play solution with fixed fees. Another improvement is the Waves-NG protocol with throughput of up to 1000 TX/s.

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