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Stellar Lumens (XLM): The Biggest Victim of the Market Dip despite New Partnerships

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It seems that Stellar Lumens just can’t get on the right foot with the crypto market. Despite having this currency going into the partnership with BluepanNet and having Stellar’s own currency XLM getting listed on Koinex, one of the many exchange markets in the world of cryptocurrencies, XLM is still going down in its price. What Stellar Lumens has been up to these days and how come XLM can’t seem to recover?

Stellar Lumens and BluepanNet

The partnership with BluepanNet that Stellar concluded a week ago can be marked as a huge success for this crypto. In case you are not sure what BluepanNet is, you should know that this company represents the biggest remittance institution run by blockchain technology.

BluepanNet was launched back in 2015 when it was known as Bluepan. Bluepan has previously tried using Bitcoin for making fast and cheap cross-border payments, but Bitcoin seems to have failed while being tested for cross-border payments. That is how BluepanNet turned to other alternatives, choosing Stellar Lumens to enable this option when it comes to making global transactions while paying low fees and having transactions processed within a couple of seconds.

Stellar Lumens and its currency XLM are originally known for providing fast transactions around the globe while applying extremely low fees, all powered up by blockchain technology, and that is the main reason why BluepanNet choose to use Stellar for enabling cross-border payments. Stellar was successfully tested for this feature and then the partnership was sealed.

This is a pretty interesting turn of events as we can witness what happens when a non-profit organization pairs up with one of the representatives of decentralized blockchain technology.

The main objective for BluepanNet is to help the working immigrants in Asia by lowering the fees they are paying for transactions. The World Bank has also taken the initiative to have these fees lowered to 5%.

Irene Energy Migrating from Ethereum to Stellar

Another major success for Stellar Lumens was marked when another currency, Irene Energy decided to switch platform, migrating from Ethereum to Stellar Lumens platform. Ethereum is known as the 2nd biggest crypto on the global coin ranking list, as well as being known for having one of the largest blockchain-operated decentralized platforms on the market.

So, needless to say, having a coin transferring from one of the biggest platforms like Ethereum to Stellar can definitely be marked as a major success for this platform.

Now, Irene Energy has Stellar Lumens network hosting their token called Tellus. Tellus represents the first ever green token to be launched in the crypto market. Irene Energy represents a supplier of renewable electricity and has just chosen Stellar instead of Ethereum for operating with their Tellus tokens.

When asked how come Tellus is now hosted by Stellar instead of Ethereum, given the fact that Ethereum has the needed flexibility in its programming ledger while Stellar does not, Irene Energy answered that they do not need those type of services in order to operate properly.

The team behind Irene further added that they decided to switch platforms simply because they could. Furthermore, they have added that they do not need smart contracts as the crowd-sale feature Stellar has is just what they need for their project of promoting and distributing renewable electric energy.

One of the main reasons why Irene Energy decided to have their token hosted on Stellar is the fact that this platform is focused on micro-payments, which is exactly what they need for their project.

Yet, another reason for transferring their tokens to Stellar is the fact that this platform is energy-efficient which goes hand in hand with the “green” nature of Irene Energy. Transactions made with Stellar will also take only 0.01% of the amount being processed, so Irene Energy favored the fact that their users can enjoy pretty cheap but fast transactions.

In the end, Irene Energy was “bought” by the fact that Stellar ecosystem has a built-in exchange ledger so they wouldn’t have to bother to look where to list their tokens. Finally, thanks to the traditional easily operative crowd-sale feature that Stellar possess, Tellus took its spot on the Stellar Network.

Koinex accepted Stellar (XLM)              

The final triumph of Stellar’s currency was getting accepted by another exchange market – Koinex. Stellar Lumens was listed on Koinex where this exchange market later announced on Twitter that Stellar Lumens would be available for live trading on their exchange market as of March 10th.

Given the fact that Stellar was doing pretty well in the past week, pairing up with BluepanNet, getting listed on Koinex and having Tellus tokens hosted on Stellar’s own network, how come Stellar Lumens turned out to be the biggest loser of the market dip?

How is Stellar doing at the Current Moment?

Although Stellar marked the total dip of over 27% for the previous week, that way being pointed at as the biggest “loser” of the week (which is a bit harsh given all the credits Stellar Lumens should take for the success of its platform), crypto enthusiasts claim that XLM could only go up from the point where it is now.

Originally, it may happen that XLM falls down again before it is able to get back up, as noted by cryptocurrency analysts.

At the current moment, Stellar can be bought at the price of 0.15$ per one unit, and although it is obvious that XLM suffered from great loses during the market dip, spreading FUD and having SEC looking for regulating cryptocurrencies, Stellar can still make a promising investment.

With nearly 40 partnerships being sealed during the last year and more novelties coming up, Stellar could soon get back on the track with its price.

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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Should Crypto Projects Devote Resources to Community Growth and Marketing?

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2020 has been an incredible year for crypto as investors have generated windfall profits and crypto projects have seen their businesses gain the spotlight they’ve been looking for.  While Bitcoin has received most of the attention after major institutional investors announced they were accumulating the increasingly scarce asset, many altcoins have also seen their fair share of glory.  When looking at all the big winners of the past year, the first project that probably comes to mind is Chainlink, having appreciated by more than 550% YTD and now valued at over $4.5 billion.  But, the actual biggest winner of the year is HEX with a YTD return of over 5,000%.

I mention both of the above projects as they have each taken slightly different paths to achieve greatness.  Chainlink has devoted resources toward building a fundamentally sound business with many strategic partnerships while HEX has spent vast sums of money on marketing and promotion.  Both approaches are valid, but one thing is certain, it is absolutely imperative for crypto projects to let the crypto community know what makes them special.  Of course, one of the reasons that makes crypto so valuable is the powerful blockchain technology that most projects are utilizing.

Cryptocurrency vs. Blockchain Technology

It’s important to make a distinction between blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  Although they are often used interchangeably, they are different.  Blockchain technology and crypto were both created after the 2008 financial crisis, but cryptocurrency…

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XENO starts VIP NFT trading service and collaborates with contemporary artist Hiro Yamagata

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 24th December, 2020, // ChainWire //

The XENO NFT Hub (https://xno.live) will provide a crypto-powered digital items and collectables trading platform allowing users to create, buy, and sell NFTs. Additionally it will support auction based listings, governance and voting mechanisms, trade history tracking, user rating and other advanced features.

As a first step towards its fully comprehensive service, XENO NFT Hub launched a recent VIP service to select users and early adopters in December 2020 with plans for a full Public Beta to open in June 2021. 

“NFTs are extremely flexible in their usage, from digital event tickets to artwork, and while NFTs have a very wide spectrum of uses and categories XENO will initially focus its partnership efforts and its own item curation on three primary areas: gaming, sports & entertainment, and collectibles.”, said XENO NFT Hub president Anthony Di Franco.

He also added “This does not mean we will prohibit other types of NFTs from our ecosystem However, it simply means that XENO’s efforts as a company will be targeted into these verticals initially as a cohesive business approach.”

Development and Procurement Lead, Gabby Dizon explained, “Despite our initial focus, we found ourselves with a unique opportunity to host some of the works of Mr. Hiro Yamagata. We are collaborating with Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata to enshrine some of his artwork into NFTs.”

Mr. Yamagata has been…

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