Returning from New York, WBF sweeps the world by gathering the leading Asian blockchain forces to discuss the frontier technology and regulatory trends of the blockchain, and to explore the development of the blockchain industry. In the summer of June this year, WBF will join hands with industry elites to explore the future together in Singapore. “World Blockchain Forum –Singapore & World Blockchain Award – Asia”, hosted by WBF, will be held fromJune 22-23, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore.
Asia’s Largest Conference
This conference will gather more than 5,000 industry elites from governments, regulators, associations, institutions, blockchain companies, fintech and media to explore industry trends and innovations, and to recognize industry pioneers and contributions to jointly promote the healthy and orderly development of the industry.
Insights from 100+ global industry elites
More than 100 heavy-weighted speakers will probe the development of blockchain in Asia from a global perspective, and discuss the impact on Asian economic development and its future prospects. At present, the conference has received extensive attention from the blockchain industry and has attracted many elites from institutions and high-quality projects. These institutions and projects not only have strong influences in fintech, brand influence, digital development, but also provide technical and service support to the participating enterprises for enhancement of their brand influence and cooperation effectiveness.
Delivery of the newest global knowledge
The conference will carry out in-depth discussions on the technical development, application and investment of blockchain, which are mainly divided into four topics: blockchain application landing and challenges, blockchain technology, regulation, and cross-border cooperation. Covering topics from technical research to application prospects, from infrastructure to new ecology, from the regulation interpretation to empowering the real economy, and from many other areas of the industry.
More than 5000 of high-precision industry contacts
WBF has invited many prestigious guests from across different industries, such Wall Street financial giants, renown investment institutions, popular blockchain startups, famous academic research organizations, and national regulators to share their industry insights.
Taking the current development of blockchain as an opportunity and based on the financial innovation in Singapore, WBF will connect the global financial innovation, serve the future of scientific and technological development in Asiaand further promote the industrialization of blockchain technology.
Arteia announces the launch of its ICO (Initial Coin Offering).Arteia offers the first comprehensive, advanced technology platform set to empower art collectors by linking a collection management system to a matching platform supported by a provenance tracker. Arteia Collect, launched in October 2018, is the ultimate cataloguing solution to manage any kind of collections and was created by collectors for collectors.
Arteia will open at the end of the ICO it’s decentralized platform allowing art market’s actors to interact around a provenance ledger, to share, study, inventorize, lend and trade artworks through matching marketplaces, in a tokenized ecosystem.
Founded in 2016 in Brussels, and with its first product, Arteia Collect, launched in October 2018, Arteia’s project stems from the desire to bring more transparency and more security to the art world, the project is led by a mix of experts from the art, business and tech field. Its founders,Philippe Gellman (CEO), Marek Zabicki (CTO) and Olivier Marian (CSO),are entrepreneurs and experienced collectors.
Unlike any other known project, the Arteia platform’s MVP will be fully functional at the end of the ICO and will already offer the 5 use cases described in the white paper to the token holders.
“We raised already EUR 3 million since the creation of the company to develop our working platform and we are onboarding new collectors every week. Now it’s time to rocket our project on an international basis and anICO seemed the mos accurate way to get the necessary means and develop a whole tokenized eco-system. We will bring more efficiency and liquidity on the secondary market with much lower fees than on the actual Art market and more transparency creating a universal ledger by anchoring in the Blockchain the provenance of Art pieces.
The Arteia solution powered by our ICO is a promise of greater transparency and more equal distribution for the art market,” comments Philippe Gellman, the CEO of Arteia.
Arteia: the solution for an art market looking for innovation
The art market is one of the last still barely touched by the digital revolution. Art is a very profitable asset class, and art sales have been booming in the past years, partly due to the gradual introduction of online sales and online-only auctions.
However, the market lacks transparency related to artwork provenance, price-setting and commission fees. These problems pave the way for blockchain technology to make a critical and long-lasting impact on the industry by bringing more trust and liquidity to the art market.
Arteia has developed an innovative decentralized peer-to-peer service for artists, collectors, and professionals of the fine art ecosystem: a comprehensive platform to serve the needs of all the actors in the art market.
In this sense, we are proud to have already been able to develop partnerships and solutions with key respected actors in the sector, such as our joint venture with Cahiers d’Art, RAISONLINE, that will be thefirst digital catalogue Raisonnesolution anchored to the blockchain.
We create the art world of tomorrow
The total pool of token for this operation is fixed at 400,000,000 (four hundred million) ARTK, the Soft cap for this operation is settled at US $3.5 million and the Hard cap is at US $15 million. 50% of the tokens will be sold during the ICO.
Token prices will be fixed shortly before the pre-sale and the main sale according to BTC and ETH volatily.
This ICO will be one of the first offering where all 5 use cases described in the Whitepaper will be running and available for token buyersat the end of the fundraising sale period when the toekens are issued.
What use for the ARTK token?
The ARTK token will allow its owner to subscribe to and access the platform’s services directly after the ICO. It will also manage the access to the provenance tracker where artists and estates will be able to store publicly and securely the provenance of their artworks.
The five use cases that will beavailable for token holders will be:
Subscription to the cataloging solution.
Provenance: adding provenance details of an artwork by the users and consulting the provenance of an artwork.
Matching and allowing both parties to agree on the details of a transaction in a secure and trusted environment provided by smart-contracts powered by the ARTK token.
Lending: allowing collectors to safely lend his artworks to museums and exhibitions.
Showcase: creating a public or private showcase and gain recognition or just share the passion.
In the long run, Arteia’s goal is to become a global platform for the art market actors, witha marketplace supported by our provenance ledger, to trade art works in fiat or crypto currencies. Such a platform will help the digital world of token and crypto to connect with the physical field of art.
“Cofounded by collectors and engineers, Arteia uses the finest and latest technologies — including blockchain — to suit the needs of all the actors of the art world. Our teams have been working for three years to develop this product, which is already used by artists and galleries. More than 30 000 artworks are already onboarded,“ explains Philippe Gellman, CEO Arteia
Blockchain technologies for the highest possible level of trust, security and confidentiality
Created by collectors to meet their needs, Arteia knows the extent to which the security and confidentiality of art collections are foremost. This is why Arteia’s access is protected by Two-Factor Authentication and allows the user to decide where the data is stored (on various hosted servers around the world, or on a personal server disconnected from the Internet).
Arteia also leverages on blockchain technologies to develop its artwork provenance tracker, creating an immutable history of each artwork life. This provenance database will serve as a tool to verify the authenticity of an artwork and to establish the value of the piece. Dealing with artworks with a veritable digital identity will also bring higher trust in the platform. Furthermore, blockchain technologies will enable the creation of immutable digital “catalogues raisonnes” by contemporary artists, creating a complete list of all their works in a simple and secure manner.
“Arteia’s blockchain infrastructure will allow peer-to-peer connections between art collectors allowing direct sales,and we are looking forward implementing price predictions and trends analysis to help them make better decisions. In this sense Arteia is a real use case for blockchain technologies: offering transparency and liquidity on the market, it will allow people, to use art as an investment in a rapidly changing digital age,“ points out Marek Zabicki, CTO Arteia.
No hooves, no horns, no hides. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the Human Body. Pollutants in water, air, and food deplete our collagen storehouse, making replenishment vital. Most collagen supplements come from the bones, skin, and connective tissue of animals, including cattle, fish, horses, pigs, or rabbits. Why ingest animal-derived collagen when your body is designed to generate its own? Sunwarrior offers the plant-based solution, tailored to boost your body’s inherent collagen production.
Sunwarrior now provides a collagen-building protein peptides supplement that is completely plant-based.
Collagen is a complex long-chain protein that accounts for over 30 percent of all of your body’s protein. Since the body produces collagen at a slower rate past the age of 35, having enough collagen is essential to your health especially as you age.
Collagen makes up your skin, bones, intestinal barrier, muscles, tendons, and joints. It acts like a glue for your entire body by keeping things pulled together and working properly. Backed by scientific research, collagen is best known for its benefits for smoother skin, stronger bones, and healthier joints.
The first approach is consuming sources of collagen protein that are found in animal products.
The second, plant-based diet friendly approach is to give the body the nutrients it needs to create its own collagen.
There is discussion about other substances found in animal-based collagen as well. A study conducted by the Consumer Wellness Center found antibiotics, drugs, and chemicals in many animal-based collagen powders. Long-term consumption of these powders can lead to antibiotic resistance.
On the other hand, studies have pointed towards the effectiveness of the no hooves, no horns, and no hides alternative of using collagen building protein peptides to ensure that minimal processing takes place. With Sunwarrior’s doctor-formulated collagen building protein peptides, essential amino acids (Glycine, Proline, Hydroxyproline, Arginine, Alanine, Valine, Lysine), silica, biotin, hyaluronic acid, and other ingredients like Sea Buckthorn (high in vitamin C), you will have the ingredients your body needs to produce collagen on its own. Our bodies are coded to create collagen more efficiently than breaking down a foreign collagen anyways.
Since collagen is a protein that only comes from bones, hides, hooves, horns and other parts of animals, people who are plant-based (vegan) want a supplement that adheres to their values while providing them with the benefits of collagen. Or if you want to reduce your meat consumption or are concerned about the toxins that are prevalent in a lot of these powders, a collagen builder is a great alternative.
“We are excited to provide a more effective and sustainable plant-based alternative to collagen sourced from animals,” says Denley Fowlke, co-founder of Sunwarrior. “With the quality of ingredients and the science behind them, we believe we’ve created a product that will provide better results than the collagen products on the market.”
Sunwarrior’s plant-based collagen building protein peptides comes in two flavors; Tahitian Vanilla and Chocolate Fudge. It is non-GMO, soy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free, with most ingredients being organic.
Sunwarrior is a plant-based proteins and superfoods supplement company whose mission is to nourish and transform the planet. Sunwarrior was founded in 2008. They do this by providing top quality plant-based proteins, superfood supplements and education on natural health, fitness tips, and vegan recipes on their website at Sunwarrior.com.
The Ethereum of the healthcare industry in Korea, the worldwide blockchain industry takes interest in Alphacon
With the launch of the Alphacon Dapp, expansion of the real life coin usage ecosystem and global market penetration
From April 2 to April 3, the blockchain-based healthcare data platform company, Alphacon Network Foundation participated in the ‘Future Blockchain Summit’ in Dubai, as a major partner of the Asian Forum, which drew attention from worldwide blockchain industry stakeholders.
Through the ‘Future Blockchain Summit’, the Alphacon Network Foundation has introduced the Alphacon ecosystem to the world and expanded the Alphacon ecosystem globally on its way to becoming the world’s best blockchain-based healthcare platform.
Alphacon unveiled its mobile application, which will be launched this month, and demonstrated the key features of the app onsite. Through the mobile application, DTC genomic analysis services, hair analysis services, and nutrition supplement products can be purchased. All of these products and services can be easily and quickly purchased using Alphacon ALP cryptocurrency. In addition, information such as introductions, locations, and contact information of offline affiliates of the Alphacon Network, such as hospitals, health clubs, etc. that accept the use of Alphacon ALP as payment can be checked.
Through this event, Alphacon successfully displayed how it is differentiated from other healthcare coins. In addition to being able to make payments as easily as cash in real life, Alphacon has drawn keen attention as it is conducting ICOs in Korea using Alphacon Mainnet coins as the key currency, instead of Ethereum or Bitcoin.
The ‘Future Blockchain Summit’ is the world’s largest global event organized by Smart Dubai and Dubai World Trade Centre, with 175 companies from 130 countries taking part this year. Dubai has declared that it will create a blockchain-based government system by 2020 and is drawing attention as it is rapidly nurturing related industries
Aaron Cai, General Manager at Tencent, Ahmad Nassar, President of the NFL Players Association, and various other highly influential luminaries attended the event to introduce blockchain technology and their various projects. This year, in particular, the Asia Forum was recently established to introduce projects and trends in the Asian region, which has emerged as a dominant player in the blockchain industry.
Alphacon CEO Siwon Hahm stated, “Participating in the ‘Future Blockchain Summit’, which is a gathering of global blockchain leaders, is very meaningful. In particular, as healthcare is an industry that is of high interest around the world, it is a service that is attractive to global markets. We plan to continue to introduce Alphacon to the world and give people the opportunity to experience our ecosystem.”
Alphacon plans to expand its number of partners that can accept Alphacon as payment for products and services to over 300 within this year. In addition, the company aims to establish itself as a key currency, surpassing Ethereum, through attracting investment, PR & marketing for outstanding projects in various fields beyond healthcare through the Alpha-Chain Project.
One Network Enterprises, a global provider of secure, multi-party business networks that enable autonomous supply chain management, today announced the availability of the latest version of its Real Time Value Network (RTVN). Version 22 continues to enhance the customer-driven, agile, and responsive business network that enables companies to onboard once and be connected to a rich ecosystem of trading partners so they can effectively manage, optimize and automate multi-party processes.
Underpinning the new functionality in 22.0 is NEO, the Company’s proprietary machine learning (ML) and intelligent agent technology that makes and executes decisions and supports autonomous supply chain management. NEO identifies patterns, trends, and anomalies and extracts insights to inform execution decisions and make recommendations. NEO monitors millions of outcomes of decisions across the network and uses ML to continually improve decision-making abilities and results. It also enhances the current Control Tower services and includes key performance enhancements that is designed to support high volume, high transactional networks such as Telematics/GPS and IoT applications.
“Using real-time, critical supply chain data, One Network’s platform continues to help companies improve their operational efficiencies by providing valuable insight and network-informed recommendations that drive positive business results,” said Greg Brady, CEO of One Network Enterprises. “The combination of the consumer-driven multi-party network, our autonomous supply chain technology and customizable network agents, plus our depth of supply chain expertise, helps customers gain greater business value and a stronger competitive advantage in a matter of months not years.”
Additional platform enhancements include:
NEO is enhanced with new simulation skills and a new stream processing framework to support high volume Internet of Things (IoT) data streams.
Dispute Management enables the creation, and management of disputes for any and all parts of a shipment.
Blockchain Support improved functionality orchestrates permissions across, and writes transactions to, multiple blockchain networks. Blockchain-enabled transaction throughput has been boosted to in excess of 100 transactions per second and now supports Hyperledger Fabric (in addition to existing support for Ethereum).
High-Fidelity, What-If Scenarios available to customers through NEO’s micro-simulation skill. This enables end-users to perform complex network-altering, what-if scenarios to study the effect of the proposed change even before they are implemented.
Stream Processing Framework handles high-volume data sources and events such as those from GPS and IoT sensors.
Time Bounded Role Assignment allows organizations to grant temporary permissions and assign roles to users for delimited time periods.
The new version significantly enhances the Supply Chain core as well as other industry cores. These industry cores provide rich and nuanced functionality for specific industries, including Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, High Tech, Humanitarian and Pharmaceuticals. They do this by providing industry-specific data models, terminology, functionality and workflows.
Supply Chain Core Enhancements NEO enhancement also improves the central Supply Chain core bringing improved performance to autonomous skills including, forecasting, replenishment, supply allocation, inventory planning, and multi-tier material planning. Other supply chain core enhancements include:
Item Catalog /GS1 with enhanced admin and standard user functionality, allows Admin users to manage schema definitions and associate schemas with product hierarchies; allows Standard users view and update attribute values on new the Item Attributes tab.
Streamlined Partner Onboarding with self-service onboarding that simplifies the onboarding process. Now customers can quickly search for, and establish partnerships with, organizations already in ONE. They can also easily invite organizations to join ONE if they have not already joined. Customers have complete visibility to invitations and their statuses.
Task Orders are a set of instructions with optionally associated transactions which can be assigned to specific users.
Rule-Driven Document Holds that trigger document holds when users do not upload required Documents within a preconfigured time.
Many other functions have been added, improved and redesigned, including Logistics, Sales & Operations Planning, Order Management, Warehouse Management, Optimized Execution, and Manufacturing.
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