Findora Co-founders Reveal Breakthrough Zero-Knowledge Discovery

The first practical, trustless zk-SNARK, Supersonic proofs are 25 times smaller and more efficient to verify than any other trustless zero-knowledge proof system.   Menlo Park — Findora Co-founders and Stanford cryptographers, Ben Fisch and Benedikt Bünz, together with Alan Szepeniec, have revealed their latest breakthrough in zero-knowledge proofs (ZKP), ‘Supersonic’. Supersonic proofs are the first practical, trustless, succinct, and efficiently verifiable zero-knowledge proofs, which are smaller than 10 kilobytes and take only milliseconds to verify even for the most complex statements. It is contended that they are at least…

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Former Korbit EVP Joon Bhang Joins Findora as Head of North Asia Operations

Bhang’s appointment comes fresh on the heels of the appointment of two new strategic advisors; Balaji Srinivasan, former CTO of Coinbase, and Professor Dan Boneh, Head of Stanford Cryptography   Menlo Park — Findora, a confidential network protocol that enables the seamless, secure, and fully compliant transfer and verification of financial assets, has announced the appointment of Joon Bhang as Head of North Asia Operations.    Bhang’s role will focus on developing relationships with major financial institutions, corporations, and government bodies as Findora expands its global footprint in Korea, Japan,…

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Industry Leaders react to IMF’s Lagarde Comments on Crypto

With IMF Chief and European Central Bank (ECB) president candidate, Christine Lagarde, yesterday stating that central banks and financial supervisors should protect consumers, but also be open to innovations such as cryptocurrencies, what does this signal for the burgeoning blockchain and crypto industry?    Expert commentaries from leaders in the blockchain and crypto space comment:-   Charles Lu, CEO of Findora, a cryptographically transparent public ledger for building financial services applications, said:   Lagarde’s stance on blockchain technology is astute; she recognizes both the need for comprehensive regulation informed by…

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Former Coinbase CTO, Balaji Srinivasan, and Head of Stanford Cryptography, Prof. Dan Boneh, Join Findora as Strategic Advisors

Balaji Srinivasan and Professor Dan Boneh join Findora on mission to build a global, decentralized financial infrastructure   Menlo Park — Findora, the cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building decentralized financial applications, has announced two new strategic advisors; Balaji Srinivasan, former CTO of Coinbase, and Professor Dan Boneh, Head of Stanford Cryptography.    Prior to joining Coinbase, Srinivasan was General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder of Earn.com, Counsyl, Teleport and Coin Center. As co-founder and CTO of Counsyl, Srinivasan won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Medicine. Srinivasan…

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Six Years since the first ICO – What’s Next?

On July 31, 2013, J.R. Willett launched the first ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omni), and today will mark 6 years since this monumental occasion.    Looking at the last 6 years, it’s evident that the industry has matured and the very nature of fundraising within the blockchain space has changed. We’ve witnessed a slight shift away from ICOs: as evidenced in this STO report from the NEM Foundation, and the recent launch of STOs in public markets. In 2019, we’ve witnessed a further progression towards IEOs. In light of this…

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