Hedera Hashgraph Joins Hyperledger and Launches Community Testing Program for micropayment and smart contracts

Over 200 Million HBAR Coins Will be Made Available to Developers and Users Testing the Hedera Network – Hedera To Publish Three Open Source Libraries as Part of Phase II, Joins Hyperledger   Dallas, TX – May 9, 2019 – Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, has announced that Phase II of the Community Testing Program for the Hedera Platform will launch on May 13th, 2019. The second phase of the program will allow developers and users…

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Hedera Hashgraph Announces Ari Paul, CIO and Co-founder of BlockTower Capital, as Advisor

Paul co-founded BlockTower Capital after managing investments for University of Chicago endowment   Dallas, TX – April 10, 2019 – Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the appointment of Ari Paul, CIO and Managing Partner of BlockTower Capital, as advisor to Hedera. Before co-founding BlockTower Capital, Paul was a Portfolio Manager and Risk Specialist for the University of Chicago’s $8 billion endowment portfolio.   Commenting on his appointment, Ari Paul said, “The Hedera Hashgraph platform…

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ICOs growing less, but growing up — Report from PWC & CVA Reveals Key Industry Trends

PwC Strategy and Crypto Valley Association (CVA) recently published the 2019 ICO/STO report, which illustrates that the overall ICO and STO landscape is entering a new phase of maturity.     In the second half of 2018, the number and volume of ICOs and STOs decreased considerably for various reasons however, the amount raised increased, and the amount of successful ICOs/STOs doubled when compared to 2017. All of this leads to signs of increased quality and maturity in the industry. Crypto industry executives provide expert commentary on what the findings…

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Hedera Hashgraph Names Lionel Chocron as Chief Product Officer

  Former Oracle Emerging Technology Executive Has Deep Enterprise Software Experience   San Francisco, CA – Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the appointment of Lionel Chocron as Chief Product Officer. Chocron joins Hedera from Oracle, where he recently led their emerging technology (Blockchain, IoT, AI) solution efforts across industries. Adding to the strength of the product team, Hedera has also appointed Atul Mahamuni as Senior Vice President of Products and Nigel Clark as Senior Vice…

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