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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NEM Announces Official Launch of NEM Studios

Newly created arm of NEM ecosystem to propel Catapult release forward with CTO hire and expansion of the core development team   Gibraltar – NEM Holdings, the not-for-profit holding company of NEM Ventures, and the NEM Foundation have announced the creation of NEM Studios, a dedicated strategy and backend development unit to support the ongoing development of Catapult – the next generation of the NEM protocol planned for release later in 2019.   The mission of NEM Studios is to assist in the delivery of a high speed, configurable and…

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NEM Foundation’s Edtech Pilot Launches on Tutellus

NEM Catapult certification now available on the leading decentralised and collaborative edtech platform that pays students for learning   Singapore –  Tutellus, a leading online educational and collaborative platform with 1.6 million users in more than 160 countries and the largest in the Spanish-speaking world, has announced the launch of its edtech pilot to train NEM developers.   The course — titled ‘Official NEM Catapult Certification’ which is currently available in Spanish with an English version due to be rolled out in the future — will be the first official…

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