Buffalo soldiers march to the heart of the blockchain
Crypto Bisons is a musical NFT game unveiled at the 2021 summit – and it has far-reaching implications for a host of other applications
28 October 2021 4 mins read
You want to demonstrate a unique combination of blockchain functions, bringing real-world elements together with collectibles and smart contracts. Of course you’d like to have a massive cohort of willing creative participants just ready and waiting to develop it.
It’s time to call in the guitar-playing bisons, obviously.
Crypto Bisons, a blockchain-enabled NFT game unveiled at…
IOG's third round of delegation gives voice to stake pool operators
Choice of 100 recipients for ada stake based on nominations
27 October 2021 4 mins read
The 100 Cardano stake pools to benefit from the third IOG delegation have been announced. They were chosen from 520 nominations made by stake pool operators, based on contributions to the Cardano community.
All the pools chosen will receive delegated stake of about 3m ada from IOG, in a strategy to encourage a vibrant pool ecosystem. By delegating this large stake to a pool for…
Africa is where the tough get going
The ‘developed’ world needs to change. And more resilient countries with younger populations are going to lead the way
26 October 2021 17 mins read
This month, members of the team are in Africa, meeting entrepreneurs and politicians across the continent. Here are some edited parts of a speech by IOG chief Charles Hoskinson at a recent event in Cape Town.
This is a long tour. We’re starting in South Africa and working our way all the way up to Egypt. We call it the pan-African tour. You know, we’re really passionate in this…
Oasis Pro partnership is where DeFi meets RealFi for Cardano
New deal promises democratization of financial services and access to capital across developing countries
16 October 2021 6 mins read
At first glance, the deal between Cardano and Oasis Pro Markets announced at the Cardano Summit may sound like a specialist application of blockchain technology to the rarefied world of finance – of interest to bankers, perhaps, but not to the person on the street. But it could turn out to be a game changer for millions of people throughout the world.
Many countries struggle to…
Cardano Summit 2021 summary: Governance is the next big thing
Charles Hoskinson says that to continue to grow the blockchain industry needs to finish what it has started
8 October 2021 16 mins read
How do you close out an event like the Cardano 2021 Summit? With dozens of speakers, the announcement of a host of new deals, and the whole thing taking place live in six locations worldwide and watched online at more than 40 community hubs and in tens of thousands of homes, it’s certainly a tall order.
Ideally you’d want to reiterate the main points of the event, unpack the…