Ujo Music and BitPagos’ Ripio Among 31 Blockchain Projects to Demo in Shanghai

By September 9, 2016Bitcoin Business

The biggest blockchain event to be held in just 9 days will feature a live demo of 31 projects according to ChainB, hosts of Demo Day. Among the projects is Ripio, a bitcoin wallet and brokerage service launched by Bitpagos operating mainly in Latin America where inflation is running as high as 40% in some countries, such as Argentina. They will demo Ripio Credit, which provides Bitpagos’ more than 30,000 users with access to credit and an easy way to transact online without a credit card. Ujo Music, one of the cooler projects which released Imogen Heap’s – Tiny Human – on ethereum’s blockchain, is to showcase their latest product in an attempt to further disrupt the music industry and allow artists to directly distribute their work to users, potentially cutting off middle men, lowering prices as well as increasing profits for artists. We have covered five of the projects in much more detail in a previous article. They are joined by VeChain, a blockchain service provider which works with manufacturers to ensure products are genuine by providing them with a chip which contains the blockchain based details of the product. Fluent, which declares itself as “the financial operating network for global commerce” and has Tom Niermann, former Head of Tech and Partnerships at Google, as director, will present their latest work on increasing “efficiency, provide flexibility, and enhance collaboration across global supply chains.” At the other end of the financial spectrum, WeiFund will showcase their decentralized crowdfunding platform which is built on Ethereum’s blockchain. Unlike traditional crowdfunding websites, projects and contributors on WeiFund’s platform will be able to create complex smart contract arrangements, such as release x% of funds dependent on results, thus reducing the current high risk of scam projects that simply run with everyone’s money. Another […]

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