We are at the start of a paradigm shift in software architecture: the wave of decentralised data networks. While Google quietly discarded its “Don’t be evil” motto, here at Fabric Ventures, we are much more interested in a new software architecture, where the motto becomes “Can’t be evil”.
Fabric Web 3.0 Track at CogX 2019 →
This year we hosted the second edition of our flagship Web 3.0 Track at CogX, gathering over 80 incredible speakers over 3 full days of program: from discussing technical challenges of decentralised systems to diving into use-cases like DeFi and healthcare. Check the past event’s program here and sign up for 2020!
Interoperability Summit at Berlin Blockchain Week →
Together with Keep Network and Cosmos we hosted a technical discussion on interoperability and defragmentation of blockchain ecosystem, where Matt Luongo announced tBTC - a two-way peg between Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Richard Muirhead comments on Mark Zuckerberg’ leadership vote - BBC World News →
When something grows from a tech company to a global data platform influencing the choices people make in personal, social, and political aspects of life, it requires an entirely new level of diligence to the oversight. When it comes to such an intimate level of data about individuals, we can’t settle for “he won’t be evil”. We must know that he can’t be.
Keep Network announces tBTC
The team behind Keep Network shared what they’ve been working on for the past 10 months: a trust-minimized Bitcoin/Ethereum bridge called tBTC.
An Overview of Relevant Metrics in Web 3.0
Following up on our post on what business models and revenue flows might arise from Web 3.0 we started thinking about how we might value and monitor such business models
Which New Business Models Will Be Unleashed By Web 3.0?
The forthcoming wave of Web 3.0 goes far beyond the initial use case of cryptocurrencies. Through the richness of interactions now possible and the global scope of counter-parties available, Web 3.0 will cryptographically connect data from individuals, corporations and machines, with efficient machine learning algorithms, leading to the rise of fundamentally new markets and associated business models.
Polkadot Closes its Token Sale at $1.2b Valuation
The Web3 Foundation has closed a private sale of tokens to fund the development of Polkadot, the ambitious blockchain interoperability project started by Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood. Funds included Placeholder, Longhash Incubator, ChainX and Innogy Corporate Ventures.
Blockstack’s SEC Regulated Token Offerings Raise $23 Million
Blockstack has raised more than $20 million in a token sale approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company announced Tuesday.