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Filecoin

The decentralised storage network

Filecoin is a decentralized storage network that turns cloud storage into an algorithmic market. The market runs on a blockchain with a native protocol token (also called “Filecoin”), which miners earn by providing storage to clients.

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Blockstack Browser

A gateway to a new, decentralized internet

Blockchain technology powers this new internet. With the Blockstack Browser, you’ll be able to access people, communities, apps, and services built on the blockchain from your browser. A gateway to a new, decentralized internet.

joshua- Student
this is currently the most promising decentralised internet company, from what i've heard :)
Engadget
To note, Blockstack is actually a browser add-on, not a standalone browser: after you install it, you can load it on Chrome (like what I did in the image above), Firefox or Safari. Its current iteration is pretty empty, and unless you're a hardcore fan of decentralized internet or Silicon Valley , it might not appeal to you just yet.
Forbes
Instead of Google, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn owning your data, imagine a world in which you control the data about yourself and reveal only what is minimally necessary when required. It would be the web equivalent of proving to a bouncer only that you're older than 21, instead of also handing over your birthdate, address and whether you've elected to be … See more
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Lionshare

Simple cryptocurrency price & portfolio monitor for macOS

Pavan Sethi- building things.
Beautiful mobile cryptocurrency portfolio/tracker, iOS app coming soon.
Wells Riley ✨- ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ
Really simple and lightweight. It's the best way I've found to track my cryptocurrency portfolio without getting bogged down in tons of settings or features.
Fraser Smith- Software Developer, Shanghai, China
I'm using Lionshare on my Mac. Nice simple app, but seems to be a bit slow for updates, I'd have expected them to be tracking Bitcoin Cash by now. Would also benefit from the ability to track different exchanges.
Designer News
Lionshare: A simple cryptocurrency price & portfolio monitor for macOS
CryptoNinjas
Lionshare, an open source cryptocurrency price and portfolio monitor for the macOS taskbar has launched today to the public. Users will have instant access
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Hexel

Create a cryptocurrency for your community.

Hexel is a platform for creating and managing cryptocurrencies for communities. On Hexel, you can create your own crypto token for anyone like your subreddit, or your gaming channel, or your high school. You don’t do an ICO, you just give it away for fun and start using it.

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CryptoPunks

Unique characters you can own on the Ethereum blockchain

Steemit
John Watkinson aka @pents900 from gaming company Larva Labs has designed 10,000 unique 24x24 pixel art images called CryptoPunks. The images are backed by the Ethereum blockchain and can all be viewed within a wallet. They are being offered basically for free, except for the cost of gas (approximately $0.11) to execute the smart contract.
BTCMANAGER
Matt Hall and John Watkinson, the co-founders of Larva Labs, a mobile app development studio that has created some of the most popular iOS and Android applications, released their latest project called CryptoPunks, an Ethereum-based tokenized ecosystem wherein digital creators can distribute artworks in a more transparent, secure and efficient manner.
ETHNews.com
Larva Labs' new creations, collectible digital CryptoPunks, are available for a simple gas cost and are backed by the Ethereum blockchain. As part of the new evolution of collectibles, 10,000 unique CryptoPunks have been designed by John Watkinson from the team at Larva Labs.
Mashable
Someone owns this picture. No, not the copyright to the picture. They own the picture itself. You can, of course, download a version, but that's just a copy. Someone owns the original. It is art, and it has an owner. What does that mean in the digital age?
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Bancor Network

A decentralized liquidity network for token conversions.

Bancor is a decentralized liquidity network offering a simple, low-cost way to convert tokens directly through a user's wallet. Bancor’s open-source protocol allows integrated tokens to be instantly converted for one another, without matching two parties in an exchange. Convert tokens including ETH and EOS on the Bancor Web App.

YouTube
Eyal Hertzog and Kevin Rose hadn't seen each other for nearly a decade, so they had a lot to catch up on in this fascinating conversation covering crypto investing, tokenization & the mechanics behind Bancor.
CoinDesk
When Bancor held its initial coin offering (ICO), it raised a lot of money and a lot of questions. Now, eight months on, the project seems to have found a role in the market.
Medium
Bancor hit the market with a splash in June, 2017, when it raised a (then) record $150 million in an ICO. At it's core, Bancor is a set of formulas that solves the liquidity problems faced by most tokens. Bancor works by creating a token that is connected to shared liquidity pools on the blockchain.
CoinDesk
Galia Benartzi is a founder of Bancor, a Swiss-based non-profit focused on solving the liquidity challenge in asset exchange. Previously, she was founder and CEO of Particle Code, a cross-platform development technology for mobile and social games In this opinion piece, Benartzi discusses why she believes the ability of blockchain technologies to create many… See more
Bancor
March 22, 2018 Spring is springing and Bancor is shipping. A flurry of new tokens have gone live on the network, while the team has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on major releases launching in the coming weeks.
HuffPost
One of the concerns anyone faces when purchasing or exchanging some asset is the expected future liquidity of being able to swap that asset for another at a later date with ease.
Finance Magnates | Financial and business news
Bancor emerged onto the scene in 2017 with one of the largest ICOs in history, raking in over $153 million. Often, cryptocurrencies with large ICOs are closely associated with large corporations and making the rich richer. However, Bancor co-founder Galia Benartzi believes that the Bancor protocol can be used to create cryptocurrencies that will empower comm… See more
Forbes
Share to email Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Share to google Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Much has been made in 2017 of ICOs and while the end of the year saw a fall in momentum, they are now as much a part of the funding landscape as were the crowdfunding phenomena before them.
Crypto News Review
Cryptocurrency has the power to usher in a new world of user-generated currencies, says co-founder of Bancor Protocol Galia Benartzi, giving everyone the opportunity to achieve liquidity with their coin. Speaking in-depth on the history and future of money at the Crypto Investor Show last week, Benartzi was optimistic about the potential for 'user-generated'… See more
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Cryptoshirt by Woppal

T-shirt that emits cryptocurrency for connecting people

Cryptoshirt works using QR codes. Anybody around you with the Woppal app can scan your code to get few woppals off you. Why is this a good idea ? We don't know, but it sounds fun and crazy. This t-shirt comes with a default 10,000 woppals at the base level, and would say "cryptoshirt" on it. Use code PRODUCTHUNT for 20% discount.

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The latest Tweets from Woppal (@woppal). Woppal makes it easy for anybody to create and manage their own crypto tokens, from coffee shops to celebrities, helping build communities along the way
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Which non-financial related blockchain project are you most excited about?

Kunal BhatiaCo-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
Blockstack - A new internet for decentralized apps
"Very ambitious project to decentralize identity and user data and to allow construction of fully decentralized applications. Applications t… See more
Sia - Decentralized storage on the blockchain
"Like Filecoin, Sia's custom blockchain allows users to upload and store data on computers and servers around the world for 1/10th of AWS. G… See more
Blockai - Protect and claim ownership of your digital creations
"This one is great as it protects your digital creations using the blockchain. I've used this on all my Instagram photos so I know that no o… See more
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