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Agate Interview with CEO and Co-Founder Hamed Taghvaei



Hacked writer Joshua Larson delivered a positive review of blockchain based payments platform ‘Agate’ in one of our frequent ‘ICO Analysis’ features just two months ago. Beyond this, the company hasn’t been all that prominent in the news.

At the same time as this lack of coverage: Agate is hosting its public ICO event, in addition to having already released public source code for various aspects of its proprietary blockchain. It’s called ‘Agatechain’.

We decided to reach out to CEO and Co-Founder Hamed Taghvaei to find out more about the company directly, in addition to his thoughts on matters such as mainstream cryptocurrency adoption, Proof of Stake and top tips for future ICO creators.

What is Agate and How did it Start?

Agate is responsible for creating a handful of product solutions for the retail and e-commerce markets, in addition to user-to-user and user-to-merchant payments. In fact, on its website (near the top) the team makes it very apparent that it is proud to bear the label of being the ‘PayPal of Cryptocurrency’.

The company was founded by industry veterans including our subject Hamed Taghvaei who has “spent the past 17 years in the IT industry” where he took “the opportunity to meet [some] great people”.

“These include Hamed Ostad, who is one of the other Co-Founders of Agate. He has an impressive career in banking and payment industry for last 18 years including BPAY which is a very successful payment solution in Australia.

“I also met Ali Dorri who is among the first PhD candidates from UNSW University (Australia) who specifically focuses on blockchain technology.

“Agate advisors who I have met previously include Brenton Smith (former GM and VP of Dell Australia and Symantec respectively) who was working as Country Manager at the time, Dr Nikzad Rizvandi, and Dr Samaneh Movassaghi.”

Dr Movassaghi works for leading IT companies like Google and Philips, whilst Dr Rizvandi is “deeply involved with the Agate AI Engine”.


All of the solutions in Agate’s portfolio share a common foundation upon ‘Agatechain’, the company’s independent, open-source decentralised blockchain.

Agatechain was created as an alternative to pre-existing blockchains with the intention of tackling issues such as “transaction speeds, transaction costs and fees, and volatility” as well as making a solution which is “as simple as possible for mass adoption by merchants and users.

“For example, creating a token can be done in 3 second without any technical knowledge in our GUI wallet or by using Agate open payment gateway API.”.

Taghvaei continues:

“Our main focus with the Agate ecosystem is to resolve these issues.

“By using our iFiat ecosystem, we eliminate volatility that merchants and customers don’t need to worry about crypto currency fiat value at all.

“Running transactions through the agate blockchain with instant settlement with lowest fee will boost confidence of merchants towards accepting cryptocurrency in their physical or online shops.”

Furthermore, he claims to be proud of highlighting “Agate as a comprehensive ecosystem containing Fat Protocols and Fat Application in its different parts. In fact, that’s why we believe it can resolve fundamental obstacles to crypto adoption.”

Key Features

The ‘iFiat ecosystem’ utilises a stable-coin called ‘iFiat’ which operates alongside (and independent to) the team’s utility token, the AGT token. It helps to allow instant cross-token and token-to-fiat payments for business and private users.

Additional products and features as noted on their website and in their whitepaper include a Physical POS Terminal, a GUI wallet and Token Generator Engine (for creating coins and ICOs). Standard integrated functions include smart contracts, scalability and a block explorer.

Hamed Taghvaei in particular highlights the project’s AI engine, which was designed

“to help those who want to spend their crypto in the highest value. When users want to spend their crypto within the ecosystem or transfer it to their debit card, they can use our AI capability.

“Agate’s AI engine uses Andrej Karpathy, Tal Perry and Christopher Olah’s methodology and we have made a version of an RNN called a Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM).”

Taghvaei on the Industry

Whilst speaking to Taghvaei, we decided to take the opportunity to ask him a couple of questions that were not directly related to his project. In return, he gave us some observations and advice on the industry.

1. On Regulations

“It’s obvious that for any new technology and innovation there are lot of barriers, including regulations in financial market. There are not as many strong and clear regulations about cryptocurrencies or the idiosyncrasies of trading, exchange, mining, ICO, etc.

“We can see lot of positive initiatives from governments across the globe which will help this industry to shape up and grow.

“In Australia, there are certain rules for trading cryptocurrency and exchanges and the Australian government is working on ICOs specifically as well. I believe this will give more confident to companies, investors and consumers to use this technology.

“It is worth highlighting that putting too much red tape for entrepreneurs will slow down the adoption process, but it is clear that cryptocurrency is here to stay.”

2. Advice for other ICOs

“As an advisor for start-ups for few years I would say while there are many factors to make a business or ICO successful or failure but if I want to highlight top five elements for an ICO.

“I believe them to be as follows:

1. Make sure there is a real use-case for your blockchain project.
2. Investors invest on good teams including advisors, so make sure you gather the best ones available in the market. You must also ensure that they are relevant to your ICO.
3. The best idea without a product won’t sell, so make sure to create your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) before pubic pitch.
4. Community is your main asset when it comes to crowdfunding so please build and handle your community with care.
5. Never forget that an ICO is simply a crowdfunding method and that you are starting a long-term venture, so make sure you design a sustainable business for future growth and support.”

Partnerships & Final Words

Hamed Taghvaei ties in parting advice with information regarding the status and nature of one of their key partnerships:

“In order to deliver a successful blockchain project you need more than just a good idea, product and committed team. You should consider it as a business.

“We consider ourselves lucky that we partnered with Engenesis as a venture builder at an early stage of Agate project. This partnership has given Agate an unmatched advantage in the market in terms of solution development capabilities.”

Other notable partnerships include the ACDA (Australian Digital Commerce Association) and FinTech Australia, of which Agate is a member.

Future features as visible on the company’s roadmap include the launch of the Agate Blockchain Main-net in Q1 2019. This is in addition to smart contracts and plugins / apps for WooCommerce (in Q2 2019), Multi-currency and multi-language support (Q3 2019), and the acquisition of a banking license (in Q4 2019).

The public ICO event is now on, with 65% of total supply (490,000,000 AGT) allocated for sale overall. The soft cap of $2,000,000 has already been surpassed, and the team is aiming for a hard cap achievement of $24,206,000.

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Centralized and Off-Chain: It’s Cryptocurrency, But Not As You Know It



Nicolas Vereecke is Head of Crypto at Cashfree, a mobile payments provider company. The Belgium-based start-up aims to build the bridge between the old financial world and the new, and does this through a centralised solution.

Vereecke was kind enough to lend us some of his time to talk about the factors he feels are most important when it comes to evolving peer-to-peer payments.

Peer-to-peer transactions are the lifeblood of blockchain technology. By comparison, the founding principles behind the creation of the first, progenitor cryptocurrency Bitcoin included: ‘changing the finance paradigm’ and ‘decentralizing international banking systems”.

More information on this can be found in the original whitepaper that was published by ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ (the pseudonym attributed to the Bitcoin creators).

Profile: Cashfree and Nicolas

Cashfree is the company behind a ‘bank-independent’ mobile-payments application aimed at the B2C market, essentially allowing users to become merchants. An exemplary use case would be to allow local retailers to easily accept cryptocurrency as a means of payment.

With the aim of spurring wide-spread blockchain adoption, the Cashfree solution offers users the same ease of use and simplicity as fiat payments, in addition to making the crypto payments “as easy and seamless as possible”.

As Nicolas puts it:

“Until blockchain technologies become so easy-to-use that even your grandma can start paying with them, we plan on keeping our systems centralized”.

That’s right. Cashfree does not incorporate blockchain technology into its platform at all and also, it is completely centralized at the time being. The plan is for future versions to provide more advanced users with compatibility and support for “any transactional blockchain, regardless of its consensus mechanism.”

In this light, it could be considered as attempting to achieve something of an ‘internet of blockchains’ for payment transactions.

Payments Solutions: Beyond Blockchain

PayPal and other dominant forces in the payments sector are identifying the potential, and highly relevant, threat of blockchain based competitors.

Revolut and Wirex, for example, are relatively successful on an international scale – both of which coming out of the United Kingdom. At the moment, the UK is mostly preoccupied with their infamous Brexit deals, and the country has proven itself (and even admitted) to putting cryptocurrency on the back burner – both institutionally and legally speaking.

Cashfree is conversely based in Belgium.

Belgium not only houses the EU headquarters, but more importantly in this sense, the country was featured repeatedly in the crypto-media, over the course of 2018, as a result of its staunch stance on regulations. Most frequently as a result of the infamous Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) ‘blacklist’.

Nonetheless, Nicolas stated that both he and Cashfree “believe that regulation is both desirable and necessary” citing the frequent currency losses as a result of scams and failed projects.

“If we want crypto to live up to its full potential, we need an initial regulatory framework to allow for mass adoption. This is why we embrace the effort needed to get our STO on its feet.”

“Additionally, the more ‘traditional’ securities become tokenized, the easier it becomes to attach a value to cryptocurrency assets. It is, after all, easier to value something that represents a generation of cash flow (like a tokenized share of an existing company) than it is to value coins like BTC or ETH.

This will likely result in a greater acceleration of cryptocurrency adoption as well”

Technology, Partnerships and Legislation

As previously mentioned, the core of the payment solution offered by Cashfree is centralized, and does not use blockchain technology, however, it is planned to support any transactional blockchain “regardless of consensus mechanism” in the future, “as long as it is adequately secure.”

One of the main reasons for this is that Nicolas Vereecke wants to surpass access issues in the procurement of cryptocurrencies for non-technical users, using a system which is compatible with the multitude of current options available on the market.

Behind Cashfree sits a network of intertwined technical hardware and software functions, alongside high-level corporate partnerships, such as Ibanity and Microblink, and use of public or standardized protocols. Highlighting their commitment to a secure and reliable payment system is their close collaboration with the National Bank of Belgium.

This brings us to another fundamental difference between Cashfree and its peers, which is Vereecke’s outspoken commitment to achieving their operational goals within compliance with ever-changing EU financial legislation, particularly ‘PSD2’. This is the title of a European Union regulation that was first implemented in January 2018 and introduced many game-changing legislative changes, which resulted in increasingly more steps that organisations had to undertake in order to accomplish full compliance.

Nicolas Vereecke sees increased regulations in a positive light when it comes to licensed payment institutes of all shapes and sizes. When it comes to allowing third party access to bank accounts, users need to know that these third parties have been vetted thoroughly, and are under permanent regulatory governance.

“Scammers and people just looking to make a quick buck will never get regulated (just like they would never get listed on any major stock exchange), and this will bring confidence to investors.”

“The fact that Cashfree, a licensed payment institute, has had to go through so much due diligence to get regulated suggests that the average quality of companies doing an STO will dramatically increase.”

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Product Owner Interview – GShare Has Potential To Increase Adoption Of MobileGo (MGO) Tokens



In early December, I wrote an article on why investors should be paying attention to MobileGo (MGO).  Exploding popularity of the gaming industry and an impressive partnership agreement with Xsolla led to a surge in MGO’s token price.  In addition, the team of MobileGo created an application, called GShare, that has the potential to significantly increase MGO token adoption.

What is GShare?

GShare essentially allows users to rent the power of their computers to earn virtual coins.  These coins can then be redeemed later for several gaming options including tournament entry fees.  Through this platform, a user can control the amount of computer resources that are used throughout the process.

Although GShare is currently only at the public beta testing stage, virtual coins can still be earned by making purchases for Xsolla products.  But, according to Igor (the product owner of the GShare app), the goals are much more global than just Xsolla.  Fortunately, I was able to land an interview with Igor and asked him about the goals, benefits and upcoming upgrades of the project.


What is the mission and vision of the project?

Igor:  Ok, the mission and vision are basically to enable anyone, with the focus group being gamers, to easily obtain free stuff.  For example, for simply sharing their time and computing power, users can come away with games, in-game items, and eSports tournament tickets for free.

What is the advantage of this application as compared to other earning tools in the gaming industry?

Igor:  The main advantage is simplicity.  Thanks to the partnership with Xsolla, another important advantage is being able to use the virtual currency to buy games and make in-game purchases.  In the future, I expect that users will be able to earn items directly within the application.  While there are other programs available in the market that allow users to earn virtual currencies, typically users must spend a long time, sometimes up to a year, to earn enough virtual currency to purchase a basic product like a keyboard.

The general idea of GN Gold (GShare currency) is that we will eventually have an entire ecosystem that will support it.  In the future, we fully expect there to be a deep integration between game publishers and being able to use GShare directly to get different items – this is the first step to earing free items outside of the games.   We hope to separate ourselves from competitors by forming more direct integration with the games themselves.

What is the actual development status?  As far I know it’s still in beta test mode.

Igor:  Yes, we can say it is a public beta test.  But it is available.  Anyone who registers in GShare can download and use it.  The test mode is available for the first 500-1000 users of the platform.  This will help our team to identify and fix the bugs.  At present, our internal version is 0.9.17.

If I remember correctly, there was a recent upgrade.  Is that accurate?

Igor:  Yes, it actually happened a few days ago.  Next week, we plan to upgrade the version by adding additional languages including English, Russian, Chinese and Korean.  After that, the plan is to add Spanish and Japanese in the near future.

Are there any other upgrades you are expecting soon, perhaps in the next couple of months?

Igor:  I think that the first noticeable change will be some type of boosting feature.  After performing certain actions or tasks, users will see an increase in their GShare Gold earning rate.  An example of a boost might include increased earning power for two hours.  We expect to begin working on this feature on Monday although I don’t expect it to be completed until February at the earliest.

How is GShare currently interconnected with other products?  Are there any upcoming changes in this respect?

Igor:  Right now, there are no direct connections except that a user can spend GShare Gold on the competitive platform.  A user’s GShare Gold is used as a participation fee.  If a gamer wins a tournament, they will have the option to receive their prize in either MGO tokens or GShare Gold currency.

As far as I know, both products (the earning app and competitive platform), use the same username and password.  Is that true?

Igor:  Yes, they do.  All products of the ecosystem will be easily accessed via a single user profile.  So, we will focus mostly on integrating with games and allowing game-publishers to integrate with us.  In this way, users can directly spend GShare Gold within the games or use the currency to get items directly.

Okay, are there any technical requirements before someone can run the GShare App?

Igor:  I wouldn’t say there are any specific requirements.  Since gaming already requires significant computing power, it’s fair to say that most gamers will already have the necessary hardware to run the app.

I just want to clarify one thing.  As I understood it, the eSports platform is now used mainly for casual games?

Igor:  Yes.  The eSports platform now targets casual gamers while GShare is targeting more of a core gamer audience.

What are the limitations and how can someone know whether they should use GShare?

Igor:  At the moment, that’s a very difficult question to answer given that we’ve only just launched the beta.  During this test period, we hope to learn more about whether an average gaming machine with an average GPU will be enough to earn users some profit.  Although I can say that even laptops with just CPU are able to earn something right now.  It’s also important to remember that the boosting feature, in which development will begin shortly, will play a pivotal role here.

What are the future goals for GShare?

Igor:  For me, the goals are like most other technology businesses – stability and scalability of the application.  Certainly, we hope to make the experience as pleasurable for the users as possible.  Avoiding bad experiences, like application crashes, are of paramount importance.

Some of the team will be working constantly on improving the algorithms, stability and scalability, fixing bugs, and making small fixes in the background.  In the near term, the priority is certainly to finish earning item features, testing it, and getting as many game publishers as possible.  The boosting feature is also very important.

Does GShare have the potential to change the gaming industry in the long-term?

Igor:  Well, the company’s long-term goal is to do good things.  We hope that all these products and GShare will be able to support the community and create strong social values.  Users can choose to interact within the framework of a thematic platform.  An example of that would focus on how a gamer’s view is changing.  This is not just about gaming but allowing people to use their computer for many things while not having to make any effort to go outside.

…. and what’s the scope of the project?

Igor:  Well, for me personally, the scope is to provide as much profit for users as possible.  It would be great if people could run the application overnight while earning a few dollars.  That would really be something.

What are you doing to increase awareness of the GShare Application?

Igor:  Our team is working on that right now.  In January, we expect to begin introducing the app to the Chinese and Korean markets.  In addition, we are negotiating with partners.  Word of mouth among gamers will also play a big role.  That, of course, will depend on the quality and success of the beta.

This will be my final question.  What role do you play in this project?

Igor:  Well, when I came to the company, they wanted me to lead the core.  Prior to joining, I was a product manager for the core team in my previous role.  The previous role afforded me a lot of experience but, for me, it had become a bit tiresome and uninteresting.  It was really about the things that the ordinary user doesn’t see, and I was dealing with all the back-end.

This project is different.  It sounds like “Oh, we haven’t go these” – now you do!  Right now, I’m trying to figure out ways to give the end users as many benefits as possible.  I spend a lot of my time ensuring a good user experience.

Chris:  Igor, thanks so much for taking the time to give me an interview.

Igor:  You’re welcome.  Feel free to contact me anytime if you have more questions.

Although GShare is still in the initial stage of development, the potential is certainly there for a bright and meaningful relationship between gamers and publishers.  As awareness increases, there is a strong possibility that adoption of MobileGo (MGO) tokens will also increase.

Disclosure:  Chris is long MGO tokens.

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“Netflix For Professional Development” – Dr. Michael Garbade, Education Ecosystem



Today we speak to Dr Michael J Garbade, the founder and CEO of Education Ecosystem.

According to the company website, the team’s premiere flagship product is a “decentralized learning ecosystem that teaches people how to build complete products in future technology fields.”

Elsewhere in the team’s marketing, it is likened to a “Netflix for professional development.”. Garbade describes the comparison between Education Ecosystem and Netflix in greater detail, summarizing that

“Netflix is a $164B subscription service for watching movies and TV shows. We are developing a subscription based platform for improving your career skills, targeted towards the $360B professional development industry.”

At the time of writing, the latest significant news to come from the team is the launch of the alpha version of their Education Ecosystem ‘Web App’.

Whilst the complete lineup of features and functions are not yet available, the team plans to continue adding new features and pages whilst removing bugs in the coming weeks.

You can sign up for this for free on the official website.

Background of Interviewee

In addition to being the Founder and CEO of Education Ecosystem, Dr. Michael Garbade describes himself as “a serial entrepreneur” as well as a “business guy and Python engineer.”.

To this effect, his portfolio includes co-founding an e-commerce cashback platform named Kyuda, alongside operational business management for several startups whilst working at Rebate Networks.

Dr. Michael Garbade brings experience gained from successful mainstream businesses such as Amazon and GE.

Furthermore: he possesses a Masters in Business Administration and Physics, a PhD in Finance. He is bilingual (English and German) and boasts international work experience from across the USA, Europe and Asia.

With regards to the management of blockchain startups, research shows a number of projects that Dr. Garbade has been involved with. Perhaps most notably Bitcoin education quiz app Bitcoinmillionaire.

The man’s fascination with blockchain, in his own words, began in early 2017, when

“blockchain technology and cryptocurrency was beginning to gain real momentum in the startup world. I had known about it for some time prior but in 2017 it seemed like a real opportunity to add something more to startups.

“More than helping to raise capital, blockchain technology seemed to offer a lot to startups, including the ability to create a central ecosystem for your product.”

About Education Ecosystem

“Education Ecosystem is a decentralized peer-to-peer project-based learning platform for people to improve their job skills in future technologies.

“We are building the Netflix for professional development and targeting the $360 billion professional development market.”

Education Ecosystem is a utility focused blockchain product. This is a virtue which I have long admired publicly in my writing. Unlike many of the industrial ICOs which seek to disrupt highly competitive areas of B2B products and services, Education Ecosystem (as the name suggests) has been created to target the education sector.

As such, it benefits from targeting a relatively mainstream audience. A consumer audience without strict expertise in distributed ledger technology – proving a use-case for real-life applications and potential mainstream adoption of blockchain solutions.

“Our mission is to be the place on the web for project-based learning. Our long-term objective is to be the largest project-based learning library in the world… Learning from real projects is a practical and efficient way for professionals and students to improve their skills and make more money in their career and we want to help our subscribers do that. “

How it Started

Education Ecosystem originally launched as Livecoding in 2015. This was changed to LiveEdu in 2017, reflecting on the changing dynamics of their business from programming focused to multiple fields. Following this, the current iteration of the project was conceived.

“The change to Education Ecosystem became apparent after we looked at the opportunity available to us and what we would be able to build using blockchain technology.

“Education Ecosystem isn’t limited to one product or our internal ecosystem, but allows us to expand and build partnerships with colleges, businesses and more to create one huge ecosystem for professional development. “

The roster of available projects and learning subjects to be offered by the team at launch whilst diverse is fully focused on fast-growing, established and nascent areas of technology.

These include:

“cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence (AI) , game development, cyber security, programming, data science, design, virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR).”

Products, Features and Tech

To the consumer, the product selection is clear and the portfolio of projects on offer comprise the primary value argument here.

Project areas include cryptocurrencies, as well as an overwhelming majority being non blockchain based. Such as: artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, game development, programming and data science.

Dr. Michael Garbade continues to explain the underlying technology, explaining that

“Offline recordings are facilitated through our own code and we also use Adaptive Bitrate Streaming (ABS) technology which improves the entire live-streaming experience.

“We have just started shifting over to wowza cloud for live-streaming and video storage as we are experiencing larger viewer levels.”

Key products, services and features include live streaming of lessons and projects, the project system (a narrative and practical way to learn), interactive live chats, desktop downloads for live-streams and projects, and tutorials.

Partners, Not Competition

Dr. Garbade is appropriately confident in the disruptive potential of the Education Ecosystem platform.

He goes as far to state that a number of existing identified rivals not “as competitors but instead as potential partners.“ and in consideration of such entities (including Coursera and Udemy) he hopes that

“these companies can be distribution channels for the projects available on our platform via our API.“

Rather than looking out and comparing their achievements and progress to that of their peers, the team is,

“focused on our internal ecosystem but in the future we plan to make money mainly through B2B and B2G sales. We plan on launching our B2B and B2G sales channels in 2019.”

That is not to say that the company is introspective however, as they claim to be available on a global scale (counting subscribers from 194 different countries).

This international approach goes for the Education Ecosystem team as well, which operate from two geographically disparate offices: in the USA (Los Angeles) and Kiev (Ukraine) with some team members working remotely around the world.

In addition, Garbade states that they

“Also offer product evangelism for blockchain projects and other companies as well as custom skill training for employees. If a project wants to expand their ecosystem by finding more developers then we are the platform they can come to find them.

“We tell their target audience about their technical products and teach them with practical video projects how to build real applications on top of the platform. For example, there could be custom projects created for teaching EOS developers on our platform.

“For companies, this involves creating custom training for their workforce in whatever areas they require. Blockchain development for instance, is one of the fasting growing fields, so companies will want employees trained in this area.”

Ecosystem and Token

Education Ecosystem boasts a pool of approximately 13,000 project creators since the release of a beta version of a very different iteration of the product in 2015.

The team hopes to reward the “best” of these creators with a blockchain based token which they are calling the ‘Education Token (LEDU)’. This will theoretically incentivise them to put their greatest efforts into their work for the platform.

According to Dr. Garbade, the

“Project Creator Acquisition program is how we search for and hope to attract new project creators to our platform.”

The Education Token is currently in circulation with a total supply of 217,789,857 LEDU, in addition to a market cap of $778,192 at the time of writing (CoinMarketCap).

Marketing indicates that it is currently listed on the following exchanges: Bitforex, Mercatox, Exrates,, and IDEX.

“The ecosystem consists of two networks, namely the internal ecosystem and the external ecosystem.. internal ecosystem participants are project creators, subscribers, community moderators, project quality moderators, and API application developers…

“External ecosystem participants are businesses, schools, libraries, colleges and online education companies.”

Final Words

When looking towards the future, Garbade concludes that the Education Ecosystem

“Targets for Q4–2018 include: conducting our first ecosystem governance poll, launching our testnet and releasing the first versions of our web and android apps, providing a LEDU wallet for all product users and adding fiat trading pairs.

“Once we release our testnet we will also start running mainnet tests and plan to launch the full version of our web and android apps in Q1-2019.”

It’s a platform which this writer plans on following for the foreseeable future and one that is backed by a number of interesting associates, who can often be held as standards against which a project can be judged…

“We’ve partnered with Decentraland University. We also recently joined two associations, Ethereum Enterprise Alliance and the Linux Foundation.

“For our partnership with Decentraland University we will create a series of project videos that demonstrate how to build on Decentraland.

“Our platform will be made available for Decentraland users to showcase their talent and monetize their content.”

He continues that:

“Decentraland University District will provide LAND parcels on the Decentraland University Campus, where content related to this partnership can be created. Decentraland University will also screen some of our content in a VR environment.

“Membership in the EEA will allow Education Ecosystem to collaborate with other industry leaders using ethereum-based technology to produce industry standard, open source blockchain solutions.

“Finally, membership in the Linux Foundation will also us to collaborate on the Hyperledger project as a means of advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies.”

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