Lisk Raises Over 5.7 Million USD in 2nd Most Successful Crypto-Currency Crowd-Fund to Date
DE, March 29, 2016 at 16:01 UTC
Lisk raises over 14,000 BTC (approx. 5.7 Million USD). Placing the Lisk ICO as the second most successful crypto-currency crowd-fund to date, and within the top 20 highest funded crowd-funds world-wide.
The Lisk team is working together with Microsoft to bring the Lisk decentralized application platform to the Azure cloud. As a first step Microsoft Azure has officially integrated Lisk into its Azure Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) program – meaning developers worldwide can develop, test, and deploy Lisk decentralized applications using Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform and infrastructure.
Additionally, Lisk is in a strategic partnership with the research lab Chain of Things which investigates whether blockchain technology can be effective in establishing security in the Internet of Things. The aim being for the CoT Research Lab to test the feasibility of blockchain based Internet of Things applications on a global scale.
Aspiring dapp developers can start learning how to code Lisk dapps, by reading the documentation section on the Lisk website. More information about the technical aspects of Lisk is available in the white paper.
Lisk started their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the 22nd of February 2016. In just four weeks, Lisk has raised over 14,000 BTC, or more than 5.7 Million USD. Lisk is estimated to launch on the 11th April.
About the Lisk team:
Lisk is a decentralized startup, founded by CEO and entrepreneur Max Kordek, and CTO Oliver Beddows, a full stack developer for over 15 years. The pair first worked together at the MIT licensed decentralized application platform Crypti.
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