Browsing the "Sidechains" Tag

CoinShares, Blockchain Launch Gold Token Network on a Bitcoin Sidechain

| William Foxley

Two years in the making and already backed by some $20 million in digitized gold, CoinShares announced the DGLD token Tuesday.

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Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.

RIF Launches ‘Layer 3’ Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens

| Marc Hochstein

RIF Labs, which built the RSK sidechain for tokens and smart contracts on top of bitcoin, has launched a "third layer" to help scale this technology.

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million

| Yogita Khatri

Just-launched sidechains startup Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in a seed funding round – twice what it had initially planned.

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Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

| Christine Kim

RSK Labs is operating under a new banner, with an emphasis on creating a range of open-source protocols for blockchain infrastructure.

Liquid Goes Live: Blockstream’s First Bitcoin Sidechain Has Finally Arrived

| Alyssa Hertig

Three years in the making, bitcoin's first sidechain "Liquid" is now live, but it's not as decentralized as you might think.

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Sidechains Are Bringing ICOs to Bitcoin And That Might Change Crypto Funding

| Christine Kim

By the end of the year, an initial coin offering will be launched on bitcoin. thanks to sidechains tech.

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Bitcoin Takes a Step Toward Becoming a ‘Multi-Network’ Cryptocurrency

| Pete Rizzo

A long-in-the-works proposal heralded as the best way to bring sidechains to bitcoin has released its first code after three years in development.

Ethereum’s First Production Scaling Project Is Here – But With a Catch

| Alyssa Hertig

Little-known startup Loom Network claims it's ready to take on ethereum's thorny scaling problems with a centralized version of sidechains.

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The Sidechains Breakthrough Almost Everyone in Bitcoin Missed

| Alyssa Hertig

Though it's garnered little attention, "non-interactive proofs of proofs of work" may clear a roadblock for sidechains, a potential "altcoin killer."