Web3 messenger from Nansen, selling tickets for the Olympic Games and other blockchain initiatives

Web3 messenger from Nansen, selling tickets for the Olympic Games and other blockchain initiatives

Nansen's web3 messenger, ticket sales for the Olympic Games and other blockchain initiatives

Blockchain technology remains one of the hottest trends among financial, government and commercial organizations around the world the world. ForkLog magazine offers an overview of the most interesting recent initiatives.

Ukraine has joined the European Blockchain Partnership as an observer

Ukraine has received observer status in the framework of the European Blockchain Partnership.

It is expected that the accession of Ukraine will facilitate the integration of the digital economic space of the country and the EU. 

Deputy Head of the Ministry of Digital Transformation Alexander Bornyakov said that this will intensify work on the implementation of blockchain in state registries and services, and will also contribute to the creation of a “highly effective regulatory environment” for the virtual asset market.

Nansen introduced a Web3 messenger focused on the crypto community

Analytical firm Nansen has unveiled Connect, an end-to-end encrypted Web3 messenger aimed at members of the crypto industry. 

The company emphasized that they consider the digital wallet a “form of identity”, therefore, authorization in the application will be based on blockchain addresses.

“Using Connect, users will be able to log in with your crypto wallet, choose a name based on their Nansen wallet tags, join groups based on cryptocurrency ownership and blockchain transactions, send private messages to other users, track key collection statistics and real-time holding information time,” the press release reads.

France to explore blockchain opportunities for ticket sales for the 2024 Summer Olympics

The French Olympic Committee is exploring the use of blockchain for ticket sales for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games.

French Government Interministerial Delegate for the Olympic Games Michel Cadot presented recommendations to the Prime Minister regarding the sale of tickets using DLT.

According to one of the proposals, fans will be able to buy tickets using a special QR code. They will not be transferable to another person. Tickets will be sent to users a few days before the start of the Olympics.

When you enter the venue and register, the ticket will be deactivated.

Kado is convinced that the use of blockchain provides transparency and additional security.

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Central African Republic tokenizes natural resources

President of the Central African Republic (CAR) Faustin-Archange Touadéra announced plans to tokenize the country's natural resources.

As part of the Sango project, companies associated with the crypto industry and “creating a presence in the country” will get access to tokenized assets.

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The Central African Republic has significant natural resources – deposits of diamonds, uranium, gold and oil. However, it is one of the poorest countries in the dark continent and the world as a whole.

NGX Nigerian Stock Exchange will integrate blockchain by 2023

NGX Group intends to integrate blockchain by 2023 to attract a market for new investors. 

The CEO of the exchange, Temi Popula, expressed hope that the technology could be used in the settlement of transactions. He finds new technologies attractive to “young and promising Nigerians.”

Popula believes that scalable blockchain can increase the speed, security and transparency of transactions, as well as eliminate counterparty risk.

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