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BIG Weekly Newsletter

July 08, 2021
Issue: No 87

A Message To The Reader

Welcome to the BIG weekly Newsletter.

This week read about how blockchain can help dismantle corruption in government services, why
CoinMarketCap, Animoca join Huobi’s public blockchain as validators and how luxury hotel group Pavilions to accept cryptocurrencies.

Each week we focus on Blockchain Education Basics, so you can improve your understanding this week the topic is Base58 Algorithm (Bitcoin).

Remember to listen to our Partner Podcasts - THE SWISS ROAD TO CRYPTO with Didier Borel. In this episode Didier Borel and his guests Mauro Cappiello and Alex Poltorak discuss some of the major news headlines relating to crypto.

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BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION BASICS

Base58 Algorithm (Bitcoin) - Base58 is a group of binary-to-text encoding schemes used to represent large integers as alphanumeric text. It is designed for use in Bitcoin and is used in many other cryptocurrencies. It offers a balance between compact performance, readability, definition and error prevention.

BLOCKCHAIN HEADLINES

How blockchain can help dismantle corruption in government services
Blockchain could increase the fairness and efficiency of government systems, improve the transparency of procurement processes.

WEFORUM

        CoinMarketCap, Animoca join Huobi’s public blockchain as validators
        Cryptocurrency exchange HECO has added a bevy of new validators to its network in a bid to improve stability and decentralization.

        NASDAQ

        Luxury hotel group Pavilions to accept cryptocurrencies
        The company will partner with crypto payment services provider Coindirect to allow customers to book rooms with bitcoin, ethereum and 40 other digital currencies.

        COINDESK

        REGULATED DIGITAL ASSETS (STO, TRADING, CUSTODY, COMPLIANCE)

        Tata launches tokenized securities offering, crypto custody power by Thales
        TCS has unveiled new blockchain offerings as part of its Quartz solution. Quartz for Markets, a tokenized securities solution that targets exchanges, custodians and cryptocurrency custody offering that uses Thales Luna.

        LEDGERINSIGHTS

            Europe's first OTC market for security tokens comes from Germany
            The crypto revolution continues with Hamburg Finexity that has opened its offer for a secondary market for tokenized investments. This opens Europe's first peer-to-peer marketplace for digitally securitized assets.

            BTCECHO

                Hydra Chain Technologies and DigiShares partner to tokenize real estate on the Ravencoin blockchain
                The collaboration opens up many opportunities for future tokenization projects that will move beyond real estate.

                EINNEWS

                    FINANCIAL SERVICES & CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY (CBDC)

                    Liquidshare, BNP Paribas, Euroclear in CBDC trial for securities settlement
                    The latest digital euro tests simulated the issuance and settlement of unlisted digital securities on a private ledger and the settlement of listed securities. The payment involved a central bank digital currency.

                    LEDGERINSIGHTS

                    China new CBDC trials indicate pivot toward environmental sustainability
                    China has kick-started two new pilots for its famed digital yuan. Specifically, these pilots have been initiated in Chengdu and Xiong’an at a combined value of around $2.3 million.

                    BTCMANAGER

                    Japan’s finance industry awaits a clearer picture of the digital yen in 2022
                    Japan will have more clarity on the design of its CBDC no earlier than late 2022. Japan’s CBDC design could trigger a debate on how the digital yen will affect financial institutions.

                    COINTELEGRAPH

                    CRYPTOCURRENCIES, DeFi and NFT

                    Is the Bitcoin bull run only in the ‘disbelief’ market cycle phase?
                    Bitcoin has so far failed to crack resistance even at $40,000, languishing 50% below its recent all-time highs.

                    COINTELEGRAPH

                    Aave launching DeFi pools for institutional investors
                    Aave, one of the leading DeFi lending protocol in the world in terms of total value locked, is looking to attract institutional investors to its platform via permissioned liquidity pools.

                    BTCMANAGER

                    NFT sales top $2.5B in first half of 2021
                    There has been $2.5 billion in NFT sales in the first six months of this year, a massive increase over the $13.7 million in sales for the same period in 2020. NFT buyers and enthusiasts view them as unique digital collectibles with intrinsic value because of their cultural significance.

                    COINTELEGRAPH

                    HUMANITARIAN & NOT FOR PROFIT

                    Albino BEP-20 cryptocurrency launch revolutionizes humanitarian missions around the world
                    The ABO cryptocurrency team strives to bring a community that believes in positive change together to elevate the living standards of people around the world.

                    EINNEWS

                        RECOMMENDED INDUSTRY REPORTS AND BOOKS

                        Digital Assets: Finstar Space magazine
                        Innovative ecosystems are emerging around digital assets. The Finstar and Hypothekarbank Lenzburg teams want to be at the forefront so that they get to know the possibilities of the technology and the customers of the new opportunities that can benefit.

                        FINSTAR

                        Cryptocurrencies for Corporate Treasury
                        Cryptocurrencies are experiencing a 'mainstreaming moment.' With companies like MicroStrategy and Tesla purchasing large amounts of bitcoin for treasury purposes, the question arises: can crypto become a suitable store of wealth for corporates and institutional investors.

                        BITCOINSUISSE

                        PODCAST SERIES

                        THE SWISS ROAD TO CRYPTO PODCAST

                        In this podcast Didier Borel discovers people in Switzerland playing an active role in crypto and tech. He talks to entrepreneurs, tech innovators and disruptors shaping the future in this country. Switzerland has always played a key role in banking and has recognized the need to foster innovation.
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                        UNCHAINED PODCAST

                        Laura Shin is a crypto/blockchain journalist and host of the Unchained and Unconfirmed podcasts. As a former senior editor of Forbes, she was the first mainstream reporter to cover crypto assets full-time. She gives an overview to all experts and novices alike on the use cases making a real impact, and their vision for the future of this innovative technology!
                        Unchained podcast

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                        Sep 13-15, 2021
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                        Oct 18-22, 2021
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