ConsenSys Monthly Report — September 2019
Ethereum dapps, enterprise blockchain solutions, most popular articles, upcoming events, and more.
“The financial industry is undergoing an extraordinary change, because of new entrants like Facebook’s Libra and the emergence of technologies like crypto-assets.”
-Yawar Shah Chairman, Board Member at Swift
Septembers’s monthly report is filled with exciting updates, recaps, and releases from ConsenSys. If this is the first monthly report you’re reading, check out our vision, and learn more about ConsenSys. If you’re a frequent reader, jump right into the good stuff — the top tweets, events, videos, and reads from the past month.
In September, CosnenSys debuted ConsenSys Codefi, the blockchain operating system powering commerce and finance. Additionally, 30 blockchain developers spent a few days in the woods while ConsenSys and the World Wildlife Fund teamed up to launch Impactio.
ConsenSys also attended Sibos, one of the largest banking and finance conferences in the world with over 10k professionals. Check out the takeaways from Sibos to get insight into the heart of the world’s financial system.
The ConsenSys Vision
Most Popular Articles
- What are people searching for? “Answers to the 40 Most Asked Questions About Blockchain”
- Trending: “30 Quotes that Defined a Momentous Ethereal Summit”
- ConsenSys Academy: “Stablecoins”
Social Media Hits
September showed significant changes in rankings for activity on @github, particularly from perennial developmental leaders like @ethstatus and @storjproject. #Ethereum still dominates the charts from top to bottom. https://t.co/ogpQnUoJZI
- Just weeks after the news of #HyperledgerBesu, #ConsenSys and Hyperledger
announced today that ConsenSys has become the newest Premier Member of #Hyperledger and Joe Lubin has joined the governing body.
- Bushwick is becoming a hotspot for innovation. Over 9% of NYC’s tech startups reside in Brooklyn 😏
Hub and Spoke Model
The ConsenSys “hub” spawns, incubates, and accelerates “spoke” ventures through development, resource sharing, acquisitions, investments, and the formation of joint ventures. These spokes benefit from foundational components built by ConsenSys that enable new services and business models to be built on the Ethereum blockchain.
Our blockchain venture studio. Labs incubates the best teams of Web3 across the globe, providing them capital, mentorship, and access to ConsenSys’ network of top-tier projects and talent.
Our educational institution. Academy’s mission is to develop the global blockchain ecosystem by bridging the Ethereum knowledge gap.
Our enterprise arm. Solutions brings blockchain to businesses, helping enterprises, governments, non-profits, and startups across the globe build, test, and deploy public and private blockchain solutions. Solutions offers education, advisory, and development services, as well as opportunities for joint ventures and co-creation.
ConsenSys Social Impact is leveraging emerging technologies to solve the world’s most pressing issues.
Capital is our constellation of financial service offerings for digital assets and blockchain-based companies, and also includes token sale advisory and a venture capital studio.
ConsenSys Diligence is committed to improving and protecting the Ethereum ecosystem by facilitating technical excellence, security guidelines, legal precautions, and ethical business practices.
Ethereal Summit brings together builders, philosophers, policymakers, artists, and humanitarians from around the world for two days of storytelling and knowledge sharing around how we can build our decentralized future together using blockchain technology.
- Read: 30 Quotes that Defined a Momentous Ethereal Summit
- Read: Vitalik Buterin speaks out on privacy, DeFi and Ethereum 2.0
Alliances and Initiatives
Started by ConsenSys’ Balanc3 team, ABC drives innovation in the accounting industry while educating businesses and organizations on accounting for blockchain-based digital assets.
An industry-wide collaboration utilizing blockchain law, regulation, and policy to promote token-powered economic growth and consumer protection.
The industry’s first global standards organization provides guidelines for developing and delivering large-scale, interoperable blockchain implementations.
Try: The Rimble Demo app
Cryptocurious? Honing your smart contract development? Explore our global events calendar for meetups, workshops, hackathons, and more.
Spokes and Ventures
A community-curated registry of ad-supported websites. Community members are rationally incentivized to include or reject websites from the registry based on the merits of ad performance and inventory quality.
Liquidity management and international payments for decentralized financial networks.
A platform that makes it easy to find, price, and trade tokens peer-to-peer on the Ethereum blockchain.
- Announcement: WalletLink by @coinbasewallet is live on AirSwap! Now, you can use Coinbase Wallet to securely connect to AirSwap on any desktop browser. Try it out on https://instant.airswap.io.
A comprehensive suite of blockchain exploration, analysis, and forecasting products for the Ethereum network.
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All infrastructure, for all — platform for the tokenization of large scale unlisted infrastructure.
- Read: “REIT and Allinfra announce an agreement to collaborate on the use of blockchain technology for the tokenization of assets”
A community platform for proposing and crowdfunding public goods that contribute to their mission.
Freelance task fulfillment, paying out in any Ethereum token upon successful completion.
Ethereum smart contracts can trustlessly verify arbitrary Bitcoin transactions and payments.
Reinventing collective storytelling for a modern, decentralized, equitable world.
Decentralized basic income.
A platform for sustainable and trustworthy journalism using open governance and cryptoeconomics.
ConsenSys Capital Asset Management
Builds institutional market infrastructure for the emerging digital asset class.
Enterprise and industry-spanning blockchain solutions for the energy sector including trading, markets, and logistics.
Using tokenized signals to reduce information asymmetry in the market.
A daily news site covering all things crypto and the advent of the decentralized web.
- Read: “Congress passes bill to study blockchain for FinCEN enforcement”
- Read: “Millennials love Bitcoin, still don’t trust or understand it: survey”
PHP JsonRPC client and Drupal integration.
Simulate your key token mechanisms to get on the awesome future usage timeline.
A decentralized peer assessment protocol forming the foundation of a universal academic system.
The easiest way to leverage the open-source community to incentivize or monetize work.
- Read: Freelancers, Cryptocurrencies, and Taxes. How Do They All Fit Together?
- Read: “Ethereal Blocks Retro: Sponsors, Winners, and More”
Gnosis builds new market mechanisms to enable the distribution of resources — from assets to incentives, and information to ideas.
A governance platform for creating and managing complex decentralized and distributed organizations.
Leverages the public Ethereum blockchain to give consumers direct access to wholesale energy markets.
- Read: “Blockchain in Energy Market to Witness Astonishing Growth with Key Players | LO3 Energy, GridPlus, BTL”
A decentralized platform for curated fundamental token research and analysis.
A scalable, standards-based, globally distributed cluster and API endpoint for Ethereum, IPFS, and other infrastructures.
An all-in-one enterprise SaaS platform that radically simplifies the creation and operation of secure blockchain networks and accelerates the journey from PoC to Production.
- Read: ““Zero-Knowledge Proof Cryptography: A Gateway to Enterprise Blockchain Adoption””
- Read: “Kaleido’s Enterprise Clients Can Now Transfer Tokens In Complete Privacy”
The Ethereum community’s technical knowledge network.
Swap cryptocurrencies without middlemen.
A simple knowledge base for the crypto-verse.
- Deep Dive: “What is Ethereum’s Virtual Machine (EVM)?”
A blockchain platform for creating, managing, and transferring fractional real estate ownership.
MetaMask is a browser extension that allows you to run Ethereum dApps right in your browser without running a full Ethereum node.
A security analysis API for Ethereum smart contracts. It powers tools that bring security into the smart contract SDLC.
We just surpassed 1 million completed analyses! 🎉🎉🎉 That means upwards of hundreds of thousands fewer smart contract vulnerabilities out there today because of MythX. This is our commitment to #KeepingEthereumSecure. We thank you for your support!
A .NET integration library for Ethereum allowing users to interact with Ethereum clients like Geth or Parity using RPC.
A decentralized, automated trade execution platform making crypto trading cheap and safe.
A blockchain-based protocol for the creation and execution of legal agreements in a user-friendly, compliant way.
A decentralized foundation that provides sustainable funding through grants.
- Read: “Be The Light: Creating A Culture Of Generosity In Ethereum”
- Read: “Berlin Blockchain Week 2019: Panvala Recap”
A protocol engineering team building Ethereum tech for the public chain community and leading enterprises.
Building voting technology to power democracies, big and small, using the power of the Ethereum blockchain.
Securely connects smart contracts with accurate, computable real-world data.
The tools teams need to work decentralized and humanistically.
Same project, new name. Treum helps businesses build trust with their customers by bringing transparency, traceability, and tradability to supply chains.
A development environment, testing framework, and asset pipeline for Ethereum-based smart contracts and dapps.
Building multi-sided marketplaces to collect, validate, publish, and commercialize business-critical reference data.
A custody platform to safeguard crypto assets, with customizable smart accounts for diverse client needs.
A digital rights management platform enabling fairness, transparency, and profitability in music and creative works.
A self-sovereign identity management platform that allows users to register their own identity on Ethereum, send and request credentials, sign transactions, and securely manage keys and data.
- Read: “PwC, Onfido join blockchain identity platform uPort”
- Announcement: The new uPort logo is here!
A secure, efficient derivatives trading platform on Ethereum that matches traders in secure zero-sum smart contracts.
A peer-to-peer community poker platform built on trust, transparency, and fair gaming.
Profiles and distributed database infrastructure for Ethereum.
- Read: “Introducing, 3Box Comments Plugin”
- Read: “How FOAM uses 3Box threads to create a location-based review system”
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