The traditional banking is starting to be overshadowed by the rise of the cryptocurrencies. Switzerland is one of the countries that in the past years has supported a lot of blockchain based projects and startups. Becoming one of the most important blockchain hubs in the world.
Switzerland has hosted this year from 11-14 November a big event on economic decentralization, fintech, initial coin offering (ICO) and blockchain technologies. The event was organized by d10e which brought for the first time on Swiss ground the conference series on decentralization of economy.
During the d10e conference in Davos, Switzerland the project teams had the chance to participate in a pitching contest. The prize pool was an investment of $250.000 split equally among the winners.
Here are the winners from d10e Davos 2017:
1.Neuromation – 1st Place
Neuromation has won at the beginning of November the 3rd place in the ICO pitch contest from d10e Gibraltar. At this edition, Neuromation was awarded the 1st place. Neuromation is creating a distributed platform to service all aspects of future synthetic data ecosystem.
The platform will allow users to create dataset generators, generate massive datasets, train deep learning models. Users will also be able to trade datasets and models in the platform marketplace.The Neuromation Platform will use distributed computing along with blockchain proof of work tokens to revolutionize AI model development.
2.OSA Hybrid Platform – 2nd Place
OSA Hybrid Platform has developed the big data platform powered by machine learning models (AI). It uses image recognition algorithms to solve the problems in consumer goods retail. OSA Hybrid has a strategic partnership with Neuromation and Hacken.
OSA Hybrid Platform is the provider of AI-based proactive scalable service for the FMCG sector, ensuring on-shelf availability of goods in retail stores in the real-time and in optimum quantity. We are creating value for supplier and retailer working in collaboration, for the ultimate benefit of the shopper.
OSA HP brings value through:
– Increased turnover
– Optimized costs
– Reduced waste
– Higher shopper loyalty and satisfaction.
3.Hacken – 3rd Place
Cybersecurity idol John McAfee announced a few days ago his involvement in Hacken Ecosystem, joining the advising team. The team announced that McAfee will bring his “network of cybersecurity experts”.
Hacken also announced last month a strategic partnership with Neuromation. The alliance between them is meant to clean and fight the cybercrime in the ecosystem.
The Hacken Ecosystem is a community-based business consisting of the HackenProof bug bounty marketplace, Hacken Accelerator, Cybersecurity Analytics Center and Zero-day Vulnerabilities Remuneration Platform.
The Hacken Ecosystem utilizes its own cryptocurrency HKN, which is a dedicated cryptocurrency for white hat hackers that incentivizes community members to interact within the Hacken Ecosystem.
Qiibee is creating a decentralized, Ethereum infrastructure-based loyalty ecosystem by providing a loyalty platform and developer interface on which every loyalty application can be tokenized.
Every application will be built on the same blockchain and will function through tokens. The whole market will connect to the Qiibee ecosystem.
The customers will be enabled to exchange one loyalty token for another through a wallet. This would positively affect current inefficiencies such as account inactivity, low redemption rates, and high customer acquisition costs.
5.WealthE – The Media Award.
Wealth Migrate is a global online real estate marketplace that allows people to invest in commercial real estate (CRE) from as little as $1000 (USD).
Wealth Migrate aims is to give access to more than one billion people to real estate investments that were previously inaccessible to them.
Since it was founded in 2014, d10e has organized dozens of conferences and events worldwide with the most recent one in Davos, followed by Gibraltar and Kiev. While the blockchain technology is still in its initial stages more than $750 million have been raised only in the past months. This shows that our business culture has evolved to the next level and is trying to find solutions to improve our day to day lives while harnessing the power of the blockchain.
The next d10e conference will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 9-12 December.
Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency.