ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BLOCKv, maker of a platform for developers to create and distribute virtual goods built on blockchain received the highest grade at the blockchain pitch competition at the 9th edition of the d10e Conference, the leading conference on decentralization exploring the future of FinTech, Token Generation Events (TGEs), Blockchain, Sharing Economy, Future of Work and Disruptive Cultures. BLOCKv represents one of the most exciting upcoming TGEs (slated for October 12, 2017) according to the members of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC) who participated as the official judges on the completion. BLOCKv also receives one third of the "the biggest prize in the world" -- an investment prize pool of 100 Bitcoins provided by the judges in return for tokens in the top three winners' pre-token sales.
BLOCKv is a maker of a blockchain-based development platform that enables the creation of decentralized, smart, secure, and dynamic virtual objects to dramatically expand the $100 billion industry beyond games, music and books. The platform promises to usher in the next generation digital goods economy through the creation of a user interface layer that mitigates the complexity of blockchain development to unlock exponential growth. As sharable digital goods become more ingrained in the lives of consumers, BLOCKv technology provides an unprecedented opportunity for brands, marketers and developers to engage with and build stronger relationships with consumers.
"Our vision is to provide the user interface foundation that is necessary for the new digital goods economy to explode, by developing a platform on blockchain that enables the creation of digital objects that are programmable, fraud proof, and exchangeable between the virtual world and real life," said Reeve Collins, CEO of BLOCKv. "It is an incredible honor to have the esteemed investors at the d10e Conference believe in our vision and team."
The highly competitive contest received over 100 applicants and 26 were invited to pitch in front of a panel judges who are all members of the Blockchain Investors Consortium (BIC). Presenters were judged based on numerous factors, including such elements as their business model, team, token structure, business materials (whitepaper, pitch deck, website), and milestones / roadmap (PR, marketing, outreach).
"After reviewing over 100 applications from all over the world, we're confident that BLOCKv has the team, business plan, vision, and potential to provide the interface layer to blockchain technology," said Mike Costache, co-owner and co-chair of d10e Conference. "The three winners are a strong representation of the upcoming TGEs that have the most potential, according to the members of the Blockchain Investors Consortium."
The d10e Conference pitch competition abides by the highest ethical guidelines. The electronic judging platform shows the cumulative score of each presenter and ranks the contestants in real-time at the end of each presentation. All judges must disclose their investments, board memberships, and advisory positions and do not vote for any presenting presenters where they have a conflict of interest. Judges are not provided remuneration for their participation, but actually provide 1-10 BTC toward the investment prize pool, which at this edition totaled of 100 BTC. For more information visit: www.d10e.biz.
Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, BLOCKv provides a development platform and community for the creation and distribution of dynamic, intelligent, experiential digital objects that bridge the gap between digital and physical worlds, called vAtoms. Built on secure blockchain technologies, BLOCKv's 'smart' digital objects work on any digital platform, are obtainable anywhere, store actual value and are immune from fraud. BLOCKv digital objects have the power to transform the landscape of physical, digital and social advertising; micro-transacting; ticketing; gifting; coupons and promotions; and more. For more information, please visit BLOCKv website.