What’s on This Week in Crypto? Key Events, Hard Forks, ICOs and Airdrops

Avi Rosten

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Want to get more involved in the crypto space? Here’s a small list of upcoming events for next week you can attend or monitor:

Network Upgrades & Hard Forks: Red Pulse (RPX)-PHX Token Swap

Airdrops: Cappasity (CAPP) Holders – CAPP Airdrop

ICOs Ending: Ubex (UBEX), Enkidu (ENK), Tip Blockchain (TIP)

ICOs Starting: SportsFix (SFT), Ronaldinho Soccer Coin (RSC), Bidipass (BDP)

Blockchain-related Events: Crypto Coin Conference (Pennsylvania), Blockchain Futurist Conference (Toronto)

 

Network Upgrades & Hard Forks

Red Pulse (RPX)-PHX Token Swap – 14th August 2018

Red Pulse (RPX) is a NEO-based market intelligence platform covering China's financial and capital markets. Between the 12th and 13th of August, a snapshot of RPX balances will be taken at a specified NEO block height.  On the 14th of August, PHX tokens will be airdropped to RPX token holders.

 

Airdrops

Cappasity (CAPP) Holders – CAPP Airdrop – 12th August 2018

Cappasity is a platform for creating, embedding and selling 3D digital assets. A bonus airdrop of 3% of total CAPP held by wallets will occur on Aug 12, 2018.

 

ICOs

ICOs Ending:

Ubex (UBEX) – Ends 13th August 14:00 GMT

Start price: $ 0.004068, Funds raised: $ 8.39 M, Funding target: 24,000 ETH, Funding cap: 24,000 ETH, Coins offered: 2.88 B (72.00%). UBEX is a decentralised advertising platform that implements smart contracts to improve the relationship between advertisers and publishers. This makes the advertising process as transparent and fair as possible, minimizing the risks for all parties. The application of blockchain allows Ubex to use a Pay-Per-Result operating model, powered by the UBEX token.

Enkidu (ENK) – 15th August 00:00 GMT

Start price: $ 0.03121, Funds raised: $ 625.81 k, Funding target: 5000 ETH, Funding cap: 30,000 ETH, Coins offered: 780.00 M (52.00%). Enkidu offers a global collaboration platform where individuals can find like-minded collaborators - designers, engineers, developers, creators, e-commerce experts, content writers, small ticket investors and even coffee brewers.  On Enkidu, multiple collaborators can "team-up" to work on a project by signing a company-less digital contract. The payment gateway will be central to the project, splitting each incoming payment to its recipients depending on that collaboration's cap table.

Tip Blockchain (TIP) – 18th August 00:00 GMT       

Start price: $ 0.04068, Funds raised: -, Funding target: -, Funding cap: 46,450 ETH, Coins offered   : 600.00 M (60.00%). Tip Blockchain is an indexed, searchable database, that can store arbitrary information, alongside addresses and transactions. Usernames, a search engine, instant messaging, and point-of-sale application, are all decentralized apps intended to be built on this platform.

ICOs Starting:

SportsFix (SFT) – Starts 15th August 00:00 GMT    

Start price: $ 0.1000, Funding target: 2,000,000 USD, Funding cap: 37,200,000 USD, Coins offered: 440.00 M (55.00%). SportsFix is a decentralized sports media ecosystem based on Blockchain technology. It intends to decentralize sports media rights by enabling micro-content rights investments using SF Tokens (SFT) and smart contracts built on the Ethereum network.

Ronaldinho Soccer Coin (RSC) – 16th August 00:00 GMT

Start price: $ 0.2500, Funding target: 5,000,000 USD, Funding cap          35,000,000 USD, Coins offered: 140.00 M (40.00%). Ronaldinho Soccer Coin (RSC) is a Neo-based cryptocurrency created by the famous football player Ronaldinho Gaúcho. Tailored to the football market, the RSC token will fuel an ecosystem called Planet RSC, which comprises of the Ronaldinho Football Academy, the Smile Project, a betting marketplace, Ronaldinho digital stadiums, and more.

Bidipass (BDP) – Starts 16th August 11:00 GMT     

Start price: $ 0.9074, Funding target: 2000 BTC, Funding cap: 6000 BTC, Coins: offered -. Bidipass is an identity verification protocol that aims to strengthen today’s KYC processes. BDP is an ERC20 token used as a means of payment within the BidiPass network.

Events

Crypto Coin Conference

When: 18 August 2018

Where: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, United States

The Crypto Coin Conference will bring together crypto enthusiasts to learn about blockchain technology, the current state of mining, regulations, tax, and a series of presentations about various cryptocurrencies. It will also feature several mainstream YouTube content creators operating within the crypto space.

Presentations will include a Crypto Street Podcase by Killer Whale, Prince, Cryptodale followed by a Q&A session. Other speakers include include Tim Bukher (Attorney, Thompson Bukher LLP), Daniel Keller (Windfall Mining, ZelTrez Advisor), and Charlie "Mav" (Co-Founder, ReadySetCrypto YouTube Channel).

For a full schedule, please click here.

Blockchain Futurist Conference

When: 15 – 16 August 2018

Where: Toronto, Canada.

The Blockchain Futurist Conference will feature new tech start-ups, investments, partnerships, research, and overall upcoming trends and predictions in the cryptocurrency space. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to some of the leading figures in the industry among a series of almost 90 speakers, from Charles Hoskinson (Founder/Co-founder, Ethereum/Cardano), Ryan Taylor (CEO, Dash Core Group inc), and Anthony Diiorio (Co-founder, Ethereum; Founder, Jaxx & Decentral). The event will also feature a talk by Larry King (CNN & GEAR Advisory Board).

For a full list of speakers, please click here.