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 this week you can attend or monitor:

ICOs Ending: PayBlock (PBLK), Cryptics (QRP), Chynge.net (CLPX), Kvantor (KVT*)

ICOs Starting: RoBust Defense Token (RBDT)

Hard Forks: STEEM Velocity Hard Fork 20

Events: Blockchain Game Summit (Lyon, France), Cryptonite World Tour (San Francisco, US), The Trading Show (New York, US)

ICOs

ICOs Ending:

PayBlock (PBLK) - Ends Sep 23, 2018

Start Price: 0.10 USD, Funds Raised: -, Funding Target: 1,000,000 USD, Funding Cap: 5,000,000 USD, Coins Offered: 150M (60%). InstaSupply is a platform that functions as a payments and logistics ecosystem where businesses (buyers and suppliers) can either transact value and/or documents as well as interact with other companies in an automated manner. The PayBlock (PBLK) token is an Ethereum-based (ERC20) ttoken that will act as a currency on InstaSupply.

Cryptics (QRP) - Ends Sep 24, 2018

Start Price: 0.001 ETH, Funds Raised: -, Funding Target: -, Funding Cap: 66,000,000 QRP, Coins Offered: 43.0M (66%). Cryptics is a financial platform for cryptocurrency market investors that features a set of tools (including AI software) designed to assist crypto market players on their investments or trading strategies. QRP is an Ethereum-based ERC-20 token that will be the exclusive method of payment for services on Cryptics.

Chynge.net (CLPX) - Ends Sep 25, 2018

Start Price: 0.05 USD, Funds Raised: -, Funding Target: 80,000,000 CLPX, Funding Cap: 800,000,000 CLPX, Coins Offered: 2240M (70%). Chynge.net is a payment platform that aims to enable users to exchange cryptocurrencies between themselves on a global scale using the Chynge Central Blockchain. The CLPX token is a Stellar-based cryptocurrency that will serve as a medium of exchange and store of value on Chynge.net.

Kvantor (KVT*) - Ends Sep 26, 2018

Start Price: 1 USD, Funds Raised: 762000, Funding Target: 4,000,000 USD, Funding Cap: 45,000,000 USD, Coins Offered: 80M (80%). Kvantor is a Blockchain-based payment platform that aims to perform direct and automated transactions between business partners, with KVT (ERC-20) used as the predominant means of exchange.

ICOs Starting

RoBust Defense Token (RBDT) - Starts Sep 25, 2018

Start Price: 0.00288 USD, Funds Raised: -, Funding Target: 5,000,000 USDT, Funding Cap: 13,500,000 USDT, Coins Offered: 6000M (20%). ROMAD is an antivirus platform designed to focus on fighting malware “families”. RBDT is an Ethereum-based (ERC20) token that powers the platform.

Hard Forks

STEEM Velocity Hard Fork 20 – 25 Sept 2018

HF 20 (Velocity) is a network upgrade of STEEM to enable "resource credits" to be used to discount or pay for the expense of creating new accounts, among other network changes. This is not expected to result in two chains, however it does require the approval of a super-majority (17/21) of the witnesses voting in favour of the hard fork for it to occur. For more information, please click here.

 

Events

Blockchain Game Summit

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When: Sep 25-26, 2018

Where: Lyon, France

Join hundreds of blockchain gaming professionals, innovators, service providers and industry experts to discuss the future of blockchain-based gaming. The event will feature topics related to regulation, side chains for blockchain games, e-sport on blockchain, and decentralised cloud to power blockchain games, to name a few. There will also be an Expo Zone where attendees can experiment with blockchain gaming.

Notable speakers during the event include Witek Radomski (CTO of Enjin), Amy Ngai (UX Designer at CryptoKitties), Nicolas Pouard (Blockchain Initiative Manager at Ubisoft) and Ben Heidorn (CTO of Blockade Games) among many others. For a full list of speakers, please click here.

Cryptonite World Tour

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When: Sep 26, 2018

Where: San Francisco, US

The first stop on the World Tour is the General's Mansion in San Francisco. This two-day event will be packed with interactive project pitches, demos, informative expert discussions and investor and industry expert strategy sessions.

Speakers during the event will include Cory Johnson (Chief Market Strategist at Ripple), Tim Draper (Managing Director at Draper Associates), David Chaum (Founder of Digicash) and Bart Stephens (Managing Partner at Blockchain Capital) among many other industry-leading speakers.

The Trading Show 2018

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When: Sep 26, 2018

Where: New York, US

This event will offer attendees a series of discussions and sessions on automated trading, HPC, advanced analytics, exchange technology, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain infrastructure.

It is expected to bring in 1000+ attendees, featuring 150+ speakers, and 70+ exhibitors. Notable speakers during the event include Jeremy Allaire (Co-founder & CEO at Circle), Bert Mouler (President & CEO at Profluent Trading), and Alexander Solodukhin (Senior Quantitative Analyst at Mizuho Alternative Investments, LLC) among many other leaders within this sector.