Blockchain.com Wallet Adds Stellar, Announces $125 Mln XLM Airdrop to ‘Drive Adoption’

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain.com has launched full support for altcoin Stellar (XLM), accompanied by a hefty airdrop of $125 million worth of XLM to its user base. The news was announced in an official blog post today, Nov. 6.

Blockchain.com pitched the mammoth offering as “the largest airdrop in the history of crypto and likely the largest consumer giveaway ever,” suggesting that airdrops are “a great way to drive decentralization and adoption for new networks.”

The firm underscores that the benefit of crypto airdrops for consumers are that they are able to “test, trade, and transact” unfamiliar crypto assets without having to mine or invest first.

Blockchain.com gives the rationale for its choice to launch support for Stellar as being due to the token’s network being “built for scalability,” as well as for its provision of the ability to create custom tokens that represent “real-world or virtual goods and services.”

Prior to adding Stellar support, the Blockchain.com wallet already supported three other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin (BTC),  Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ethereum (ETH).

As of press time, Stellar (XLM) is ranked sixth largest cryptocurrency by market cap on CoinMarketCap’s listings, seeing a strong 5.35 percent growth on the day, trading at $0.258.

In late September, Cointelegraph reported that Blockchain.com had been ranked within the top ten most “sought-after” U.K. startup employers in new listings on LinkedIn. Among its attributes, LinkedIn noted Blockchain.com’s “benefits such as free food and flexible working,” unlimited holiday policy and a bonus scheme for employees paid in Bitcoin.

Airdrops have recently made headlines in less auspicious terms, with China’s stringently anti-crypto central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), announcing it would be widening its regulatory scrutiny to include token airdrops, which it characterized as “disguised” Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in its 2018 financial stability report.

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Ganapati Announces Eman Pulis the CEO of SiGMA as Senior Advisor of G8C


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On Friday, August 3, 2018 Ganapati Group announced the appointment of Eman Pulis, the CEO of SiGMA (Summit of iGaming Malta and Malta Blockchain Summit) as one of the Senior Advisors of GanaEight Coin Limited, the Issuer of G8C tokens. As published on July 7 2018, G8C tokens can be used in online casinos

Eman Pulis has a degree in Education with first-class honours. He also holds a master’s degree in both “diplomacy” and “creativity & innovation.”

SiGMA, led by Eman as CEO, is known to create heat during Malta Gaming Week, recognized as the must-go iGaming event held in November. The event attracts over 500 exhibitors and sponsors, 12,000 representatives, and 150 speakers every year. In addition, the Malta Blockchain Summit sponsored and hosted by SiGMA, is the world’s largest blockchain-related event attracting a number of investors and stakeholders from virtual currency related industries across the world, including Ganapati Groups’s GanaEight Coin Limited.

Eman said: “I’ve worked with the team behind Ganapati for the last three years and the relationship has matured into one based on mutual trust. The technical expertise and all round backing behind their ICO makes G8C a winner. I’m thrilled to walk this journey with them as an advisor and bring my wealth of contacts to the table.”

On July 25, GanaEight Coin Limited, a legal entity that will issue G8C, announced that two qualified lawyers, Hayato Terai from Japan and Kristina Deguara from Malta, had assumed the posts as its Co-CEOs and will engage in practical affairs of the ICO.

With the two lawyers as its Co-CEOs and Eman Pulis, who has acquired vast experience and knowledge in blockchain through his great accomplishments in the online casino industry, as its Senior Advisor, GanaEight Coin Limited will take a great leap in its online casino platform development project. The project is based on Ganapati Group’s proprietary ICO and blockchain technologies and will help in reaching success.

GanaEight Coin Limited’s promotional video has also been updated and is available on the Ganapati Group website.

Website URL: https://ganapati.com/

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