The popular Kik messaging app has announced it will fork the Stellar blockchain to create its own zero-fee cryptocurrency. Kik provides free instant messaging by using WiFi, which is very useful for people without phone plans and has hundreds of millions of registered users. Kik initially launched its native cryptocurrency, Kin, in a successful initial coin […]
Kik has decided that fees just won’t work for its crypto token mission and has decided to fork stellar to create its own blockchain.
Rockefeller’s VC firm Venrock and crypto investment company Coinfund will now be working together to “mentor, advise, and support” teams in the crypto and Blockchain space #NEWS
The Kin Foundation, which governs the cryptocurrency developed by Kik, announced a partnership with Unity Technologies on Thursday.
While Kik said it would move its “kin” crypto tokens off ethereum and onto stellar, today it announced it was allowing the tokens to live on both.
ICO issuers that have raised $50 million or more in token sales are being tightlipped when it comes to inquiries about SEC subpoenas.
Kik founder Ted Livingston announced on Wednesday that his company was moving its Kin token app from ethereum to Stellar.
A high-profile ICO project is re-evaluating whether it will stick with the ethereum network or shift to a more scalable and lower-cost solution.
How established firms are incorporating Blockchain into their apps.
When Kik Interactive announced its cryptocurrency ICO, a lot of people were taken by surprise. Having an established company embrace this new way of raising money is pretty significant as a whole. As one has come to expect, this ICO was highly successful overall, as the company raised nearly US$100 million. There was massive global interest in this ICO; that […]
Kik closes its successful $100 mln ICO and integrates Kin token, in spite of growing regulatory concerns.
Social media platform Kik closed its initial coin offering yesterday with a total of $98 million raised – falling short of its funding target.
Kik has launched its $75 mln ICO as regulatory “failures” mean Canadians are unable to join in.
Although looking to be successful, the first day of Kik’s initial coin offering has been rife with drama.
After putting millions into Kik’s ICO, the startup’s investors are speaking out about their reasons for buying into the experimental token sale.