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We are thrilled to announce the launch of æternity’s new charitable foundations in Liechtenstein and Bulgaria.
Following the successful launch of the live version of the æternity network, on the 13th December 2018 æternity has launched two foundations, in Liechtenstein and Bulgaria, that will provide grants and educational support to innovative blockchain projects. The Bulgarian foundation will focus on supporting projects throughout the Balkans, while the Liechtenstein-based foundation will maintain an international focus. Welcoming applications from individuals, teams, and non-commercial projects, the foundations aim to boost the vibrant blockchain ecosystem by offering financial assistance to leading research and development efforts.
Based in Liechtenstein, the æternity Crypto Foundation will primarily focus on supporting research and development efforts in blockchain technology, cryptography, and mathematics. To this end, it will commence by providing grants of up to one million CHF, paid in cryptocurrency, to innovative projects that are viewed as having significant potential to further explore and proliferate the benefits and uses of blockchain. The Foundation also aims to further vitalize the overall blockchain ecosystem, lending resources to developing innovative ideas for decentralized applications, as well as promoting art and culture initiatives within the space. The grant program will expand on an ongoing basis in tandem with progress on æternity’s core and applications development.
Peter Schnürer,a prominent figure in Liechtenstein blockchain space and æternity Crypto Foundation Board Member, was part of the expert group that architected the Liechtenstein Legal Blockchain Act.
The Foundation will offer research support, the driving force behind advancements in the industry, as well as assisting smart, unconventional thinkers as they explore this technology. We encourage all blockchain innovators to submit an application. It will also help startups expand the potential of their creative work in a collaborative, dynamic environment. We are committed to driving blockchain innovation by supporting a ...
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