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As we near the end of 2020, the team continues working between home and the office — let’s discuss what’s next for iExec and have a look back over some of the news, events, and developments from the past few weeks.
We are entering an exciting time for iExec. Having put in place the technical infrastructure side of the project, as outlined in the 2016 roadmap, we have delivered the world’s first decentralized marketplace for cloud computing resources. The team is now shifting its focus on adoption. Last week, a lot of the team members were in the iExec offices to meet with an video production agency. The video will cover recent developments and will explain how iExec will be moving forward, with future developments being adoption-driven.
As a sneak-peek into the video content, here’s a quote from CEO Gilles Fedak:
“When we imagined this project four years ago, it was impossible to forecast how the blockchain technology and ecosystem would evolve. For example, technology such as trusted computing was almost unknown at the time. This meant we had to be pioneers and innovate in various research areas. We were able to successfully deliver the world’s first decentralized marketplace for computing resources.”
OntoChain and iExec: distributing €4.3 million Euros of equity-free funding for blockchain innovators
iExec recently announced being one of 7 core partners of ‘OntoChain’. The project was launched by the European Commission and is part of the European Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, offering €4.3 million euros of equity-free funding for blockchain innovators.
Successful candidates will receive mentorship and support covering all aspects of their project, including guidance on technical and business aspects. iExec will bring expertise in blockchain and confidential computing and offer their technical stack to projects. iExec will also be on the board evaluating project proposals ...
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