A hackathon fully dedicated to building fast, fair and secure tokenization applications that take full advantage of the newly released Hedera Token Service.

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https://hedera.com/blog/hedera21-hackathon-call-for-developers-to-build-the-future-of-asset-tokenization-beginning-january-19th-2021

What: Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed ledger, is hosting Hedera21 — a virtual hackathon to showcase the tokenization of digital or physical assets. Hedera announced the hackathon with an open call for developers to build applications on the Hedera Token Service (HTS), with an opportunity to win over $35,000 USD in HBAR rewards.

There is vast potential in the tokenization of assets to make business processes more efficient, as well as opening up new revenue streams. HTS simplifies the issuance of native tokens, while ditching congestion and high gas fees. …


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https://hedera.com/blog/leading-supply-chain-company-avc-global-selects-hedera-hashgraph-as-dlt-platform

Hedera Consensus Service Will Be Integrated with AVC Global and its Subsidiary MVC’s Track-and-Trace Platform for Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Compliance

Washington DC, and Dallas, TX — January 12, 2021- U.S. …


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https://hedera.com/blog/hyland-and-hedera-hashgraph-present-blockchain-proof-of-concept-for-records-verification-to-texas-secretary-of-state

Austin, TX — DATE Hyland, a leading content services provider for organizations across the globe, and Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public ledger, today announced that they have presented a proof of concept to the Texas Secretary of State to evaluate blockchain technology for the purpose of securing and verifying government-issued records. This is the first proof of concept spearheaded by the newly-formed Texas Blockchain Council, a trade association that promotes the use of blockchain technology in Texas.

The proof of concept focuses on issuing electronic Apostilles, or e-Apostilles. An “Apostille” is a way of authenticating public documents that is recognized internationally. The process was codified in 1961 by the Hague Conference on Private International Law in an agreement known as the Apostille Convention. 118 countries are signatories to the Convention, meaning they recognize Apostilles issued by other signatory governments as legally valid documents. …


AML/CFT Compliance Solutions Now Available for HBAR and Any Assets Issued on Hedera

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https://hedera.com/blog/hedera-hashgraph-and-trm-labs-new-integration-provides-industry-leading-security-and-compliance

San Francisco, CA and Dallas, TX — December 21, 2020 — Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed ledger, and TRM, the cryptocurrency compliance and risk management platform, today announced that TRM has successfully integrated with the Hedera public ledger, and customers can leverage the integration to comply with Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulatory requirements. Hedera’s native cryptocurrency, HBAR, is now supported across all TRM solutions, and future assets issued on Hedera will also be supported. …


E&I Cooperative Services offers SAFE HealthCheck™ to its membership of over 5,000 U.S. educational institutions

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https://hedera.com/blog/e-i-awards-safe-health-systems-inc-with-contract-to-offer-covid-19-and-std-digital-testing-powered-by-hedera-to-its-member-institutions

Dallas, TX — December 15, 2020 — E&I Cooperative Services (E&I), the only member-owned, non-profit cooperative focused exclusively on higher education, today announced it has awarded a contract to Safe Health Systems, Inc. (SAFE) to make the SAFE HealthCheck app quickly available with preferred pricing to its member institutions across the United States.


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https://hedera.com/blog/dentons-becomes-newest-member-of-hedera-governing-council

Dentons aims to leverage Council membership to build expertise in DLT, while exploring use cases for Hedera Hashgraph in asset tokenization, fund raising and smart legal contract deployment

Dallas, TX — December 10, 2020 — Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed ledger, has announced Dentons as the newest member of the Hedera Governing Council. The Council, designed to be the most decentralized governance model for a public ledger, will include a total of 39 highly diversified enterprises and organizations reflecting several distinct industries and geographies.

Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-founder of Hedera Hashgraph, said, “We are thrilled that Dentons will join Hedera Governing Council in sitting with other top enterprises at the forefront of technological innovation. As a global leader in legal and regulatory matters, this move is yet another example of a multinational entity making the right decision to help their customers benefit from the adoption of distributed ledger technologies (DLT). More than that, it indicates the growing demand for expertise in the space, which this partnership will deliver.” …


The first project tokenized on the platform is fine art asset by Chinese artist Wang Xiao Bo

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Hong Kong — November 24, 2020 — Global law firm DLA Piper, in collaboration with Aldersgate DLS (Digital Ledger Solutions) has launched TOKO, a new security token platform, built on Hedera Hashgraph, Hyperledger Fabric, and Microsoft Azure. The TOKO platform will allow investors to digitally purchase a fraction of the tokenized asset, with a fine art asset being the first project to be tokenized.

“DLA Piper has spent an immense amount of time studying the asset tokenization challenge, the legal issue surrounding tokenizations, and the platforms needed to deliver such offerings at scale,” said Scott Thiel, Partner at DLA Piper. “TOKO is the result of years of research and development. We’re thrilled to finally showcase this proof of concept and look forward to working with our clients and ecosystem partners who are keen to take advantage of the opportunities created by the latest technologies, with a reputable and trusted business partner who can help them navigate the legal complexities of tokenization.” …


New platform provides immediate assessment and triage of COVID-19 risk

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Los Angeles (Nov. 19, 2020) — Safe Health Systems (SHS) has unveiled HealthCheck, one of the largest single efforts to date to use integrated testing, technology, contact tracing and communication to help manage the spread of COVID-19.

The SAFE platform emerged from the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care MedTech Accelerator program, a program designed to accelerate use-inspired research and improve patient care and outcomes through innovations.

The integrated COVID-19 mobile screening and information platform offers organizations a real-time view into the potential spread of the virus. …


‘Sentry’ product utilizes the Hedera Consensus Service for data provenance; up to 30% reduction in casualties in Syria thus far with the early warning system.

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Dallas, TX — November 17, 2020 — Hala Systems, a social enterprise developing advanced technologies to protect civilians from misinformation, is now utilizing Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger, to verify data provenance and remove centralized control over data. Leveraging the Hedera Consensus Service (HCS) as an immutable chain of custody for digital media, including photographs, videos, and audio files, Hala Systems’ primary product ‘Sentry’ delivers early warnings of conflict and natural disasters to 2.1 …


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[SINGAPORE, 19 October 2020] Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, has partnered with digital asset custody provider, Onchain Custodian, to enhance the security of the project’s native digital currency, HBAR. Headquartered in Singapore, Onchain is the first and only custodian in Asia currently providing third-party custody services for HBAR.

“Investors are recognising the need for prudent governance of token projects,” said Pablo Peillard, co-founder of Hashing Systems. “As the largest community of Hashgraph developers, we are demonstrating our commitment to our clients and the enterprise ethos by securing our HBAR reserves with Onchain Custodian.”

Holders of HBAR will have the option to secure their HBAR tokens with Onchain’s SAFE™ digital asset custody platform, which is insured through Lockton and fully compliant with Singapore’s regulatory regime with regards to digital payment tokens and e-money. …

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