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12 November: Sikoba & Horizen partnership

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29 October: “Blockchain, zero-knowledge proofs & e-voting” meetup

14 October: Sikoba web interface released for public beta testing

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Horizen X Sikoba Partnership - November 2020

Horizen, a technology platform enabling businesses and developers to create their own public or private blockchains, has announced a partnership with Sikoba, a decentralized blockchain-based system for peer-to-peer IOUs. Read more...

Jala / Sikoba cooperation agreement

Sikoba has entered into a partnership agreement with Jala, developers of the Jala ID+ Card, to help establish a local credit cooperative in the Payatas district of Quezon City, Manila. Read more...

Sikoba Monthly Update - January 2021

In January, we made progress on the Sikoba blockchain, we also signed an MoU with AquaAgro, a Pakistani IoT company, to build the AgroPay financial app for farmer communities. Read more...

Events

On Wednesday 18th November at 15:00 CET we hosted live AMA session, where 
Rob Viglione & Alex Kampa discussed Horizen & Sikoba partnership!

On 29th October, we hosted an online meetup about blockchain, zero-knowledge proofs and e-voting. Sikoba’s CTO Guillaume Drevon first provided an introduction to zero-knowledge proofs, then presented the itugen project (http://www.itugen.com) and showed how secure yet transparent e-voting systems can be constructed using modern cryptography, ZKP and blockchain.

Sikoba's founder Alex Kampa gave a pitch on Pitch Your Startup competition on 15th of September at 2020 ICT Spring. Three pitch events took place from November 2019 to September 2020 with more than 320 applications from 8 categories.

Event organised by Brussels Blockchain/Ethereum meetup. Event details and recording.

During this online Ask-Me-Anything Session we answered questions about the current state of SikobaPay project. Recording of the livestream.

In this meetup, we introduced itugen, which will be a blockchain platform exclusively dedicated to e-voting. Using the most recent advances in zero-knowledge protocols as well as quantum-resistant cryptography, itugen will provide maximum transparency and ease of use, while ensuring voter privacy, voter confidentiality, secrecy of ongoing voting and protection against double votes. Event Details

We participated in the 191 Unicorn Battle in Zurich. The jury was composed of 20 Swiss Venture Capital experts and investors. It was nice meeting you in Zurich, thank you for your support! Event Details.

Sikoba won the Pitch Your Startup semi-finals at the European Finance Summit, in the FinTech category. This Summit was the main gathering for financial professionals to share their best practices, analyse international financial markets & trends, review the relationships between Fin and Reg-tech. Event Details.

In this meetup, we presented the current status of the SikobaPay project as we are nearing completion of the MVP. We discussed the importance of IOU economies in developing countries and looked at the project's future developments. Event DetailsRecording of the livestream.

The itugen technical paper, which is available for download from the itugen web site, was presented by Vincenzo Iovino at ITASEC20, the Italian Conference on CyberSecurity. ITASEC is the largest conference of its kind in Italy and this year’s edition took place in Ancona between the 4th and 7th February. Event Details.

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