OKEx, a popular cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, has listed the utility token of the DFINITY platform “Internet Computer” ICP. The internet computer – a blockchain network under development – is powered by a fully open governance system and held a launch event last week.
Additionally, OKEx announced that its recently formed Blockdream Ventures fund will work with the internet computing ecosystem to ensure this $ 10 million in dedicated funding and resources to support high quality projects within the network.
Start of “Internet Computer”
DFINITY’s Internet Computer Project has a specific purpose. Expanding the capabilities of the public blockchain and the decentralized ecosystem using advanced computer science and cryptography.
The internet computer is the result of many years of research and development. Everything is coordinated by the research and development centers of the DFINITY Foundation Zurich, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Tokyo; including additional remote teams in places like Germany and Great Britain.
OKEx CEO, Jay Hao said:
“We are pleased to be supporting the introduction of the Internet computer as a partner on the first day. We hope that this is the first big step in giving entrepreneurs, developers or companies the opportunity to host secure software systems that are built on top of computer science. and really only support the long-term development of the Internet. “
With an initial capital of $ 100 million; OKEx Blockdream Ventures is a fund focused on supporting high quality projects with great potential.
Founder and Chief Scientist of the DFINITY Foundation, Dominic Williams specified:
“After Bitcoin and Ethereum, the Internet computer is the third major innovation in the blockchain. It supports intelligent contract software that can run at web speed and deliver web to users for the first time, as well as a network that can adapt its computing capacity to user needs. significantly increase the potential uses of the public blockchain; and improving the reach of today’s blockchain ecosystem. “