Category: Foundation

Threefold Lays the Foundation for a True Peer-To-Peer Internet & Formally Announces Its Token Distribution Event
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Threefold Lays the Foundation for a True Peer-To-Peer Internet & Formally Announces Its Token Distribution Event

GHENT, BELGIUM – 08 MAY 2020 – In 2016, ThreeFold identified the need for a new, upgraded, and more-secure internet – a peer-to-peer internet that empowers equality (access), autonomy to its users, and sustainability. Today, independent ThreeFold Farmers have collectively built the largest distributed peer-to-peer grid of internet capacity in the world, live with more…

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Wikimedia Foundation expresses deep concerns about India’s proposed intermediary liability rules
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Wikimedia Foundation expresses deep concerns about India’s proposed intermediary liability rules

Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit group that operates Wikipedia and a number of other projects, has urged the Indian government to rethink the proposed changes to the nation’s intermediary liability rules that would affect swathes of companies and the way more than half a billion people access information online. The organization has also urged the Indian…

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BDAM Foundation Launched BDAMX, BDAM Pay and BDAM dApp Store
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BDAM Foundation Launched BDAMX, BDAM Pay and BDAM dApp Store

British Digital Asset Management, a Hong Kong based foundation, has officially announced its upcoming project, i.e., BDAM, whereby it aims to revolutionize the current day finance. The project and its websites are already live and available for community review. With the BDAM project, the foundation strives to create a complete financial ecosystem. In this vision,…

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Foundation Capital, now 24 years old, just closed its ninth fund with $350 million in capital commitments
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Foundation Capital, now 24 years old, just closed its ninth fund with $350 million in capital commitments

Not all venture firms are long for this world. Though they tend to shut down exceedingly quietly, it sometimes happens when the returns just aren’t compelling or a firm grows too fast or there’s infighting or there’s not a solid succession plan. Foundation Capital, founded in 1995, had its own kind of reckoning in the…

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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation
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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

IBM makes the Power Series chips, and as part of that has open-sourced some of the underlying technologies to encourage wider use of these chips. The open-source pieces have been part of the OpenPower Foundation. Today, the company announced it was moving the foundation under The Linux Foundation, and while it was at it, announced…

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The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts
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The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies. Through a partnership with Microsoft the foundation is offering a share of a $750,00 pool of cash and the option of technical support from Microsoft, including mentoring in mixed-reality technologies and…

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