Algorand Foundation Reveals 2023 Plans For Massive Growth• January 1, 2023 7:47 pm • Comments
The annual Decipher conference that happened in Dubai this year saw a lot of major crypto investors around the world attend as Dubai continues to solidify its standing as a major crypto hub.
At the conference, the Algorand Foundation shared its detailed plans on how it plans to continue to expand the Algorand blockchain and provide more utility to its native token ALGO.
So far, the blockchain project plans to expand into the Web 3.0 and DeFi space as both of these areas have been confirmed to be high growth potential markets.
This includes things like building stable coins and even using the blockchain to create digital identity verification services.
The Algorand Foundation has always continued to build value without attracting to much attention and has been focusing on organic growth despite the prolonged crypto bear market.
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Algorand founder Silvio Micali and Algorand Foundation CEO Staci Warden were featured speakers representing Algorand, alongside over 130 industry leaders, including the likes of Napster CEO Jon Vlassopulos, Quantum Temple Founder Linda Adami, and Arrington Capital Founder Michael Arrington.
Key takeaways from the Decipher 2022 event included a number of major announcements surrounding the continuously expanding adoption of Algorand’s sustainable and secure Layer-1 technology. Major announcements included:
New project Algorand Ventures was introduced by Ryan Terribilini, Alogrand Foundation’s very own Head of Ecosystem Funding, which looks to provide funding and ongoing support to the top builders and investors in the Algorand ecosystem.
The launch of the newly found platform Kokua, as announced by St. Vincent De Paul Disaster Services aims to support and provide relief funding built by AID:Tech and being leveraged by the Algorand blockchain. The app is to be released in aid of the deadly 2021 winter Tennessee tornadoes.
The conference also revealed that it was continuing to form essential partnerships such as a partnership with a leading esports performance brand called Fnatic.
This was the result of a major investment from Hivemind Capital and the funding is expected to fund many other initiatives in order to build out the Algorand ecosystem.
The company is also focused on continuing to grow its adoption in other regions in the world such as India where experts believe that there is a huge marketplace to take advantage of.
The Algorand Foundation had appointed Anil Kakani as its India Country head where Anil will lead efforts to increase adoption in the country and hopefully create partnerships with local crypto businesses.
At the end of the day, Algorand has proved that it is focused on just creating an ecosystem that everyone can use and that its mission will essentially stay the same as it always had for 2023 and beyond.
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Led by AlgoBharat, the mission of the project is to cultivate a strong regional representation across India, promoting community building and educational efforts.
As mentioned in the Decipher event, this initiative is leading a number of strategies including the likes of developer hackathons, sessions held at technical universities and more.
Leading this blueprint looks to increase the knowledge and adoption of Algorand and the broader blockchain industry across developers and startups in India.
Featured companies from the AlgoBharat ecosystem, which were present at Decipher 2022 include Contrato, Dapps.cp, Dygnify, EKO India Financial Services, Fragments, Kalga Labs, InFiction, NFTVerse, Nowigence, and Wize.
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