Lisk Closes ICO, Raises Over $5M in Bitcoin
Up-and-Coming dApps platform Lisk has closed its crowdfunding campaign, successfully raising 14,000 bitcoins. This sum is worth approximately $5.7 million USD, making this campaign the 2nd most successful cryptocurrency crowd-fund to date.
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Lisk ICO Concludes: Over $5 Million Raised
Recently, the project’s development team announced that it would be joining the Azure project. The team will now work with Microsoft to bring dApps to the software giant’s cloud platform. To kick off this collaboration, Microsoft has added the project to its Azure Blockchain as a Service program. This way, developers across the world can build, test and deploy Lisk applications with the Azure cloud computing platform and infrastructure.
The project also entered into a strategic partnership with Chain of Things recently. The two teams will work together to make blockchain-based Internet of Things applications feasible on a global scales.
About the Project
Aspiring dapp developers can start learning how to code applications on the platform, by reading the documentation section on the website. More information about the technical aspects of Lisk is available in the white paper.
The team started their Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the 22nd of February 2016. In just four weeks, the ICO raised over 14,000 BTC, or more than 5.7 Million USD. Lisk is estimated to launch on the 11th April.
About the team:
This decentralized applications startup was founded by CEO and entrepreneur Max Kordek, and CTO Oliver Beddows, a full stack developer for over 15 years. The pair first worked together at the MIT licensed decentralized application platform Crypti.
For more information, please go to: https://lisk.io/
To view an explanation video on YouTube please go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk_0TjP1gjY
To learn more about the team please go to: https://lisk.io/team
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