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LedgerScore Announces May 31st Token Offering On The TrustSwap Launchpad





LedgerScore, the Equifax for cryptocurrency users, will collaborate with TrustSwap to aid in the execution of their token offering on May 31st, 2021 at 9:00 AM PST.

Introducing LedgerScore

LedgerScore is credit reporting for cryptocurrency. Unlike traditional credit reporting bureaus, data is aggregated from cryptocurrency transactions.

LedgerScore is a platform that provides users with complete data on cryptocurrency transactions and comprehensive and credible credit scores with patent-pending technology. By creating a new golden standard, LedgerScore is aiming to bridge the gap between centralized (CeFi) and decentralized (DeFi) worlds, while complementing traditional credit score.

Lenders rely very much on three global credit reporting agencies: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, multi-billion-dollar companies helping banks comply with traditional credit reporting obligations. LedgerScore aims to be the banks’ go-to agency for credit scores when the potential borrower is a cryptocurrency user.

Over the next five years, the Credit Bureaus & Rating Agencies market will register a 3.8% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in revenue. The global market size will reach $16,640 billion by 2025, up from $14,330 billion in 2019. LedgerScore is uniquely poised to capture a significant share of this market because it is the only credit rating platform for cryptocurrency users.

LedgerScore’s suite of financial products makes it simple to start establishing a credit profile. Unlike traditional credit reporting bureaus, like Equifax, LedgerScore aggregates its data from cryptocurrency transactions. Every time you send or receive cryptocurrency, it is digitally recorded on the Blockchain. LedgerScore verifies your identity to each Blockchain transaction and cross-references it with our verified network users and business partners to establish your activity.

LedgerScore gives lenders across the globe access to new creditworthy customers, by removing the anonymous nature of cryptocurrency, revealing an opportunity to significantly increase their loan portfolio and open global market opportunities. With LedgerScore’s credit and verification reports, lenders now have the tools to assess the risk of lending to previously anonymous cryptocurrency users around the world. Lenders will now be competing for new customers in the world debt market, bridging the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional lending.

Token Utility

LedgerScore’s ERC-20 $LED token is used as a utility across the platform. The token allows for purchase of advanced features and services on the platform. The platform users are incentivized to sign-up and receive marketing rewards. B2B sales allow companies to buy data direct from our data aggregator and direct marketing packages. Thus, providing liquidity to the token holders. Please refer to LedgerScore’s WhitePaper for detailed information about the services provided.

LedgerScore has an impressive list of first round investors:

The Team

The LedgerScore team comprises individuals that hold deep skill sets in blockchain, banking, and financial compliance.

Nathan Christian, CEO and Founder. Nathan Christian is a Top Global Influencer in Blockchain & Fintech. Nathan is a technical expert in blockchain-based accounting and financial applications. A serial entrepreneur with contributions to over 35 technology start-ups in his portfolio. Blockchain strategy, development, investment, consulting, and advising.

Jesse Brown, CTO. Jesse Brown is an accomplished Blockchain Architect with exceptional decentralization finance (DeFi), cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) expertise. Jesse has been involved in many successful Blockchain ventures, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Ford Motor Company’s blockchain enterprise, DataBlockchain, ServerCube and Patientory.

Nina Knox, Chief Growth Officer. Nina has over 20+ years of international experience working with entrepreneurs, start-ups, Forbes 2000/Fortune 500 and top professional services/consulting firms globally (all “Big 4 — EY, Deloitte, PwC, KPMG). Former Executive at Dun & Bradstreet, co-founder of Tokenplace.

Md Mofassair Hossain, CMO. Mofassair is a proven expert in sales and marketing with extensive experience in online sales, digital data, direct marketing, mass media & lead generation. He is an innovator who has successfully created customized marketing solutions for several highly successful businesses, utilizing the latest tools and technologies.

Daniel Spuller, Strategic Advisor for Partnerships & Business Development. Dan is currently the Head of Industry Affairs for the Blockchain Association in Washington, DC. He was appointed Co-Chair of the North Carolina Blockchain Initiative by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor in 2019.

Darren Olney-Fraser ESQ, Chief Product Officer. Darren is an entrepreneur who has successfully built his own Blockchain startup, TIG. He combines his experience as a corporate attorney, tech investor, startup founder, and product manager to bring additional depth to management teams. Darren is also a pioneer in International Payments on the blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies.

Token Offering Details

Secure Launch Process

To ensure a smooth launch, LedgerScore has already:

  • Secured the website with SSL certificates
  • Had the domain protected by Cloudflare and implemented secure VPNs to be conformant to best practice guidelines
  • Performed penetration testing and PCI ASV Scanning

LedgerScore also commits to:

  • Disclose the vesting schedule of all tokens, including team, strategic investors, private presale, influencers, etc.
  • Authorize the addition of no less than $200,000 of ETH liquidity on Uniswap immediately upon listing.
  • Distribute tokens to launchpad participants within one hour of Uniswap listing using Multisender according to the schedule.
  • Provide the timeline for token distributions and distribute tokens within one hour of the agreed upon time.
  • Have at least one community moderator on each social platform (Discord, Telegram, etc.) actively available 24 hours a day for the first 7 days following the launch on Uniswap.

Participation and Allocation

Anyone, including those outside the TrustSwap ecosystem, are eligible to apply for participation in the LedgerScore’s $LED token offering granted they meet jurisdictional restrictions. However, application does not guarantee an allocation. If the $LED token offering becomes over-subscribed (due to pledges exceeding the $1.78M hard cap), priority allocations will be given to the TrustSwap community as follows:

To check your SwapScore, ranking, and other staking stats, login to the TrustSwap Dashboard.

NOTE: An active stake as of 9 am PST, May 31st 2021 is required to be eligible for an allocation based on “Staked Swap” tiers

A Step-By-Step Guide

1. On May 31th, 2021 between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM PST, head

2. Go through the steps listed and upload your KYC documents.

**NOTE** If your KYC has already been approved in Sekuritance’s System, you do not have to upload ID card, Selfie, or Proof of Residence documents, as they are already stored in the system.

3. If you have not previously been approved with Sekuritance, have the following documents handy as you will be asked for them:

· Proof of identity (Passport, Driver’s License, or Government-issued ID card) including clear, complete photos of both the front and back of the ID card (or both the front cover and photo page of the Passport).

· Selfie with the proof of identity document and a note reading “LedgerScore IEO May 2021”

4. The portal closes after 12 hours. There will be a waiting period of up to 48 hours as the LedgerScore team finalizes internal processes.

5. Approved participants will be contacted via email and the TrustSwap Dashboard Messaging System (log in with your registered wallet to see your messages) with allocation details and payment instructions. You will have 24 hours to send the funds.

$LED will be live on Uniswap on 5th June, 2021.

What Should I Do to Prepare for the Offering?

  1. Based on the requirements set for a guaranteed allocation, stake
    your $SWAP tokens here before the deadline mentioned above.
  2. Submit your details and documents at any point during the 12 hours window at

Learn more about LedgerScore



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Who Can Participate in the $LED Token Offering?

Anyone not holding citizenships or not domiciled in the USA or UN sanctioned countries can participate in the LedgerScore token sale

*The eligible countries list is selected by LedgerScore. If your country is not listed, this does not mean you are ineligible for future TrustSwap Launchpad projects.

** Launchpad dates are subject to change. This is not an endorsement, partnership, or an offer for investment by TrustSwap. LedgerScore is using the TrustSwap Launchpad as a customer, with specific requests as to how they need their launch to operate. TrustSwap is a provider of non-custodial, smart-contract-based software services. Digital assets carry a high level of risk. Participation is performed at your own risk. Exercise caution and conduct your own due diligence.



Recap – 73% Axie Infinity Livestream Viewers are from the Philippines





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“Play-to-earn” game Axie Infinity held a livestream this week, hosted by Andrew Campbell, the new program lead at Sky Mavis, the game’s development company. The Axie Infinity team answered questions fielded by the community. From server issues to V2, check out the stream below.

This writer live tweeted during the livestream and it’s worth detailing here what are the information shared during the event. But first, let’s check the metrics of the stream as shared by Andrew:

The result solidifies the Philippines as a key market for Axie Infinity. Though it should be noted that the most popular streaming channel in the country is Facebook Live and YouTube.

On Axie Infinity V2

Table of Contents.

Aleksander Larsen, COO of Sky Mavis and Jeff Zirlin, co-founder, shared a new image of Axies with upgraded body shapes:

Days ago, the Axie Infinity community celebrated the birth of Axie no. 1 million, but it was not without controversy because it was created using what some members of the community feels is a violation of the Terms of Service. Jeff said they will look more closely into the situation.

As for staking, Aleksander said it could be by Q3 2021.

On the Server Issues

The game was recently plugged with issues, Andrew asked a question submitted by a community member: “Why don’t you just plug in more servers since you have money?” Aleksander says the game grew from 38k to 200k users in no time. “Our engineers are working overnight to keep the lights running. Things are to get better.” Andrew added the fact that while there are a lot of developers, the talent pool for those who knows blockchain (specifically, solidity) is actually smaller, while Jeff said the server issue is their no. 1 priority right now.

Sky Mavis tweeted the day after the stream:

On Free-to-play

“What to do with useless Axies?” a community member asked. 

“No Axies are useless,” Aleksander immediately answered.

Jeff hinted of “crafting” as a new addition that can be done on the upcoming Land gameplay. “I think it’s going to be a huge catalyst for us,” he said, though he reconfirms that Battle V2 and Land gameplay being “fun” are the first things they would focus on. 

Speaking of V2, the topic “free-to-play” was touched upon. In the next version of Axie Infinity, there will be starter Axies that are “free-to-play,” so new players can start without purchasing Axies. The community therefore asked “Will free-to-play hurt SLP earnings right now?” Here’s Jeff’s response:

“Free-to-play allows you to get immersed and be in love with the Axie universe before you make economic decisions. I think demand for real Axies will increase when more people are in love with Axies.”

Jeff Zirlin, Sky Mavis

Putting Axie to Every Person in the World

The above was Aleksander’s quote. One of Sky Mavis’ goals is to put the game in the App Store and the PlayStore.

Guild and Scholarships

Aleksander said they are working on Guild Features in-game itself. This would mean eventually doing what is being done in scholarships could be done on the game itself. (He did say this is very far from the pipeline.)

Which led Andrew to ask, “What do you personally feel about Axie scholarships?” Jeff talked about early 2020 and the people who first tried it out. “It was when SLP hit 2 cents when people see the scholarship thing as legitimate. It has definitely helped in our growth.”

Aleksander admitted they don’t have any direct say in scholarships, and they don’t endorse them. “But we have common sense things. For example, managers should not abuse their players. If you do, then that’s our concern.” He did say the scholarships are a testament to what’s possible in the metaverse and what you can do inside. He cited Yield Guild Games as one of the largest, if not the biggest one who do scholarships at scale.

On Axie Lore

Jeff talked about ideas re: Axie Lore, Axie Movie, Manga, but ultimately their focus right now is to make Axie as fun as possible. Aleksander said they can think about it next year.

On Multi Accounting

“We will find you.” 

Jeff Zirlin, Sky Mavis

Andrew said as Axie scales, this will be a problem. Aleksander said they are looking into the data to ensure no real people who are not multi-accounting get affected. 

“One human being can only extract so much resources per day. You have to tell your friends to play.”

Aleksander also said players don’t get banned when they are in-game and suddenly maintenance kicked in. 

On Land Gameplay, SDK and API

Jeff said they want to make Land gameplay as fun as possible, such as farming or fighting for resources. “We want to provide utility and fun things to do rather than a blank slate where people will just walk around,” said. 

On SDK, they said they are excited about using Axie assets where people can do an Axie tower defense and other games. 

There’s clamor to make the Axie API more open. “As we move towards a more stable space, we can enable the API a little bit more, a WIP,” Aleksander said Seuchenhun of Axie Zone (also a recent Sky Mavis hire) will own this product.

Pains as Axie Grows

Lately, there were reports of stuck Axies and other bugs. Aleksander said because the game is still in alpha, everything being experienced are the pains of growing. “As we grow more, there might be more bugs.”

At the end of the stream, Aleksander encouraged players to give feedback and constructive criticism, what they can do to improve.

This article is published on BitPinas: Recap – 73% Axie Infinity Livestream Viewers are from the Philippines

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‘It might get ugly with’ Bitcoin…BUT

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Prices are a reflection of investor sentiment, they say. In a span of a little over two months, Bitcoin’s price has promptly halved, and now, after China’s recent crackdown on mining, a section of the market participants believe that BCT is a less attractive prospect. 

Talking on similar lines in a recent Kitco News interview, Saifedean Ammous, the author of ‘The Bitcoin Standard’ said that the current hiccup would not have a long-term impact on crypto’s price. He said,  

“You can’t really ban Bitcoin, you can ban yourself from Bitcoin, but Bitcoin continues to operate and I think even if it’s going to be a 50%, 60%, 70%, 80% crash, ultimately, the ability to bounce back is what’s going to win the day for Bitcoin.”

Nevertheless, he concurred that the Chinese crackdown was a serious issue because a major proportion of the mining operations have been halted. Ammous further stated that BTC’s price would most likely drop further as and when more machines go offline. Miners, indeed, are facing one of their worst nightmares at this stage. What’s more, the author also expects a panic sell by the Chinese hodlers in the coming days. 

As a matter of fact, miners are large hodlers themselves, and now, according to Ammous, “you’re forcing them to sell large quantities.” Nevertheless, at the time of writing, Glassnode’s data underlined that miners’ outflow volume had touched its lowest point in 6 months, which ultimately implies that miners are still hodling their BTC. However, the sell-off that Ammous pointed out might likely take place in the foreseeable future.

Source: Glassnode

The author further opined that the clampdown would only impact traditional assets like gold. He stated that, unlike gold, BTC’s prospects aren’t influenced by political and banking systems. After witnessing a minor 0.32% price drop in the past 24-hours, Bitcoin was trading at $34,000.69 at press time.

Additionally, it should be noted that BTC’s hash rate has been falling over the past few days. Nevertheless, Ammous was positive that it would soon recover. With respective to Bitcoin’s inevitable comeback, the author concluded, 

“It might get ugly with BTC, but it thrives on adversity. If you do try and knock it down, if you do try and hurt it, you’re just setting up a great comeback story for BTC. This has been the case for over the many years.”

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50,000 electric vehicle charging stations in Europe to offer crypto payments

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Two payments firms have partnered to roll out crypto payments across 50,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Europe.

The partnership is between Irish e-commerce and mobile payment solutions firm HIPS Payment Group Ltd and Vourity, a Swedish firm that specializes in unattended payment facilities such as EV charging stations.

The integration of crypto payments with charging stations will occur over the next three years starting from November 2021.

The firms haven’t revealed which cryptocurrencies will be supported yet, but Vourity has dropped a pretty strong hint that Ethereum is likely to be among the first after it released an image of a payment terminal with an ETH logo on it. Ethereum is moving to the much more energy efficient Proof-of Stake consensus mechanism in the next year, which could mitigate any backlash among environmentally conscious EV drivers.

“We are currently evaluating what cryptos/coins we will support. It will be converted to fiat,” stated Hans Nottehed, the CEO of Vourity.

Vourity payment terminal, with an ETH logo

Crypto payments will be integrated with Vourity’s EV charging stations by connecting to the blockchain via Hips Merchant Protocol’s native protocol token Merchant Token.

Back in May, HIPS Payment Group launched the HIPS Merchant Protocol, the HIPS Merchant Protocol Gateway, and its governing Merchant Token.

The protocol was built on Ethereum and Solana in May 2021 and plans to expand support to Cardano in the future.

“With near real-time transaction speeds, in addition, the Hips Merchant Blockchain is designed for merchant transactions regardless if they are mobile, instore or e-commerce and utilizes the interchange concept from the payment card industry,” HIPS noted in May.

Related: Blockchain-based EV charging trial gets $1M from Canadian government

EV crypto innovation

Tesla famously did a U-turn on accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments for vehicles, with Elon Musk noting the firm won’t change course until the mining sector is at least 50% powered by clean energy. Other EV-focused firms have sought ways to innovate using  “clean” crypto mining and adoption.

At the beginning of this month, Canadian light EV manufacturer Daymak announced an upcoming EV set for 2023, that is fitted with a crypto mining rig that can mine Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies while it’s charging or parked.

In March, Stellantis, the parent company of European car manufacturer Fiat, partnered with Kiri Technologies, to promote an “eco-driving style,” by rewarding Fiat EV drivers in cryptocurrency via Kiri Technologies’ KiriCoin.

In that same month, Volkswagen Group Innovation, the research department of German car Volkswagen, announced a partnership with Energy Web, a non-profit organization focused on open source energy transition.

The duo teamed up to research methods of using EV’s and charging stations as part of the power grid using blockchain.

Jesse Morris, the chief commercial officer of Energy Web, spoke with Cointelegraph and emphasized the benefits of tracking the integration between EVs, charging stations, and power grids using blockchain.

Morris mentioned that during times of local grid congestion, Volkswagen drivers could be incentivized not to charge by being paid out in crypto or fiat. Additionally, utility providers could pay EV drivers to store energy during times of excess generation on the power grid.

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