Flipside | June 30, 2022
ShroomDK, an NFT-based SDK that offers programmatic query access to the most complete blockchain data available anywhere, was just released by Flipside Crypto, a leading blockchain ecosystem growth and analytics business.
Open access to blockchain data is a foundational component to enabling the growth of Web3 ecosystems. The ability to query that data programmatically has been a critical piece of missing infrastructure for blockchain developers and analysts. An SDK solves that, but one enabled via a SaaS-inspired NFT brings added Web3 advantages of not just community, but flexibility for future utilization. It might be upgrades to additional toolkits, power-ups, or even the ability to sell components of your access if you determine it's no longer a fit."
Jim Myers, Co-Founder and CTO, Flipside Crypto
Developers can programmatically query data on a wide range of blockchains using ShroomDK NFTs, including historical state Ethereum access, Layer 2s like Arbitrum and Optimism, additional EVMs like Avalanche and Binance Smart Chain, and multi-chain access to Flipside L1 partners like Solana, NEAR, FLOW, Thorchain, and Algorand.
An SDK is about applying data to nurture and grow products and derive benefits via insights. Mushrooms are very similar, as they release spores that germinate and spur new growth, and then decay into nutrients that feed the entire ecosystem."
Dave Balter, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Flipside Crypto
PrimeRevenue | June 28, 2022
FIRA (Trust Funds for Rural Development), a second-tier development bank that offers credit and guarantees among other products to the agriculture, livestock, fishing, forestry and agribusiness sectors in Mexico announced a new partnership with PrimeRevenue, Inc., the leading global provider of technology-enabled working capital solutions
eFactor's digital solutions, powered by PrimeRevenue's technology, will help streamline the funding of FIRA with its network of Banking and Non-Banking financial intermediaries (IF's). The foregoing will facilitate FIRA funding in the eFactor Marketplace, which is estimated to close with more than $7.5B USD in 2022.
This innovative model of connecting Bank with Bank, in this case, FIRA with its network of FIs and NBFIs, is created to facilitate factoring programs for clients related to the rural, agricultural, forestry and fishing sectors, as well as localities with a population of up to 50,000 inhabitants.
This is what we are seeking: to specialize and deepen services to the agribusiness sector with a leading technology company. It is an alliance where FIRA wins because it extends services with the help of technology, and we believe that eFactor wins to the extent that it can extend its services of value for the agribusiness."
Jesús Alan Elizondo Flores, Managing Director of FIRA.
With this alliance, FIRA extends its financial services to small, medium and large producers, for working capital and factoring. Once migrated to the FIRA portfolio, they will be able to use the resources through the eFactor Network technology's platforms.
As a pioneer in global B2B payments, the PrimeRevenue SurePay Platform connects the entire supply chain by improving working capital and automating digital payments. Thousands of companies around the world leverage one streamlined platform to increase payment visibility, enhance control, and improve cash flow. PrimeRevenue is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in London, Prague, Hong Kong, and Melbourne.
About eFactor Network
eFactor Network is a fintech company, leader in working capital financing in Mexico, started in 2009 with the vision of helping large purchasing organizations improve their working capital by extending payment terms without increasing the burden of their supply chain, as well as to serve its suppliers by giving the option of obtaining an advance payment at attractive financing rates. It has alliances with development banks such as IFC World Bank, IDB Invest, Bancomext, BLADEX and PrimeRevenue; today it has more than 15,000 clients and a presence in 20+ countries where they pay company suppliers in various currencies.
BlockSpaces | June 24, 2022
On June 23rd, Cogent Bank, a full-service commercial and retail bank, and BlockSpaces, a B2B integration platform that links business applications to blockchain networks, announced their banking partnership. The news was made at the annual conference of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA), which has been operating since 1888 and is one of Florida's oldest trade organizations.
Cogent Bank's awareness of the blockchain business, which includes a thorough grasp of the dangers, distributed ledger technology, virtual currency, decentralized finance, and the changing regulatory landscape, is what led to the collaboration with BlockSpaces. The partnership enables the business to make use of Cogent's real-time, tokenized payment platform, cutting-edge treasury management tools, and API gateway for data integration because Cogent Bank focuses on delivering flexible, innovative, and forward-thinking services.
As the blockchain industry continues to rapidly develop, it's critical for emerging companies to leverage progressive banking institutions for business operations. Very few providers are up to serving customers with these unique needs. We are thrilled to have found such an innovative partner in Cogent Bank that truly embraces the coming digital transformation."
Rosa Shores, Co-Founder and CEO of BlockSpaces
We couldn't be happier to build our business with such a forward-thinking banking partner. We're having exciting discussions on how to bring digital asset services to more businesses and organizations in the future.”
Gabe Higgins, Co-Founder and Chief Blockchain Officer of BlockSpaces
We know clients like BlockSpaces are in need of instantaneous payments using blockchain technology in today's fast-paced, digital economy. At Cogent Bank we are always looking towards the future of banking, creating innovative solutions to fit the unique needs of our customers."
Chirag Bhavsar, president of Cogent Bank
BlockSpaces has strengthened its partnership with Cogent Bank as they lead the way in enabling functionality for their clients through cutting-edge services, even as the traditional financial services sector experiences upheaval as a result of technological advancements like blockchain, Web 3.0, and decentralized finance (DeFi).