Blockchain Companies Currently Innovating in Greater Phoenix
Dash: Phoenix based cryptocurrency that is a fully-incentivized peer-to-peer network. Miners are rewarded for securing the blockchain and masternodes are rewarded for validating storing and serving the blockchain to users. Masternodes are a new layer of network servers that work in highly secure clusters that provide a variety of decentralized services such as instant transaction, privacy and governance, while eliminating the threat of low-cost network attacks.
SweetBridge: Local blockchain startup looking to use cryptocurrency to reduce supply chain costs. They do this by allowing for easy tokenization of assets, allowing companies to be more liquid.
Arena: Music platform that is free, claims to pay artists the highest royalties in the industry, and does it using cryptocurrency. On-demand merchandise storefront, designed to encourage musicians to promote merchandise sales while listeners stream exclusive content.
Nexus: A decentralized and worldwide network that utilizes three channels of security: prime mining, hash mining, and nexus Proof of Stake (nPOS). Consensus in nexus combines votes across three channels, which discourages one network from becoming too powerful.
Coldti: Coldti is a titanium wallet-like storage device for cryptocurrency seeds. Users of the device engrave their seeds onto ColdTi using a hammer and an included punch tool. ColdTi contains 24 fields to enter seeds into, and is contained in an aluminum fire-resistant enclosure. ColdTi is currently a kickstarter campaign that is seeking to raise $20,000, with pledges of $29 or more, backers get the titanium plate w/ engraved fields, and for pledges of $49 or more, backers get the titanium plate, numeric punch set, and a practice steel plate. Backers that give $79 or more get all of the above listed items included a satin black anodized aluminum enclosure.
Camp BX: Atlanta based bitcoin trading platform with datacenters in Arizona and Georgia. Buy or sell orders are matched against a parameterized database of other orders. If a perfect match is found, a Bitcoin-to-USD trade is instantly executed.