Moonstake Partners with IOST Blockchain, Soon to Enable Support for IOST Staking

SINGAPORE, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Today, Moonstake announces it has formally joined an alliance with the IOST blockchain. Through this partnership, Moonstake will collaborate with the IOST development team to enable staking functionality for IOST coin on our wallets.





Moonstake started in the staking business last year with the aim to create the largest staking network in Asia. Since then, Moonstake has developed the most user-friendly wallets for both Web Wallet and Mobile Wallet (iOS/Android) that are compatible with over 2000 cryptocurrencies. After a full-scale operation launched in August 2020, Moonstake's total staking assets now sit at over $900 million and the Moonstake platform is now one of the top 10 largest staking service providers globally in just one year. The Moonstake's staking community can easily earn staking rewards from all the high-demand PoS coins on the market including Cosmos, IRIS, Ontology, Harmony, Tezos, Cardano, Qtum, Polkadot, Quras, Centrality, Orbs, and soon, IOST.

Meanwhile, IOST is an enterprise-level blockchain network developed for online service providers. It utilizes a unique, breakthrough consensus algorithm called "Proof of Believability" (PoB) that allows high transaction throughput speeds while all the nodes stay compliant.

With seasoned development teams and robust enterprise partnership networks across the globe, the collaboration between Moonstake and IOST promises to bring about a satisfactory staking experience for IOST holders on Moonstake Wallet.

Mitsuru Tezuka, Founder at Moonstake says: "We're excited to partner with IOST, an esteemed leading blockchain platform, to enable the IOST staking for token holders on Moonstake Wallet. The demand for IOST staking has been on the rise on the market recently following the many great strategic achievements of the IOST network and we can't wait to bring this much-requested feature to our users. Moonstake also looks forward to potential deeper collaboration opportunities in different fields of decentralized technology with the innovative experts at IOST."

Jimmy Zhong, CEO at IOST says: "We're pleased to collaborate with Moonstake, one of the world's top 10 largest staking providers with user-friendly, secure, and highly powerful staking wallets. IOST is always looking to partner with reputable projects and so far, we are very much impressed with the market position Moonstake has achieved in just one year since launch. We look forward to increased adoption of IOST staking and the IOST network following the launch of IOST staking on Moonstake Wallet as well as further collaboration opportunities with the Moonstake team."

About Moonstake

Moonstake was recently established to develop a staking pool protocol to satisfy increasing demands in regional and global blockchain markets. Moonstake develops a staking pool protocol and provides business services through partners and companies.

Moonstake aims to be the largest staking pool network in Asia by providing an active environment for crypto asset holders. Establishing a clear partnership roadmap with Moonstake represents another significant milestone for continuing to strengthen ties with leading platforms across Asia's burgeoning Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) ecosystem. Partnership has been announced with Emurgo, Ontology and NEO to boost staking adoption, Binarystar, Japan's biggest blockchain hub, OIO Holdings Limited (SGX: OIO), a Singapore-listed company. Industry's reputed advisors, such as Lisk and Lawrence Lim of RAMP DEFI support Moonstake's innovative journey.

With a full-scale operation launched in August 2020, we expanded our business and as of now, our total staking assets exceeded over USD 900 Million. https://www.moonstake.io/

About IOST

Supported by Sequoia, Matrix, ZhenFund, and other major investors, IOST is an enterprise-level blockchain platform developed for online service providers.

The IOST project team is currently mainly composed of R&D personnel focusing on blockchain distributed technology. The team is formed by experienced blockchain industry experts who have graduated from world top universities such as Princeton, Stanford, MIT, Tsinghua University, and Beijing University.

With a two-year-old mainnet, IOST has swiftly risen to become a world-leading public chain renowned for its numerous government collaborations and enterprise partnerships around the world. IOST is one of the Big Four public chains with a rich user base and real applicability alongside Ethereum, EOS, and TRON. 500,000 community members, over 20 countries worldwide, over 400 nodes, top staking economy, and growing. https://iost.io/

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Avance Clinical Expands Gene Technology Clinical Trial Services to Meet $17.4 billion Market Demand

ADELAIDE, AUS, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The leading Australian CRO for biotechs and Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific CRO Market Leadership Award winner, Avance Clinical, has expanded its gene technology clinical trial services to meet the increasing global demand predicted to reach $17.4 billion by 2023.





Avance Clinical is accredited as a gene technology CRO under the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR).

This accreditation recognizes that Avance Clinical has the CRO resources and internal processes in place to effectively manage pre-clinical and clinical trials for products involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

In Australia, dealings with GMOs in clinical research requires authorisation under the Gene Technology Act 2000. The OGTR administers the Gene Technology Act 2000, and has specific responsibility to protect the health and safety of people, and to protect the environment, by identifying risks posed by or as a result of gene technology, and by managing those risks through regulating dealings with GMOs.

The global market for genetic modification therapies is expected to grow from $2.3 billion in 2018 to reach $17.4 billion by 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 49.9% (BCC Research, 2018). The utilization of gene modification technologies used in COVID-19 vaccine products is likely to translate in further growth in this field of therapeutics.

Avance Clinical CEO Yvonne Lungershausen said OGTR accreditation is important for our international clients. "Our clients need to know that their CRO has all the necessary credentials and is capable of delivering the highest of clinical research standards in this exciting and rapidly evolving sector," she said.

Avance Clinical currently has a number of GMO studies underway and is expanding its services further to accommodate increasing global demand.

Take the Quiz: Test your Knowledge about Australian Clinical Trials here. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Australian-Clinical-Trials

About Avance Clinical

Australia's Avance Clinical has more than 20-years of experience and is now one of Australia's leading Contract Research Organizations. Avance Clinical facilitates quality drug development by aligning people, skills, and expertise in the pursuit of drug development for a healthier world.

Avance Clinical is committed to providing high-quality clinical research services with its highly-experienced team. The collective pool of knowledge and experience at Avance Clinical continually grows through the careful selection of experts who also demonstrate passion in their chosen field. Avance Clinical offers high-quality services in an established clinical trial ecosystem, that includes world-class Investigators and Sites able to access specialized patient groups. Visit http://www.avancecro.com for more information.

Other benefits include:
1. The Government R&D grant means up to 43.5% rebate on clinical trial spend
2. Telehealth pivot during COVID-19 pandemic – speed and continuity
3. Site Initiation Visit (SIV) and Study Start achieved in 5 – 6 weeks
4. No IND required for clinical trials
5. Full GMP material is not mandated for Phase I clinical trials
6. Established clinical trial environment with world-class Investigators and sites
7. Established healthy subject databases and specialized patient populations
8. Five independent Phase 1 facilities across Australia including hospital-based units for critical care
9. Major hospitals with world-class infrastructures and dedicated Clinical Trial Units with a long track-record in FDA compliant research
10. Seasonal studies: Northern hemisphere Sponsors can conduct their studies year-round by taking advantage of Australia's counter-flu and allergy seasons

Media Contact:
media@avancecro.com

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China Marks an Important Year of Promoting Carbon Neutrality

TOKYO, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The Global Commons Stewardship Index was developed by the University of Tokyo's Global Commons Center in collaboration with the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Yale University. It was introduced in Chapter 10 of the book, "Understanding the Spillovers and Transboundary Impacts of Public Policies: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for More Resilient Societies," produced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Commission-Joint Research Center (EC-JRC).

The outline of the "Global Commons Stewardship Index: GCSi" was presented at the "Tokyo Forum 2020 Online" held in December 2020. This index shows the actual increase and decrease of loads put on the global environmental system by main components such as climate change, biodiversity, land use changes, etc. and the degree to which the goals for each set by governments, organizations, corporations and others have been achieved.

The GCSi could be very helpful for China's efforts to promote carbon neutrality.

The Tokyo Forum 2020 Online was hosted in Japan by connecting prominent researchers, managers, policy makers, and environmental experts from all over the world online.

The theme of the Forum was "Global Commons Stewardship in the Anthropocene".

"Humans are the first species which has started to alter the function of the Earth system," said University of Tokyo President Makoto Gonokami in kicking off the symposium, which was co-sponsored by the University of Tokyo and South Korea's Chey Institute for Advanced Studies. "To tackle those challenges, we need a systemic transformation of our current economic model so that our prosperity is sustained within the boundaries of our Earth system, our Global Commons."

The "Center for Global Commons (CGC)" was established by the University of Tokyo in August 2020 to help solve all the environmental issues now facing the planet and to protect the "Global Commons." Along with other notable speakers, Professor Naoko Ishii, director of the CGC and organizer of the conference, expressed a sense of crisis on numerous occasions. She emphasized that such a sense is necessary, if we are to deal with the unprecedented scale and speed of climate change and other environmental problems now facing the world.

Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly in September 2020, President Xi Jinping of China gained international approval with his pledge to achieve "carbon neutrality," the virtual elimination of greenhouse gas emissions, by 2060. The trend towards "carbon neutrality" is now on the increase, with lively discussions and initiatives similar to the Tokyo Forum taking place throughout the world.

The United Nations Biodiversity Summit will be held in Kunming, China, from October 11th to 24th of this year. 2021 is shaping up to be a very important year for China as a world leader in the promotion of carbon neutrality.

For Further Information;
Project Website: Tokyo Forum 2020 Online https://www.tokyoforum.tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/
Contact Person: Tokyo Forum Secretariat
Email: tokyo.forum@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

SOURCE: Tokyo Forum

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How could anyone trust Brian Mattingley as a ‘good chairman’ after the Football Index scandal?

LONDON / NEW YORK, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Don't forget those devastated punters who are still demanding answers over their huge losses.

The football gambling website Football Index has left tens of thousands of football fans with a staggering collective loss of nearly GBP90 million after its sudden collapse in March. While the pain still lingers for most of the victims, Brian Mattingley, Football Index's former non-executive chairman who should also be held accountable for the disaster, will happily take up his new chairman role at gambling software leader Playtech in June, with a remuneration of GBP338,000 per annum. Just how absurd and unfair this world could be.

Now, I want to dig into this a little deeper with you.

So, what happened to Football Index?
Launched in 2015 under a licence from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), Football Index once marketed its platform as a 'football stock market', where users could buy and sell notional 'shares' in professional football players and earn 'dividends' based on the performance of their shares.

Such novel concept was immensely popular. The gambling website claimed that it has paid out dividends of GBP11 million over the course of the 2019-20 season, with the maximum dividend a user could win per day set at 33p per share.

However, Football Index's business was nothing but a mirage based on assets (i.e., the football players on the market) with no underlying value. It relied on constant deposits of more users to pay out dividends. This unsustainable business model was doomed to failure from the outset.

Fast forward to early March in 2021, when Football Index announced to slash the maximum dividend payable from 14p per share to just 3p in an attempt to 'ensure the long-term sustainability of the platform', the market crashed following a stampede of selling by panicked punters.

Eventually the platform has had its operating licence suspended by the UKGC and the hard-earned money of many people have been trapped in the system ever since. The UK government is launching an independent investigation into the incident.

Empty words and blatant lies
Football Index' fall is the result of culpable faults of its leadership, including Brian Mattingley, who endorsed the platform and talked big when appointed as non-executive chairman of the company in September 2018:

'Football Index has proven to be a genuine industry disruptor. It is exciting to join the board of a company with such an innovative proposition that has a dedicated following and rapidly expanding user base. I look forward, along with Andrew and Mark, to adding further expertise to the current board and management team and helping continue to grow the Football Index offering.'

Yet in less than three years, the former promising giant is now one of the greatest disappointments in British gambling industry. The promise he made is left unfulfilled. Some critics even argue that its business model was akin to a Ponzi or pyramid scheme.

Actually, this narrative can be traced back to as early as January 2020, when the UKGC received a report warning that Football Index was 'an exceptionally dangerous pyramid scheme'. So, isn't it a bit shameless for Mattingley, who left Football Index in February 2020, to claim that he 'was not aware of any issue with the company'? He is either profoundly dishonest, or he is too incompetent to see through the true nature of the company. Either way shows he is not a good fit to lead a company.

Will history repeat itself?
The fact that some influential leaders still support the appointment of Mattingley as the chairman of Playtech made me wonder if there are any shady deals behind closed doors. If not, how could they turn a blind eye to his involvement in one of the biggest gambling scandals in history? Will Playtech become another Football Index under Mattingley's management? Will these people take responsibility if the same disaster happens?

After the Football Index collapse, doubts have been expressed about why the controversial company was able to draw support from prominent names within the gambling industry; and why it was easily licenced by the UKGC if its operation was a breach of the British gambling law right from the start.

This incident, in my opinion, is not simply another case of improper operation of commercial institutions, nor it is about 'a poorly run company causing football fans or users who invested in the flurry to suffer losses that they knew they were at risk of'. It has violated or even shaken up the legal norms of a country's gambling industry. Tens of thousands of lives and livelihoods have been destroyed. Decision makers are certainly culpable in all these and must be held accountable.

In reality, however, Mattingley slipped away unscathed and is about to play another big role in a peer company, earnestly anticipated and supported by some of the big figures. What a bizarre turn.

A high-profile chairman doesn't necessarily mean a good one
One of the qualities that a good chairman must possess is the ability to maintain good corporate governance that promotes the highest standards of integrity.

Yet judging from Mattingley's inaction and abnormal behaviors in the Football Index incident – where he neither challenged the management of the company when necessary nor, as the ex-chairman, made proper explanations to the investors who suffered immense losses, I doubt if he is the best choice for Playtech.

Perhaps the secrets and truths behind these 'capital games' are more complicated than you and I can imagine. But the important question here is: how could the public trust Mattingley again?


Sources and references:
1. Football Index Scandal: Stricken Soccer Trading Platform's License Suspended
2. Football Index punters seek answers
3. Football Index collapse: 'I lost GBP4,000 in seven days'
4. Football Index: customers' money trapped after platform is suspended
5. Football Index Facing UK Government Inquiry into 'Flawed' Business Model
6. Brian Mattingley joins fast growth Football Index as Non-Exec Chairman
7. Brian Mattingley leaves 888 to become Playtech chairman
8. Brian "appointed" to be the chairman 3/3/2021
9. Jason Ader: Mattingley cannot 'afford to be a compromiser' at Playtech
10. Football Index names Brian Mattingley as non-executive chairman as it makes hattrick of board appointments
11. UK company house record, Brian serving as the director of Index Lab (Football index parents company)' director from 9/2018 – 4/2020
12. Football Index crash: The whistleblowers – 'We were almost in denial'


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How could anyone trust Brian Mattingley as a ‘good chairman’ after the Football Index scandal?

HONG KONG, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Don't forget those devastated punters who are still demanding answers over their huge losses.

The football gambling website Football Index has left tens of thousands of football fans with a staggering collective loss of nearly GBP90 million after its sudden collapse in March. While the pain still lingers for most of the victims, Brian Mattingley, Football Index's former non-executive chairman who should also be held accountable for the disaster, will happily take up his new chairman role at gambling software leader Playtech in June, with a remuneration of GBP338,000 per annum. Just how absurd and unfair this world could be.

Now, I want to dig into this a little deeper with you.

So, what happened to Football Index?
Launched in 2015 under a licence from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), Football Index once marketed its platform as a 'football stock market', where users could buy and sell notional 'shares' in professional football players and earn 'dividends' based on the performance of their shares.

Such novel concept was immensely popular. The gambling website claimed that it has paid out dividends of GBP11 million over the course of the 2019-20 season, with the maximum dividend a user could win per day set at 33p per share.

However, Football Index's business was nothing but a mirage based on assets (i.e., the football players on the market) with no underlying value. It relied on constant deposits of more users to pay out dividends. This unsustainable business model was doomed to failure from the outset.

Fast forward to early March in 2021, when Football Index announced to slash the maximum dividend payable from 14p per share to just 3p in an attempt to 'ensure the long-term sustainability of the platform', the market crashed following a stampede of selling by panicked punters.

Eventually the platform has had its operating licence suspended by the UKGC and the hard-earned money of many people have been trapped in the system ever since. The UK government is launching an independent investigation into the incident.

Empty words and blatant lies
Football Index' fall is the result of culpable faults of its leadership, including Brian Mattingley, who endorsed the platform and talked big when appointed as non-executive chairman of the company in September 2018:

'Football Index has proven to be a genuine industry disruptor. It is exciting to join the board of a company with such an innovative proposition that has a dedicated following and rapidly expanding user base. I look forward, along with Andrew and Mark, to adding further expertise to the current board and management team and helping continue to grow the Football Index offering.'

Yet in less than three years, the former promising giant is now one of the greatest disappointments in British gambling industry. The promise he made is left unfulfilled. Some critics even argue that its business model was akin to a Ponzi or pyramid scheme.

Actually, this narrative can be traced back to as early as January 2020, when the UKGC received a report warning that Football Index was 'an exceptionally dangerous pyramid scheme'. So, isn't it a bit shameless for Mattingley, who left Football Index in February 2020, to claim that he 'was not aware of any issue with the company'? He is either profoundly dishonest, or he is too incompetent to see through the true nature of the company. Either way shows he is not a good fit to lead a company.

Will history repeat itself?
The fact that some influential leaders still support the appointment of Mattingley as the chairman of Playtech made me wonder if there are any shady deals behind closed doors. If not, how could they turn a blind eye to his involvement in one of the biggest gambling scandals in history? Will Playtech become another Football Index under Mattingley's management? Will these people take responsibility if the same disaster happens?

After the Football Index collapse, doubts have been expressed about why the controversial company was able to draw support from prominent names within the gambling industry; and why it was easily licenced by the UKGC if its operation was a breach of the British gambling law right from the start.

This incident, in my opinion, is not simply another case of improper operation of commercial institutions, nor it is about 'a poorly run company causing football fans or users who invested in the flurry to suffer losses that they knew they were at risk of'. It has violated or even shaken up the legal norms of a country's gambling industry. Tens of thousands of lives and livelihoods have been destroyed. Decision makers are certainly culpable in all these and must be held accountable.

In reality, however, Mattingley slipped away unscathed and is about to play another big role in a peer company, earnestly anticipated and supported by some of the big figures. What a bizarre turn.

A high-profile chairman doesn't necessarily mean a good one
One of the qualities that a good chairman must possess is the ability to maintain good corporate governance that promotes the highest standards of integrity.

Yet judging from Mattingley's inaction and abnormal behaviors in the Football Index incident – where he neither challenged the management of the company when necessary nor, as the ex-chairman, made proper explanations to the investors who suffered immense losses, I doubt if he is the best choice for Playtech.

Perhaps the secrets and truths behind these 'capital games' are more complicated than you and I can imagine. But the important question here is: how could the public trust Mattingley again?


Sources and references:
1. Football Index Scandal: Stricken Soccer Trading Platform's License Suspended
2. Football Index punters seek answers
3. Football Index collapse: 'I lost GBP4,000 in seven days'
4. Football Index: customers' money trapped after platform is suspended
5. Football Index Facing UK Government Inquiry into 'Flawed' Business Model
6. Brian Mattingley joins fast growth Football Index as Non-Exec Chairman
7. Brian Mattingley leaves 888 to become Playtech chairman
8. Brian "appointed" to be the chairman 3/3/2021
9. Jason Ader: Mattingley cannot 'afford to be a compromiser' at Playtech
10. Football Index names Brian Mattingley as non-executive chairman as it makes hattrick of board appointments
11. UK company house record, Brian serving as the director of Index Lab (Football index parents company)' director from 9/2018 – 4/2020
12. Football Index crash: The whistleblowers – 'We were almost in denial'


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Blockchain and Liberty for All

Washington, D.C., May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Broadcast live from Washington DC, June 18-19, 2021, with contributions from chapters around the globe, GBA will virtually present its annual state of the union to the world. The GBA global leadership team will present their blockchain results so far and discuss where we are headed for the next decade.



Dr. Robert J. Brown



The featured Keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Brown will share his wisdom gained from decades of working with world leaders, industry titans, and civil rights leaders. The Washington Post called him a "World Class Power Broker". Just some of his many accomplishments include:
– Key advisor to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
– Involved in the Robert Kennedy campaign
– Special Assistant to President Richard Nixon
– Close friend and confidant of Nelson Mandela
– Consulted with many prominent US corporations on race relations and crisis management
– Worked on the committee that established the legislation creating the Office of Minority Business Enterprise within the US Department of Commerce
– He signed the documents that increased funding for historical black colleges & universities under President Nixon
– Serves on the boards of numerous universities and corporations
– He holds eleven honorary doctorate degrees from prestigious institutions of higher learning.

Dr. Brown has handled communications and race relations during pivotal moments of the civil rights movement. His ability to build bridges between Democrats and Republicans during the Civil Rights heyday, makes him an exceptional choice for blockchain leaders who will face inevitable backlash as this technology revolutionizes the landscape for many in power. How are we to move forward in a respectful and mutually beneficial manner?

As blockchain technology continues to disrupt every industry, GBA influencers will need to hear the lessons learned from this icon of history.

The Government Blockchain Association, (GBA), is honored to have Dr. Brown as a keynote speaker for Blockchain and Liberty for All.

"Political freedom must be accompanied by economic freedom for people to be truly free. Blockchain Technology is a new frontier in the economic landscape," says Gerard Dache, Executive Director, GBA.

You do not want to miss this event. For more information, go to http://bit.ly/block4all

Source: Plato Data Intelligence (bit.ly/3xRnnRv)

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Butterfly Protocol Announces New Program to Allow Full Blockchain Top-Level Domain Sponsorship and Control

Saint Kitts and Nevis, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Butterfly Protocol (www.butterflyprotocol.io), the blockchain-based web naming system built for the decentralized internet, today announced that it is opening up additional sponsorship options for top-level domains (TLDs), allowing anyone to create and totally control their own decentralized, token-powered ecosystem. This move compliments the original sponsorship option where TLDs can be sponsored and are controlled by the common governance contract.

The movement to a decentralized web has been accelerating recently due to highly visible censoring such as Facebook's ban on allowing Donald Trump access to posting, the takedown of the Parler social media app and the continuing restrictions on free speech by authoritarian governments. Blockchain domain systems such as Unstoppable Domains, Handshake and ENS have been paving the way for making the decentralized and distributed web accessible and Butterfly is taking that access to a new level.

As opposed to the existing platforms, Butterfly allows for the sponsorship of practically any TLD. Rather than being stuck in the confines of .crypto or .eth as TLDs, sponsors can create their own such as .token, .defi or even .trump, .biden, or .obama. As a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Butterfly does not limit the community to what can be created but there are measures being initiated soon to discourage the use of existing TLDs from other sources and those that are clearly trademarked.

The process to sponsor TLDs can come in two forms. The light version where anyone can go to the ButterflyProtocol.io domain panel and contribute approximately 9000 BFLY tokens to initiate the creation. Or the custom option where it requires 100,000 BFLY tokens for complete control of that TLD's domain environment. For custom requests, Butterfly support works directly with the sponsor for the creation of the TLD and the subTokens associated with that name.

To learn more about the Butterfly Protocol, the BFLY token and how to participate in the quickly evolving decentralized web, please click here.

About Butterfly Protocol

Butterfly Protocol is a blockchain-based web naming system built for the decentralized internet. Butterfly's Decentralized Autonomous Organization offers a registry platform that allows people to purchase top-level domains using cryptocurrency in the form of its utility token, BFLY. Butterfly Protocol uses blockchain technology to create a system similar to ICANN without centralized control. Butterfly Protocol allows anyone to suggest, sponsor, or bid on the creation of new top-level domain names, and receive a share of the tokens associated with the name, which they can use to create subdomains and continue growing the decentralized web. Along with domain names, Butterfly allows for each domain address to be used for several unique functionalities, including cryptocurrency transactions, messaging, and social media.

COMPANY CONTACT: info@bproto.io

Source: Plato Data Intelligence (bit.ly/2RsurmV)

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ACDX Offers World’s First Leveraged Trading for Chia (XCH)

Seychelles, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – ACDX, the crypto derivatives exchange offering advanced structured products for sophisticated traders, is offering their users with the world's first leveraged BBS trading option for Chia Tokens (XCH). It is the world's first crypto exchange to kick off such leveraged listing, empowering users to trade XCH Bull Bear Strike Token (XCH BBS) with multiple times leverage.

Founded by Bram Cohen, the inventor of the BitTorrent network, Chia Network is building a better blockchain and smart transaction platform which is more decentralized, more efficient, and more secure. It is the first enterprise-grade digital money, using the first new Nakamoto consensus algorithm since Bitcoin. Their goal is to improve the global financial and payments system.

"We are always looking for innovative, secure, and efficient projects to list on ACDX. Chia Network is exactly what we are seeking," commented Andy Cheung, founder and executive chairman of ACDX.

ACDX is a next-generation crypto exchange that strives to architect innovations into the crypto market. Designed by professional traders, their most unique product is Bull Bear Strike Token (BBS) that combines the fascination of perpetual futures and options. It can be traded as easy as perpetual futures with the capped risk like options.

Given the mass adoption of blockchain this year, ACDX has decided to reaffirm their commitment to the global decentralized financial economy. As Chia is adopting more modern cryptographic tools to enable richer smart transaction capabilities, ACDX believes the listing can help them deliver the vision to bridge the gap between the decentralized and centralized blockchain economy.

"We have been closely monitoring the decentralized financial space. Our team is aware that many financial and payments projects have flourished in 2021 with the potential to blossom further in 2022. PayPal, eBay, etc. To respond to our community's need, we decide to explore this field." commented Andy Cheung.

About ACDX
ACDX offers a next-generation cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform with cryptocurrency structured products. The exchange is focused on true innovation across a wide range of easy-to-use, fair, and transparent trading products that suit the needs of current and emerging cryptocurrency traders.


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Global Internet of People Inc. Posts Robust 2020 Business Growth

SHANGHAI, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Global Internet of People, Inc. (NASDAQ:SDH), an operator of a knowledge sharing and enterprise service platform via mobile application and through local centers in China, is one of the few knowledge-sharing platform companies that has reported robust business performance in the past year. The company has posted strong growth and generated $23.18 million revenue in 2020, representing a 29.28% increase from the same period of 2019. Its net income was $11.96 million in 2020, also growing by 27.51% from the same period of 2019. These were all driven by strong corporate client demand for gaining an insight into how to deal with such a "black swan" event as the COVID-19 pandemic.

SDH worked hard in developing digitalization-related services in 2020 to support enterprise clients seeking a recovery via industrial innovations during the pandemic period. The company invited experienced entrepreneurs, investors and scientists to share their counter COVID-19 strategies in marketing, service and digital innovations and jointly held global capital market summit to help establish a platform for dialogue so that enterprise clients were able to inter-communicate and seek potential cooperation in projects and investments through a digitalized connection. SDH is able to therefore report a 446% growth in online services during the fiscal year 2020.

The company also enhanced its customized in-depth consultation services in investment and fundraising, IPO listing guidance, financing resources sharing, strategic planning, and in business operation and incubation as it continues to build an ecosystem that possesses the know-how of supporting corporate clients' innovative business growth with the most needed knowledge and resources. As a result, SDH generated $13.35 million revenue from providing customized services, which attributed 58% sales to the total revenue generated during fiscal year 2020 and also represented a 132.78% increase year over year from the same period of 2019.

"The more pressure that faces entrepreneurs, the more they need intellectual empowerment and help. Sharing wisdom and arming the vast number of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs with this wisdom of industry experts is the best way to promote high-quality economic development, achieve scientific entrepreneurship and boost the overall efficiency of our society," said Mr. Haiping Hu, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SDH. "In today's new economic era, change will become the norm, and it is all the more necessary for entrepreneurs to enhance their wisdom, spontaneously respond to the changing trends and lead their ways in innovation. SDH is willing to join hands with more regions and enterprises to achieve this goal of smart industrial development."

Media Contact
Company: Global Internet of People, Inc.
Email: IR@sdh365.com
Contact: Shousheng Guo
Telephone: +86-13681593245
Website: http://www.sdh365.com/

SOURCE: Global Internet of People, Inc.

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Don Muang Tollway (SET:DMT) begins stock trading on SET

BANGKOK, May 7, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Don Muang Tollway PCL (SET:DMT), an experienced transportation infrastructure management company and an operator of the Uttraphimuk Elevated Toll Road or Don Muang Tollway, will begin its trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on May 7, 2021. With expertise in managing a toll road business for over 30 years, the company is looking for new investment opportunities and aiming to become a leader in developing and managing transportation infrastructure projects in Thailand, creating sustainable growth and ensure steady returns for its shareholders in the long term.

Mr. Tarnin Phanichewa, Managing Director of Don Muang Tollway, reports that the company will begin trading its shares on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on May 7, 2021, under the Transportation and Logistics sector with the symbol of DMT.

DMT has been well preparing on business expansion plans to take advantage of public private partnership opportunities, allowing private sectors to participate in infrastructure development projects with the government. Leveraging on its strengths and having more than 30 years of experience in managing Don Muang Tollway, the company is in a good position to participate in the 20-year Intercity Motorway Development Master Plan envisioned by the Department of Highways. Besides, the company is interested in the non-toll businesses such as highway rest area projects.

Part of the fundraising proceeds will be used for the debt repayment in order to be a debt-free company, reducing financial burden and strengthening the company's financial position. The business expansion plans together with its strong financial position will boost sustainable growth and ensure good returns for shareholders in the long run.

"I would like to thank you all investors for trusting in DMT. We are determined to become a leading player in the development and management of transportation infrastructures in Thailand. With our over 30-year experience and expertise in the business, we believe that we will play an important role in improving Thailand's competitiveness by creating high-quality transportation infrastructures and transportation network, and at the same time we also believe that DMT will be able to achieve stable growth and decent rate of returns to our shareholders," Mr. Tarnin says.

Mr. Varah Sucharitakul, Executive Director of Finansa Securities Limited, as the sole lead underwriter, says DMT's IPO received very warm welcome from investors. IPO fundraising proceeds will definitely strengthen the company's financial status and enable DMT to be the debt-free company. With DMT's dividend policy having the payout ratio of not less than 90% of net profit after the capital reserve as required by law, we believe that the investors will receive stable and attractive returns.

On top of that, investors will benefit from the public private partnership opportunities allowing DMT to selectively participate and invest in various projects under the 20-year Intercity Motorway Development Master Plan under the responsibility of the Department of Highways, he adds.

Mr. Worawas Wassanont, Managing Director of Avantgarde Capital Co., Ltd., as the financial advisor, says DMT's stock will be in the spotlight from the investors because of its strong business fundamentals and its expertise in transportation infrastructures. By utilizing modern technologies on the traffic management, the operation of the Don Muang Tollway has become more efficient as well as be ready for the 24 hours to ensure prompt services to the Tollway users and for the increasing number of Tollway users which are expected to be the normal level after the end of COVID-19 pandemic.

DMT is also leveraging on its knowledge and experience to expand its businesses, enhancing decent returns to all shareholders, he says.

For more information, please contact:
Tasanun Chuiklom (Noo), E: tasanun.c@tollway.co.th, Don Muang Tollway PCL
Pipop Khongwong (Top), E: pipop.k@mtmultimedia.com, MT Multimedia Co., Ltd.

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