Seoul, Korea — JANUARY 13, 2018 — Block.one, a leader in developing blockchain software solutions, made a series of announcements today at its Meetup for EOSIO developers in Seoul, including the following:

  • The formation of EOS VC, Block.one’s program to deploy over 1 billion USD in partnership capital with leading venture capital firms to develop the EOS ecosystem. Developers and entrepreneurs can contact vc@block.one for more information.
  • Richard Jung, former CEO of BTC Korea (a/k/a Bithumb), has joined Block.one to lead development of the EOSIO community in Korea.
  • Everipedia, a blockchain based competitor to Wikipedia led by Sam Kazemian and Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger, will be developed exclusively on the EOS platform and will be airdropping its tokens exclusively on the EOS blockchain distribution list.

“Block.one is making a formal commitment to deploy over $1 billion through leading global venture capital firms to deploy capital back to entrepreneurs to create innovation in the EOS ecosystem,” said Brendan Blumer, CEO of Block.one. “This scale of investment for EOS VC is unprecedented for blockchain technology and the Block.one team is excited to be backing developers from around the world who are creating the next generation internet organizations.”

The meetup in Seoul took place at Le Meridien Hotel and was attended by over 700 members of the blockchain software development community.


EOS VC enquiries: vc@block.one

Media enquiries: media@block.one

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