Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Etherparty Thwarts Site Attack on Successful ICO Launch Day

Del

Company will compensate affected contributors with FUEL tokens

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vancouver-based Etherparty today launched the official public crowdsale for their FUEL token, the cryptocurrency that will power self-executing digital agreements on the user-friendly smart contract platform. One hour after the ICO officially went live, the company identified a potential security issue, caused by a fraudulent contribution address, and temporarily shut down the website to protect all participants.

Etherparty's site was later restored after the issue was resolved at 11:35 A.M. PDT, after going offline for 90 minutes. The blockchain company has promised to compensate any affected contributors, with its proprietary FUEL token, prior to the temporary website shutdown at 10 A.M. PDT.

"We have received overwhelming support from our investors, partners and the community throughout the fine-tuning process for Etherparty," said Kevin Hobbs, CEO of Etherparty. "Unfortunately, this also means unwanted attention in the form of phishing and hacking attempts despite the vigilance of our tech and support team."

"Our team has been consistently and successfully thwarting potential security issues to avoid further escalation," commented Lisa Cheng, Founder of Etherparty. "However, we do acknowledge and apologize for the temporary disruption to our otherwise successful launch day. Etherparty is eager and committed to compensating all affected contributors for the inconvenience."

Despite the problem, Etherparty's ICO got off to a positive start, selling over 10,000,000 FUEL tokens in the first hour. The smart contract company sold over 400,000,000 FUEL tokens prior to the official launch in the pre-sale. The ICO is open until October 29, 2017, or when all distributed tokens have been sold.

For more information visit etherparty.io and subscribe to the mailing list. You can also join the community Slack channel, or join the conversation on FacebookTwitter and BitcoinTalk.

About Etherparty
Etherparty is a contract wizard that removes the complexity of creating, managing and executing smart contracts on multiple blockchains. The platform allows users with zero knowledge of smart contract programming to create an enforceable, self-executing digital agreement for all types of transactions.

About FUEL
Etherparty recently announced the launch of its global pre-sale event period for its platform's native FUEL token on Aug. 15. Funds raised will go toward growing the Etherparty development team with a slated public release of the finalized product by the end of 2017.

Etherparty is currently accepting 500 beta testers to its platform. Beta testers will receive up to 500 FUEL tokens for participating in this early stage of development. 

Media Contact
Kevin Hobbs
Chief Executive Officer
k@etherparty.io



This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Etherparty via Globenewswire

Om Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
Nasdaq GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

+1 212 401 8700http://www.nasdaqomx.com

NASDAQ (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents.

Følg saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Nasdaq GlobeNewswire

NEP GROUP RECOGNIZED AT THREE AWARDS SHOWS DURING IBC 201819.9.2018 16:17Pressemelding

Leading Outsourced Technical Production Partner Takes Home Top Honors at the SVG Europe Sport Production Awards, and was a Finalist for an IABM BaM™ Award 2018 and Two IBC2018 Innovation Awards PITTSBURGH and AMSTERDAM, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEP Group is thrilled to announce today that the company received recognition for their leading innovations, along with their client partners, at this year’s IBC Show. NEP The Netherlands’ Remote Commentary solution won the SVG Europe Sport Production Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement, Audio and was a finalist for an IABM BaM™ Award award for Project, Collaboration or Event. NEP’s Mediabank product was a finalist for an IBC2018 Innovation award for Content Distribution and NEP Finland was a finalist in the Content Everywhere category. “At NEP, one of our core values is client-driven innovation, and we are entirely committed to developing new technology that solves real-world challenges and delivers exceptional results. It’s w

Panini Hires Dan Napoles as Senior Vice President, Global Technical Services19.9.2018 14:36Pressemelding

Addition to Panini Executive Leadership Team DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Panini is pleased to announce that effective September 17, 2018, Dan Napoles joined the company as Senior Vice President, Global Technical Services (GTS) and will lead the company’s technical services functions worldwide including services delivery, services program definition & development, GTS commercial results & operational excellence, and GTS strategic direction & growth. Napoles will be instrumental to Panini’s strategy to support continued growth while extending its market leadership position. Mr. Napoles comes to Panini after a highly successful career in services with Avery Dennison, a $6.6 billion global materials science and manufacturing company with operations in more than 50 countries. During his tenure with Avery Dennison, Dan started as a field engineer in Los Angeles CA, servicing printers and radio frequency security systems, including system installation and contract sales r

Flashpoint Global Channel Program Welcomes New Talent to Accelerate Growth in EMEA Region19.9.2018 12:00Pressemelding

Appointment of Industry Veteran Reinforces Company’s Commitment to Partnerships, International Expansion NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flashpoint, the global leader in Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), today announced that industry veteran Roy Pickard has joined the company as channel sales manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). His appointment as the first EMEA-based member of the Flashpoint Global Channel Program (GCP) team marks the latest international milestone for the company, following its successful expansion in Asia Pacific and Latin America earlier this year. Pickard brings more than two decades of experience forging lasting partnerships and strengthening channel portfolios at esteemed security and technology enterprises including Resolve Systems, Tufin, Carbon Black, FireEye, Safenet Inc., and TrendMicro. At Flashpoint, he will lead recruitment, development, and enablement initiatives for channel partners throughout EMEA. Given the immense size

FOUR IN FIVE EXECUTIVES AGREE AGILITY IS MOST IMPORTANT CHARACTERISTIC OF A SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZATION18.9.2018 16:03Pressemelding

New research by Forbes Insights and sponsored by Scrum Alliance brings light to the “elusive” Agile enterprise Denver Colorado, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: September 18, 2018 Heather Leigh, Public Relations Director 720-443-7314,hleigh@scrumalliance.org www.scrumalliance.org SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 – DENVER, CO – A new report by Forbes Insights finds 81 percent of respondents agree on the critical importance of agility when it comes to leading a successful organization. The report, “The Elusive Agile Enterprise,” was sponsored by Scrum Alliance, a Scrum certifying body and the largest professional association of Agile practitioners worldwide. In preparing the report, the Forbes Insights team surveyed more than 1,000 C-level executives worldwide, and also conducted one-on-one interviews with leaders of select “champion” organizations, including GEHealthcare, J. Walter Thompson Company, Nokia, Team WIKISPEED, Toyota Connected and Unis

Cloudian Joins iRODS Consortium18.9.2018 15:00Pressemelding

HyperStore Enterprise Object Storage Validated with iRODS Platform SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cloudian today announced the company has joined the iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). Testing for HyperStore enterprise object storage with iRODS is complete, and users may now deploy the combined solution where local workflows require cost-effective, exabyte-scalable storage and ease of integration. iRODS is free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration and data virtualization used by research and business organizations around the globe. Easily deployed in an existing infrastructure, iRODS creates a unified namespace and a metadata catalog of all the data and users within the storage environment. With the iRODS rule engine framework, users can completely automate an organization’s data management policy. “We’re thrilled to be working with

Harbert European Growth Capital Announces Final Close18.9.2018 14:35Pressemelding

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harbert European Growth Capital (“HEGCF”), is pleased to announce the final close of its second fund (“Fund II”) at €215 million, a substantial increase over Harbert European Growth Capital Fund I (“Fund I”). HEGCF, which provides debt capital to fund growth opportunities across technology, life science and other innovative sectors attracted significant institutional capital, as well as numerous family office investors. “We are grateful for the support and trust that our existing and new investors have placed in us,” said David Bateman, Senior Managing Director and co-head of HEGCF. “The market opportunity remains strong with many companies across Europe seeking expansion funding of various forms,” notes Johan Kampe, Senior Managing Director and co-head of HEGCF. It has been a busy start with Fund II already having closed investments in 21 new companies since the first close in summer 2017. HECGF also continues to have follow on investing acti

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom