Dear ICONOMI supporters,
Our story began just twelve months ago when we announced our ICO and our ambition to create the world’s first digital assets management platform. Since then, we have successfully built a bridge between the old and new economy, opening the ICONOMI platform and collecting $8.2M in investments in BLX. We also announced our partnership with Columbus Capital and started onboarding our very first DAA managers.
Welcome to our monthly update for August 2017 — our busiest month yet. Read below for more details.Platform Release
Since the ICONOMI platform opened for registration, more than 16,000 new users have signed up, depositing over $101.6M in digital assets. We also introduced higher deposit and withdrawal limits and ID verification with IDNow.First DAA Managers
We announced a call for applications for the very first group of DAA managers and have received more than 150 applications from many qualified individuals and organizations. We look forward to working with the top candidates.Columbus Capital Partnership
On August 11, we announced a partnership with ICONOMI’s first professional DAA manager, Columbus Capital, an asset management company specializing in global emerging markets and strategic investing in both traditional and alternative funds. Besides BLX (formerly known as ICNX) and CCP (formerly known as ICNP), Columbus Capital will also be managing Blockchain.ONE, a regulated fund that will be listed on traditional exchanges.Rebranding
ICNX has been rebranded to Columbus Capital Blockchain Index (BLX) to better represent its purpose and structure. Our high-performance fund, formerly known as ICNP and now managed by Columbus Capital, has been rebranded to Columbus Capital Pinta (CCP), the name of Columbus’ fastest ship.
Additionally, BLX has been tokenized and is now available for withdrawal from the platform.August AMA
During our mo...