MONTREAL, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ATW Tech (“AtmanCo” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:ATW) is proud to announce, as part of its ongoing global partnership with the Einsteinium Foundation (“EMC2”) (refer to press release dated January 12, 2018) that the first phase of its implementation has been completed for the integration of blockchain technology into its various platforms, which include voting, gaming and fundraising. ATW Tech’s subsidiary, Voxtel, has begun accepting the cryptocurrency as a payment solution on its unified payment platform.
Alongside the other channels of distribution and development targeted such as the further integration on Voxtel’s payment gateway to buy, exchange or transfer Einsteinium coins, and peer-to-peer network gaming, being a leader in mobile political voting and mobile fundraising in Canada, Voxtel will also focus on the political arena and is planning to launch crypto contributions in the Fall of 2018.
“We’ve been looking at crypto for quite some time,” says Michel Guay, CEO of ATW Tech, adding that: “Many organizations are getting in on the cryptocurrency craze for example to fund political campaigns and we want to be the first facilitator.”
“Using Einsteinium for fundraising efforts has the distinct advantage of creating transparency in an area where it is needed most.” says Ben Kurland, Chief Strategist of the Einsteinium Foundation. “Furthermore, it can be far more efficient than other payment solutions due to its speed, security and ability to be transferred internationally.”
Einsteinium is a blockchain currency designed to democratize research funding. The Einsteinium Foundation which maintains the currency and furthers its utility and adoption, is due to launch a crowdfunding platform to promote scientific research in June. Other recent developments include a social mobile wallet and the first annual Einsteinium Awards set to take place in September.
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The emc2 coin is a Bitcoin-like currency with a philanthropic objective of funding scientific research, cutting edge IT and crypto currency projects. The emc2 coin is released by the Einsteinium Foundation. emc2 is embarking on a truly ambitious project that will likely change how cryptocurrency (“CC”) is viewed outside of the CC universe. Similar to the Bitcoin, Einsteinium is a distributed peer-2-peer digital currency released without any premium. EMC2 implements the primary innovation of wormhole mechanics to reward long term miners. Each wormhole event occurs randomly during each epoch and is 180 blocks long, with a reward of 2970 emc2 per block.
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ATW Tech (‘AtmanCo’) (TSX-V:ATW) is a leader in information technology, owner of several web platforms including VoxTel, Québec Rencontres, VuduMobile, Atman and Bloomed. VoxTel offers various interactive landline and mobile carrier billing phone solutions. Quebec Rencontres is a web and mobile social network application catered to building serious and sustainable relationships. VuduMobile is specialized the text messaging business for enterprises through its unique, user-friendly and bilingual test messaging application et turnkey solution allowing management of text message management programs in all kind of businesses. Atman and its APIs enable companies to optimize their human capital. Bloomed is a cloud-based platform to manage data (smart data) on consumers and their behaviors, which is developed for marketing agencies and their campaigns for the consumer and corporate markets.