April 19, 2024
KuCoin Grants $20K to TON for Ecosystem Advancement
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KuCoin Grants $20K to TON for Ecosystem Advancement

KuCoin Ventures, the venture arm affiliated with the Seychelles-based crypto exchange KuCoin, has announced its commitment to providing substantial grants, beginning with an initial $20,000 injection, to The Open Network (TON) blockchain platform. The primary objective of this financial support is to fuel the expansion and development of the TON ecosystem.

The allocated funds are reserved for diverse TON ecosystem projects, encompassing sectors such as Game Finance (GameFi) platforms, research and development endeavors, community-building initiatives, marketing campaigns, and incubation programs, notably the TON Bootcamp.

Ian Wittkopp, the Head of Accelerator at TON Foundation, expressed appreciation for the backing received from KuCoin, emphasizing the pivotal role it plays in advancing real-world blockchain solutions within the payments and gaming sectors within the TON ecosystem. He highlighted the significance of the partnership, stating:

“Today’s partnership with KuCoin Ventures is an acceleration point in the momentum of mini-app development on the The Open Network… KuCoin Ventures’ efforts align with TON’s vision of a more accessible and decentralized digital future for everyone.”

She underscored the alignment of this strategic alliance with KuCoin’s overarching mission of promoting further development in the crypto and blockchain sphere through intensified cooperation. Kao stated,

“We believe this signifies a fresh synergy between exchanges and the blockchain landscape, and we aspire that this joint effort will serve as a motivating example, spurring further similar ventures.”

A spokesperson from KuCoin emphasized that this partnership is just the starting point, with plans to leverage the collaboration for more profound cooperation and communication in subsequent phases. The goal is to make the necessary preparations for an extended and robust collaboration.

Beyond supporting the TON ecosystem, KuCoin aims to replicate its success by fostering similar collaborations in the blockchain space, with a broader vision of facilitating the transition of cryptocurrency from a niche interest to mass adoption.

As per its investment portfolio showcased on its website, KuCoin Ventures has previously invested in various blockchain projects, including the decentralized infrastructure POKT, nonfungible token (NFT) platform OVO, and decentralized finance (DeFi) lending protocol Sturdy.

The spokesperson disclosed that the partnership with TON is part of a strategic approach, indicating a proactive stance toward engaging in deeper collaborations for mutual benefit.

Notably, TON has been actively forging partnerships with other prominent players in the crypto landscape. Recent collaborations include an eight-figure investment from MEXC Ventures and a significant partnership with Web3 investment firm Animoca Brands, which is set to contribute to the delivery of blockchain-based games to the popular messaging platform, Telegram.

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