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Move over Bitpay: How OPEN Makes Some Payment Solutions Obsolete

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  One of the biggest challenges that the cryptocurrency community has struggled to overcome is widespread adoption. Despite having a total market capitalization of approximately $330 Billion, there aren’t widespread opportunities for token holders to spend their money. Until now, the most popular payment solution has been Bitpay. Started in 2011, Bitpay is an invoicing […]

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How the OPEN Platform Will Reduce Volatility in the Crypto Market

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  There’s a common misconception among some mainstream investors that cryptocurrencies have no real utility. One of the main reasons this perception exists is because not enough people are spending their cryptocurrency on real goods and services. A 2017 study by the University of Cambridge found that only 19{e9b7b6e97581a958d2bc378a46799d644da7fe427050b58be8de8c4fdd2a2020} of people in North America who […]

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Explained: OPEN’s Developer Growth Pool and Network Gas Fee

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  After numerous AMAs and webinars, we have found a few common misconceptions regarding OPEN and we want to address the most widespread among them: the developer growth pool and the network gas fee. The Developer Growth Pool is the mechanism that the OPEN network will use to grow our community and to get into […]

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Why OPEN is a Developer’s Best Friend

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  Integrating the blockchain into the existing technology stack of an application is far from simple. It requires design, analysis, architecting, testing, marketing and a healthy dash of luck. Not only must developers achieve proficiency in their craft, but they must also have a deep understanding of the nuances of blockchain architectures. If we are […]

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OPEN Payment Scaffold Infrastructure Goes Live Way Ahead of Roadmap

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  At OPEN, our core ethos has always been to focus on building real tools to empower developers. It makes us especially proud to officially announce the first release of our OPEN Scaffolds API! Our API begins with a dashboard that summarizes the Scaffolds that have already been deployed by the developer. Clicking the Scaffold […]

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10 Reasons to Be Excited About OPEN Platform

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  If you’ve heard about OPEN Platform and our exclusive Developer Program, you probably already know how we’re introducing technology to make paying with cryptocurrencies more convenient for customers and developers. Before we go into why the release of the OPEN Platform and our upcoming token sale has been generating so much excitement among developers […]

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Hardcap and OPEN’s Vision — A Message For Everyone

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Like the blockchain space itself, OPEN Platform has evolved significantly since we started to put the idea in motion in Spring of 2017. We knew from day one that we wanted to not just be another has been project, but the project that stands up there with the Ethereums to the PayPals of the world. […]

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A Scalable Platform through Token Economics

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When we think about most blockchains like Ethereum, we recognize that airdrops and incentives are required to be given to coax people onto the platform. Projects like OmiseGo, Enigma and Kyber are famous for giving airdrops, but where are these “airdropped” tokens coming from? There is a Limit to the Airdrops The simple answer is that […]

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A Quick Look at the OPEN Developer Program

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  The OPEN Developer Program is a campaign to grow the OPEN Platform and Community by incentivizing developers to use and market the OPEN Platform. The Developer Program works by onboarding developers and adding them to the Developer WhiteList. Once these developers are on the Whitelist they will receive initial welcome airdrop of OPEN Token […]

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Why the future of web services is going towards decentralization

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  The internet is an incredible platform. Through the web, it is possible to purchase items, instantly communicate with friends, check the weather, and play games. Even more amazing is how seamless most web applications make the user experience. When you look up something online, add it to my cart, login to my account and […]

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