The term “Token” is frequently used in the blockchain space. Shermin Voshmgir, the director of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics, calls them even “the killer application of Blockchains“. This blog post aims to give you a better understanding of what a Token/Token Contract is. A Token Contract is a […]

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Not even COVID-19 can stop our meetups. However, since we did not want to risk the health of our audience, we decided to hold our 22nd Blockchain Munich Meetup online. No pizza, no beer, but insightful presentations of the application of blockchain technology in the aid industry.  First up was Kyriacos Koupparis, head of Frontier […]

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Why do we sign a contract or a bill? In our everyday life, signatures are often used as a handwritten mark to make proof of identity and intent. In public blockchain networks, participants cannot necessarily trust each other. Everyone can potentially claim to be the owner of a blockchain address and initiate a token transfer. […]

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We are proud to announce that SmartAid is under the winning team of two EU funded Horizon 2020 programs: Blockchers and Blockpool. SmartAid is the next generation marketing, funding and reporting tool for non-profit organizations, seamlessly connecting donors with charitable projects. Blockchain technology allows SmartAid to introduce a new era of transparency, efficiency and effectiveness […]

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What Is A Blockchain Address? Just like your home address, bank address, or email address a blockchain address is a unique and secure identifier. This identifier, saved on a blockchain, can be used for sending and receiving cryptocurrencies. However, in contrast to traditional addresses, blockchain addresses are not assigned by centralized authorities. These addresses are […]

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“Not Your Keys – Not Your Bitcoin!” Maybe you came across this quote from the Bitcoin advocate Andreas Antonopoulos. With “keys” he is referring to the private keys, which allow users to transfer bitcoins and other crypto assets. This is the first post of Datarella’s “Blockchain Bites” in which we want to dive in blockchain […]

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We are proud to announce, that Datarella is now an official member of the Alastria Network. Alastria is a non-profit association that promotes the digital economy through the development of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).  We are looking forward to developing sustainable use cases and to providing valuable solutions to industry partners. Further, we […]

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Will my donation arrive at the people in need? Or will it get lost, somewhere in the administration costs of a humanitarian organization? Today, intransparent systems confront donors with a high degree of uncertainty, which diminishes their overall willingness to donate. Therefore, we at Datarella teamed up with the YOU Stiftung to create the next […]

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Last October during the Outlier Ventures Diffusion Hackathon, we built a Proof of Concept of a Parking Agent System – Effortless Parking, which could solve the coordination problem of parking in crowded cities. In this post, we will look at the individual components of the promising technology stack upon which we build this project – […]

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