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VeChain (VET)

VeChain is an enterprise-focused supply chain management blockchain. It uses a proof of authority consensus algorithm and a dual-token economic system.

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Apr 18th
2019
The First Global Developer Conference of VeChain, VeChain Summit 2019, was held in San Francisco at the  Festival Pavilion in Fort Mason.
Week of April 1st, 2019
Apr 2nd
2019
VeChain publishes a Medium post announcing a tripartite partnership between VeChain, DNV GL, and Haier. The partnership will facilitate the deployment of My Story, developed by DNV GL and VeChain, into Haier's IoC (Internet of Clothing) platform. Haier IoC is an apparel lifecycle management platform.
Feb 19th
2019
VeChain and DNV GL has been featured on Italian national TV Rai 1 for the My Story service. VeChain and DNV GL collaborated to build My Story, a supply management service that stores a product's supply chain management journey on the VeChainThor blockchain.
Jan 10th
2019
In an event held in Italy, DNV GL announced My Story, a new blockchain-powered digital assurance solution using VeChain. My Story allows consumers to learn about a product's history.
Nov 28th
2018
Medium user Dimaspace publishes a well researched article of the history of BitSE, VeChain, QTUM, and Fusion. The user goes into details on the backgrounds of Sunny Lu (VeChain CEO), Patrick Dai (QTUM CEO), and DJ Qian (Fusion CEO).
Nov 16th
2018
On this day, the first ICO on VeChainThor, Plair (PLA), completes. The ICO started on October 31st, 2018 and $22 million was raised. Plair is a decentralized gaming platform that plans to combine the features found on established gaming platforms, like Discord, Twitch, and Steam.
Oct 9th
2018
The ICO for OceanEx, one of the first few ICOs on the newly launched VeChainThor blockchain, completes today. The ICO was held in two rounds, with the first round being available to VeChain X node holders only, and the second round for the general public. In total, $11.3 million was raised.
Sep 6th
2018
Chinese company, BYD, a major manufacturer of automobiles and electronics, tweets at Vitalik Buterin and mentions VeChain. The tweet claims that the company's work with VeChain "is the real world application for blockchain we've all been waiting for".
Week of July 30th, 2018
Aug 3rd
2018
VeChain publishes a Medium post introducing their dug and vaccine traceability solution. The solution aims to use blockchain to combat vaccine fraud, which has been a problem in China recently.
Week of July 23rd, 2018
Jul 26th
2018
To celebrate the launch of VeChainThor's main net, Binance announces 100 million VTHO airdrop for VET holders on the exchange. The airdrop will take place on August 1st.
Jul 24th
2018
Following the launch of the VeChainThor blockchain, exchanges have started the VEN to VET token swap. Binance completed this swap on this day. VET deposits and withdrawals are operational and trading starts on July 25th.
Week of June 25th, 2018
Jun 29th
2018
On June 29th, 2018, the first block was mined on the VeChainThor main net, marking the official launch of the much anticipated main net.
Week of May 14th, 2018
May 15th
2018
DNV GL announces in a press release that the company has bought a minority stake in VeChain. The acquisition builds on the strong relationship between the two firms and follows the recent launch of My Story™, a blockchain enabled digital assurance product which gives a new level of insight into supplier and product information.
May 4th
2018
PwC Hong Kong announces in an official press release that both PwC Hong Kong and PwC Singapore have acquired a minority stake in VeChain
Mar 20th
2018
The BMW USA Twitter account denies any partnerships with VeChain, says that VeChain is only participating in the BMW Startup Garage program.
Feb 28th
2018
At a high production value, live streamed event, VeChain rebrands to VeChainThor, introducing a new name, logo, and new website.
Feb 19th
2018
VeChain announces a partnership with Yida Group’s IT Management division, Yida Future. The first stage in development is to implement VeChain’s administrative blockchain solution into Dalian Software Park and B.E.S.T. City.
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