The DigitalBits ecosystem now has a top new contributor: the XDB Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting DigitalBits has been launched. The XDB Foundation aims to support DigitalBits by providing both financial and non-financial assistance to projects within the DigitalBits community, focusing on innovation and accelerating ecosystem growth.
Michael Gord, MLG Blockchain and GDA Capital founder, has been appointed to the position of Managing Director of the XDB Foundation. “I am excited to see the launch of the XDB Foundation and to be joining the DigitalBits ecosystem in this new capacity,” says Gord. He promised that the XDB Foundation will share additional updates regarding its key initiatives to “support education, research and development, and ecosystem growth and adoption.”
Under Michael’s leadership, GDA and its subsidiaries have worked with Fortune 500 companies, such as Toronto Dominion Bank, as well as governments in North America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. Michael has contributed to some of the world’s largest blockchain ecosystems, including TRX, LRC, and ONT. Gord has spearheaded initiatives such as Canada’s Next Top Blockchain Exec, the global Blockchain Gauntlet startup competition, global hackathon events such as the Borderless Block Party, and the build-out of global industry ambassador networks.
The XDB Foundation will establish a set of committees focused on the oversight of: governance, education, research and development, and ecosystem growth and adoption. The Foundation’s core objectives include supporting innovation and adoption of the DigitalBits blockchain, shaping commercial standards and requests for technical development, growing the DigitalBits Community through a diverse regional strategy, providing accountability and sustainability practices, and facilitating partnerships and ecosystem development
The DigitalBits Project
The DigitalBits Project, since its founding in 2017 and the unveiling of the DigitalBits blockchain in March 2018, has seen a robust array of support from an ecosystem of top-tier partners, including developers, other blockchain projects, exchanges and enterprise partners. As the new project lead for the DigitalBits Project, the XDB Foundation will also leverage these building blocks to support the next phase of commercial integrations and brand adoption. The Foundation will provide a framework to help ensure longevity, integrity, and effective collaboration between the Foundation, the DigitalBits Project and a hallmark of commercial companies.
The DigitalBits Project is currently planning its roadmap updates under the oversight of the XDB Foundation. It has announced a new initiative, Brand Integration, which has been added to the DigitalBits Roadmap to share updates from the robust ecosystem partners that will leverage the DigitalBits blockchain for their unique solutions.
The DigitalBits Project is an open-source project that developed the DigitalBits blockchain protocol and a secure, low-cost global transaction network, and tools. This blockchain protocol and network layer support various use cases including consumer digital assets, specifically branded currencies.
The XDB Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on assisting DigitalBits and related technologies. The XDB Foundation’s core objectives include supporting the innovation and adoption of the DigitalBits blockchain and the use of cryptocurrency in enhancing the consumer experience and corporate social responsibility initiatives, shaping commercial standards and requests for technical expansion, growing the DigitalBits community through the inclusion of diverse regions, providing accountability and sustainability practices, and facilitating partnerships and ecosystem development.