BLOG August 21, 2019
NEO and gumi Crypto Inc., the consolidated subsidiary of gumi Inc., entered into a strategic partnership agreement to provide Japanese market entry support for NEO, a decentralized public blockchain platform based in China. Leveraging their respective leading capabilities, NEO and gumi Cryptos will promote the Japanese blockchain market by pushing forward technological advancements and new applications.
As one of China's leading public chains, NEO is a decentralized platform that is building a smart economy based on digital assets, digital identity, and smart contracts. Starting with blockchain technology and digital IDs, NEO is digitizing assets while enabling self-management of said assets with smart contracts. Moreover, NEO’s NEP-5 standard enables tokens to be easily issued.
Based on both parties’ shared desire to promote blockchain technology and contribute to the market’s growth, gumi Cryptos will support NEO’s Japan market entry with varied services, including marketing support. Moving forward, both parties anticipate accelerating the Japanese blockchain space through this partnership to realize next-gen internet.
To realize the promise of blockchain technology and move towards next-gen internet, gumi Cryptos is selecting proven overseas blockchain services and introducing cutting-edge technology to Japan. By collaborating with NEO, gumi Cryptos is advancing its goal to become a company that will influence the future of Japan's blockchain industry.
NEO Founder Da Hongfei
The advancement of next-gen internet will facilitate the proliferation of never-before-seen apps, including games. As a key blockchain infrastructure, NEO is partnering with gumi to leverage the latter’s leading edge in the gaming sector to move towards a more diverse and optimized Internet era. Moving forward, we look forward to leveraging our respective strengths to strengthen user control over game asset while enhancing their overall experience.
gumi Cryptos Inc. CEO Hironao Kunimitsu
We are pleased to announce our strategic partnership with NEO, one of the top blockchain projects from China. Through this partnership, we look forward to supporting NEO’s Japanese market entry while strengthening gumi Cryptos’ global ecosystem. Moreover, this partnership also represents our commitment to advancing blockchain technology by facilitating technological exchange between overseas markets and Japan.
NEO is an open source project driven by the community. Using a distributed network, it aims to create a "Smart Economy", which utilizes blockchain technology and digital identities to digitize assets and automates the management of digital assets using smart contracts. Founded in 2014, NEO is expecting its three year anniversary of the stable operation of MainNet in the coming October 2019.
Learn more at: https://neo.org/
About gumi Cryptos Inc.
gumi Cryptos is the blockchain/crypto investor launched by gumi Inc., a leading global mobile game publisher and developer. gumi Cryptos is dedicated to invest in promising cryptocurrency and blockchain technology companies globally, and offers its portfolio companies a strategic venture capital investment partner with unique access to the Japan cryptocurrency market through its network of investors and management board.
gumi sees blockchain business as one of the foundations for future growth and has invested in double jump.tokyo Inc. which operates Japan-based blockchain game "My Crypto Heroes" (Head office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President: Hironobu Ueno), and Financie Co., Ltd. which operates the next-generation SNS platform “FiNANCiE” using blockchain technology (Head office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President: Ryuichi Tanaka), etc. We aim to strengthen our competitiveness in the blockchain industry through investments in other leading companies.
Learn more at: www.gumi-cryptos.com