Jon ‘Neverdie’ Jacobs raises Ethereum cryptocurrency to enable cross-platform online game avatars
Original story at VentureBeat• 2 mentions • 1 week ago
VentureBeat 1 week ago
Jon “Neverdie” Jacobs has done some crazy things, like running for “President of Virtual Reality” and buying a virtual asteroid for $100,000 in real money in the online game Entropia Universe. Now his Neverdie company is trying to raise a ton of money via the Ethereum cryptocurrency through an initial coin offering (ICO) so that he can build cross-platform online game avatars. It may seem far out, but he has already raised more than $2.1 million from backers. Like Bitcoin, Ethereum is a cryptocurrency that creates an immutable and transparent ledger which is distributed across a lot of computers in ...