EOS Blockchain Mainnet Officially LIVE: 15% Votes Passed via Token Holders
EOS Chain Goes Live with EOS Canada, EOS Authority, EOS Dac, EOS New York and EOS Café Calgary in Lead!
The long awaited, EOS Mainnet, an initiative created by Block.one that invests in individuals and companies that come up with innovative tech-based projects, is live today, June 14, 2018. The voting has commenced since 18:46 UTC.
According to CoinDesk, several disputes stemmed during the testing phase, where two groups were against each other, resulting in a delayed launch. Despite the uncertainties, EOS has overcome this hindrance, and block producer candidates have voted in favor of the blockchain launch. The entire process has been completed in a unanimous fashion. The moment the chain went live, block producers took to their original identities on the MainNet.
As for the votes during the activated EOS chain, it appears that that the top five organizations, under which the block producers have registered, with the most votes include EOS Canada, EOS Authority, EOS Dac, EOS New York, and EOS Café Calgary.
— Crypto Lions (@EOS_CryptoLions) June 14, 2018
Here is a quick breakdown of what each organization supports, and the statistics of the voting provided by Crypto Lions.
EOS Canada, (42,591,272 EOS) 3.49% of votes
EOS Canada is backed by Canadian financial agents. The firm was created by serial tech entrepreneurs and believes that EOS.IO will help to redefine economic and social systems. According to the claims made, the team is currently in the works of testing the community TestNet, and developing the BIOS Boot Sequence, leading to possibly becoming a hub for individuals and companies eager to create DApps.
EOS Authority, (39,892,202 EOS) 3.27% of votes
A UK based firm, EOS Authority’s mission is to help expand the EOS network. Their goal is to provide the necessary solutions to overcome any technical concerns, including scalability, security and jurisdiction.
As for its future goals, it appears that the firm wants to invest in “dedicated servers based in UK”, and as a first step, EOS Authority will be hosting entirely on the Amazon Cloud (AWS) to better understand the needs of the EOS Network.
EOS Dac, (39,160,749 EOS) 3.23% of votes
EOS Dac, also referred to as the Decentralised Autonomous Community, will be working towards increasing accessibility of blockchain, while developing tools and smart contracts essential for the EOS network. The team behind this project will make it an evident step to abide by legal and financial interfaces, which satisfy global regulations. Without this step, the DAC will not operate.
EOS New York, (35,611,935 EOS) 2.94% of votes
EOS New York was established on focusing on the following key factors: transparency, flexibility, protection of capital assets, protecting the EOS network from possible scams, hackers and other hindrances that can bring damage and ensuring that every measure taken follows local laws and regulations.
EOS Café Calgary, (34,995,735 EOS) 2.89% of votes
EOS Café Calgary is a block producer candidate the claims to help increase the adoption of EOS. Their efforts will revolve around educating users, while building Dapps to help enhance the EOS network. In addition, factors like security and scaling of EOS will also be considered, which are growing problems within the blockchain space.
To keep an eye out for the voting, go to: http://dev.cryptolions.io/mainnet/#home