Kadena in the Press

JPMorgan’s Blockchain Offshoot Kadena Gets First Ever Token Listing

Bittrex Global, one of the world’s most popular platforms for trading cryptocurrencies, is about to become the first crypto exchange to list a token by JPMorgan’s blockchain spin-off Kadena.

June 2020

Coinbase Launches Rosetta API, Kadena is One of the First Blockchain’s to Utilize

As part of their “master plan,” Coinbase has announced today the launch of Rosetta. In a blog post, Coinbase Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee said the open-source specification and set of tools making the integration with different blockchains simpler, faster, and more reliable.

June 2020

Hybrid Blockchain Maker Kadena Adds Chainlink Price Feeds

Kadena is now integrated with data provider Chainlink for streamlined pricing feeds. Announced Tuesday, the project helmed by former JPMorgan blockchain leads has inked a deal to use Chainlink’s existing set of off- and on-chain oracles for pricing Kadena-based assets, beginning with kadena (KDA), co-founder Stuart Popejoy said in a phone interview.

May 2020

ZelCore Adds Kadena Assets — Store KDA Across Multiple Chains

The Zel Team is excited to announce that Kadena ($KDA) is integrated into the ZelCore multi-asset wallet. KDA assets can now be stored and transacted across the multi-chain Kadena network. Check balances and move assets from your PC and on the go with ZelCore for iOS and Android.

May 2020

New York Crypto Companies Move to ‘Work From Home’ in Face of Rising COVID-19 Threat

Kadena CEO Will Martino had already been considering abandoning his blockchain development company’s Brooklyn headquarters before coronavirus came to New York City. The fast-spreading virus, however, recently convinced him the office had to go. On Feb. 21, he told his team to begin working from home.

March 2020

Kadena launches a hybrid platform to connect public, private blockchains

Brooklyn-based spinoff Kadena has launched a hybrid blockchain that can scale horizontally, enabling multiple electronic ledgers to talk to each other via smart contracts – and letting users transfer cryptocurrency between the chains. Hybrid blockchains combine permissioned chains for businesses to transact in the background while connecting to a public blockchain (via an API) for consumers and others to make money transfers or access information about products moving across supply chains.

January 2020

Kadena fulfills hybrid blockchain vision with launch of public chain

For the last few years, blockchain startup Kadena has been working on a vision of bringing blockchain to the enterprise. Today it announced the final piece of that vision with the launch of the Kadena public blockchain.

January 2020

JPMorgan Veterans’ Kadena Launches Public Blockchain, Integrates Wallet to Cosmos Network

The Brooklyn-based offshoot of JPMorgan’s blockchain center announced the launch marks another step in its effort to develop scalable, secure proof-of-work alternatives to the current leading cryptocurrencies ethereum and bitcoin. As part of its efforts in interoperability, Kadena is also integrating its wallet Chainweaver with the Cosmos Network, allowing different blockchains to interact.

January 2020

JP Morgan blockchain offshoot Kadena now fully operational

The J.P. Morgan alums behind Kadena think the public blockchain can be bigger than Bitcoin and more trustworthy than Ethereum thanks to its original smart-contract language. The network, which has been live since mining began in October, this week incorporated a key function: Users can now make smart contract-enabled transactions on the network.

January 2020

Coinbase continues to explore support for new digital assets

Coinbase’s goal is to offer support for all assets that meet our technical standards and which comply with applicable laws. Over time we expect our customers around the world will have access through Coinbase platforms to at least 90% of the aggregate market cap of all digital assets in circulation.

September 2019

Kadena brings free private blockchain service to Azure Marketplace

The hype around blockchain seems to have cooled a bit, but companies like Kadena have been working on enterprise-grade solutions for some time, and continue to push the technology forward. Today, the startup announced that Kadena Scalable Permissioned Blockchain on Azure is available for free in the Azure Marketplace.

August 2020

Blockchain is finally becoming the next-gen database of choice

When I think of why we need a blockchain, I think of one guy. There was a dev we had hired to build a few important parts of our product for us. A few years previously, in another life, he had been hosting his own servers and one of them crashed. He was telling me this with tears in his eyes: The database, a massive mess full of customer data, point-of-sale info, and inventory information had gone up in smoke. The backups were hosed, as well. And there was no way to rewind the data.

July 2019

Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’

“Pact 3.0 generally makes available the features that makes hybrid blockchains a reality. … We now have the smart contract language for hybrid blockchains.”

That’s Stuart Popejoy, the former blockchain team lead at investment banking giant J.P. Morgan and founder of a multi-million dollar enterprise blockchain startup called Kadena.

June 2019

USCF Collaborates with Kadena on Use of Blockchain in the Investment Space

USCF, a leading and innovative provider of commodities and alternative investment products, today announced that it is collaborating with Kadena, the first blockchain technology company to come out JP Morgan's Blockchain Center for Excellence.

May 2019

IBM’s Hyperledger isn’t a real blockchain — here’s why

Back in 2016, enterprise “private blockchain” was a new, unfamiliar idea. There were not many major players in the private permissioned blockchain space; a big name was IBM, whose contributions to Hyperledger Fabric has since brought its tech in front of the likes of Walmart, Nestlé, and Aetna.

May 2019

Blockchain Startup Kadena is Taking the Private and Public Sector By Storm Through its BaaS Model

One of the largest obstacles facing private blockchain adoption is the expensive upfront cost of deploying a blockchain-based solution, but former JP Morgan employees have changed that with their holistic platform Kadena. This platform significantly reduces the cost of evaluating and deploying a blockchain-based solution by making its platform available for free on the AWS (Amazon Web Services).

February 2019

JP Morgan Alums Launch ‘Blockchain as a Service’ on AWS

Does the world need another private blockchain? A startup called Kadena thinks the answer is yes, releasing a new version of blockchain—a tamper proof ledger system run across multiple computers—for free on Amazon Web Services on Wednesday.

January 2019