Request Network, the project marrying invoicing, accounting and other payment-related solutions with blockchain technology, announced in April 2018 two significant partnerships that point to a growing ecosystem.
The first of these is a partnership with digital assets tokenization platform Digix, which lets individuals tokenize real world assets onto the blockchain. The second is with the French unit of non-profit Wikimedia, Wikimedia France. Both have notably different purposes and add to Request’s tally of partnerships with important entities in 2018, with the network having earlier cinched a partnership with PwC France.
Digix Makes Invoice Payments in Gold Possible
On April 13, 2018, Request’s partnership with Digix Global was formally announced, which provides the ability to pay for services with tokenized forms of actual gold. Backed by gold cast bars from the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) in a 1:1 ratio, 1 DGX token is the equivalent of 1 gram of gold. Users will…