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New York Based Insolar Launches Official Testnet with Industry-Leading 10,000+ Transactions Per Second Throughput

Enterprise blockchain platform Insolar is thrilled to announce the official launch of its testnet, which will validate its position as the world’s fastest enterprise blockchain platform, by an order of magnitude, with minimum speeds of 10,000 transactions per second. Insolar’s testnet comes less than two months after the company was announced to the public. Its impressive speed is the result of a revolutionary architecture that assigns different roles to nodes and distributes storage and processing tasks efficiently among them. “Insolar’s…

The art of storytelling: How Instagram stories can have a positive influence on your brand

Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Nowadays, brand reputation is more important than ever, and misjudged words or behavior from key stakeholders can have devastating effects on the bottom lines of businesses. This is particularly true in the modern age of smartphones and social media, which allow everyday people to broadcast their opinions with just the click of a…

The importance of making relationships the priority in any business

As it stands today, the world is less brand loyal than ever. Top companies that once dominated the market, who boasted products bought by customers with blind faith in the brand, are struggling. However,  just because consumer loyalty is dying doesn’t mean that all transactional relationships are going to perish. In fact, in today’s modern world positive relationships between businesses are more important than ever. More specifically, a business that maintains a positive relationship with a client is more likely to…

New York City Startups Making Waves on Instagram

It’s no secret that New York City has quickly turned into a hotbed of innovation. More and more tech companies are opting to set up shop in NYC, over a crowded and competitive Silicon Valley. Some of these startups have built the most incredible online brands in such a short period of time, but how have they achieved this? Well, one thing that a lot of these successful startups have in common is that they’ve turned to Instagram as the…

New York’s booming startup scene is ever-changing

New York’s startup scene has been pegged as the next big thing for quite a while now. So why hasn’t it lived up to the billing as the “next Silicon Valley”? Or is it that our expectation to find another Bay Area boom out east are unreasonable and should be adapted on a place-by-place basis? In observing NYC and its array of diverse and new ideas up front, we at Gotham.tech found a better answer to those questions and more.…