QURAS, a platform for secret contracts and crypto-tokens that utilize the blockchain technology to facilitate a secure anonymous platform has come in partnership with Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG) to expand its community and developer base beyond Asia to greater Africa ahead of its mainnet launch in early April.
Partnership For Expansion
Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and started in 2016, BNUG’s vision is to champion blockchain technology education, development, and adoption in Nigeria and across Africa.
With this partnership, QURAS is looking to bring its self-sustaining ecosystem to Africa, one that shares all transaction fees with project owners and, in turn, supports protocol adoption and long-term viability.
The aim of Quras’ partnership with Blockchain Nigerian User Group (BNUG) is to link African and Asian blockchain communities and bridge the gap of standards.
Revealing more about the partnership merits to Cointelegraph, BNUG’s leader, Chimezie Chuta said:
“The partnership will provide QURAS with massive brand exposure in Africa. Secondly, our local developers will be exposed to the QURAS privacy-focused blockchain platform and they will be able to learn how to build solutions on the platform.”
Shigeki Kakutani, the CEO of QURAS said he is very excited to collaborate with BNUG and a build a bridge between Asia and Africa.
“Currently, there are more than 500 blockchain engineers in BNUG and we envision the association to reach their target of 1,000 engineers. A strong and growing developer community is very important for QURAS as these engineers will lead the future development of applications on our platform,” said Shigeki.
“The QURAS team already has a Community Manager living in Lagos who will help manage partnership efforts between our organizations. I am grateful to be partnering with such a great association.”
What Is BNUG?
Blockchain Nigeria User Group is a strong advocate for Blockchain Technology in Nigeria and works with all levels of government including SEC Nigeria, NITDA, NDIC, CBN and other stakeholders to support business growth and career opportunities in blockchain technology while promoting community development initiatives, increasing industry competitiveness, and enhancing consumer safety.
BNUG also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information. BNUG recently launched a #BlockchainDev1000 initiative aimed at training 1,000 blockchain developer skill-sets across Nigeria within 2 years.
The association provides its members with a range of services and programs focused on education and training, best practices, networking, and advocacy. BNUG has over 5,000 active members today.
Currently, BNUG is organizing a blockchain conference in Nigeria. The Lagos Blockchain & Decentralized Finance Conference 2020, will focus on: Advancing the Tokenized Decentralized Future on the Blockchain. It is Nigeria’s premium Blockchain conference of value and innovation and is annually organised and curated by Blockchain Nigeria User Group.
This is the 9th event in the series and the 4th holding in Lagos.
What is QURAS?
The QURAS blockchain provides complete anonymity without traceability. All private information is protected with the use of a secret contract. They are developing a file storage system for the keeping of the private information which is obtained through DApps and secret contracts.
QURAS blockchain’s current transaction process speed is 1000tps. Nodes’ environment can be optimally configured by connecting to the communication line of higher than 100Mbps.
QURAS Privacy 2.0
Privacy protection and security are significant challenges to implementing blockchain into society. Since privacy protection is hard to execute by using only a transparent approach, QURAS implements various privacy protection technologies.
Proven encryption technologies such as Zero-Knowledge Proof and Ring signature have been adopted. QURAS provides privacy for the asset transfer of XQC, XQG, tokens and other functions that are provided by a smart contract