Infinito x Ontology AMA: “Supporting the creation & adoption of blockchain apps and services” RECAP – Part 2
July 30, 2019
On 23 July 2019, Infinito’s Director, Mr. Jack Nguyen and Co-Founder of Ontology Network, Mr. Andy Ji took part in a special 45-minute AMA on Youtube LIVE to answer questions from crypto users around the world on the topic of creation and adoption of blockchain apps and services.
To see a text recap of the answers we addressed in the live AMA, check out part 1 of the recap. In this 2nd part of the recap, we will go through all the questions that were not covered during the 45-minute AMA. Please enjoy!
Q1: How does Infinito ensure the highest security for its products?
Jack: All products must go through stringent security audits by the in-house team and external professional auditors. Any security risk needs to be addressed before the products and upgrades launch to user community.
Q2: The 2 biggest hurdles for adoption is ease of access and transparent communication, which builds trust. What are you doing to address these 2 challenges and really deliver a quality experience to the users?
The Ontology Team: Ontology is dedicated to providing end-users with highly secure and intuitive products. We will improve Punica toolkit and simplify DApp templates to help any new developers get familiar with the on-chain features. ONT-login feature integrated into DApps and you will easily log in and generate your wallet with Facebook, Google, Twitter, and WeChat account. DApps are allowed to run Layer-2 state channels to reduce transaction costs, and even pay the transaction fees for users. Decentralized storage allows DApps to keep in custody any required documents. ONTO has been upgraded to a comprehensive blockchain client, which supports more platforms, assets, and applications, thus providing one-stop services for users.
Jack: For Infinito, we solve the issue of accessibility with 3 major products: Infinito Wallet (for users to store cryptos and enjoy financial management features), Infinito App Square (for users to find DApps they love), and InfinitoPAY (for users to make payment easily). In terms of transparent communication, Infinito team is always updating our community on the development progress on community channels. Join our channels to discuss with us about the progress and give us your ideas on how to improve the ecosystem.
Q3: Ontology has changed its slogan to “Ready for all Business” this year. How will your cross-chain solution help to serve the real economy?
The Ontology Team: We just launched our global chain collaboration project – United Network Initiative. Right now, all public blockchains are separated into single ecosystem. And we are suffering from competition from internet giants. It’s the time for all regional public chain leader to collaborate and serve the real world together. UNI aims to build an open-source cross-chain platform and establish the foundation for next-gen Internet. As a new era of blockchain adoption approaches, This network will facilitate the industry’s accelerated growth by leveraging each parties’ strengths to introduce an efficient and inclusive interoperability protocol. TomoChain had joined this group and we believe more leading project in Asian market will join. Please pay attention to our official announcement.
Q4: What is your next plan for Infinito? Are we going to see even more satisfying new developments?
Jack: For this year, we will focus heavily on Infinito token features that incentivize users & developers for their active contribution to the ecosystem growth. We are also designing our next waves of Infinito product experience:
Infinito Wallet will be upgraded to offer true simple usage even for traditional people who do not know about cryptocurrencies. InfinitoPAY will allow transactions between users and DApps with speed, interoperability, and a pay-back scheme for users. Infinito App Square is being upgraded to enable more DApps on different blockchains to easily integrate and offer their services to user communities.
Q5: What are the benefits for developers for creating DApps on the platform where users can vote for their favorite DApps?
Jack: We are designing a special incubation program for blockchain startup and developers to provides them with support from our community and give them the funds to efficiently build and launch DApps using Infinito Blockchain Platform. We also want to incentivize and encourage new DApps by giving them rewards and benefits for active contribution in Infinito Ecosystem.
The Ontology Team: I think the answers can be found in the previous question. Ontology provide comprehensive support and incentives for DApp developers. For the next step, we will incubate some groups of developers to empower our tech community and find more high-quality games and DApps to attract more users.
Q6: XRP is connecting with many banks in different countries to expand their network and blockchain adoption. Do Infinito & Ontology have any similar plan?
Jack: Yes we do. So our partner Ontology provides technology infrastructure that enables high number of transactions to be processed at the same time. So Infinito as the middle layer solves 2 tasks:
– On a service layer, we connect blockchain service companies who specialize in implementing specific consumer-oriented services, into Infinito Ecosystem, giving them access to technology such as Ontology blockchain from the one side, and access to user community from another side.
– On an application Permission System layer, we connect cutting-edge blockchain tech and services to user community in a safe & user-friendly manner via Infinito Wallet and Infinito App Square.
This way, we build the Ecosystem consisting of open platforms and products where everyone could join – users, services providers, and technology providers – without competing with any of them. And this way, we believe, we can achieve blockchain mass adoption faster, while providing better experience for all.
The Ontology Team: As you may see on many ontology article, Ontology made a strong focus on Defi. Working with banks is always an important step for Defi, as it will increase the convenience and the security of the products. Ontology will definitely find opportunities to work with Infinito on setting up payment network in East-Asian region and co-development financial product in the near future.
Q7: ADA’s crypto card is cool. Does Infinito have a plan for that?
Jack: Yes, we are partnering with Belgian fintech firm, Sofitto, to integrate their crypto payment solution Sugi NFC Wallet Card as a hardware wallet option for Infinito Wallet. This new feature allows users to securely store their crypto funds and pay, using a hassle-free storage solution that works similarly to a regular payment card. Please stay tuned for our official announcement on this feature!
Q8: Are we going to see some serious business DApps launched this year on Ontology Network? Or should we wait until next year?
The Ontology Team: Actually we are promoting the OEP PAX as a stable coin. We think that we need to promote stable coin with suitable use cases or scenarios. So we will bring the loan, wealth-related product and debit card to Southeast Asia. We are ready to launch our products, so you will see the product soon. It will be easily integrated with the Infinito Wallet, our wallets and any partner wallet. We can provide you a real card, real payment, and a real loan with fair fees. The amazing point is backed by the real US dollar. So it will attract people from the globe.
Q9: When will Ontology open its market for decentralized exchanges (DEX) for ONT and all of its tokens?
Andy: This function will be added into ONTO wallet at the end of this year.
Q10: Will Ontology use its native blockchain instead of NEO blockchain?
Andy: Certainly yes!
Q11: Can you give us an update about Ontology and Mercedes partnership?
Andy: Mercedes partnership is on-going. We are currently providing the MVP product to Mercedes.
Q12: How is the development of Ontology going forward after collaborating with Infinito Wallet? The Ontology Team: Infinito wallet had a very strong influential in East Asian region, it strongly fit Ontology overseas expansion strategy. Infinito will select the best DApp that fit the taste of East Asian Ontology’s users. The collaboration with infinito will further exploit the advantages of localization, increase ontology’s wallet overall user-friendly level.
We would like to sincerely thank everyone who participated in Infinito’s first AMA with our partner, Ontology. Especially everyone who submitted your questions for the AMA. Thank you so much for your support and we hope our answers were clear and helpful for you. In the future, Infinito will definitely be hosting many more AMA with our blockchain partners to meet and interact with the crypto community around the world.
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About Ontology Ontology is a high-performance public blockchain project & a distributed trust collaboration platform. Ontology blockchain framework supports public blockchain systems and is able to customize public blockchains for applications. Ontology also supports collaboration among chain networks with protocol groups.
Infinito aims to create a perfect blockchain experience for users, applications, and developers through its product Ecosystem which includes Infinito Wallet, Infinito App Square, Infinito Blockchain Platform, and InfinitoPAY.
A professional team of 50 experts behind Infinito Wallet, App Square, Infinito Blockchain Platform, and soon, InfinitoPAY with intensive experience in blockchain technology including technical developers and researchers, business and marketing executives, designers, quality control engineers, and customer service officers. Registered in 80 Robinson Road, #08-01, Singapore 068898, registration number 201900666E.
Considered the link of synergy between Branding, Design, User Experience, and Technology, Ade has 14 years of professional experience in Branding and Design that has seen him awarded Global Designer of the Day 5 times. He has been featured in various published design books and has given several design lectures in top Vietnamese institutes on design and creativity. Ade has designed for big brands such as Johnnie Walker, Baileys, Ups Cablecom, Nivea, OMO, and CloseUp, amongst many other giants. He currently leads a team of young, driven designers focused on giving Infinito products excellent designs and user-friendly, intuitive experiences.
Jack Nguyen received his Bachelor degree from National University of Singapore and MBA from Manchester Business School. He has more than 10 years of working experience in technology industry with a wide range of experience from technical, management, operation to business development for international software companies in Vietnam and Singapore.
Ellena has 14 years of working experience as a business/client account manager & analyst in financial institutions such as Euroclear Bank and Dealogic for settlement and related securities services for cross-border transactions involving domestic and international bonds, equities, derivatives, and investment funds in Hong Kong and Japan.
As an IT expert who specializes in blockchain, Fedor has over 10 years of professional experience in business development and sales of complex IT systems. He is primarily engaged in the management of professional software products in addition to international business development and sales of cutting-edge technological solutions.
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A dynamic innovator, Charlie has more than five years of professional experience in the field of Digital Marketing for a diverse array of products, techs, and services in esteemed companies such as 31Ten, le French Tech Shanghai, HOPSCOTCH Groupe, Equancy Shanghai, Rémy Cointreau, etc. from various countries across the globe - France, England, China, and Vietnam.
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Over the last 15 years, Hiroshi Nishitani has worked as a System Engineer in esteemed finance companies across the world and also has managed his own software company of high-quality digital products for over 10 years. He possesses extensive knowledge in business management, communication, and negotiation, as well as in technical areas such as software design, software requirements, and information analysis. At Infinito Solutions, he currently leads all customer service communication and support activities for both business clients and end users. Hiroshi is a proud graduate of the prestigious Tokyo University.
Pham Anh Tai has a degree from from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education and 8+ years of experience in software development and system design including 3 years in Japan with Nippon Steel. Past projects include managing development teams creating gaming, entertainment, news and finances products for Japanese clients.
Cuong has 10+ years of experience in software development including 4 years in Japan with Nippon Steel. Past projects include managing development teams creating manufacturing management systems, CRM, electronic medical records system, tracking system… for Japanese clients. He has a degree from Ho Chi Minh City University of Science.
Since studying at Aoyama Gakuin University under the Department of International Politics and Economics, Yamamoto already led startup think tanks for major publicly listed corporations in Japan. In 2012, he moved to Vietnam to work without pay for a Japanese startup initiative because he believed in the vision. Within three years, he helped grow the business from seven members to 100+ members with multiple entities across five countries with strategic businesses in Japan, Hong Kong and Vietnam, while being nominated as the Global COO.
In 2015, he co-founded Infinity Blockchain Labs (IBL) with the ultimate mission: to transform businesses with practical blockchain R&D and empower Vietnam to be the global blockchain hub. With the greatest commitment, strong passion, and the expertise of 200+ world-changers, IBL has grown to become the blockchain ecosystem leader in Vietnam with a global reach.
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Quan has accumulated 8+ years of experience working as a BSE in various technical areas such as logistics, big data, and retail systems. Having spent most of his career in Japan, Quan has been entrusted with management roles in Vietnamese and Japanese companies to oversee development and technical support teams. He has deep technical knowledge and hands-on experience in blockchain technology
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