thierry Ehrmann: “Artprice recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. It took twenty years to establish Artprice as the Global Leader in Art Market Information, its declared ambition in its 1999 IPO prospectus.”
Today, Artprice is unanimously recognized by press agencies, the media (printed and audio-visual), the financial sector, art market professionals, museums and States around the world as the primary global reference in Art Market Information.
But its development is about to move into another realm: Artprice will become Artmarket.com in order to optimize its position as a global player at the start of a decade that will see the digital revolution carry the entire planet into a complete and radical paradigm shift.
This historic name change reflects an expansion of our role to all matters related to the Art Market rather than just to questions related to “art prices”, a subset of the Art Market.
This is the same approach successfully implemented by Google which has become Alphabet to avoid being associated uniquely with search engines.
As such, the Artprice brand – known worldwide for over 20 years – will remain the reference brandname for Artmarket.com in its highly profitable art prices /indices databanks activity.
thierry Ehrmann: “The name Artmarket.com will drive our know-how, our content and our brands like no other entity operating on the Art Market will be able to do, thanks notably to the natural indexing by global search engines of any content relating to the term “Art Market”…because English is the language most used by the art market all over the world.”
“For Artprice – now Artmarket – this represents a very significant financial and economic step forward.”
“Artprice acquired the domain names artmarket.com .net and .org a long time ago and therefore holds a perfectly legal key to millions of searches per month via the generic term “Art Market” on Google.com, or any other search engine.
“For searches using the term “Art Market” on Google.com, Artmarket.com is the top result out of 3.6 billion results (Judicial Officer’s Report, SCP Pons-Mergui). By comparison, a search on Google.com using “Artprice” produces 2.5 million results, with, of course, artprice.com in first place.
Artmarket.com .net .org are therefore the primary Internet keys to the global Art Market.”
Moreover, for all matters related to the commercial aspects of art, the term “Art Market” is the term universally used since the post-war period by all the artistic, economic and financial publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Art Newspaper, The Guardian, the BBC, CNN, Euronews, AFP, Yahoo! Finance, Cision (PR Newswire), etc…
“Artmarket.com” opens the doors of a future that can only be 100% digital now that the Art Market has already massively migrated into the mobile Internet sector (4.5 billion smartphones in circulation and 5G already operational in certain countries). Artmarket.com is a perfect reflection of this digital electroshock, both scientifically and economically, and it has acquired its lead in this market thanks to years of R&D.
The generic and universal name Artmarket.com will act as a powerful vector for a change in economic scope, for capital transactions and possibly an IPO on another stock exchange (without any capital increase).
thierry Ehrmann: “More than anything else, this highly significant change of our business name reflects a new beginning in our unique history. It marks our desire to become a truly global player in the Art Market, with a multitude of projects underway. It would have been very presumptuous of us to have declared such ambitions when we began our journey in 1997.
I wish to thank all our staff for their hard work and perseverance and our shareholders for their trust over the years… and I believe we can now all look forward to participating in the culmination of our project as a global player in the Art Market, reflected in our new name, Artmarket.com.”
Of course, this name change will have no impact on our customers whose access to our services and our data remains completely unchanged.
Artprice.com shareholders will very soon be invited to an EGM (within the legal deadlines) to approve this name change.
MaGIC with MBA has launched Blockchain Researcher Lab program in Malaysia
10th Oct Cyberjaya: MaGIC in collaboration with Malaysia Blockchain Association has launched a new program for Blockchain enthusiasts who wants to learn the component of the technology from basic layer to the application layer. The objective of the program is to spread awareness and knowledge on applying blockchain technology into business component.
Dato Rayson Wong, Chairman of the Malaysian Blockchain Association , delivered a speech at the launching ceremony of the Blockchain Researcher Lab. He said that the development of the blockchain requires the government’s strong support and promotion to succeed, so he is especially grateful to the Malaysian Entrepreneur Development Minister (MED). ) YB Datuk Seri Mohd Yusof Md Redzuan traction, contributed to the MaGIC Malaysian global innovation and creativity Center jointly launched the scheme, so that Malaysia played a key role in the block chain economy, promote the development of industry 4.0.
The highlight of this program is its Exploration Lab, where participants or researchers are allowed to play around with different cryptography algorithm, consensus mechanism and even run their blockchain solution.
TriveAcademy founder Tan Ji-Sheng explained the main purpose of the blockchain researcher lab program, hoping to cultivate more blockchain professionals, while also allowing more small and medium-sized enterprises and innovation teams to better understand the blockchain and embrace the blockchain. And the blockchain technology will be incorporated into the application and create more value gains.
Companies are taking notice of these business benefits and embracing blockchain technology for its wide-reaching possibilities. From manufacturing to healthcare to supply chain and beyond, blockchain has much to offer. Therefore, they encouraged many industries to come and have the hands-on of the technology which will be exposed by expert only.
ABOUT MALAYSIAN GLOBAL INNOVATION & CREATIVITY CENTRE (MaGIC)
MaGIC bridges together startups, corporates, investors, academics, and the government to create a vibrant and collaborative entrepreneurship ecosystem that will build sustainable industries, able to navigate challenges of tomorrow and stay competitive in economies of the future. MaGIC propels the nation’s economic transformation by moulding Malaysia’s next generation of entrepreneurs to generate future-ready solutions. As one of the building blocks, MaGIC works to create and equip these exponential entrepreneurs with the necessary tools, skills and capabilities to succeed; creating an open and collaborative environment with key ecosystem players to build sustainable future industries; and connecting new ideas to capital and markets more effectively. MaGIC is also committed to propel the aspiration of Malaysia’s Social Enterprise Blueprint, drive the need for systemic change, create an enabling ecosystem as well as cultivate and champion impact-driven entrepreneurship regionally. For more information on MaGIC, visit: http://mymagic.my.
About Malaysia Blockchain Association
Malaysian Blockchain Association [MBA] is an international Non-Profit social enterprise established with a global vision to build a sustainable blockchain community through Malaysia cooperation
Why NOT to attend ChainPoint 19!
Networking is boring and meeting the industry leaders seems not cool.
Who wants to travel to a city in the middle of nowhere, get to the venue of the conference in a traffic jam, meet these new people, try all that armenian unknown dishes? And there will definitely be need to reprint the business cards. Yeah, this is reasonable enough not to join the conference.
But listen, nobody wants to miss the chance to rub shoulders with the thought-leaders and experts of blockchain space for more than 20 hours, and have the unique opportunity to listen to so many insightful and inspirational speeches from the top-notch experts and visionaries from the space.
The Minister of Economy of Armenia, Tigran Khachatryan, will present the main principles of the attractive crypto regulation law to be put in force soon, the CEO of Bitcoin.com Stefan Rust will give a keynote speech on the recent developments of the platform, Henri Arslanian, the Global Crypto and FinTech Leader at PwC and the Chairman of Fintech Association of Hong Kong will uncover exclusive insights about the fintech and crypto industry, Toufi Saliba, the CEO of TODA.network will tell about the new protocol, Marc Taverner, the Global Ambassador of Bitfury will show how governments are utilizing the DLT technology, we will go deep into use cases of digital transformation with Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi, and will spread light on the hottest topics on the agenda of digital economies and much more.
We are hosting more than 25 blockchain communities with the presence of most active players who will be showcasing their products and services, proving us that this industry is going to disrupt the perception of the future we are all looking into.
ChainPoint 19 has the vision of bringing light to the most significant initiatives that are taking place in the space and providing a platform for all the players to grab as much value as possible.
Who cares about all that startup competitions?!
If your startup doesn’t need funding, or if you are not thrilled to discover the next big thing in its early stage, you can miss the CP19 Startup Battle.
Startups are the ones who fuel the development of the technology by proposing more and more real world use cases. This teams and ideas have to be noticed and ChainPoint 19 is the exact platform to bring all this fascinating projects onstage. Meet VCs, investors, experts, the ones who have built the startup ecosystem from scratch and they are here to share their experiences and maybe fund some of the lucky projects.
- Build strategic partnerships
- Gain valuable and targeted media exposure
- Get invaluable expert feedback
- $350k prize fund, benefits and perks
The Startup Battle is supported by InnMind, aeternity ventures, CV labs and SmartGateVC, who have contributed to form the prize fund. They provided the opportunity to join the top incubation and acceleration programs, take the development of the project to the next level and close a funding round at the end.
Your workload is way too busy for you to take two days off and visit the next blockchain hub
Nice point, you can stay at your comfort zone, but here we have lots of stuff happening, that you definitely do not want to miss.
The Nooor Blockchain Armenia has introduced a draft law on crypto regulation and you can find out why the country is another option during ChainPoint 19. We talk about Malta, Switzerland as the jurisdictions with the most favorable conditions to operate a blockchain company, we go to Estonia for better opportunities and address service-providers from Singapore, etc. Each and every state is in hustle to put themselves on a map and attract as much international players as possible. And here we are, stating that we can count as one of the best options to choose. This is not only about the jurisdiction and fast growing tech industry, it is the creativity and the innovative approach we got and ChainPoint is one of the platforms to showcase all the opportunities that we have in our country.
We have taken the road of becoming one of the countries which will be advocating the development of the technology and the ecosystem as a whole.
Putting aside the blockchain, are you sure you want to miss your chance to touch the thousands-year-old history, see the outstanding cultural sights and taste the unique cuisine? Consult with your travel agent, she will show you the right way!
The power of cryptocurrency education
If mass adoption of cryptocurrency is ever going to happen, we need widely-available cryptocurrency education to happen first.
People won’t use what they don’t understand. We saw this with initial resistance to the internet, social media, and smartphones. In the case of these three technologies, there wasn’t a lot of education needed to get people to eventually get on board: the tech just had to become more accessible, more useful, or cool enough that suddenly everybody wanted it.
Cryptocurrency is more complicated than a smartphone, however. Just as we educate children about fiat money in age-appropriate ways, through allowances and budgeting and savings accounts, we must also teach the mainstream audience about how to use and interact with cryptocurrency, to protect them from making foolish decisions.
A child who has not been educated about money might blow their allowance on candy rather than saving up for a new video. An adult who has not been educated about cryptocurrency, on the other hand, might share their private keys with a scammer or invest in a KaratBars-style scam.
Knowledge is power
When we teach people about cryptocurrency, we empower them to make smart decisions. A person who understands the importance of their private keys will keep them in a safe place and not share them with scammers. A person who has learned how to perform due diligence won’t invest in the first get-rich-quick scheme that lands in their inbox. A person who has learned how the blockchain works will understand whether or not blockchain implementation will improve their business’s operations.
We can’t just hand the world blockchain and cryptocurrency and expect them to know what to do with it. If mass adoption of cryptocurrency is ever going to happen, we need widely-available cryptocurrency education to happen first.
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re already a member of the crypto community and you have some understanding of the underlying technology and tokenomics. But if you’re relatively new yourself, you may have trouble properly explaining these concepts to the people in your life. It’s a frustrating experience, having just enough knowledge about something to be excited about it, but not enough to get other people to understand and be excited, too.
Invite people to learn alongside you
You are in the perfect position to serve as an ambassador for cryptocurrency and the blockchain. Your passion and excitement is probably contagious, and your curiosity is likely driving you to learn more. Harness that! Now is the time to ask your friends and family to join you on this exciting journey into the new frontier of cryptocurrency.
One good way to do this is to get people to join you for a class. You may be able to find an in-person workshop that’s open to the public. But another good option is to join an online class together — this offers a lot more flexibility, and also allows you to invite people to join you regardless of the geographical distance between you.
The great thing about learning alongside someone is that there’s a lot of opportunity for discussion. When you’re attending the same class, you’re on the same ground. You know what your friend has already learned, because you learned it alongside them. And because you have a little more experience than they do, you’ll be in a good position to help them, by clearing up something they didn’t quite understand in class, or pointing them to good resources for further learning.
Top tips for getting a good crypto education
- Whether you decide to sign up for an on-line course or educate yourself by reading articles and watching videos, make sure you’re learning from a reliable, up-to-date source.
- Learn how to do your own due diligence. Whether you’re considering a workshop, an exchange, or an investment opportunity, you should know how to perform the proper research.
- Be wary of anyone offering fast profits or guaranteed returns. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
- Never transfer your crypto funds to a teaching platform without being 100% confident that they are trustworthy. Actually, never transfer your crypto funds to anyone unless you’re confident in who you’re dealing with.
- Stay on top of news and developments in the industry by getting your news from trusted, crypto-centric sources.
- Look for high-quality subreddits, Telegram chats, and forums where people actually discuss cryptocurrency rather than hyping the next get-rich-quick scheme.
Mass adoption doesn’t just happen. It happens because people find something great, and they want to share it with others. You’ve learned how exciting cryptocurrency can be. How will you share that with the people in your life?
Online platforms for a crypto education
You have several options available if you’d like to pursue an online education in cryptocurrency and the blockchain:
- Cointelligence Academy – If you’re looking for an online class suitable for everyone from crypto enthusiasts to total beginners, we’d like to invite you to Cointelligence Academy, a course series designed to cover everything from the basics of bitcoin and blockchain to how to perform due diligence on crypto projects. These classes are presented by Cointelligence staff who have years of experience in cryptocurrency and a passion for crypto education.
- Introduction to Digital Currencies at UNIC – Get a taste of the University of Nicosia experience by enrolling in the world’s first free MOOC (massive open online course) on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. This introductory course is taught by the CEO of UNIC and a Bitcoin entrepreneur, so students are sure to get an expert education.
- BlockGeeks – Considered by many to be the leading crypto academy, this platform offers unlimited access to a variety of courses at a monthly fee. They also offer a “Blockdegree” in ETH. Much of their education is geared towards Ethereum, so those looking to get a job on an ERC-based project may do well to look into this platform for their professional development.
There’s an option out there for every student. Consider what your goals are, how much time and money you have to invest in your education, and how you like to learn, and get started on getting a great crypto education today. Every step you take to learn more is another step towards mass adoption.
About the author: On Yavin is the founder and CEO at Cointelligence, a company that conducts data research and analysis for the crypto economy. On has extensive experience as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor, as well as more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry. On uses his deep, hands-on experience and knowledge of online marketing to create winning strategies for crypto, and blockchain companies. Having earned the reputation of “crypto expert”, On continues to contribute to this industry in ways that advance cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. On has a law degree (LLB) and is also a certified Advocate by the Israeli Bar Association.
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