Blockchain messaging app Sense Chat has partnered with Akoin, the flagship crypto challenge of America philanthropist and singer-songwriter Akon, to carry non-public, decentralized messaging to the African market.
With lofty ambitions of monetary sovereignty, the Akoin cryptocurrency and pockets ecosystem will finally act as the basic foreign money of Akon Metropolis—the Senegalese settlement established by none apart from Akon.
Positioning itself because the de facto messaging service of Akon metropolis, Sense Chat breaks floor as one of many first decentralized functions (dapp) throughout the Akoin community.
Constructed on the EOSIO blockchain, the crypto-enabled decentralized messaging service permits customers to freely and privately textual content and video chat by way of an encrypted protocol. Moreover, customers can uncover one another and construct communities by means of public channels.
Sense Chat additionally comes geared up with an built-in pockets and native cryptocurrency, dubbed SENSE, permitting group builders, manufacturers, and influencers to reward followers for contributing—key sides of Akoin’s community-building ethos.
“We’re past excited to accomplice with Sense Chat at Akoin,” mentioned Lynn Liss, Akoin’s COO & co-founder. “Constructing a passionate group, together with safe messaging, are crucial options for social ventures corresponding to Akoin to succeed.”
“Having a product of Sense Chat’s high quality, with innovative activation options, obtainable throughout the Akoin ecosystem will profit our customers massively. We’re trying ahead to bringing this to life with the Make Sense Labs staff,” she added.
Akon Metropolis just lately secured a $6 billion contract for development, awarding it to KE Worldwide—a US-based engineering and consulting agency.
The primary section of Akon Metropolis, pegged for completion in 2023, will see the development of roads, residences, lodges, a police station, and a college, amongst different integral infrastructure. The second section will run from 2024 to 2029, ending with a completely full metropolis operating solely on Akoin.
“Akoin is a revolutionary cryptocurrency enterprise poised to carry significant social impression throughout Africa,” mentioned Autumn Penaloza, Sense Chat Partnerships Supervisor “As avid supporters of self-sovereignty and group empowerment, Sense Chat makes a robust, pure alignment to assist Akoin have interaction their viewers and drive adoption.”
With the addition of Sense Chat, Akon metropolis is one step nearer to realization—that $6 billion development contract is probably going to assist as nicely.