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Vega (blockchain)

Vega (blockchain)

Vega is a platform for managing capital through a decentralized network.

Vega is a blockchain development company creating a platform capable of managing capital through a decentralized network. The company is headquartered in Gibraltar, Gibraltar and was founded by Barney Mannerings in 2018.

The Vega platform is an open and publicly transparent system for creating, trading, and executing financial products and services. The Vega trading platform is fully automated end-to-end and incentivizes liquidity by distributing trading fees to liquidity providers. The trading platform also can automatically and transparently create margin calculations and risk management solutions.

Funding
Seed

On October 2, 2019 Vega completed their seed funding round with $5 million in funding from Pantera Capital (lead investor), Xpring, Hashed and KR1. Participants of the seed round purchased an unnamed ERC-20 cryptocurrency token that will manage the staking and governance of the Vega blockchain. The company plans on using their seed funding to build the companies software and creatie a supportive Vega community for developers and potential users.

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Barney Mannerings

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Radeon’s Next-Generation Vega Architecture

Radeon Technologies Group

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Science X staff
July 21, 2021
phys.org
ESA will further increase the competitiveness and environmental sustainability of Europe's Vega launch system beyond 2025 through a contract signed with Avio in Italy.
WM Partners
June 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- WM Partners, a certified diverse-owned private equity firm focused on investing in middle market companies and driving value creation in the...
Mary Ann Azevedo
March 18, 2021
TechCrunch
Vega, a startup that is building a decentralized protocol for creating and trading on derivatives markets, has raised $5 million in funding. Arrington Capital and Cumberland DRW co-led the round, which also included participation from Coinbase Ventures, ParaFi Capital, Signum Capital, CMT Digital, CMS Holdings, Three Commas and a slew of others. The new investment [...]
Christine Hall
March 18, 2021
Crunchbase News
Vega enables anyone on its network to create and launch a derivatives market.
ITGLOBAL.COM
December 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Uno de los operadores de telecomunicaciones más importantes de Rusia incorporó servicios en la nube de marca propia a su cartera de TI en el...
December 1, 2020
WebWire
ESA has signed an €86 million contract with an industrial team led by Swiss start-up ClearSpace SA to purchase a unique service: the first removal of an item of space debris from orbit. As a result, in 2025, ClearSpace will launch the first active debris removal mission, ClearSpace-1, which will rendezvous, capture and take down for reentry the upper part of a Vespa (Vega Secondary Payload Adapter) used with Europe's Vega launcher. This object was left in a 'gradual disposal' orbit (ap...
AP
November 18, 2020
The Hindu
The Vega rocket was carrying Spain's first Earth observation satellite, called SEOSAT-Ingenio, and TARANIS, a French satellite designed to observe events in the upper atmosphere
November 17, 2020
Chron
BERLIN (AP) -- Arianespace said Tuesday that wrong cabling was likely to blame for the...
Science X staff
November 17, 2020
phys.org
Arianespace said Tuesday that wrong cabling was likely to blame for the failed launch of a rocket that was meant to lift two European satellites into orbit.
Eric Mack
November 17, 2020
CNET
An Arianespace Vega rocket didn't make it to orbit, adding to one of the worst years for launch attempts in half a century.
John Timmer
November 17, 2020
Ars Technica
After getting to space, the top stage doesn't reach proper trajectory.
Loren Grush
November 17, 2020
The Verge
On November 16th, Arianespace's Vega rocket failed during a launch from South America, leading to the loss of the two satellites the vehicle was carrying to orbit.
The Associated Press
November 17, 2020
CTVNews
France-based Arianespace and the European Space Agency are investigating the failed launch of a rocket that was meant to lift two Earth observation satellites into orbit.
The Associated Press
November 17, 2020
ABC News
France-based Arianespace and the European Space Agency are investigating the failed launch of a rocket that was meant to lift two Earth observation satellites into orbit
Science X staff
November 17, 2020
phys.org
A European space rocket failed minutes after taking off with the loss of both satellites it was carrying, its operator said Tuesday.
Valerie Stimac
October 23, 2020
HowStuffWorks
Even if you've never looked through a telescope, you've probably seen Vega, one of the brightest stars in our galaxy. In fact, thousands of years ago, Vega was our North Pole star, and will be again in the future.
Jonathan Amos
September 3, 2020
BBC News
After a flight failure in 2019, the Vega rocket executes a flawless deployment of 53 satellites.
Eric Berger
July 1, 2020
Ars Technica
"We understand the impatience of our 21 customers, and we share it."
Eric Berger
June 19, 2020
Ars Technica
"The launch and landing are not subtle."
Eric Berger
June 5, 2020
Ars Technica
"We knew the test-stand was nearing its end-of-life."
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