Lausanne, Switzerland: In a major new partnership announcement, Pikcio AG, the creator of PikcioChain, has announced that NEO Council has purchased 660,000 of the PKC tokens made available during the PikcioChain pre-ICO.

This significant investment demonstrates the confidence that one of the blockchain world’s major players has in PikcioChain technology and the utility of its PKC token.

Following the purchase, PikcioChain has also taken the decision to move the PKC token standard interface from ERC-20 to the NEO EP-5 format.

Pikcio & NEO in partnership

This investment also supports the beginning of a larger partnership. NEO will now offer PikcioChain’s service technology on its own blockchain and will provide technological, sales and marketing support for a new, Chinese subsidiary of Pikcio AG.

“This is an extremely exciting time for everyone at PikcioChain,” said Didier Collin de Casaubon, Founder and CEO of Pikcio AG.

“We’ve been enjoying a very successful pre-ICO period in which we saw several major institutional investors interested in PikcioChain and the PKC token. NEO Council’s token purchase is a perfect example of the success we’ve been having.

“The decision to move from the Ethereum format to the NEO format for the PKC token’s issuance is more than just a simple switch between underlying technologies. It represents the beginning of a new partnership that will see PikcioChain and NEO working closely together to provide secure personal data solutions to the world’s financial institutions.

“At a time when regulators require increasing amounts of information regarding investors and clients, and simultaneously, individuals are demanding greater control of their personal data, PikcioChain offers a highly secure, distributed and potentially revenue-generating solution for KYC and other processes that enables companies to meet both of these expectations.”

A personal data revolution that’s turning heads

PikcioChain is set to revolutionise the way businesses and individuals store and exchange personal data and this new partnership with NEO confirms that it is already turning heads across continents.

Having won several technology awards over the past three years, including the 2017 Grand Prize for blockchain technology at the Bank and Innovation awards in Paris, and also having generated interest among major financial institutions including BNP Paribas and PWC, PikcioChain is now ready to take the financial world by storm.

For more information about PikcioChain, please visit PikcioChain.com.

 

About PikcioChain

PikcioChain breaks open the exclusive world of data trading and puts data ownership back into the hands of the data creator. It represents the democratization of the data markets and the fairest way of making sure that the value of a person’s data always flows back to them.

By creating a transparent and self-regulated data trading ecosystem, Pikcio empowers businesses to trade data with confidence and in full compliance with the wishes of the data owner and the relevant regulatory environment.

Pikcio AG is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland with offices in Paris, Brussels and Boston, USA.

Awards:

Grand Prize – Blockchain category – Paris Bank & Innovation Awards 2017

Silver Medal – Innovation Award – French American Chambers of Commerce in New England

Bronze Medal – Cybersecurity & Data Protection Award – Disrupt’Night 2017

Laureate – One Billion Dollar Pitch – International CES, Las Vegas

Laureat – Young Enterprise Initiative, Boston

Finalist – F10 Fintech Challenge

Finalist – 3D Fintech Challenge

Find out more: https://pikciochain.com

Contact: [email protected]

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