Pro-crypto and U.S presidential candidate Andrew Yang achieved an important milestone recently, and hence his campaign to become the president of the U.S. gained good traction within a few days. Yang’s campaign got prominent in the first two debates hosted by the Democratic National Committee.
It is worth noting that the Democratic candidate gained a lot of attention from the internet and media as it recently achieved 65,000 individual donors from twenty states, allowing Yang to be eligible to partake in the first presidential debate.
The crypto-enthusiast advocates a $1,000 per month universal income if he becomes the president of the U.S., and that thought gave him a big boost when he appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience.
Andrew Yang is known to be a follower of cryptocurrency, and he first made a tweet about Bitcoin in 2013; he then started to receive donations in cryptocurrency for his campaign in 2018, which he acknowledged as an important landmark for the crypto space. The cryptocurrencies he accepts include Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost all ERC20 tokens.
— Andrew Yang (@AndrewYangVFA) December 7, 2013
Last year, Yang orated that cryptocurrency has the:
“massive potential to create a more transparent society. A smart government would embrace this and work with it. I would do that.”
During a Facebook AMA I was asked about crypto and blockchain. I think the technology has massive potential to create a more transparent society. A smart government would embrace this and work with it. I would do that. pic.twitter.com/Vn2vYvKDSg
— Andrew Yang (@AndrewYangVFA) July 5, 2018
After achieving the 65,000 individuals from twenty states, making him eligible for the first presidential debate, Yang tweeted:
“We did it!!! THANK YOU, everyone, who supported us to make it happen. First stop debates next stop White House!!!”
Since Yang’s campaign obtained traction in the U.S in the past few days, lots of prominent cryptocurrency enthusiasts have promised to give their support and give him a big boost for the upcoming presidential elections.
TRON released its weekly report recently that covered the blockchain determination to boost its Smart Contracts side chains and Multi-signature. Subsequently, this weekly report also took a deep dive on BitTorrent strides in the past few days.
According to TRON’s weekly report, BTT is listed on 35 exchanges including Binance, OKEx, Bittrex, Huobi, and Upbit.
Also, BitTorrent has been delivering lots of updates and developments ever since its acquisition by TRON in June last year according to the weekly report. However, BitTorrent is now one of the biggest blockchain protocols, and through its progress so far, it also created its own tokens known as BTT.
Also according to the weekly report, BTT gained the support of 3 dozen digital asset trading platforms and wallets, and it is on the course to become one of the notable cryptos in the world.
The report not only covered the technical developments and BitTorrent update, but the global community, developer community, team and partners, and market transactions.
EOS and Ethereum Update
A wallet that’s known as Bancor recently declared its support and on-chain conversions for EOS and Ethereum tokens. Thanks to the Bancor support, EOS and Ethereum users can be able to perform one-click conversions between ETH and EOS tokens.
“Bancor’s new Unified Wallet is officially LIVE. For the first time ever, users can perform one-click conversions between @Etherum & EOS tokens without giving up possessions of their #crypto https://t.co/7nBGDN9IRE “