Incubated company at Feevale Techpark launches first business cryptocurrency in Brazil | Universidade Feevale

Incubated company at Feevale Techpark launches first business cryptocurrency in Brazil

15/02/2018 - Atualizado 14h02min

On January 23rd, during the Criptomoedas e Blockchain event in Porto Alegre, the WBIO company, incubated at Feevale Techpark in Campo Bom, launched the first ICO (Initial Coin Offer) * of Brazil. Lucas Sperb, a founding partner of WBIO and graduated in Biomedicine at Feevale University participated in the event. The Criptomoedas e Blockchain activity took place at the Events Room of Embaixador Hotel.

According to Sperb, through the ICO (Initial Coin Offer), interested parties can invest in the first currency of encryption created as a means of payment for the biomedical industry: wCoin (WON). This token was developed to democratize the access to qualified healthcare professionals, providing secure, fast and easy transactions. 

"Two million coins will be offered for pre-sale from a total of 21 million. We hope this is a new way for companies to seek financial resources, "says Sperb. The goal is that wCoin (WON) can be used by companies from different health segments, such as startups, laboratories, hospitals, pharmacies, doctors' offices, health insurers, among others.

* The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is a means by which a new venture or cryptocurrency project is launched. The WBIO initiative is the first of its kind in Brazil.

About WBIO

The startup develops equipment and systems for health area, using state-of-the-art technologies such as blockchain, big data, and artificial intelligence. It is responsible for the creation of the telediagnostic system in microscopy, which allows the release of laboratory reports in a simple, safe and fast way. In addition, it provides epidemiological, diagnostic and data science solutions to companies, governments, universities and clinical analysis laboratories.

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