VINstuff #34 (March 1 - March 31)

Dear VINchain community,
First and foremost we would like to thank every VINchain supporter! We have a great community which inspires us to work hard and make all of our plans come to fruition. As you may know, the majority of our solutions / products have been developed, but as the saying goes “software is never finished” - and so we continue to make further developments and today we would like to share with you our latest news.
Check out our video with today's announcement: 1) VINchain Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)
Blockchain has many benefits for businesses in all sectors, but implementing a blockchain solution can be very difficult and intimidating. This is why we are so excited to announce that we have released the VINchain Blockchain as a Service (BaaS). We have made a turnkey solution for businesses to get the most out of blockchain, without having to worry about difficult integrations and frustrating nuances. Businesses of all types can now utili…

An inside look into the development of the VINchain connected car platform

The VINchain connected car platform 🚗

The VINchain connected car platform consists of a device that can be plugged into your vehicle (also known as an “OBD device”) as well as the sophisticated VINchain infrastructure that interprets the data from your vehicle. The VINchain connected car platform allows you to connect with your vehicle like never before… and get rewarded for it!

Some of the top features of the VINchain connected car platform include:
- Getting rewarded for sharing your data
- Have full control of what you share and what you keep private
- Being able to track your vehicle’s location via GPS
- Monitoring the condition and diagnostics of your car
- Integrate your car with your other smart devices
- Getting custom notifications about vehicle events that are important to you
- Create geo-fences and get notified when your vehicle enters or leaves that area
- Easily track every move of your car or the car of your loved ones
- Get notified of any possible accidents
- Get no…

Make sure you've made a SWAP!

Dear VINchain community,

For those of you who have not yet made their token swap, the deadline is fast approaching! The MEW (My Ether Wallet) website is being updated and they are removing the ability to swap tokens. There is no specific date set when the website will fully transition to the new version. When this happens, everyone who has not yet swapped their tokens will no longer be able to do so. That is why it's SUPER important for everyone who was not yet made their token swap to do so as soon as possible!
What is a token swap? We distributed tokens to everyone who participated in our ICO. These tokens have to be ‘activated’ (or ‘swapped’) before they can be used, traded, sold, etc.
How do I know if I have to swap? You have to do the token swap if you: Participated in the VINchain ICO You got tokens airdropped to you You have VINchain tokens in your wallet
How do I swap my tokens? Go to Scroll down to the column "MEW" and click on the "Vint…

What to look for in a vehicle history report

A vehicle history report is one of the first things you should get when looking at buying a used car. It is a way to safeguard you against scammers and dishonest sellers, and make sure that the car you are buying is safe, and worth the asking price.
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VINchain Making Waves Across the UK

Dear VINchain community,

We’re one step further in our expansion and quest to bring VINchain to Europe by way of the
United Kingdom. We have some thrilling updates to share about our growth in Edinburgh, London
and beyond. We’ve devoted ourselves to examining the ecosystem and opportunities of the region
and have met with valuable investors to secure mentorship and funding.

We had the pleasure of visiting the University of Edinburgh Incubation Programs,
where we spoke about blockchain technology, our approach to data collection and about what it means
to innovate.
Next, we were able to get acquainted with Codebase, who help spread ideas among like-minded
startups, learning specificities across the industry. We enjoyed a session at Galvanise Capital which outlined how to structure and conduct business in Scotland, and also met with lawyers and venture capital investors.
Met at Scottish Enterprise Session with ecosystem players and visited SkyScanner - a leading global travel search s…

Who owns the most valuable part of your car?

What is the most valuable part of your car? Most people will pop the hood and tell you it’s the fuel-efficient motor, the powerful turbo, or the lightning fast shifting gearbox. The truth is that it’s none of these. In fact, you won’t find under the hood at all, because what’s the most valuable part of your car is data.

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Blockchain automotive revenue opportunities

Automakers and industry stakeholders need to co-operate and work together to unlock this immense potential that blockchain technology holds. VINchain’s long list of partners is testament to this, as it allows them to offer services such as reduced insurance premiums, vehicle history reports, and car services (purchased with VIN tokens).

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