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Kristen Allen

Mar 26, 2019

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From first seeds planted in 2014, to VC backing in early 2017, to now launching our network currency on blockchain - The Liven platform, LivenPay Payment Infrastructure and LVN Digital Token has been catching eyes.

Check out who’s been talking about us and what they’ve been saying below!


Now That Winter is Over, What's Next For the Crypto World?

- GRACE WONG / 4 April 2019

Because when it comes to the blockchain, we haven’t yet cracked its potential. It may not be the answer to everything, but at least now, post-winter, real, honest companies with a proven track record can attempt to work it out, and be seen.

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Weathering the crypto winter: Liven raises $14 million and opens sale to the public (but don’t call it an ICO)


Cryptocurrency loyalty startup Liven has raised $US10 million ($14.2 million) in a private token sale, and has now opened the sale to the public as well — but co-founder William Wong has stressed this is not an ICO.

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Financial Review

Loyalty start-up Liven sells $10 million tokens after removing 'ICO' from its marketing

- YOLANDA REDRUP / 11 March 2019

A decision by restaurant loyalty start-up Liven to stop calling its capital raise an initial coin offering (ICO) and instead label it as a "token sale" has paid off, with the business bringing in $US10 million ($14.2 million) from its private sale.

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22 Innovative Technology Startups To Watch At CES 2019

- JEAN BAPTISTE SU / 5 January 2019

Liven is a rewards-based lifestyle payment platform out of Australia that connects users, merchants, charities in a seamless payments experience powered by the blockchain. Liven allows users to discover new experiences, pay bills and earn a meaningful reward that they can use anywhere within Liven's network with a transparent dollar-value, or share with a charity of their choosing.

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Extreme Tech Challenge

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Announces Top 10 For 5th Annual Competition

- 11 December 2018

The 5th annual race to Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island continues to heat up for the world’s largest startup competition the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). After announcing the Top 25 teams on Necker Island this past October, the list of contenders have now been narrowed down to the Top 10 Semi-Finalists.

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NEM Australia & New Zealand

Liven to use NEM Blockchain Technology and onboard XEM Cryptocurrency

- 1 October 2018

The NEM blockchain technology has been selected to power rewards-based dining payment app, Liven, in a world-first that sees the Melbourne-based start-up allow Australians to transact with cryptocurrency in daily life on a large scale.

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Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Liven to use NEM Blockchain Technology and onboard XEM Cryptocurrency

- 27 September 2018

The Australian based platform chose to launch on the NEM blockchain, as the platform is efficient and designed and coded from the ground up for scale and speed. Furthermore, NEM is rapidly gaining trace through Australians, the major target market for the Liven platform.

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Proactive Investors Australia

Mayfair 101 backs payment network Liven with $10m investment

- DANIELLE DOPORTO / 21 Aug 2018

Mayfair 101 managing director James Mawhinney introduces Proactive Investors to the investment group's portfolio company Liven, represented by co-founder and chief executive William Wong.

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Why payments startup Liven is raising $74 million through an ICO to be the “holy grail” of cryptocurrency adoption

- DOMINIC POWELL / 22 March 2018

A Melbourne-based payments startup is raising $74 million through an initial coin offering (ICO) to become the “holy grail” of the cryptocurrency space, and has already locked in tens of millions in pre-sale amounts.

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Cryptocurrency Australia

A List of Australian Blockchain Companies

- BEAU STONER / 20 March 2018

Liven have designed the LVN token to replace the previous in-app rewards system. The LVN token is dynamically adjusted such that cryptocurrency market valuations minimize the spending power volatility of the currency. It can also be sent to other users of the app for free using Liven Pays private side-chain.

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Kristen Allen

📱 Marketing & Social Media Manager at Liven 📝 Editor over at - our food and lifestyle blog 🥑 Massive foodie with a particular soft spot for (fried chicken) burgers, avocado and cocktails.