GroundX launched Klaytn Governance Council last June. It consists of about 20 global companies representing each industry, including IT, telecommunications, content, games and finance. In particular, GroundX has set up governance counters mainly for Asian-based companies. Because it is leading the blockchain industry in Asia, including South Korea, China, Japan and Singapore. And because the public is highly receptive to new technologies.
Major Korean companies include LG Group’s affiliates such as LG Electronics, LG Corporation and LG U+. As well as Net Marble, Seltrion and Kakao Corp. itself. Hong Kong’s fintech firm Hashki and China’s Wanxiang Blockchain Labs are also taking part in the council.
Klaytn Governance Council are responsible for key decisions on Klaytn’s technology, business, and operation of Klaytn’s Consensus Node. They are also discussing about developing new Klaytn-based services beyond operating platforms or applying blockchain technology to existing businesses.
About AhnLab and Yeahmobi, the new Klaytn Governance Council members
Founded in 1995, AhnLab is a leading integrated security company in South Korea. It provides overall solutions to cyber-security, from endpoint security products to network security equipment, security systems. It also provides information protection consulting, including antivirus (anti-virus) “V3” product lines for PCs.
Yeahmobi is a global advertising platform company established in 2011, and operates its branches in China, the U.S., Germany, Japan and India. It is leading performance marketing by using variety of platforms that it has. In South Korea, the company has been developing various businesses, including mobile advertising, since 2017.
GroundX is the blockchain subsidiary of giant tech corp, Kakao Corp. It manages Klayton which launched its first cryptocurrency, KLAY. It made its first listing last month in Upbit Indonesia and plans on making another listing in Upbit Singapore.