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Blockchain firm Odyssey has successfully integrated its digital asset mobile payment solution, Odyssey Wallet, into the oBike’s Global Bike Sharing Platform. Now, more than 10 million oBike users can benefit from efficient payments internationally with the Odyssey Wallet and its native OCN token as the first digital asset to integrate with tomorrow’s decentralized sharing economy.
The decentralized Singapore-founded startup Odyssey views this completion of its mobile payment solution for digital assets as a first step towards modernizing the sharing economy, with its OCN token fully integrated into global payments.
A decentralized sharing economy
Odyssey Protocol Foundation project lead Sophie Guan expressed pleasure at the integration with dockless bike sharer oBike. This was a significant milestone for the project, which aims to build a “revolutionary sharing economy system” by simplifying payment solutions
Sophie stated that this was the first step towards the project mission to build a universal credit/trust-based protocol and blockchain technical solutions to enhance the marketplace efficiency, which will bring the sharing economy market to the next level.
French-based bike-sharing company oBike has agreed to pilot the use of the Odyssey Protocol’s OCN, which centers around social credit and a rewards-based model. With more than 10 million riders across 17 countries around the globe, the Odyssey Wallet will enable quick and simple international OCN payments.
oBike co-founder and CMO Edward Chen reflected on the persistence of the company to look towards technology as a means to provide sustainable transport, always on the lookout to improve its services and user experience, such as through simplified payment methods. Edward stated that Odysseys mission was very much in line with its own mission, which is why obike chose to partner with the leading decentralized sharing economy blockchain provider to launch this mobile payment integration program.
Odyssey Protocol Foundation’s James Lawrence, director of its North American community management, reiterated Odyssey’s objective to bring down costs and bring up trust in the decentralized sharing economy. He believed that premier collaboration opportunities with the likes of oBike are a step in the right direction, noting their mutual understanding of the benefits of digital assets and a shared belief in low-cost and high-speed payments. He also stated that the company is now looking forward to collaborating with oBike during this program. James also strongly believes that the transparency and accountability of Blockchain technology will continue to positively shape world and businesses alike.
The Odyssey token (OCN)
Initiated by the Singapore-registered Odyssey Protocol Foundation, the OCN token is the native digital asset of the Odyssey Protocol. Odyssey’s mission is to bring forth the next generation of the decentralized sharing economy and enhance the peer-to-peer ecosystem.
It is a universal protocol based on trust and credit. It targets simple yet effective approaches that looks to bring down overheads and cost while enhancing marketplace efficiency to improve product and service returns on investment for a growing global sharing economy.
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