CanYa is a global blockchain-powered marketplace of home and digital services.
The company announced on Monday that it has been accepted into the inaugural class of JD.com’s blockchain accelerator, AI Catapult. JD.com is China’s largest retailer, and the world’s third-largest internet company by revenue.
According to a statement by the company, CanYa will benefit from JD’s international business development expertise as well as its immense marketing resources and vast network, including promotion through an extensive international marketing and PR push on behalf of JD and the program.
CanYa CEO JP Thorbjornsen commented:
“This is a validation of CanYa’s business model and global disruptive potential. JD is one of the most significant technology companies in the world, so to have their full support and backing is huge for our platform and the acceleration of blockchain technology”
The market responded favorably to the news of CanYa joining AI Catapult. CanYa’s token surged from $0.64 before the announcement to $0.86 on Tuesday.
For more information, visit https://canya.io/.