Telegram Group and TON Issuer Pavel Durova was attracted another 850 million dollars for development of the block-platform and messenger. The total investment in The second round of ICO was $ 1.7 billion
What is Ton and why is it interesting
This is a third-generation block system , which, according to according to Durov, has no shortcomings in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Due to this, in companies expect the system to become a viable alternative to Visa and MasterCard, and not on words. One of chips of the system will be the Telegram External Secure ID authentication service, which will allow you to sell and to buy crypto-currencies inside Telegram without confirmation of identity. E. As usual money.
Why this is necessary
Apparently, Durov goes to Way Weibo to build inside the Telegram its micro-Internet with messenger, media, trading platform and own payment system.