Cosmos Builder Tendermint Rebrands to ‘Ignite’ as Team Shifts Focus


endermint, the company that launched the blockchain-interoperability protocol Cosmos, announced Wednesday it is rebranding to “Ignite.”

Ignite CEO Peng Zhong told CoinDesk that the rebranding doesn’t involve major changes to the firm’s road map or leadership. Instead, the brand refresh is meant to symbolize a pivot to “a product-first focus,” with the name “Ignite” bringing to mind “the initiation of change and action.” Tendermint’s prior focus was on developing back-end Cosmos infrastructure.

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