No Lime partnership
A Mashable report revealed that Lime doesn’t have any partnership with Helium.
The transportation firm has denied having any partnership with Helium since 2019 and claimed it solely had preliminary testing of the blockchain expertise agency.
Lime senior director for company communications Russell Murphy stated:
“Past an preliminary check of its product in 2019, Lime has not had, and doesn’t presently have, a relationship with Helium.”
Murphy added that a part of the situation for the trial is that Helium wouldn’t use its title for promotional materials. Helium violated that situation and acknowledged it’s “trusted by” Lime.
Regardless of Lime understanding about these misrepresentations, the corporate has didn’t take authorized motion. Nevertheless, Lime plans to ship a stop and desist letter to the crypto firm quickly.
Salesforce denies partnership
One other firm that Helium claims to have a partnership with, Salesforce, has denied the existence of any relationship.
Salesforce and Lime logos seem on Helium’s web site as a part of the businesses utilizing the agency’s tech.
Salesforce spokesperson Ashley Eliasoph has denied this. Eliasoph stated:
“Helium is just not a Salesforce accomplice,” and regarded the graphic on the web site exhibiting the Salesforce emblem as inaccurate.
In the meantime, Helium has eliminated each Salesforce and Lime logos from its web site. It additionally didn’t reply to media inquiries on the topic.
Crypto neighborhood reactions
These new revelations in regards to the crypto mission got here when the corporate confronted elevated scrutiny from crypto neighborhood stakeholders about its income.
In a current Twitter thread, Angel investor Liron Shapira described Helium as a failed mission the place he defined that the corporate had little income regardless of spending tens of millions.
The mission’s Reddit neighborhood members have added that the builders wanted to be delivered to e-book because the purported partnerships had been used to attract unsuspecting traders.