Blockchain

CoinCola First Meet-up in Lagos

A few days ago, the first-ever CoinCola meet up took place at the prestigious Tayo Aderinokun Lecture Theatre located in the University of Lagos, Nigeria. The event which took place on the 13th of July 2019 had over 120 persons in attendance including businessmen, students, crypto traders, blockchain analyst, crypto experts, local media companies and many newbies to cryptocurrency.  Read more »

World Digital Economic Expo Will Be Held on June 8-9 2020 in Collaboration with SIGMA’s Manila AI and Blockchain Summit

The World Digital Economic Expo, which was supposed to be held at the SMX Convention Center in SM Mall of Asia on the month of August, was formally moved to June 8-9 2020 and will be renamed as Manila AI and Blockchain Summit to be co-organized by SIGMA and Vibe PH. It was meant for individuals and companies from various industries such as e-commerce, AI and IOT, fintech and blockchain to come together in this extraordinary event. Read more »

SIGMA Group Announces Strategic Partner for SiGMA Manila 2020 and AIBC Manila 2020

SiGMA Group is pleased to announce Veronica Andrino as a Strategic Partner for SiGMA Manila 2020 and AIBC Manila 2020. “I am very much delighted to work with the highly-experienced team from the Malta A.I. and Blockchain Summit. Being appointed as a strategic partner is so exciting – it’s such an honour for me to work with the top calibre team in the industry,” says Veronica Andrino. Read more »

trueDigital expects to acquire DCM and SEF registrations from trueEX executing on plans to launch its cryptocurrency derivatives exchange

trueDigital Holdings LLC, a global provider of financial technologies and products for traditional and digital asset markets, has reached an agreement in principle to acquire, subject to CFTC approval, the Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Swaps Execution Facility (SEF) registrations held by trueEX LLC. Read more »

Vedanta, YES Bank and MonetaGo join forces to pioneer digitalization in India’s USD 500 billion commercial paper market using R3’s Corda Enterprise blockchain platform

Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo has today announced that a commercial paper has been digitally issued in Asia for the first time using blockchain technology. MonetaGo completed this transaction through a partnership with banking services provided by YES Bank and the issuer Vedanta, a natural resources conglomerate. India’s highly-regulated commercial paper market involves huge amount of paperwork to be prepared by the Issuer for... more Read more »

R3 and GoldGram Partner to Develop GGC GoldGramCoin Token for R3’s Corda Blockchain Platform.

 GoldGram Pte. Ltd., creator of the new digital asset-backed token GGC GoldGramCoin®, and R3, the world’s leading developer of enterprise blockchain solutions for business, announced today that they have entered into a partnership program agreement to develop a native GGC GoldGramCoin token for R3’s Corda blockchain platform. Read more »

Saga and Deloitte Partner to Select FIS’s Solution to Manage Treasury Unit

Saga, a monetary startup aimed at creating blockchain-based currency designed to bring stability to international exchange, announced today that it has recently selected FIS (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, to deploy its Integrity SaaS solution to manage the Saga treasury unit’s back office and its reserves. Read more »

Global eTrade Services Facilitates Trusted Connections and Proof of Provenance of Goods with the Launch of Blockchain-based Electronic Certificates of Origin (eCOs)

Global eTrade Services (GeTS), a global trade platform company, will launch blockchain-based electronic Certificates of Origin (eCOs) in partnership with Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI).  The service will be made available on GeTS' neutral and trusted Open Trade Blockchain (OTB) platform from 5th July 2019. Read more »

FCA Proposes Ban on Sale of Crypto-Derivatives to Retail Consumers

The FCA considers these products are ill-suited to retail consumers who cannot reliably assess the value and risks of derivatives or ETNs that reference certain cryptoassets (crypto-derivatives). This is due to: Read more »

Finboot Secured an Investment from Repsol and Blockchain Solution Contract

Finboot, a leading software innovation group creating enterprise-level products, announces that it has secured an investment from global energy giant Repsol as part of its latest fundraise, in addition to securing a commercial contract with the company. Repsol has acquired a c.8% stake in the company through its strategic investment fund. The funds will be used to support the enhancement and extension of Finboot’s product offering in line with... more Read more »

Stratis Launches Cirrus Sidechain Masternodes to Enable the World’s First Smart Contracts on Microsoft’s .NET Framework

Stratis Group Ltd, the enterprise-grade blockchain development platform, is pleased to announce the launch of Cirrus Sidechain Masternodes and Stratis Smart Contracts in C#, making Stratis the world’s first blockchain to offer businesses and developers the ability to execute Smart Contracts on the Microsoft .NET core architecture.  Read more »

ABN AMRO, Port of Rotterdam and Samsung SDS Prove that Blockchain Technology Works for DELIVER

First paperless, instantly financed and fully door-to-door intermodal tracked container made its way from Korea to the Netherlands on Blockchain-based platform DELIVER ABN AMRO, Port of Rotterdam and Samsung SDS proved that blockchain technology enables interoperability, the integration of the tracking and tracing the container, processing the needed documentation and financing can be done in a trusted, secure and paperless way. Read more »

Reality Clash Crypto Collectible Weapons Now Trading on OpenSea

 Players of mobile AR combat game Reality Clash can now buy and sell limited-edition weapons and earn real money via OpenSea, the world’s largest general marketplace for crypto collectibles. Crypto collectibles are a fundamentally new type of digital good. Unlike traditional in-game DLC, which is ultimately owned and controlled by a game’s publisher, blockchain-enabled crypto collectibles can be traded directly between players for profit,... more Read more »

The Global Blockchain Business Council Brings Blockchain Central to Kazakhstan

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading industry association for the blockchain ecosystem, has partnered with the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), a financial hub in Nur-Sultan, to bring its signature event series Blockchain Central to Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 27 – 28 June 2019.  Recent Blockchain Central events have been hosted in Davos, Switzerland alongside the World Economic Forum, in Perth Australia during... more Read more »

Blockchain.com Unveils First Cryptoasset Investment Research Report

Since Blockchain was founded in 2011 we have seen bitcoin and other digital asset ownership grow from thousands of people to over 30 million people today. This phenomenal growth has significantly outpaced the internet’s growth rate (approximately 2x faster) and characterized by some regulators as a “miracle”. Blockchain is pleased to release our first “Crypto Investment Thesis”, which outlines our view on why an ever growing number of people are... more Read more »

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