Blockchain

Global Blockchain Gurus to explore the future of Blockchain and Crypto in Asia

Having hosted multiple high-level conferences across the world, World Blockchain Summit (WBS) has established itself as World’s biggest and most-elite Blockchain & Crypto Summit series. While it has proven itself as the quintessential blockchain event, WBS has a reputation of getting global experts, investors and crypto/digital asset entrepreneurs all under one roof – consistently, year- after-year. Due to the ongoing circumstances worldwide... more Read more »

Finboot partners with AgriTech company Fidesterra to securely record agricultural data using blockchain

Finboot, the company behind the enterprise-grade blockchain middleware MARCO, announces it has partnered with Fidesterra, a Spain-based AgriTech group that is aiming to make agriculture more sustainable with the help of emerging technologies. Read more »

Quant Network and SIA successfully tested blockchain interoperability

Quant Network, a leading pioneer in enterprise blockchain technology, and SIA, European hi-tech company leader in the fields of payment services and infrastructures and a subsidiary of CDP Equity, have successfully tested cross blockchain interoperability between multiple Distributed Ledger Technology protocols. Read more »

ConsenSys Codefi Announces Ethereum 2.0 Staking Pilot Program with Six Members

ConsenSys Codefi is launching an Ethereum 2.0 staking-as-a-service platform with institutional functionality for exchanges, custodians, funds, wallets and other potential customers. Today, Codefi revealed its first batch of Pilot Program participants, designed to incorporate feedback and feature requests while designing and building the Codefi Staking API ahead of the Ethereum 2.0 launch. Read more »

tZERO Named Best Blockchain Solution of the Year by FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2020

tZERO, the global leader in blockchain innovation for capital markets, announced today that it has won the 2020 FTF News Technology Innovation Award for the ‘Best Blockchain Solution of the Year’ category. Read more »

First Turkish-German trade finance transaction on Marco Polo blockchain network with İşbank and Commerzbank

İşbank and Commerzbank have jointly run an international trade finance transaction based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). Payments were secured by digitally processing the related data transfer via Corda blockchain technology on the Marco Polo trade finance network. İşbank is the first bank in Turkey to perform a trade finance transaction using blockchain technology. The transaction took place on 27 May 2020 between İşbank, Şişecam,... more Read more »

The blockchain platform Factorin has transformed the trade finance market in Russia in only a year since its launch

In only a year, a young technology company was able to change the trade finance market in Russia. The distributed platform automates the interaction of the customers’, suppliers’ and factors’ accounting systems, and removes all manual work in the preparation, verification, and approval of documents. Factorin reduces the overhead costs of all processes and minimizes the risks associated with human errors and fraud.  Read more »

VALK offers BT Radianz Cloud Community access to Corda blockchain platform

VALK, an innovative technology provider offering a software that digitizes the management, investment and trading of unlisted assets, today announced that it has joined the BT Radianz Cloud, one of the world’s largest secure cloud communities for the global financial markets. Read more »

Finboot partners with LCAM to transform dispute resolution using blockchain legaltech

Finboot, the company behind the enterprise-grade blockchain middleware MARCO, announces it has partnered with the newly launched London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM), an organisation offering arbitration, expedited arbitration and mediation services, delivered by a diverse expert panel of arbitrators and mediators with many years’ experience in dispute resolution. LCAM operates under the auspices of The London Chamber of Commerce... more Read more »

Exactpro awarded Innovation accolade for Blockchain project with R3

Exactpro, a leading software testing provider for financial market infrastructures, is pleased to announce the receipt of QA Financial’s “Automation Technology Project of the Year: Exactpro and R3” award, in recognition of its work with R3’s Corda Enterprise Distributed Ledger Technology (‘DLT’). Read more »

Finovate Capital Onboards MonetaGo’s Fraud Prevention Network for Straight-Through Processing of Invoice Financing

Finovate Capital, India’s leading short-term lending fintech platform today announced the integration of MonetaGo’s secure financing solution to build-in a more robust platform solution to its 15+ lenders in India.   Read more »

Finboot’s MARCO recognised by World Economic Forum as an example of successful blockchain implementation in supply chains

Finboot, the company behind the production-ready blockchain middleware MARCO, is pleased to announce that it has been included in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) first ever Blockchain Deployment Toolkit as an example of a company that proves the value of the blockchain ecosystem within supply chains. Two of Finboot’s successful blockchain implementations are referenced, including a project with energy giant Repsol. Read more »

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud: a “Vaccine” Option for Cyber Threats

Acronis, announced today the global launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, the first and unique cyber protection solution that integrates backup, disaster recovery, next-generation anti-malware, anti-virus, cybersecurity and management tools all in one single console. Read more »

New research from MMC Ventures concludes activity and investment remain strong in the UK blockchain ecosystem, despite the ‘crypto winter’

New research released today from venture capital fund MMC Ventures, shows that while 2,700 blockchain companies have been created in the UK since 2008, only 9% of these  have been equity funded. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) had been the ‘go-to’ source of funding for blockchain companies until early 2018. Read more »

Interbank market sees live deployment of blockchain technology in reconciliation process

Thirty-two banks in Italy have gone live with one of the first real-world deployments of enterprise blockchain technology in interbank financial markets. The Spunta Banca DLT app for interbank reconciliation has been built by the Italian Banking Association, ABI, on R3’s Corda Enterprise platform. The traditional reconciliation process for interbank transactions in Italy—formerly governed by the spunta process is notoriously complex. Read more »

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