Blockchain

SIA AND R3 PARTNER TO ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATIONS BY 600 BANKS AND CORPORATES

SIA and R3 have launched a strategic partnership aimed at speeding up the global development and adoption of blockchain applications by leveraging SIAnet’s 600 nodes provided to financial institutions, corporates and public administrations. Read more »

Eastern Europe’s Largest Blockchain Conference to be Held in Moscow

The end of the year is just the great beginning. Cryptospace Conference, Eastern Europe’s largest conference dedicated to blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, will take place in Moscow between December 8 and 9 where all the crypto enthusiasts and experts will gather to share their thoughts and exchange valuable information. Read more »

Simple Token Finalizes Token Sale Price and Announces “Dream Team” of Global Advisors

Today, Simple Token officially announced final details of its upcoming public token sale, which opens on November 14, 2017. Additionally, the company announced relationships with a number of world-renown individuals and organizations, which will serve in both support and advisorial roles to the company. Advisors hail from the blockchain, consumer Internet and corporate environments and are based in key locations worldwide. Creating a Best-in-... more Read more »

Meet the Man Who Will Manage the World's First Blockchain Apartment

This December, Brickblock will become the first platform in the world to sell tokenised real estate on the blockchain. It’s the inaugural step of the company’s goal to make investing cheaper, easier, and more secure. Read more »

Exscudo Wallet Killer Feature: Synergy of Accounts Conversion

After completing the EON blockchain testnet we will launch a bunch of products, united by the EON platform. One of them is the Channels wallet, decentralised, safe, fast and transparent, which is planned to be launched in Q1 2018. Within this wallet a user can have several accounts: in Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies. These accounts will be operated with color coins, equivalent by value to the corresponding cryptocurrencies. Read more »

Mastercard Opens-Up Access to Blockchain API for Partner Banks and Merchants

Today Mastercard announced that it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology via its API published on Mastercard Developers. Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact and is key to the company’s strategy to provide payment solutions that meet every need of financial institutions and their end customers. Read more »

The Streak Continues: KICKICO Tokens Land on Leading Bitcoin Exchange

Just one month after shattering its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) goal and successfully thwarting hackers, blockchain startup KICKICO’s  streak continues with the October 22 launch of its KICK Tokens on the HitBTC exchange. It’s a move that crypto enthusiasts have been waiting for ever since the fully launched 3-in-1 blockchain ICO crowdfunding and crowd investing platform closed its ICO on Sept. 16. KICKICO raised $12 million in ETH within just... more Read more »

Broadridge Successfully Completes Pilot of Blockchain-Based Bilateral Repo Solution

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), announced today the successful completion of a pilot with Natixis and Societe Generale which leverages blockchain technology to enhance the operational efficiency and auditability of bilateral repurchase, or repo, agreements.  Read more »

Large Spanish companies form the Alastria Consortium to Develop the Blockchain Ecosystem in Spain

The main Spanish banking, energy and telecommunications companies, among other sectors, have established Alastria, the world's first regulated national network based on blockchain. This non-profit consortium was presented today simultaneously in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia and Malaga. Read more »

BNP Paribas and EY Explore Private Blockchain to Optimize the Bank’s Global Internal Treasury Operations

BNP PARIBAS ALM Treasury and EY today announced they successfully completed a pilot demonstrating the feasibility of using blockchain to optimize the global internal treasury operations of the bank.  Read more »

IBM Uses Cryptocurrency in Cross-Border Payments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new blockchain banking solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost of completing global payments for businesses and consumers. Read more »

SWIFT Tests Shows Blockchain Has Potential for Global Liquidity Optimisation

SWIFT has published an interim report on the proof of concept (PoC) for real-time Nostro reconciliation using a SWIFT-developed distributed ledger technology (DLT) sandbox with 33 global transaction banks, as part of its SWIFT gpi service.  Read more »

SIA Launches "SIACHAIN", The New Infrastructure Based on Blockchain Technology

SIA has designed and produced a new platform called “SIAchain” to support financial institutions, corporates and public administration bodies in developing and implementing, in a secure, protected way, innovative applications based on blockchain technology. Read more »

Blockchain Platform KICKICO Revolutionizing Fundraising Announces the Trade of KICK Tokens on Cryptocurrency Exchange EXMO From October 15

KICKICO, the blockchain startup revolutionizing the crowdfunding industry, announces the trade of KICK Tokens on EXMO, one of Russia’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges where KICK will be the first Ethereum-based token to trade. Read more »

ADX Showcases Blockchain Voting at AGMs

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region’s leading financial market, has unveiled its latest digital services as part of its participation in the Abu Dhabi Digital Government stand, during GITEX Technology Week 2017.  The showcase featured a wide range of innovative digital services, all of which have been custom designed to improve investors’ transactions and trading activities. Read more »

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