Blockchain and cryptocurrency: here are the banks that focus on hi-tech finance

Not only bitcoin: blockchain, the technology behind the well-known (and sometimes disputed) cryptocurrency, isn’t useful just to create virtual coins and shouldn’t be associated to negative experiences, such as fluctuation in value, speculations or illegal uses. On the contrary, blockchain is a technology for “strengthening” computer operations and data processing exchanged between a variety of subjects by introducing a higher form of automation... more Read more »

CoinPlace announces an ICO campaign

After a successful Pre-ICO round that raised over $500,000, CoinPlace announces the start of its ICO campaign on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The ICO will last for two months. The total number of 35,000,000 CPL tokens will be distributed within the campaign. Read more »

Blockchain Week 2018 will take place in Moscow

21-25 of May in Moscow will be the leading event of the year in the field of blockchain-technologies and cryptocurrency - Russian Blockchain Week 2018. RBW-2018 is 5 days in the blockbuster industry, where you can find out a lot of knowledge and connections. More than 70 top experts will speak at the event, which will tell you step by step about all the possibilities of using the technology, real cases and, of course, answer one of the main... more Read more »

Blockchain experts to convene in Saudi Arabia’s first Blockchain Conference

As Saudi Arabia continues its journey towards its Vision 2030 with the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, one of the key measures outlined in Vision 2030, is a shift towards a digitized economy. While the focus is globally shifting to new and emerging Blockchain technologies which are integral to supporting and realizing digital economies around the world, the Middle East isn’t far behind. Read more »

Colt and PCCW Global demonstrate speedy payment settlements using blockchain technology

Colt Technology Services and PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, have collaborated with Clear, a blockchain start-up company, to demonstrate that inter-carrier settlement times can be reduced from hours to minutes by blockchain technology. Read more »

First Blockchain-based Crypto and Digital Asset Inheritance Service Releases Beta

Digipulse, the world's first blockchain-based crypto and digital asset inheritance service has released its public Beta, which offers a glimpse at the upcoming 'inheritable vault's'. Digipulse aims to ensure that all digital media and crypto users have ultimate control over who inherits their assets. Read more »

Advertising-centric Blockchain DATx, to Partner Virtual Gifting Blockchain GIFTO, For Greater Synergy

DATx, the new blockchain that strives to build a holistic ecosystem to cater to needs and resolve challenges in the advertising sphere, today announced its strategic partnership with GIFTO, a Global Universal Gift Giving platform. Launched by Uplive, the world's leading live streaming platform, GIFTO's official token, GTO, enables participants in the community to create, plan, customise and deliver a plethora of quality virtual gifts for content... more Read more »

SCOTEX to Launch Scotland's First ICO

SCOTEX – the planned new stock exchange 2.0 company running on a Blockchain-based distributed ledger announces that it is raising capital via Scotland’s first ever ICO. Read more »

ShoCard Ushers in the Future of Identity with Announcement of ICO

ShoCard, a blockchain-based identity management (IM) ecosystem, today announces its upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) for its cryptocurrency ShoCoin (SHO). The cryptocurrency will provide a financial mechanism for users and service providers to securely engage in transactions that use an individual's identity and other personal attributes with less friction. Read more »

Ripple Extends its Reach into Emerging Markets With Five New Customers

Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments, has seen interest in its network continue to accelerate around the world. After recently surpassing more than 100 members, additional international financial institutions have joined RippleNet. Two banks - Itaú Unibanco (Brazil) & IndusInd (India) - and three fast-growing remittance providers - InstaReM (Singapore), Beetech (Brazil) and Zip Remit (Canada) are joining RippleNet... more Read more »

FinTech is Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to incumbent banks and kickstart new opportunities in Kenya Read more »

SoftServe and Adjoint Deliver the Future of Blockchain in FinTech

SoftServe, a leading digital consulting company, today announced its partnership with Adjoint, a developer of distributed ledger technology to accelerate automation through smart contracts and improve transactional privacy and security through blockchain in the financial and commodities industries. Read more »

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Gibraltar discussed newly introduced licensing for blockchain companies

On February 8, Gibraltar hosted the first event from the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference series. Over 200 people attended it; 17 speakers gave presentations. According to participants, the most topical reports were those dedicated to new blockchain legislation, organization of token sales, and cryptocurrency trading. Impressions of participants Read more »

BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever

Roughly two months after the big and successful event in Singapore, BlockShow team comes back to announce BlockShow Europe 2018 - the brand’s third big conference dedicated to discovering the hottest innovations, trends and sensations currently happening in both European and Global Blockchain scenes. This time the event will be held on May 28-29; organizing team decided not to move too far from the previous location, having chosen Berlin as a... more Read more »

More than bitcoin hype: blockchain technology achieves finance sector breakthrough in 2018

Blockchain technology offers much more than the current bitcoin hype might suggest. “Blockchain has matured into a core technology and will achieve a breakthrough in the finance sector this year. Blockchain-based applications can be used to solve problems that used to be extremely costly and time-consuming,” explains Marika Lulay, CEO of GFT Technologies SE (GFT). Read more »


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