Blockchain

Coinsilium Signs MoU with HyperChain

Coinsilium Group Limited (NEX: COIN), the accelerator that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with HyperChain Capital (“HyperChain”), one of the world’s first multi-million-dollar hedge funds investing in Blockchain companies, to collaborate and finance co-investment opportunities in blockchain companies.  Read more »

Smart Loyalty App Wins ABN Amro ‘Beyond Banking’ Hackathon

ABN AMRO yesterday selected Monnei as Most Valuable Prototype from an exceptionally strong group of 41 participant teams.  Read more »

The Glue exhibits at the EBAday conference

The Glue and it’s team are looking forward to exhibiting at EBAday 2017 exhibition and conference which is taking place in Dublin on 20th and 21st June, on stand number 54. This is the first time the firm is exhibiting at the event and will be showcasing three exciting new offerings. These include PSD2now, personal financial management and data aggregation capabilities. PSD2now is already in use at BNP Paribas in Belgium. Read more »

Calastone Successfully Completes First Phase of Blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today announced the successful completion of the first phase of its distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept (PoC) to test the feasibility of using blockchain to develop a common global marketplace for the trading and settlement of mutual funds. The tested distributed infrastructure model proved capable of processing transactions equivalent to a full day’s trading sourced from across... more Read more »

Stratumn Raises Largest Funding Round to Date in the European Blockchain and Data Security Ecosystem

Stratumn, a leading provider of network solutions securing processes between enterprises and their stakeholders through blockchain technology and advanced cryptography, announces today the raising of €7M in a series A funding from Open CNP, the Corporate Venture arm of CNP Assurances, Otium Venture, Nasdaq and Digital Currency Group. Less than two years after its inception and one year after its seed financing, Stratumn has now accomplished the... more Read more »

Hewlett-Packard Hardware Partners with R3 to Bring Corda to HPE Systems

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is pleased to announce that we have entered into a partnership with R3 to bring Corda to Mission Critical HPE Systems.  HPE and R3 will bring this leading Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), aka Blockchain, to workloads that must run at enterprise scale.  A proof of concept created in collaboration with HPE Labs, HPE Mission Critical Systems and R3 demonstrates R3 Corda running on the HPE Integrity NonStop... more Read more »

TradeIX Reveals Blockchain Platform for Trade Finance

TradeIX Limited, today unveiled its revolutionary TIX Platform, the first open platform that rewires trade finance powered by blockchain technology.  The TIX Platform provides banks, alternative funders, Business-to-Business (B2B) networks, technology providers and corporates with a smarter, more connected and more secure way to finance trade related assets around the world.  Read more »

FinTech Network have partnered with Melonport to demonstrate how smart contracts could have prevented two high profile finance scandals

With many organisations still working on POC’s for blockchain technology, FinTech Network have partnered with Melonport to demonstrate how smart contracts could have made a fundamental difference in two of the highest profile finance scandals and mitigated the loss of millions of dollars: http://bit.ly/2qTGlrT  This opinion piece, authored by Melonport, focuses on: Read more »

Quisk To Begin Blockchain Deployment

Quisk, Inc., headquartered in Silicon Valley and provider of a secure digitized cash payment network for banks and financial institutions around the world, announced today that it will begin incorporating Blockchain technology into its platform.  Quisk will store all transaction ledgers on a Quisk Blockchain accessible by its banking customers. These banks will be able to seamlessly access transaction details from their backend operations,... more Read more »

Dubai's Fintech Hive Fields 100 Applications

FinTech Hive at DIFC, the region’s first FinTech accelerator launched by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) earlier this year, has received over 100 applications from more than 32 countries for its inaugural programme.  The majority of applications have come from the UAE, UK, US, India, Nigeria and Singapore, and cover a range of concepts including big data and analytics, the blockchain, payments, P2P and crowdfunding, roboadvisors, and... more Read more »

Everex Reveals Mobile Blockchain-Powered Microfinance and Fiat Transfer Platform

Everex, a well established blockchain company developing Ethereum applications, announced yesterday that it is expanding its operations towards global, blockchain-enabled microcredit and fiat remittance services.  In a blog post announcing the new service, the company stated that it seeks to connect two billion un- and underbanked individuals to the global financial system, by allowing them to access affordable instant micro-credit and global... more Read more »

Russian Researchers Work On Quantum-safe Blockchain

Researchers at the Russian Quantum Center today announced that they have created the first quantum-safe blockchain.  The technology makes it secure for organizations to transfer data without the fear of hacking from even the most powerful computers. One of Russia’s largest banks, Gazprombank, has successfully tested the quantum-safe blockchain and the Russian Quantum Center is now working to expand to other Russian and international banks. Read more »

ISO To Elaborate Blockchain Standards

Blockchain technology holds immense promise to revolutionize financial transactions – and with it, improve a whole host of things from financial inclusion to efficiencies in government, health and all areas of business.  A new ISO technical committee promises to take it to the next level, having now defined areas for future standardization work. Read more »

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague Participants Discussed Future of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

On May 19, the Czech capital hosted the largest conference on digital currencies and blockchain – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. 15 speakers from 8 countries (300 participants in total) discussed the development of cryptocurrencies, blockchain projects in Fintech and Govtech, as well as legislative challenges. Business & community Read more »

Synechron To Launch Blockchain Applications on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Synechron Inc., the global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has today announced that demo versions of a select group of its blockchain accelerator applications will be made available on Microsoft Azure. Read more »

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