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Digital Investment Bank wevest Goes with Stellar Blockchain for Security Tokens

Digital investment bank wevest has announced it has selected Stellar as its preferred iteration of blockchain for issuance of security tokens. In a blog post, the Berlin-based Fintech stated: “After extensive diligence and testing, wevest has identified Stellar as the most suitable platform for its… Read More

Qtum Announced Launch of Enterprise Blockchain Solution “Unita”

Qtum, a blockchain application platform, announced this week the launch of its enterprise blockchain solution, Unita. According to Qtum, Unita securely stores data, utilizes existing developer tools and automates information transfer processes for businesses at a groundbreaking speed of 10,000 transactions per second. The platform… Read More

As Founder is Plagued by Lawsuits, “Blockchain Phone” Maker Sirin Labs Lays Off Staff

Sirin Labs, a “blockchain smartphone” company that raised $255 million in two ICOs, has confirmed it is laying off employees, Israeli news outlet Globes reports. Contrary to media reports of larger numbers let go, Sirin Labs says it is only laying off 15 of 60… Read More

EY Unveils Second Generation Blockchain Auditing Tool: “Blockchain Analyzer”

Global consulting firm EY released a suite of blockchain software products this week, including a first-generation “private transaction protocol,” a “smart contract analyzer” and a “blockchain analyzer” that firms can use to reconcile transaction data obtained from multiple cryptographic ledgers. The EY Blockchain Analyzer can… Read More

Two Firms Forced by SEC to Drop Term “Blockchain” From ETF Product Names

The recent proliferation of themed ETF offerings- up five-fold 2014 to 2018- is leading to careful scrutiny of product names by the SEC, Bloomberg reports, and at least two firms, Amplify and Reality Shares, appear to have been required to drop the term “blockchain” from… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Appoints Kurt Looyens, former ABN AMRO Executive, as Chief Executive Officer

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a crypto focused regulated exchange, has selected Kurt Looyens as its Chief Executive Officer, according to a release. Looyens was previously Country Executive for ABN AMRO Bank Spain. Looyens has been with GBX since July 2018 when he joined GBX as… Read More

First: London Stock Exchange Collaborates on 20/30 Share Issuance for Blockchain based Security Tokens

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has collaborated on the first securities based on blockchain technology. The LSE is one of the largest regulated exchanges in the world and the second largest by volume operating in Europe (Euronext is first). A report in the Telegraph said… Read More

Australian Digital Financial Marketplace Nauticus Blockchain Now Seeking $25 Million Through Equity Funding Round

Nauticus Blockchain, an Australia- based digital financial marketplace, announced on Monday it is now seeking $25 million through its new equity fundraising efforts. The Nauticus Exchange is described as an Australia Government regulated crypto and fiat currency exchange. The platform is egistered with AUSTRAC and… Read More

UN Agency International Telecommunication Union Partners with Korean Blockchain Firm ICONLOOP

International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations’ specialized agency for information and communication technologies, has signed an agreement to work with South Korean blockchain firm ICONLOOP. According to a release, the goal is to establish a high-level framework of cooperation in the area of the… Read More

MIT Technology Review’s Business of Blockchain 2019 – Cambridge, MA

We’ve seen how powerful blockchain technology can be, but how disruptive can it really become? Fundamental technological and market-related challenges still stand in the way of potentially world-changing applications. Now that the mania of 2017 and early 2018 has worn off, which projects and ideas… Read More

UNCHAIN Bitcoin & Blockchain Convention – Berlin

UNCHAIN, one of the world’s leading blockchain events to be held in Berlin 2019’s UNCHAIN Convention will bring together the world’s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain entrepreneurs in Berlin on June 14-15. The two-day conference will focus on today’s challenges for the maturing crypto community, investors… Read More

Arca: We Believe that Crypto and Blockchain as an Asset Class is Most Suitable for Institutional Investors

As the heady days of initial coin offerings continue to dim, proponents of digital securities are moving to leverage blockchain to issue digital assets in a regulated and compliant manner. In the US, if you issue a tokenized offering it is pretty much a security… Read More

Gibraltar Stock Exchange to List Digital Debt and Digital Fund Securities on the Blockchain

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) will list digital debt and digital fund securities on GSX Global Market (GSX GM) using blockchain technology. GSX is among the first regulated exchanges to use blockchain in this manner. The GSX can now list corporate bonds, convertible bonds, asset-backed… Read More

Globex Blockchain Stack to Power Timeless Luxury Group’s Digital Securities Offering

Globex Debuts Its Blockchain Software Stack to Power Timeless Luxury Group’s Digital Securities Offering in a Series of Industry Firsts Horizon Globex US, a SaaS business for the development of blockchain software solutions for digital securities, has announced that Timeless Luxury Group AG, a Switzerland-based… Read More

Blockchain as a Disruptor in Global Markets – New York City

Issues addressed include: ♦Where are we with blockchain now? ♦Where is disruption having the most impact? ♦Where do you see decentralization on the blockchain spectrum? ♦Addressing the challenges of accessibility in markets – developed vs. emerging ♦Is institutional interest in blockchain dead? ♦The challenge of… Read More

Blockchain as a Disruptor in Global Markets: Decentralization, Innovation

Issues addressed include: ♦Where are we with blockchain now? ♦Where is disruption having the most impact? ♦Where do you see decentralization on the blockchain spectrum? ♦Addressing the challenges of accessibility in markets – developed vs. emerging ♦Is institutional interest in blockchain dead? ♦The challenge of… Read More

Blockchain Firm Vanbex, and Founders Kevin Hobbs & Lisa Cheng, Defend Against Civil Claim and Scam Allegations

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Vanbex, a blockchain based firm based in Vancouver, has posted a statement defending itself regarding allegations made by the British Columbia Director of Civil Forfeiture and covered in the media. The original report, covered by the Vancouver Sun, revealed strong statements alleging a “$30-million cryptocurrency… Read More

Riot Blockchain Reports $58 Million USD Loss, Needs Capital to Push On

Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT), a company formed in the fall of 2017 when directors decided to shut down endeavours at BiOptix Diagnostics Inc. and pivot into cryptocurrency mining and investing, has reported a net loss of $58 million in 2018. Riot Blockchain managed to generate… Read More

BBVA Closes Blockchain-Powered Sustainable Schuldschein Loan For Madrid Government

BBVA announced on Wednesday it closed a blockchain-powered sustainable “Schuldschein” loan for the Madrid Government. BBVA reported that the deal, which is structured as per the German debt instrument, is worth a total of €220 million and will be allocated to sustainable projects. BBVA revealed:… Read More

Digital Identity Enterprise Software Provider Cambridge Blockchain Receives Investment From PayPal

Cambridge Blockchain, Inc, a digital identity enterprise software provider, announced today that PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) has joined its Series A funding round. Cambridge Blockchain reported that with this investment, the two companies will explore potential collaborations to leverage blockchain technology. Cambridge Blockchain revealed its solutions… Read More

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