Tagged: blockchain

DEXON Receives $20 Million Through Private Placement Round Led By IDG Capital

The DEXON Foundation, the organization that guides in the development of the decentralized protocol platform, DEXON, announced on Monday it secured a $20 million through its private placement investment round, which was led by IDG Capital. As previously reported, DEXON was created by the leadership team… Read More

Axoni Secures $32 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Goldman Sachs & Nyca Partners

Enterprise blockchain technology provider Axoni announced on Tuesday it secured $32 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners. The funding round included participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Citi, Coatue Management, Digital Currency Group, F-Prime Capital, Franklin Templeton… Read More

EY Partners With the City of Vienna on Public Blockchain Networks

EY recently announced it has teamed up with the City of Vienna on public blockchains in order to validate and secure the city’s Open Government Data (OGD). According to EY, the OGD includes data such as public transport routes, train schedules, and surrounding communities’ voting… Read More

Multi-Cryptocurrency Wallet Announces Integration With Digital Bitcoin Marketplace ShapeShift

Singapore-based multi-currency wallet and blockchain solutions provider Ethos announced last week it has integrated with digital bitcoin and other blockchain tokens marketplace, Shapeshift. The integration news comes less than six months after Shapeshift secured $10.4 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by… Read More

IBM Teams Up With Maersk To Launch TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

Information technology and services giant IBM announced last week it has teamed up with integrated container logistics company Maersk to create blockchain shipping solution, TradeLens. The solution was notably developed by the duo to apply blockchain global supply chain. The companies also revealed, as part of… Read More

Cross Border Commerce Flow Expands International Payment Options to Support Cryptocurrency Payment Processing Through BitPay

Cross-border commerce Flow announced on Wednesday the expansion of its international payment options to support cryptocurrency payment processing through BitPay, a blockchain payments technology platform. This news follows BitPay’s recent announcement that it received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services. According… Read More

UK Blockchain Middleware Platform Omnitude Announces Three-Year Partnership With E-Wallet & Mobile Payment App ImageNPay

Omnitude, a UK-based blockchain middleware platform, announced on Friday it has formed a three-year global partnership with e-wallet and mobile payments app ImageNPay to develop new payment experiences using blockchain. Founded in 2017, Omnitude describes itself as a middleware blockchain layer, which is a toolkit… Read More

Overfunding: BABB Group Surpasses £1.5 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

FCA authorized payment institution Bank Account Based Blockchain (BABB) has successfully secured its initial 1.5 million equity crowdfunding target through Crowdcube. The campaign was launched last month, just a few months after BABB raised $20 million through its sold-out initial coin offering.  BABB claims to be… Read More

Pundi X Technology to Launch in the Gulf & Middle East Thanks to Partnership With ebooc

  Pundi X (CURRENCY: NPXS) announced on Wednesday will make its debut in the Gulf and Middle East following a partnership with fintech company, ebooc. Pundi X reported that it will work closely with ebooc on developing digital payment gateway services for governments, financial institutions and major corporates in the… Read More

Dash & ASU Blockchain Research Lab Discuss New Research on Scaling Solutions

When discussing key issues facing crypto and blockchain and other Nakamoto networks, the possibility and ability of scaling these networks has been the primary concern and focus. Dash, a digital currency for payments and e-commerce, partnered with the Arizona State University Blockchain Research Lab to explore… Read More

Following BitTorrent Acquisition, Blockchain Tech TRON Now Has More Than 100 Million Users

Blockchain tech startup TRON reportedly had a productive week – the company not only declared it now has more than 100 million users on its platform but also revealed it has acquired software company BitTorrent. Founded in 2017, TRON describes itself as a company dedicated to building… Read More

GBX to Offer Public Onboarding through Fiat & Crypto: “Gibraltar Is Open for Business”

With the hopes of becoming an institutional-grade token sale platform and digital asset exchange, Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) officially announced its full-scale launch today. The GBX, now open to members of the public, will eventually feature fiat onboarding for customers and a number of trading pairs…. Read More

Propy Executes Blockchain Property Deal in California

California blockchain startup Propy announced on Monday it executed its first blockchain property in California. According to Propy, the Bitcoin-to-Bitcoin sale of 10 acres of land in Southern California was processed through the Propy’s Transaction Platform and every step of the deal was executed through Ethereum smart… Read More

Global Smart Card Developer UBIVELOX Forms New Strategic Alliance With Pundi X

UBIVELOX (089850), the KRX-listed company and manufacturer of smart cards, announced on Friday its entry into the cryptocurrency market after forming a new strategic alliance with Pundi X, a developer of a blockchain-based point-of-sale (POS) solution. According to the duo, UBIVELOX will support the deployment… Read More

PayStand Announces Partnership With Commerce.Innovated to Build Out Blockchain-B2B Payments Network

PayStand, the blockchain-based, B2B payments company reinventing commercial finance, today announced that it is partnering with Silicon Valley Bank and First Data in Class 8 of Commerce.Innovated., an accelerator program focused on growth and innovation in finance. According to PayStand, Commerce. Innovated is designed to help… Read More

Mastercard Granted Patent to Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts

Mastercard has reportedly been granted a patent to link cryptocurrency with Fiat accounts. According to its filing, the patent was created to manage fractional reserves of blockchain currency comprising: storing, in a first central account, at least a fiat amount associated with a fiat currency.  The company reported:… Read More

Shyft Announces Partnership With Polymath to Accelerate Global Financial Ecosystem Growth Using Blockchain

Shyft, a global blockchain-based network that facilitates secure sharing of attested and compliant data has announced the signing of a Letter of Understanding with security token creation platform Polymath. Shyft reported that as part of the partnership, Polymath will become an active ecosystem participant and data provider for the… Read More

Canada’s Largest Credit Union Coalition Joins Global Blockchain Ecosystem R3

The Large Credit Union Coalition (LCUC), a group comprising the CIOs of the 16 largest credit unions in Canada, announced on Tuesday it has joined enterprise software firm R3’s global blockchain ecosystem. The LCUC reported that it will join R3’s network of more than 200 financial… Read More

Following ICO, Blockchain Banking Platform BABB Launches Crowdcube Round to Raise £1.5 Million

Just a few months after securing $20 million through its sold-out initial coin offering (ICO), FCA authorized payment institution Bank Account Based Blockchain (BABB) is now seeking £1.5 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. As previously reported, BABB stated it is currently developing… Read More

TokenPay Partners With Litecoin Foundation to Acquire Stake in Germany’s WEG Bank

TokenPay, a blockchain project that incorporates Bitcoin cryptographic technology with advanced security and privacy features, announced this week it partnered with the Litecoin Foundation to purchase a 9.9% stake in WEG Bank, which is based in Germany. According to TokenPay, the 9.9% stake was transacted… Read More