Tagged: blockchain

EY Unveils New Blockchain Audit Technology

EY announced on Monday the launch of its new blockchain feature, EY Blockchain Analyzer. The company described the feature as a suite of blockchain audit technologies that enhances the ability to perform an in-depth review of cryptocurrency business transactions. EY reported that the EY Blockchain… Read More

Finastra’s Blockchain-Based Solution Fusion LenderComm Goes Live

UK fintech Finastra announced on Tuesday its blockchain-based solution, Fusion LenderComm, is now commercially available as an app on R3’s Corda platform for financial institutions operating in the syndicated lending market. The launch was announced at the LSTA Operations Conference in New York. Finastra reported that following a pilot,… Read More

Amazon Web Services Launches New Blockchain Templates

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced last week the launch of its new blockchain templates. According to the web company, the AWS Blockchain Templates provide a “fast and easy way” to create and deploy secure blockchain networks using popular open source frameworks. AWS also reported that… Read More

National Bank of Canada & JPMorgan Test Out Blockchain Technology with NBC Debt Issuance in U.S. Financial Markets

National Bank of Canada (NBC) announced on Friday, with the support of J.P. Morgan, it issued a $150 million one-year floating-rate Yankee certificate of deposit, with a parallel simulation of the issuance using blockchain technology. According to the banking group, this blockchain test involved the parties… Read More

Blockchain Asset Private Bank BitUN Announces Partnership With Ping An Blockchain Research Institute

Blockchain asset private bank BitUN announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Ping An Blockchain Research Institute to promote the development of the blockchain market. The duo reported that they have joined forces to conduct research in blockchain market analysis, project rating, blockchain innovative… Read More

Global Insurance Brand Marsh Announces Collaboration With IBM, ACORD, & ISN For Blockchain Technology

Global insurance company, Marsh, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM), ACORD, and ISN launch a commercial blockchain solution for proof of insurance. The company reported that by using blockchain technology, it is looking to fundamentally transform the certificate of insurance process… Read More

Naviaddress ICO Nabs over $16M on Chaineum

Chaineum, a crypto-finance engineering consulting company and reportedly the first French boutique specialized in raising funds through ICOs, has completed an ICO operation carried out for Naviaddress, a platform for digital addressing of locations and objects. Through its ICO, Naviaddress sold a total of 338… Read More

Following Technology Demand Singapore Blockchain Firm Pundi X Launches Buy-Back Program For Company Holdings in NPXS Tokens

Pundi X (CURRENCY: PXS), a multi-cryptocurrency point-of-sale (POS) solutions provider for retail stores,  announce, on Monday it has launched a new buy-back program for company holdings in NPXS tokens following a reported unanticipated demand for its technology. Pundi X CEO and co-founder, Zac Cheah, claimed that the… Read More

Blockchain Tech Platform Billion Announces Partnership With Igoria Trade

Billon, a company that uses blockchain to built business solutions for real money and smart data, announced this week it has formed a partnership with Igoria Trade, the company behind IgoriaCard, which allows users to make payments in 150 currencies with low exchange costs and access… Read More

South African Fintech Vio Digital Launches Blockchain-Based Money Transfer App

Vio Digital, a South Africa-based fintech startup, announced on Thursday it is launching a new blockchain-based money transfer app to make it easier for customers to transfer money from person to person anywhere in the world. The company reports that across Africa, remittance solutions are typically… Read More

Oyster Protocol Shucks Shell Token Airdrop, Supported by KuCoin

Oyster Protocol, a new website monetization and distributed storage solution built on the IOTA and Ethereum blockchains, today announced an Airdrop for its Oyster Shell token (Ticker: SHL) on April 13, 2018. Shell tokens are used to pay for connectivity and Dapp operation across the… Read More

Santander Launches International Blockchain-Based Money Transfer Service Across Spain, UK, Brazil, & Poland

Santander announced on Thursday the launch of its new international payments service using blockchain-based technology. The service is available to retail customers in Spain, UK, Brazil, and Poland, and will be rolled out across more countries in the coming months. According to Santander, the new… Read More

P2P Employment Marketplace bitJob Announces New Partnership With Insurtech Lemonade

bitJob, a blockchain-based peer-to-peer employment marketplace for students, is announcing today its collaboration with insurtech startup, Lemonade, The duo reported that the insurance API that Lemonade has developed will be integrated into the bitJob marketplace, and will allow students that are already homeowners to receive customized rates for… Read More

Foxconn Subsidiary Set to Build Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Smartphone

Smartphone manufacturer Foxconn has recently announced that one of its subsidiaries is now set to build what is believed to be the first blockchain smartphone for Sirin Labs. According to Sirin Labs, the Finney blockchain smartphone is designed to store and use digital currencies such… Read More

Cybersecurity and IoT Leader WISeKey to Enter Global Crypto Market with Q4 2018 WISeCoin ICO

WISeKey International Holding Ltd ( SIX: WIHN), a global cybersecurity and IoT company, will launch its WISeCoin in Q4 2018. WISeCoin will be funded by an ICO with forthcoming private pre-sales starting in Q3 2018. The company expects high demand for WISeCoin. Founded by Chairman… Read More

Blockchain-Powered Equity Crowdfunding Platform Bloomio Appoints Bertrand Mueller to Board of Advisors

Bloomio AG, the blockchain powered equity crowdfunding company, announced on Thursday it has appointed Bertrand Mueller to its Board of Advisors. According to Bloomio, Mueller has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, notably in fund management, portfolio management, asset allocation and equity… Read More

Blockchain Tech Etherparty Launches “Three for Free” Contest on its Rocket Cryptocurrency Crowdfunding Platform

Etherparty Smart Contracts Inc., a Vancouver blockchain tech company, is now accepting applications for its Rocket Three for Free contest, which will offer three projects or startups the opportunity to win full use of Etherparty’s new cryptocurrency crowdfunding platform, Rocket, free of charge. Founded by Lisa… Read More

Request Network Adds Global Cryptocurrency Payments Service: Designed to Unseat PayPal

Y-Combinator-backed Request Network Foundation launched its cryptocurrency payments service which allowing users to send and request payments or make money transfers in cryptocurrencies. “We’re very excited to see the ways in which developers connect with the technology, and use it to make cryptocurrency payments mainstream,… Read More

Mobius News: Now Trading on Bitmart, Karina Qian Joins Team & Major Product Update Pending

2018 continues to be an exciting year full of innovation and successful funding rounds for Mobius. In January 2018, the company reportedly raised $35 million, claiming the “largest pre-sale of 2018.”  Then came the record MOBI initial coin offering public sale which sold out in two hours…. Read More

BitPay Secures $40 Million Through Extended Series B Funding Round

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced it has secured $40 million through its extended Series B funding round, which included participation from Menlo Ventures, Capital Nine, G Squared, Nimble Ventures (an affiliate of Passport Capital) and Delta-v Capital as well as individual investments from Christopher Klaus Family Office,… Read More