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Canadian Blockchain Firm Helix Applications Completes GlobalBlock Acquisition

Canadian blockchain tech company Helix Applications has completed its acquisition of GlobalBlock Limited. GlobalBlock is now a wholly-owned operating subsidiary. Based in the United Kingdom, GlobalBlock is a digital asset broker offering a personalized telephone broking service, trading platform, and mobile app. It has been… Read More

Decentralized Capital Market AllianceBlock Launches Blockchain Connecting Tech AllianceBridge

Decentralized capital market AllianceBlock has launched the mainnet of AllianceBridge with initial support for Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Avalanche, and Polygon. There are plans to extend to Ethereum Virtual Machine-compatible blockchains and non-EVM networks. AllianceBlock aims to provide regulated financial entities around the globe with… Read More

Aussie Blockchain Voting Platform Horizon State to Launch Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Australian blockchain-based voting and engagement platform Horizon State will soon start an equity crowdfunding offering on the Equitise platform. Funds will go to staffing, technology, expansion, and other sectors. Horizon State has developed a digital voting and engagement platform that facilitates secure and remote public… Read More

Qtum Chain Foundation, which Supports Qtum Blockchain Development, Reports Solid Performance in June 2021

The Qtum Chain Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of Qtum (QTUM), a leading blockchain platform, reports financial expenditures quarterly “for transparency and openness with the community.” The Qtum Chain Foundation’s latest report, published on June 6, 2021, notes that they have covered (as usual)… Read More

IOHK’s Cardano Now on Orion Platform, Brings Access to Multiple Exchanges

A new partnership between innovative blockchain engineering firm IOHK and decentralized platform Orion promises to bring added utility to cryptocurrency trading. The two companies are joining to integrate IOHK’s Cardano blockchain into Orion’s trading terminal, a move that will allow access to major exchanges from… Read More

Blockchain Company Casper Labs Expands UAE Presence

Blockchain services company Casper Labs, developer of the Casper Network, is working with His Highness Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum’s SJM Group of Companies to deploy the Casper Network in the United Arab Emirates. CasperLabs and Lead Ventures will work with government agencies and… Read More

Nexo to Integrate Cardano’s ADA

Digital assets firm Nexo has begun to integrate Cardano’s ADA into its full suite of financial services. The process begins with buy and sell services for ADA on the Nexo Exchange, yields of up to eight per cent interest, and the option to borrow against… Read More

Epazz Sets Timetable for Smart Contract App

Crypto app developer and business software provider Epazz Inc. today pledged to release its StreamPay Blockchain Smart Contract app by the fourth quarter.  The app allows companies to monitor supply chains for fraud by using blockchain technology to trace products from their original components through the… Read More

Blockchain-Based Revenue to Grow 50-Fold by 2030: GlobalData

Revenue from blockchain-based platforms and services is expected to grow 50-fold over the next decade, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData. That will take it from $4 billion in 2020 to $199 billion in 2030, they predict. While businesses have been warned of the… Read More

Liti Capital: Swiss Company Tokenizes Litigation Financing

With most areas of finance exploring tokenization, it was only a matter of time before somebody applied it to the courts. Swiss litigation finance fund Liti Capital is expected to soon launch the LITI token, as an asset-backed equity token. That backing comes from ongoing… Read More

UEFA EURO Gets the Blockchain Treatment Through Ant Deal

This year’s UEFA EURO extravaganza will have a distinct blockchain influence for the first time. Ant Group’s blockchain arm AntChain has signed a five-year agreement with the football body which will see it become the official blockchain partner of UEFA EURO 2020 and UEFA national… Read More

White Star Capital Closes $50 Million Digital Asset Fund

White Star Capital, a U.S.-based multi-stage technology venture capital investment platform, recently announced it closed its $50 million Digital Asset Fund (DAF), which is described as a specialized fund investing in cryptocurrency networks and blockchain-enabled businesses. According to White Star, the fund exceeded its previously… Read More

Samsung Now Allows Blockchain Users to Manage & Trade Virtual Assets From Third-Party Wallets on Galaxy Smartphones

  Samsung Electronics recently announced blockchain users may now manage and trade virtual assets from third-party wallets on the Samsung Galaxy smartphones. According to Samsung, the new update makes it easier for blockchain users to access and process transactions by importing virtual assets stored on… Read More

Temenos Announces Integration of Swiss Digital Asset & Blockchain Infrastructure Fintech Taurus With Core Banking Software Temenos Transact

      Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announced on Monday the integration of Taurus SA (“Taurus”), the Swiss digital asset and blockchain infrastructure fintech, with Temenos Transact, a next-generation core banking software. Temenos reported it collaborated with Taurus to deliver “simplified” access… Read More

Mike Cagney’s Figure Technologies Receives Regulatory Approval to Operate Alternative Trading System

Figure Technologies, a lending platform that uses blockchain technology, announced on Wednesday its subsidiary, Figure Securities, Inc. has become a FINRA-approved broker-dealer and an SEC-registered Alternative Trading System (ATS) for digital securities custody on Provenance Blockchain. As previously reported, Figure is the creation of Mike… Read More

Canada-Based Blockchain Data Provider Covalent Sells $10 Million Worth of Native Token “CQT” in a CoinList Sale

  Covalent, a Canada-based blockchain data provider, announced on Monday it has sold $10 million worth of native token CQT through a CoinList token sale. Founded in 2018, Covalent describes itself as a technology company that is solving the huge infrastructure problems inhibiting blockchain adoption. The company reported that its… Read More

Crypto.com Now Enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication Functionality for Cross-Chain Transfers

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Thursday it is now enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) functionality for cross-chain transfers. According to Crypto.com, According to the duo, this integration creates new capabilities for future cross-chain implementations of the Crypto.org Chain and other IBC-enabled chains.  “The integration allows for… Read More

Milestone: Australian Blockchain Platform Fantom Surpasses Three Million Transactions

  Fantom, an Australia-based blockchain platform, announced over the week it has surpassed three million transactions. Founded in 2018, Fantom describes itself as a consensus-as-a-service (CaaS) platform for the next generation of distributed ledgers. “The team behind Fantom has created a consensus mechanism which is… Read More

U.S. Blockchain Platform Blockdaemon Joins Forces With Voyager Digital For Secure Node Infrastructure 

  Blockdaemon, a U.S.-based blockchain infrastructure platform for node management, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Voyager Digital (CSE: VYGR; OTCQB: VYGVF; FRA: UCD2), a publicly traded holding company whose subsidiaries operate licensed crypto-asset trading and investing brokerage. Blockdaemon reported that the partnership… Read More

DBS Teams Up With JPMorgan & Temasek to Launch Cross-Border Blockchain Payments Platform

DBS announced on Wednesday it has partnered with JPMorgan and Temasek to launch a cross-border payments platform, known as Partior. According to the trio, Partior aims “to disrupt the traditional cross-border payments ‘hub and spoke’ model,” which has notably caused common “pain points” such as… Read More

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