Tagged: blockchain

Hyland Joins Forces With Hedera Hashgraph to Present Blockchain Proof of Concept for Records Verification to Texas Secretary of State

  Hyland, a content services provider for organizations across the globe, announced earlier this week it has joined forces with Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public ledger, to presented a proof of concept to the Texas Secretary of State to evaluate blockchain technology for the purpose… Read More

Digital Asset & Blockchain Tech Focused Company BTCS Reports 1327% Year-Over-Yeah Gain in Digital Assets

BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS), a U.S.-based digital asset and blockchain technology-focused company, announced on Monday the latest update of its business and digital asset portfolio. Founded in 2013, BTCS claims to be one of the first U.S. publicly traded companies focused on digital assets and… Read More

Blockchain Platform Telos Launches DeFi Tool “T-Bonds” for Unlocking Liquidity

  Telos, a global blockchain platform based in the UK, announced on Wednesday the launch of T-Bond Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), which is described as a “new fusion” of decentralized finance (DeFi) and NFTs as a tool for unlocking liquidity. “T-Bonds are an innovation in DeFi… Read More

Blockchain Network Contour Completes Pilot Transaction in Vietnam

    Contour, a Singapore-based blockchain network, recently announced it a completed pilot transaction between Tainan Spinning and Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation. Contour reported CTBC Bank, a founder bank of Contour, was the advising bank in the LC transaction, supporting Tainan Spinning. The importer, Century… Read More

Global Energy Company Enviva Joins Forces With GoChain to Pilot Blockchain Technology for Sustainable Biomass

  Enviva, a global energy company that specializes in sustainable wood bioenergy, announced on Monday it has joined forces with blockchain company GoChain to launch a new pilot program designed to enhance the traceability of sustainable biomass. According to the duo, this pilot program identified… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Platform Paxos Secures $142 Million in Series C Funding Round Led By Declaration Partners

  Paxos, a blockchain infrastructure platform, today announced it has closed a $142 million Series C round of funding. Declaration Partners, the investment firm backed by the family office of David M. Rubenstein, led the round, with participation from Mithril Capital, PayPal Ventures, RIT Capital Partners plc, Ken Moelis, Alua Capital,… Read More

Singapore-Based Banking Group DBS Set to Launch Digital Exchange For Institutional Investors

Southwestern Asian banking group DBS announced on Thursday it will set up a digital exchange. The exchange will notably allow institutional investors, as well as accredited investors, to tap into a fully integrated tokenization, trading, and custody ecosystem for digital assets. DBS further revealed that… Read More

tZERO ATS Market Data Is Now Available on Refinitiv’s Platform

tZERO, a blockchain-focused subsidiary of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), announced on Monday its subsidiary, tZERO ATS, a FINRA member broker-dealer that operates an Alternative Trading System (ATS), has completed a technology integration with Refinitiv. According to tZERO, the integration will allow Refinitiv’s client base of institutions and broker-dealers… Read More

PlasmaPay Teams Up With Internet-Scale Blockchain Elrond to Provide DeFi Opportunities Through Fiat On-Ramp

  PlasmaPay, a global payment and remittance platform for decentralized finance (DeFi), announced on Wednesday it has formed a strategic partnership with Elrond, an internet-scale blockchain. PlasmaPay reported that the partnership will allow Elrond to integrate with the company’s fiat onramp solution and provide DeFi… Read More

Blockchain Tech Firm Fineqia Announces Investment in Blockchain Fund IDEO Colab Ventures

Blockchain technology firm Fineqia International Inc. announced on Wednesday it has participated in the $21 million IDEO CoLab Ventures fund, which notably invests in early-stage blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. According to Fineqia, the fund is backed by global design company IDEO, which is known for… Read More

Spanish Wealthtech Allfunds Announces Plans to Develop “Allfunds Blockchain” Payment Model

Allfunds,  a Spain-based independent wealthtech and fund distribution platform, announced on Tuesday it is developing through its new company “Allfunds Blockchain” a new payment model to provide more efficient settlement processes in the investment fund industry. As previously reported, Allfunds claims to be one of… Read More

Overfunding: Blockchain-Connected Software App Stark Quickly Surpasses £120,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

Stark, a blockchain connected software application, has surpassed its initial £120,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2018, Stark describes itself as a connected blockchain technology company that enables private and public companies to accept and process new forms of… Read More

Prime Trust Announces Integration With Bittrex

Prime Trust, a blockchain-driven trust company, announced on Tuesday it has API integrated Bittrex, a blockchain tech and cryptocurrency exchange. The integration allows traders to move fiat on the exchange in real time and on a limitless basis. While sharing more details about the integration,… Read More

Draper Goren Holm Announces First Close of $25 Million Blockchain Fund

Draper Goren Holm, a blockchain and Fintech venture firm, announced on Tuesday the launch and principal close of Fund 1, which is the venture’s first traditional venture fund of $25 million where Seed and Series A investments will take precedent in promising fintech and blockchain… Read More

Bank of Thailand Announces Launch of Government Savings Bond on IBM Blockchain-Based Platform

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Monday it teamed up with Bank of Thailand (BOT), the central bank, to launch a  blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds issuing a total of $1.6 billion within two weeks. According to IBM, the platform is using blockchain technology on the… Read More

Ripple Pledges to Achieve Carbon Net-Zero By 2030

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it is committing to be carbon net-zero by 2030. Ripple claims it is the first company in the blockchain industry to do so and as part of achieving this goal, the company has… Read More

Decentralized Fintech Company Kira Secures $2.2 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By BTC12 Capital

  Kira, a Singapore-based decentralized fintech, announced on Wednesday it secured $2.2 million through its latest investment round, which was led by BTC12 Capital. Founded in 2019, Kira describes itself as a next-generation hyperscale decentralized exchange engineered for cross-chain transfer and frictionless trading experience. “We… Read More

BitPay Announces Expansion of Integration with Coinbase; Enables Instant, No Fee Blockchain Payments

  Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has expanded its integration with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase to enable instant, no fee blockchain payments. BitPay claims that the upgrade makes it easier for Coinbase users to spend crypto including USD Coin, Bitcoin, Ethereum and… Read More

Russian Consumer Bank Sberbank Reportedly Launching Blockchain Platform Built on Hyperledger Fabric

Russian banking group Sberbank is reportedly set to launch a blockchain platform built on Hyperledger Fabric. According to Coindesk, the blockchain system is designed for trade finance, which will include exchanging letters of credit. The media outlet also revealed that Sberbank Deputy Chair, Anatoly Popov,… Read More

Blockchain Powered Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Max Crowdfund Receives Approval From the Netherlands’ Financial Market Authority

Max Crowdfund, a blockchain-powered real estate crowdfunding platform, has reported secured approval from the Financial Market Authority (FMA) in the Netherlands. Under development since 2017, Max Crowdfund explained that it allows registered investors to access high-quality real estate investment opportunities in a matter of minutes,… Read More

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