Tagged: blockchain

Future Blockchain Summit – Dubai

The Future Blockchain Summit is the world’s largest blockchain festival. It brings to the forefront government visionaries, blockchain revolutionists, startups, investors and the brightest disruptors to marry business sense with opportunity and set the global blockchain agenda. The event that will be held from 2… Read More

Crypto OTC Trading and Wallet Firm Blockchain Opens Lithuania Office

Blockchain, an early Bitcoin wallet startup that has lately expanded its services to include institutional crypto trading services, has announced it is “thrilled” to be opening a fifth location in Vilnius, Lithuania. Blockchain says that after considering “several options,” Vilnius was selected for its, “vibrant… Read More

CipherTrace Secures $15 Million Venture Capital Investment For Cryptocurrency Security, Intelligence, & Regulatory Compliance

Blockchain security company CipherTrace announced on Tuesday it secured $15 million venture capital investment. The latest funding round was led by Aspect Ventures and includes other notable investors such as Galaxy Digital, Neotribe Ventures, and WestWave Capital. As part of the investment, Aspect’s Mark Kraynak will… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain Intelligence Platform Neutrino

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has acquired blockchain intelligence platform, Neutrino. Founded in 2016, Neutrino stated it is focused on developing a comprehensive platform for analyzing, tracking, and investigating bitcoins’ blockchain and other virtual currencies.  “Using proprietary technologies, Neutrino develops solutions for monitoring, analyzing,… Read More

BBVA Issues Blockchain-Supported Structured Green Bond For MAPFRE

BBVA announced on Tuesday it has issued its first blockchain-supported structured green bond for MAPFRE. According to BBVA, the bond is a private placement in which MAPFRE invested €35 million six-year term bond linked to the evolution of the five-year euro swap rate. It was revealed: “With this bond… Read More

U.S. Blockchain Firm Ternio Named New Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner

Ternio, a U.S.-based blockchain firm, announced on Tuesday it has been named a new Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner. As previously reported, Ternio provides a highly scalable blockchain framework called Lexicon to enterprise business clients. According to Ternio, Lexicon is independently verified at over 1 million transactions… Read More

Oracle Announces Expansion of Enterprise Blockchain Platform Worldwide

Software giant Oracle announced on Tuesday it accelerated adoption of Enterprise Blockchain worldwide. According to Oracles, while businesses around the globe have already enjoyed the benefits of the blockchain applications building on the Oracle Blockchain Platform, the company has added new features to the platform… Read More

Bitfury & Longenesis Partners With Magical Diagnostic Web to Launch Healthcare Blockchain

The Bitfury Group, a UK-based full-service blockchain technology company, announced on Monday it, along with Longenesis, have teamed up with Medical Diagnostic Web (MDW) to implement blockchain technology to MDW’s radiology marketplace. According to Bitfury, the new partnership will create a next-generation platform for maintaining, sharing… Read More

Ripple Announces University Blockchain Research Initiative Partners

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Thursday new partners for its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). According to Ripple, the initiative was launched in 2018 and now supports 29 partners to further accelerate research as well as technical development innovation in blockchain,… Read More

New NEM.io Foundation President Alex Tinsman: The Right Way to Run a Foundation

Last week the NEM.io Foundation made a major move toward transparency and “reboot” of its operating structure after checking the books and seeing “little to no accountability for funds.” “When the new council opened the books on 2018, we saw a lot of talented people… Read More

æternity Ventures Opens 2019 Starfleet Accelerator: Now Seeking Blockchain Innovators

æternity, the blockchain 3.0 platform designed to deliver unmatched efficiency, transparent governance and global scalability, announced on Monday it has opened applications for a new round of its Starfleet Accelerator Program. Participating startups will have access to mentorship and support from leading blockchain and business… Read More

New Partnership: INVAO to Advance UAE’s SEED Group Blockchain Strategy

INVAO, the blockchain asset pool for investors, has been selected as the exclusive international partner for blockchain investments by Dubai’s SEED Group, an association of diversified companies owned by The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum. “This [landmark partnership]represents a seal of… Read More

Blockchain RegTech Startup TRM Secures $1.7 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Blockchain Capital

TRM, a U.S.-based blockchain regtech startup, announced on Thursday it secured $1.7 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Blockchain Capital with participation from Tapas Capital, Green D Ventures, the MBA Fund, and strategic angel investors. The company revealed it has built… Read More

Is the Exodus from Wall Street to Crypto Reversing? Jamie Selway Leaves Blockchain

Jamie Selway, the former Head of Electronic Brokerage and Execution Services Investment Technology Group (ITG), co-founder of White Cap Trading, and former Chief Economist at Archipelago (acquired by the NYSE) is leaving crypto wallet and app developer Blockchain where he was brought in as Global Head… Read More

Kudelski Security Announces New Blockchain Security Center

Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division of the Kudelski Group (SIX: KUD.S), announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Blockchain Security Center (BSC), which is reportedly making available its cryptography expertise into the rapidly evolving blockchain developer community. According to Kudelski Security, the BSC will… Read More

Terra Unites with Fantom to Accelerate Mainstream Stablecoin Adoption

Terra, a project building the next-generation payment system based in Singapore and Korea,  has partnered with South Korean based Fantom, a DAG-based smart contract platform for real-time cryptocurrency payments, to accelerate the mainstream adoption of its stablecoin. Terra and its alliance of eCommerce partners will… Read More

Harvard Public Health Grad School Partners With Levi Strauss For New Blockchain System For Factory Healthy & Safety Reporting 


Harvard’s public health graduate school has teamed up with Levi Strauss & Co. for a new blockchain-based system designed to augment outside auditors of factory health and safety with self-reporting by workers, Reuters reports. It was revealed that Consensus will provide the project’s blockchain solution and… Read More

IBM Collaborates With Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, & PNC Bank to Create New Blockchain Network For Healthcare Industry

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Aetna, Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and PNC Bank (NYSE: PNC) to create a new blockchain network specifically for the healthcare industry. According to IBM, the network’s goal is to create an inclusive… Read More

Blockchain Real Estate Tech Platform RealBlocks Raises $3.1 Million in Seed Funding

RealBlocks, a U.S.-based blockchain-powered real estate tech platform, announced on Friday it secured $3.1 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Science Inc. with participation from Morgan Creek Digital, Zelkova Ventures, Ulu Ventures, and Cross Culture Ventures. Founded in 2017, RealBlocks revealed… Read More

Symbiont Secures $20 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Nasdaq Ventures

Symbiont, a smart contracts platform for institutional applications of distributed ledger technology, announced on Wednesday it secured $20 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Nasdaq Ventures with participation from additional new investors including Galaxy Digital, Citi, and Raptor Group. Founded… Read More

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