Tagged: blockchain

Blockchain 360 – New York City

IMPROVE SECURITY AND PRIVACY THROUGH DECENTRALIZED NETWORKS Blockchain technology, the underlying technology of Bitcoin, is in its infancy but growing at unprecedented rate. With a tremendous potential for industries beyond the payments market, now is the time to collectively decide what role it will play… Read More

OpenLedger & MVP Asia Pacific Team Up With Universities to Offer Accredited Blockchain Innovation Program

On Wednesday, Denmark-based blockchain company OpenLedger announced it has teamed up with MVP Asia Pacific to launch a new blockchain program, OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation. The program is offered to universities worldwide and will have accredited blockchain-based courses and program. The companies explained: “Since cryptocurrencies such… Read More

Blockchain Platform Humaniq Launches Financial Inclusion Use Case in Ghana

Blockchain platform Humaniq announced earlier this week the next phase in its expansion as it launches the Ghana Use Case. The company’s key goal is to bring onboard two thousand users. According to Humaniq, the Ghana launch news comes as phase 1 of a pilot… Read More

ICOBox And DSPlus Join Forces to Launch “People’s Crypto Money”

ICOBox, a provider of SaaS-based fixed-price services for ICOs, and DSPLus, a provider of blockchain-based incentive marketing solutions, announced on Monday they are launching the sale of First PlusCoin token. Headquartered in Irkutsk, Russia, DSPlus describes itself as a rapidly growing provider of incentive marketing… Read More

Fresh from Successful Presale, BitClave Announces Mid-September Token Launch

BitClave has marked the official start date for its crowdfunding event for September 15, 2017. Since its successful presale in July, the BitClave team has been actively developing their public Alpha release, will be launching the full sale of their token, the Consumer Activity Token… Read More

Mobile Marketplace 5miles Unveils New Blockchain Technology Lab

Earlier this week, Dallas-based mobile marketplace 5miles announced the opening of its new blockchain technology lab, 5xlab, which will offer technology development services for building a new digital network infrastructure. The lab’s description reads: “A new, improved blockchain network infrastructure will make it easier than… Read More

Blockchain Network Loyyal Appoints Former Loyalty Marriott Vice President Thom Kozik to Board of Directors  

Loyyal, a San Francisco blockchain network, announced on Monday it has appointed Thom Kozik to the company’s Board of Directors. The firm revealed that Kozik most recently served as Vice President of Loyalty at Marriott International where he led the transformation of the concept of Loyalty… Read More

Hive Project Raises $8.95 Million Through Token Sale to Build Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

The Hive Project announced on Tuesday it has secured $8.95 million (BTC 2,087) from 2,234 participants through its ICO to build its own blockchain-based invoice finance platform. As previously reported, the company boasts itself as the first cryptocurrency invoice financing platform. It notably provides new financial liquidity… Read More

Fred Wilson on Big Finance & Blockchain: Oh F**K, The Dumb Money Has Showed Up (Video)

  This one has been out there for a couple of weeks but it is simply too good to pass up. Fred Wilson co-founder of Union Square Ventures who is kind of a VC rock star having backed some of the biggest tech names around…. Read More

NSD Teams Up With Waves to Develop New Crypto Assets Platform

Russia’s central securities depository, The National Settlement Depository (NSD) announced on Friday it is teaming up with Waves Platform to develop a new blockchain platform to support digital assets. The duo revealed that the new platform will securely host and store tokenized and crypto assets,… Read More

Everex Joins Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition: Financial Inclusion

Fresh from a recent 48 hour token pre-sale round, Singapore-based Everex will join the Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC), blockchain software company ConsenSys’ social issues incubator, as well as compete in the monthly BSIC hackathon schedule from 7 September to 7 October 2017. By joining the BSIC… Read More

Swap Protocol Introduces AIR Token on AIRSWAP; ConsenSys’ Mark D’Agostino Joins as Advisor

The Swap protocol, a decentralized, P2P protocol for trading Ethereum tokens, announced the launch of its token, AIR, and its token trading platform, AIRSWAP. On October 10, 2017, AIR will be available for purchase in ether. The launch will be a demonstration of the Swap… Read More

Juniper Research Confirms: Nearly 6 in 10 Large Corporations Considering Blockchain Deployment

On Monday, Juniper Research announced its new study found that nearly 6 in 10 of large corporations1 are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology. According to the Blockchain Enterprise Survey, almost 400 company founders, executives, managers and IT responded and amongst companies who have… Read More

CoinList Attempting to Standardize & Self-Regulate ICOs

CoinList, founded as a partnership between Angel List and Protocol Labs, is quietly trying to standardize initial coin offerings (ICOs) by self-imposing similar restrictions as the SEC imposes on companies that conduct certain private offerings under Regulation D. The Growing ICO Market ICOs have been… Read More

Fintech Firm investFeed to Kick Off Token Generation Event This Weekend

investFeed, a community-powered stock trading network, is set to commence its Token Generation Event (TGE) starting Sunday at 9 a.m. UTC. The fintech firm stated it will conduct the TGE for 15 days and a significant amount has already been committed from strategic investors. The… Read More

What Delaware’s Historic Blockchain Law Means to You…

As previously reported, the Delaware House of Representatives passed amendments to state law that would make it explicitly legal for stocks to be traded on a blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. The amendments relating to trading stock on a blockchain were added… Read More

Medici Ventures Invests in Symbiont, Aims to Lead Delaware Blockchain Form Registration

Medici Ventures, a major blockchain tech investor, completed its strategic investment in Symbiont. As part of the new relationship, the two companies will collaborate on strategic projects involving both Medici Ventures and its parent company, Overstock.com Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform… Read More

Blockchain Platform Humaniq to Launch Financial Inclusion App During Global Meetup At Rise London

Humaniq announced on Tuesday the launch of its Blockchain-powered financial inclusion app while starting its first global meetup at the Rise London, a fintech accelerator powered by Barclays. This launch comes just two months after the blockchain platform’s social impact ICO. According to Humaniq, the app will give… Read More

Global Debt Registry Develops Multi-Party Blockchain Proof of Concept Designed Specifically For the Online Lending Industry

Global Debt Registry (GDR), the asset certainty company specializing in loan validation, announced this week it has developed a multi-party blockchain proof of concept (POC) that is designed specifically for the online lending industry. According to the firm, its inaugural blockchain POC lays the groundwork to provide investors and… Read More

London Fintech Firm Blockchain Secures $40 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Lakestar & GV

London-based fintech startup Blockchain announced on Thursday it has secured $40 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by Lakestar and GV (formerly Google Ventures). The company claims to be the world’s leading software platform for digital assets. It offers a large production… Read More