Tagged: blockchain

Blockchain Firm GECKO Governance Secures $1 Million Investment from COSIMO Ventures

GECKO Governance, a regtech blockchain solution based in Ireland, announced on Thursday it secured $1 million in seed investment financing from COSIMO Ventures. Founded in 2015, GECKO describes itself as a suite of blockchain-integrated products that allows fund managers and banks to schedule all end-to-end… Read More

BnkToTheFuture Claims Initial $30M Raise in Private Token Sale, ICO Slated for Early February

Financial technology investment platform BnkToTheFuture claims that the platforms has raised an initial $30 million for its tokenized equity market and due diligence platform in the first three days of BnkToTheFuture’s token private pre-sale open solely to institutional investors. BnkToTheFuture reportedly offers the largest online… Read More

Loopring Foundation Announces Partnership With UC Berkeley to Launch New Blockchain Research Program

Loopring, a blockchain protocol that will facilitate trading between centralized and decentralized exchanges, announced on Monday it has teamed up with UC Berkeley to launch a research program that will focus on cross-blockchain transfer and trading protocols. According to Loopring, the blockchain research program will be… Read More

Kochava Labs Names Open Source Blockchain Framework XCHNG Board of Advisiors

Kochava Labs, a research and development subsidiary of Kochava Inc., today announced its initial group of Board of Advisor members to XCHNG, an open source blockchain framework for the digital advertising ecosystem. XCHNG’s inaugural group of advisors aims to bring deep industry knowledge in the… Read More

IBM & Comcast Ventures Back New Blockchain Startup Fund “MState”

This week, IBM and Comcast Ventures announced they have backed new blockchain startup fund, MState. Founded in 2017, MState is described as a growth lab for enterprise blockchain companies with locations in New York City and San Francisco. It will run a six-month program straiten gin… Read More

Augmate Forms Partnership With Maximilian Ventures to Promote Blockchain Development in Mexico & Latin America

Augmate, a B2B enterprise company specializing in wearable devices, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with Maximilian Ventures to promote blockchain and distributed ledger technology development in Mexico and throughout Latin America. According to Augmate, the new collaboration will focus on investment, infrastructure, and… Read More

UK Fintech Stater Holdings Announces Plans to Acquire Blockchain Startup Hashcove Limited

On Friday, UK fintech startup Stater Holdings (also known as Stater Blockchain) announced plans to acquire Hashcove Limited,  a UK blockchain-focused tech company co-founded by Kunal Nandwani. According to Stater Blockchain, Hashcove has deep domain expertise in Smart Contracts and KYC and has customized solutions including the Cove… Read More

Chinese Firm Future FinTech Takes 5% Stake in Blockchain Tech Startup Nova Realm

Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT), a Chinese fintech company and integrated producer of fruit-related products, today announced that it received a 5% equity interest in Nova Realm Limited. Nova Realm is described as a blockchain technology research and development company registered in the UK The company developed… Read More

Qtum Partners with Baofeng, Poises to Overtake Blockchain Decentralized Node Network Crown from Bitcoin and Ethereum… but Is It a Scam?

Qtum, a blockchain application platform, has partnered with Baofeng, a Chinese video portal, to help achieve the world’s first Blockchain Consensus Network (BCN) and build the most decentralized blockchain node network. With the help of Baofeng, Qtum will run 50,000 full network nodes and reportedly claim the… Read More

Ripple’s CEO Brad Garlinghouse Discusses the Fintech Company’s Blockchain Technology Bet

Ready to share Ripple’s insight on the blockchain industry, CEO of Ripple, Brad Garlinghouse sat down with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson to discuss the San Francisco-based fintech company’s bet on cryptocurrency’s technology. Founded in 2012, Ripple notably provides global financial settlement solutions to enable the world… Read More

Atlas Cloud Announces Acquisition of Dedicated Blockchain Facility in Washington State

Atlas Cloud Enterprises Inc. (CSE:AKE) (XFRA:A49), a Canada-based growth-oriented, CSE-listed company focusing on the business of providing co-location and backup/redundancy IT, telecom equipment and cloud computing, announced on Thursday it has acquired MKH Electric City Holdings LLC, a Washington State company that owns a 6,600-sq…. Read More

Blockchain Platform Waves Launches WavesLab & Plans Global Expansion: Amsterdam, London, Singapore & NYC

Founded in 2016 by CEO Alexander Ivanov, the public blockchain platform Waves has recently begun its global expansion with a permanent presence in Amsterdam as well as Moscow, thanks to its strategic partnership with Primalbase. The Berlin office has already been opened and Waves will… Read More

Gibraltar Announces Finance Service License For Fintech Companies Using Blockchain

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) announced on Friday it has published new rules for a finance service license dedicated to fintech firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology. The GFSC shared that from the 1st January 2018, any firm carrying out by way of business,… Read More

Wow!: Gift Blockchain Platform GIFTO’s Token Sale Sells Out in 60 Seconds

ASIA Innovations Group (AIG), announced on Thursday the close of gift blockchain platform GIFTO’s public token sale within one minute of opening. The company is now claiming it to be the fastest token sale ever in Asia. According to AIG, the public token sale opened at… Read More

Gute Reise! Travel Platform itravel Utilizes Blockchain & AI, Live on Companisto

Ready for a new investment or for a vacation? Oh, the places you will go! itravel could be the first digital travel agency that uses data analysis, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology in order to provide customers with individually personalized trips. itravel seeks to remove the… Read More

Singapore Blockchain Startup VeriME Announces Partnership With WeShop & Moin

VeriME, a Singapore-based blockchain decentralized digital identity verification platform, announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with cross-border retail import-buy facilitation brand WeShop to provide secure customer verification and authentication services. According to VeriME, the new partnership comes after the platform completed its deal… Read More

Bitland Forms Partnership With FoodCoin to Bring Blockchain to Rural Communities

Blockchain companies Bitland and FoodCoin announced this week that they have formed a partnership to bring the cryptocurrency to rural communities. Both companies stated that they are on a mission to offer blockchain technologies to facilitate real-world interactions that improve human connections and add value… Read More

Blockchain Payments Platform BitPay Secures $30 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Aquiline Technology Growth

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced on Wednesday it has secured $30 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by Aquiline Technology Growth, a fund managed by Aquiline Capital Partners that invests in early- and growth-stage financial technology companies. BitPay stated its platform gives businesses and individuals… Read More

Chinese Blockchain Startup Onchain Launches Platform in New York

Chinese blockchain startup Onchain announced on Thursday it has officially launched its Ontology platform in New York. The company held an event earlier this week, which attracted blockchain industry experts and investors. According to Onchain, the goal of the Ontology Network is to form an original… Read More

Blockchain Solutions Company Chronicled Adds Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia to Team

Chronicled, the blockchain-based smart supply chain solutions company, recently announced Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia as its new Vice Presidents of Product. Kulkarni and Gutgutia are set to fill two essential roles as Chronicled continues to expand upon its client offerings and technological capabilities in… Read More