Tagged: blockchain

Kakao’s Blockchain Affiliate Ground X Launches Digital Asset Wallet “Klip”

Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of the leading South Korean mobile platform, Kakao, announced on Wednesday the launch of its digital asset wallet, Klip. According to Ground X, Klip offers users the opportunity to experience digital asset on their mobile devices. The wallet is available… Read More

Draper Goren Holm Invests in CasperLabs

VC Draper Goren Holm has invested in open-source blockchain firm CasperLabs. According to the company, CasperLabs is building a platform that is powered by “Correct-by-Construction (CBC) Casper Proof-of-Stake consensus protocol.” CasperLabs is said to be designed for real-world applications with better usability, scalability and security…. Read More

Global Platform-As-A-Service Provider FNZ Signs Deal With FinSwitch to Provide Blockchain-Enabled Administration Utility for the South African Fund Management Industry

FNZ, a global platform-as-a-service provider, recently announced it has signed a deal with FinSwitch to provide a new blockchain-enabled administration utility for the South African fund management industry. According to FNZ, the partnership will enable trading, pricing, reconciliations, account opening, transfers, sharing of instrument data,… Read More

ConsenSys Announces Acquisition of Blockchain Technology Company Fluidity

ConsenSys recently announced it has acquired U.S.-based blockchain technology company Fluidity. According to ConsenSys,  Fluidity is the primary developer of AirSwap and has produced several industry firsts in real-estate tokenization, tokenized securities trading, systems to pledge real collateral to decentralized credit platforms, and has hosted the Fluidity Summit. ConsenSys explained as part… Read More

Æternity Blockchain Debuts Peer-to-Peer Decentralized Social Sharing Platform

Æternity, a public, open-source blockchain protocol that enables a platform for next-generation decentralized applications and high scalability, announced on Thursday the launch of Superhero, a peer-to-peer social sharing project for tips, patronage, and sponsoring. The platform was notably development on the Æternity blockchain. According to… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology Teams Up with Spherity to Advance Digital Identity Solutions

Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” public blockchain network that aims to provide a “distributed trust” platform, announced on Friday it has joined forces with German decentralized digital identity specialist Spherity to advance digital identity solutions. The platform reported that the partnership will see the integration of… Read More

Denmark-Based Blockchain & AI Platform Paiblock Announces Extension of In-App Banking Covering to U.S. Banks in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Paiblock, a Denmark-based blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) platform, announced on Friday it has extended in-app banking coverage to customer accounts across US banks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded in 2011, Paiblock describes itself as a blockchain-based and AI-capable payment and digital lifestyle platform… Read More

Blockchain-Based Sports Fan Engagement Platform Chiliz Announces Global Partnership With UFC

Blockchain-based fan engagement platform for sports and entertainment, Chiliz, announced on Thursday it has formed a global partnership with mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, UFC. According to Chiliz, the partnership will enable UFC to tap into a captive audience of enthusiastic sports fans from around… Read More

Blockchain Platform Ontology Joins Celo Alliance for Prosperity

Ontology (ONT), a “high-performance” public blockchain network that aims to provide a “distributed trust” platform, announced on Tuesday it has joined the Celo Foundation Alliance for Prosperity, which is a mission-aligned network of organizations fostering social impact and financial inclusion through the use of blockchain… Read More

AVA Launches Public Testnet For Blockchain Platform

U.S.-based blockchain platform AVA announced on Friday it has launched its first of two planned public testnet releases. According to AVA, the first release allows participants to connect to a  global network of validators and participate in high-velocity transactions. Founded in 2018, AVA describes itself… Read More

Global Agriculture Supply Chains Cargill & Agrocorp Collaborates With Rabobank to Complete Cross-Continent Commodity Transaction of Wheat on a Blockchain Platform Provided By dltledgers

Dutch multinational banking and financial services group Rabobank announced on Monday it has collaborated with global agriculture supply chains Cargill and Agrocorp to completed a cross-continent commodity trade transaction of wheat from North America to Southeast Asia on a blockchain platform provided by Singapore-based dltledgers…. Read More

Chainalysis Launches Partnership Program to Expand Cryptocurrency Compliance

Blockchain security and analytics firm Chainalysis announced on Thursday the launch of its partnership program, which will reportedly work with key infrastructure providers to “broaden” cryptocurrency transaction monitoring through integrations, distribution partners in new global markets and data providers to strengthen Chainalysis’ crypto intelligence. Chainalysis… Read More

Nestlé Announces IBM Food Trust Blockchain Expansion to Zoégas Coffee Brand

Swiss multinational food and drink company Nestlé announced on Monday it is expanding the use of the IBM Food Trust Blockchain technology platform to its Zoégas coffee brand. Nestlé revealed that it started using blockchain in 2017 when it joined the IBM Food Trust as… Read More

KuCoin Announces “Project Pinocchio” With Multiple Blockchain Institutions to Tackle Dishonest Behaviors in the Crypto Space

Singapore-based global cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin recently announced the launch of its new project “Project Pinocchio” together with 21 blockchain institutions from around the world. KuCoin describes Project Pinocchio as a neutral and credible alert platform for less trustworthy projects in the cryptocurrency industry. The platform… Read More

GrainChain to Use Symbiont’s Enterprise Blockchain Platform For Global Expansion Efforts

GrainChain, a U.S.-based agricultural transaction platform with blockchain and IoT-powered solutions, recently announced it plans to globally expand and scale its operations by moving to the enterprise blockchain platform, Assembly, which is operated by Symbiont, an enterprise fintech creating the next generation of financial markets… Read More

UK Gold-Backed Token Project Aurus Scores €1 Million Investment From Dubai-Based Venture Capital Silver Rock Group

Aurus, a UK-based fintech, scored a €1 million investment from Dubai-based venture capital Silver Rock Group for its gold-back token project. Founded in 2017, Aurus describes itself as a marketplace for crypto-currencies that represent shared ownership of physical assets. The company noted that together with… Read More

NEM Ventures Announces Launch of NEM Ignite Incubator Program For Blockchain Project

NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, announced on Tuesday the launch of its NEM Ignite Incubator Programme to provide mentoring and financial support for early-stage blockchain projects.  According to NEM Ventures, NEM Ignite will help cultivate the growth… Read More

Fintech Is “Rapidly” Becoming a Key Part of Malaysia’s Financial Sector, with “Considerable Promise” for Expansion: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an international organization based in Washington, D.C., consisting of 189 different countries that aim to improve monetary cooperation worldwide, maintain financial stability, and facilitate global trade, acknowledged that Fintech has become a part of everyday life in Malaysia. The IMF… Read More

Overfunding: HubrisOne’s Latest Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Surpasses £900,000 Funding Target During the Final Days on Seedrs

HubrisOne, Fintech in the digital asset sector, has successfully secured its latest equity crowdfunding campaign’s £900,000 funding target during the final days on Seedrs. The funding round was launched in December and is currently offering 9.99% in equity at an £8,108,379 pre-money valuation. Founded in… Read More

FC Barcelona Announces New Global Blockchain Alliance With Chiliz

FC Barcelona announced last week it signed a new global partnership agreement with a blockchain-based fan engagement platform for sports and entertainment, Chiliz. According to FC Barcelona, the agreement is part of Barça’s new digital and commercial strategy and will help the Club stay closer… Read More

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