Tagged: ibm

IBM Partners With Italian Bank Banca Carige to Launch $500 Million U.S. Technology Joint Venture “Dock”

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced last week it has teamed up with Italian bank, Banca Carige, to launch launched Dock, a $500 million U.S. joint venture, to bring innovative technologies including AI, big data, analytics and cognitive tools to improve the competitiveness of Carige’s more than 500 branches and… Read More

we.trade Announces First Live Trades on Platform

On Tuesday, blockchain trade platform we.trade announced it has completed seven real-time customer transactions by 10 companies on its platform across five countries. Founded earlier this year, we.trade was established by Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, Societe Generale and UniCredit to address the… Read More

KoreConX Announces Compliant Security Token Protocol

KoreConX, a platform to manage businesses capital market activity and stakeholder communications, has announced the “KoreToken Protocol” for securities tokens that said to be fully compliant throughout the lifecycle of the security. Recognizing the market has not established a protocol that caters to the life… Read More

Regtech is Hot and IBM’s Watson is On It

IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence initiative (AI), is moving into Regtech. This should really come as no surprise to anyone as Regtech and AI are a perfect match. All of financial services will be digitized and fueled by the internet. Fintech is the future. But… Read More

Avaloq Collaborates with IBM to Build a Private Swiss Banking Cloud

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced earlier this week it has formed a partnership with IBM to build a private “Swiss Banking Cloud” and to transform its IT service delivery model leveraging IBM’s Infrastructure as a Service… Read More

IBM Further Strengthens Partnership With Crédit Mutuel to Build Bank of Tomorrow

Last week, fintech firm Crédit Mutuel announced the extension of its partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to devise new ways of working to better serve the bank’s 12 million customers. Crédit Mutuel reported it has selected IBM Cloud, Watson and advanced cybersecurity technologies to fundamentally change… Read More

IBM’s Microfinance Blockchain in Kenya Tests the Viability of Hyperledger

The Senior Vice President in charge of Platforms & Blockchain at IBM, Bridget van Kralingen, gave an inspiring talk in mid-May at the giant Consensus cryptocurrency and blockchain conference in New York. She said she’d long held a dream making micro-finance more available in the… Read More

Veridium Plans to Use IBM Blockchain Technology to Create Social & Environmental Impact Tokens

Veridium Labs Ltd, a company incubated by EnVision Corporation, announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help “transform” the carbon credit market using IBM blockchain technology with the goal of making it easier for companies to offset their environmental footprints. The… Read More

IBM Acquires Aggregation & Analytics Software Provider Armanta

On Thursday, IBM announced it has acquired aggregation and analytics software provider Armanta. IBM reported it has worked with Armanta for the past two years to deliver financial risk solutions to clients globally. The combination of IBM’s and Armanta’s technology and expertise has allowed IBM to… Read More

IBM Teams Up With Jewelry Companies To Launch Global Blockchain Initiative “TrustChain”

Last week, IBM announced it has teamed up with jewelry companies Asahi Refining, Helzberg Diamonds, LeachGarner, Richline Group, and UL to launch a new global blockchain initiative called TrustChain. The initiative will be powered by the IBM Blockchain Platform and deliver through the IBM Cloud. According… Read More

Global Insurance Brand Marsh Announces Collaboration With IBM, ACORD, & ISN For Blockchain Technology

Global insurance company, Marsh, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with IBM (NYSE: IBM), ACORD, and ISN launch a commercial blockchain solution for proof of insurance. The company reported that by using blockchain technology, it is looking to fundamentally transform the certificate of insurance process… Read More

Blockchain Firm Proxeus, along with IBM, Set to Register a Company in Record Time During DigitalSwitzerland Challenge

During the DigitalSwitzerland challenge, taking place today (April 9th) in Zurich, Blockchain firm Proxeus, along with IBM and other partners, will complete the legal registeration of a company, from start to finish, in just 3 hours. This is in contrast to the typical 4 to 6 weeks… Read More

Brief: Sberbank Initiates Pilot Blockchain Payment, Partners with MegaFon, MegaLabs, Alfa-Bank & IBM

Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank which  almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The bank has now spearheaded a Russian banking industry first: a pilot blockchain payment transaction. The transaction used… Read More

IBM & Dream Payments Announces Expansion of Payment Services on the Cloud to U.S. Financial Institutions

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Monday it is teaming up with Canadian-based fintech company Dream Payments to bring a new revenue-generating, mobile payment offerings to financial institutions and merchants in the United States through the IBM Cloud. The technology giant revealed that it and Dream Payments are rolling out… Read More

Newly Formed Finastra Signs Agreement with IBM on Banking Technology, Fintech

Finastra, created by the merging of Misys and D+H, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have reached an agreement to explore how Finastra can transform their banking operations with IBM Cloud and Cognitive technologies. The two companies plan to bring IBM technology into the Finastra open architecture to enrich… Read More

Japanese Megabank Mizuho Commits to Fintech in Series of Partnerships

New Fintech Incubator One of the largest banks in Japan, Mizuho Financial Group, has been in the news recently for several partnerships involving fintech. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the bank is in talks to co-develop a fintech incubator that will be focused on virtual… Read More

Two New Partnerships Announced Involving Singapore Fintech

This week, two separate partnerships involving Fintech education were announced in Singapore. Visa announced it has partnered with the Singapore Fintech Association and five local polytechnic schools to nurture future talent through a series of engagements with students from the schools. IBM also announced this week… Read More

IBM Teams Up With NUS to Promote Fintech & Blockchain Training in Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing and the IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation (ICBI), a part of IBM Research, announced on Tuesday they are collaborating to develop a module on fintech, which is set to better equip students with essential knowledge and skill sets in this area…. Read More

Japanese IB Nomura Opens Fintech Program in Mumbai, PwC, Google, IBM & Amazon Internet Services Join Effort

Japanese investment bank Nomura has set up a fintech program in India, inviting entrepreneurs in Mumbai to build new tools for capital markets. The Voyager partnership aims to give Indian fintech specialists access to Nomura’s resources at the Mumbai innovation centre, enabling them to test their ideas using… Read More

IBM Teams Up With Hejia to Launch Blockchain-based Supply Chain Financial Services Platform for Pharmaceutical Procurement

Earlier this week, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Sichuan Hejia Co., Ltd. (Hejia) announced they have collaborated to launch a new blockchain-based supply chain financial service platform specifically for pharmaceutical procurement. The companies confirmed that the new service is to help improve efficiency, transparency, and operation of… Read More