Blockchain/Bitcoin

The Very First Ethereum Financed Movie For Cinema

This autumn the Pitts Circus movie announced to produce the very first Ethereum financed movie for cinema, TV and VOD in 2017. The film which is going to be presented on film festivals and cinemas in 2018 will bring a

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Blockchain Technology – Opportunities and Challenges- Speech by Deutsche Bundesbank

Keynote Speech at the 6th Central Banking Workshop 2016 by Carl-Ludwig Thiele, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank. Introduction I would like to warmly welcome you to the 6th Central Banking Workshop. I am delighted that we

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Blockchain-Prototyp von Deutscher Bundesbank und Deutscher Börse

Die Deutsche Bundesbank und die Deutsche Börse haben gemeinsam einen funktionalen Prototyp für die Wertpapierabwicklung auf Basis der Blockchain-Technologie vorgestellt. Der Prototyp ist so konzipiert, dass er technisch die Zug-um-Zug-Abwicklung von Wertpapieren gegen zentral ausgegebene digitale Werteinheiten sowie reine Werteinheiten-

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Gatechain: Applying Blockchain To Trade Finance

Zurich-based Gatechain has developed a solution that leverages blockchain technology for trade finance. The solution reduces trading risks, processing time and costs, while guarantying better performance and improving cash flow. Trade finance is the financing of trade, and concerns both

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Lykke lanciert Lykke Streams – Projekt-Crowdsourcing mit Preisgeld

Das Schweizer Fintech-Unternehmen Lykke kündigt Lykke Streams an, eine Plattform, auf der Projekte veröffentlicht und mittels Crowdsourcing umgesetzt werden können. Die Beta-Version von Lykke Streams ist unter https://streams.lykke.com/ verfügbar. Auf Lykke Streams können Projektideen veröffentlicht und von Talenten aus der

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87% of Financial Market Participants Say Blockchain Will Disrupt The Industry

A survey conducted by Deutsche Bank and FT Remark, the research arm of the Financial Times, found that a staggering majority (87%) of financial market participants are confident that blockchain technology will disrupt the settlement model for securities. 62% believe

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Upcoming Swiss Hackathon Seeks To Use Blockchain To Disrupt The Insurance Industry

An upcoming blockchain hackathon organized by EPAM in collaboration with Swiss Finance + Technology Association  and Validity Labs is looking for innovative solutions to disrupt the insurance industry. The EPAM 2016 Blockchain Hackathon, taking place on November 18 and 19,

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SBB and Bitcoin: Did You Just Notice The Gorilla On Stage?

You may all know the now-famous experiment conducted in the late 1990s by Daniel J. Simons and Christopher Chabris where two groups of people – some dressed in white, some in black – are passing basketballs back and forth. The

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Insurers and Reinsurers Launch Blockchain Initiative B3i

Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i aiming to explore the potential of distributed ledger technologies to better serve clients through faster, more convenient and secure services. If Blockchain technology proves

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Swiss Blockchain-powered Exchange Captures $1 Million from Fans

Lykke, a Swiss Fintech company building a global blockchain-powered marketplace, concluded its initial coin offering (ICO) at midnight, October 11th, with the sale of 23,226,753 coins, raising 1,161,338 CHF. The sale lasted a month, during which over 1,200 new people

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