Tag "Blockchain"

Deutsche Börse Presents Blockchain Concept for Risk Free Cash Transfer

Deutsche Börse Group has developed a concept for riskless transfer of commercial bank money via an infrastructure based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). By combining blockchain technology with its proven post-trade infrastructure, Deutsche Börse aims to achieve efficiencies while at the

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Top Worldwide VCs and Investors in Bitcoin and Blockchain

Blockchain, a type of database that records an ongoing list of tamper-proof records, has created a lot of hype in the financial services industry, promising to allow banks to save billions in infrastructure costs and significantly increase efficiency. The world’s

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European Commission Gives Boost To Startups In Europe

The European Commission’s Start-up and Scale-up Initiative aims to give Europe’s many innovative entrepreneurs every opportunity to become world leading companies. It pulls together all the possibilities that the EU already offers and adds a new focus on venture capital

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Startup of the Month: Lykke, a Next-Gen Zero-Commission Trading Platform Powered by Blockchain

Bitcoin and blockchain technology has gotten a major boost in Switzerland as Richard Olsen, the co-founder of OANDA and a former CEO of the North American FX Brokerage, is looking to harness the power of the technology to disrupt digital

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Switzerland Opens up to Blockchain Tech

Appetite for blockchain technology is growing worldwide as venture capital investment in Bitcoin and blockchain startups exceeds US$1.1 billion and major financial institutions begin trialing the technology for varied applications. Perceived as the trigger to “a profound technological shift” by

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Credit Suisse Report Names Technologies Trends Changing Banking

Credit Suisse has released a report on the Swiss financial center in which it points out the key trends and technologies that are changing banking. The report, entitled ‘Swiss Financial Center 2016,’ addresses the ongoing changes occurring in the financial

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Enforcement Actions by the Regulators in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Due to the explosive growth of Bitcoin in recent years, as well as rapidly increasing interest in the cryptocurrency’s underlying ledger technology, the blockchain, regulators have been keen to keep pace with developments to ensure that existing laws are enforced

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings – Land Registry

Following up his 2 previous musings on “Bitcoin and Money Creation” and “Blockchain Disruption Evaluation”, Alex Batlin is back with another interesting observation on of using blockchains for land registry. Below is Alex’s full post: Land Registry Privatization The Guardian’s Land Registry faces

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Alex Batlin’s Briefing of Crypto 2.0 Musings Regulation

The importance of understanding and working with, not around regulation, in FinTech cannot be overstated in my opinion. You can develop the best technology in the world, but it will be useless unless it can be applied once it touches regulated environments. Regulation

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Can Blockchain Save the EU?

In the span of less than 10 years blockchain, the distributed ledger that underpins digital currencies such as Bitcoin has gone from being an obscure ideological technology to one that is set to revolutionize government, business, and finance. Written by Daniel

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