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Asian Banks Outline Blockchain Use Cases
  Financial Institutions are eager to identify the commercial opportunity that blockchain technology can offer their business and ways it can help [...]
China, Blockchain & The Holy Grail of Marketplace Lending
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The [...]
FinTech’s Influence in Asian Markets Grows
  Several Asian countries are experiencing a growing effect of the fintech revolution that has swept across economies as innovative solutions pave the [...]
Report: Chinese Regulators Discuss Draft Rules With Bitcoin Exchanges
  China’s bitcoin exchanges may soon be required to implement new and potentially onerous processes to ensure know-your-customer (KYC) [...]
Chinese Bank Union to Tackle Receipt Forgery With Blockchain
  Eight Chinese banks have teamed up with blockchain research startup Shenzhen Blockchain Financial Services to bring efficiencies and fight forgery [...]
Foxconn Reveals Plan for Blockchain Supply Chain Domination
  One of the world’s largest tech employers is now in the blockchain business. Foxconn – best known for manufacturing Apple’s iPhone – [...]
Say Hello to the Multi-Blockchain Business Model
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The [...]
Wirex Closes $3 mln Japan Funding Round, Eyes Asia Expansion
  UK-based fiat and cryptocurrency online banking platform Wirex has announced it has raised $3 mln from Japanese SBI Group. Wirex, which offers [...]
47 Banks Complete DLT Cloud Pilot With Ripple Tech
  A consortium of 47 banks has completed a distributed ledger technology (DLT) pilot that is now set to move to production in 2017. Announced today by [...]
Hitachi Tests Private Blockchain for Rewards Points
  One of Japan’s oldest and largest conglomerates is now testing blockchain for rewards points. According to a blog post from project partner [...]