Tag Archives: banking

Market Enabler? Exchanges See Blockchain as New Revenue Play
  While distributed ledgers were once considered a way for financial firms to upgrade back-office processes, some appear to be changing their tune on [...]
Western Union: is the future bright or dark?
  Chris Skinner is Chair of the European networking forum: the Financial Services Club. He is best known as an independent commentator on Fintech [...]
Humaniq Aims to Tackle Barriers to Economic Inclusion With Blockchain App
  According to a 2014 World Economic Forum report, there are two billion unbanked people around the world who have no access to banking services. In [...]
BABB Is Building a Mobile Bank on Blockchain Tech — But Sticking With Fiat
  The U.K.-based fintech startup BABB, which stands for Bank Account Based Blockchain, is developing a mobile banking app using blockchain technology [...]
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 [...]
Considering a Pragmatic Approach to Blockchain Implementation
  Henry Hilska is Founder and Managing Principal at Convexity Solutions, a consulting firm created to assist clients in financial services apply [...]
The Lack of Blockchain Talent is Becoming An Industry Concern
  The alleged lack of available talent for blockchain industry jobs was high on the agenda at the DTCC’s Fintech Symposium, held at the Grand [...]
Few German Banks Are Implementing Blockchain Tech: PwC Survey
  PwC Germany conducted a survey on the current state of blockchain technology implementation at German banks. The survey shows that German bankers [...]
Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking
  A shift occurred in the summer of 2015 that sent modern-day slavers flocking to bitcoin. Following pressure from Illinois law enforcement, Visa and [...]
‘Top 10’ Blockchains Report Concludes: Now is the Time to Pivot
  Research and advisory firm Aite Group is preparing to release a detailed comparison of what it deems the ‘Top 10’ distributed ledger [...]