Articles with tag: blockchain

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Sberbank to launch blockchain platform made on Hyperledger Fabric

11 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Russia-based Sberbank has made plans to launch a blockchain platform designed for trade finance, built on Hyperledger Fabric

Sberbank, Hyperledger Fabric, blockchain, platform, Russia, stablecoin, digital assets, digital assets law, financial highlights

KB Kookmin Bank, Hashed partner for Bitcoin custody services

11 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

South Korea-based KB Kookmin Bank (KB) has partnered with blockchain venture fund Hashed and crypto exchange Cumberland Korea to offer Bitcoin custody services.

KB Kookmin Bank, Hashed, Bitcoin, custody services, Cumberland Korea, South Korea, blockchain, venture fund, crypto exchange, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, OCC, banks, US, digital assets

Russia implements new crypto rules, as banks adapt to new exchanges

10 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Russia has introduced new rules regarding the use of cryptocurrency its borders, coming into effect in January 2021. 

Russia, crypto rules, cryptocurrency, banks, exchanges, Bitcoin, Ether, Vladimir Putin, Kremplin, cryptocurrency law, digital currency, Russian Federation, crypto exchanges, Bitcoin mining, blockchain

ForumPay launches crypto-fiat payment platform for merchants

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

POS solutions provider ForumPay has launched a crypto-and-fiat interchangeable payment platform, enabling consumers to pay in crypto and receive payments in either crypto or fiat. 

ForumPay, crypto-fiat payments, cryptocurrency, payments, crypto adoption, blockchain, e-wallet, coin, payments

Reale Mutua issues surety bonds using blockchain

06 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Reale Group has issued its first fully digital surety bond, as part of the national project ‘Fideiussioni Digitali’ promoted by CeTIF, SIA and Reply, in collaboration with Banca d’Italia and IVASS.

Reale Group, SIA, blockchain, digital surety bond, insurance, Italy

ECXX to launch asset-based digital securities exchange

05 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

ECXX Global (ECXX) has secured admission from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to the Fintech Sandbox Express under the Recognised Market Operator (RMO) regime.

ECXX Global, tokens, blockchain, ECXX, Singapore, digital assets, Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS

Diginex launches crypto exchange in Singapore

31 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Hong Kong-based Diginex has launched a cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore, where it currently operates under a ‘temporary exemption’ from licensing. 

Diginex, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, Singapore, temporary exemption, license, Hong Kong, Nasdaq, EQUOS.io, crypto trading, spot trading, blockchain, Payment Services Act, 8i Enterprises Acquisition, Major Payment Institution

Infinigold, Coinfirm partner to set a new compliance and security standard

30 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

InfiniGold has partnered with blockchain analytics and AML company Coinfirm to establish a new compliance and security standard for digitalised commodities. 

InfiniGold, blockchain analytics, AML, Coinfirm, compliance and security standard, digitalised commodities, PaaS, Perth Mint Gold Token, transaction monitoring, fraudulent activity, issuer, PMGT

Gate.io upgrades IEO platform, as projects secure USD 46 mln in 2020

30 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Digital asset exchange Gate.io has announced it has released an upgraded version of its IEO platform, Startup 2.0

Gate.io, IEO platform, digital asset exchange, Startup 2.0, KardiaChain, Meter, digital wallet, Startup, return of investment, ROI, investor, blockchain

BitPay teams up with CoolBitX

30 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

CoolBitX, a blockchain security company, has partnered with BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency payment services. 

BitPay, CoolBitX, partnership, cryptocurrency, transactions, blockchain, payments, CoolWallet S, hardware wallet, JSON Payment Protocol, retailer, AT&T, Twitch, Microsoft, Newegg, BTC, bitcoin, BitcoinCash, XRP, ETH, USDC, BUSD, GUSD

Binance launches trading platform in Australia

29 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Binance, a blockchain company, has launched Binance Australia, a fiat-to-crypto trading platform.

Binance, fiat, cryptocurrency, Binance Australia, Australia, blockchain, banks, PayID, mobile app, digital currencies, Singapore, Korea, Uganda, Jersey, US, UK

Suzhou signs MOU with Cypherium to advance blockchain development after CBDC trials

29 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Cypherium, an enterprise-focused blockchain platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Suzhou City Municipal to advance the city’s development of blockchain infrastructure.

Cypherium, blockchain, CBDC trials, China, DC/EP, central bank digital currency

PayBito rolls out expanded cryptocurrency listing

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based crypto exchange PayBito has announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency listing. 

PayBito, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, digital assets, utility coins, trading platform, altcoins, banking security, cryptocurrency trading, blockchain, crypto invoicing, payment dispute management, ticketing, payment processors

85 percent of Italy-based banks use Corda for exchanging interbank data transfers

28 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Banks across Italy have started using R3’s Corda blockchain to speed the process of double-checking transaction logs.

Italy, banks, Corda, interbank data transfer, R3, blockchain, transaction logs, reconciliation, Interbank Agreement, NTT Data, bank technology, SIA

EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

Ant Group unveils technology brand AntChain for express blockchain deployment

23 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Ant Group, a provider of financial services technology, and the parent company of Alipay, has launched AntChain.

Ant Group, blockchain, SMEs, Alipay, AntChain, AI, Internet of Things, IoT, secure computation, China, innovation

Digital Deal Making platform launches to resolve SME financing gap

21 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Maksab, a deal making digital platform, has officially launched to support the Small and Medium Sized sector.

Ethereum blockchain, smart contracts, advisors, finance, Maksab, SMEs, growth capital, virtual environment, ERC-20 smart contract

Spain-based banks pilot blockchain-based digital payments

17 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Spain-based companies Banco Santander, Banco Sabadell, BBVA, and CaixaBank have finalized a proof-of-concept (PoC) test for digital payments via blockchain-based smart contracts.

Banco Santander, Banco Sabadell, BBVA, CaixaBank, Spain, Iberpay, PoC, blockchain, digital payments, smat contracts, DLT, Spanish Payment System, SNCE, red-I, dlt based payments

Gate.io launches Options trading

15 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Global digital asset exchange, Gate.io has launched an Options trading feature.

blockchain, trading, digital assets, options trading, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin,

Singapore FinTech Association and R3 enter partnership

15 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and R3 have entered into a strategic partnership. 

Singapore FinTech Association, R3, startups, Singapore, blockchain