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GK8 reveals new features

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2022

GK8, an Israel-based self-managed crypto custody solution with MPC DeFi and staking support, has revealed a host of new features coming to its platform with new update.

product upgrade, DeFi, Ethereum, blockchain, digital assets

Blockchain Research Institute partners with Standard Bank

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2022

Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) has expanded its work on the continent courtesy of cooperation with one of Africa’s largest banks, Standard Bank.

banks, partnership, blockchain, cryptocurrency, expansion

Lynx announces its metaverse payments strategy

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2022

Canada-based Lynx has extended its financial infrastructure to include support for metaverse based services.

product launch, blockchain, crypto, remittances

Half of crypto owners want their salaries in crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2022

New research reveals that 55% of crypto owners – rising to 60% of 18-24 year olds – would rather get paid their salary in cryptocurrency.

cryptocurrency, online payments, trading platform, blockchain, crypto

Cogent Bank partners Tassat for real-time blockchain payments

News | Online Payments | 12 Jan 2022

Cogent Bank has announced its B2B clients will have access to TassatPay, a blockchain-based, real-time payment platform deployed within the US banking system.

partnership, blockchain, real-time payments, B2B payments

FQX, Credit Suisse, SFS & Mikron successfully complete eNotes Pilot

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2022

FQX, Credit Suisse, and SFS & Mikron have announced a successful completion of a Pilot using eNotes as a financing instrument. 

partnership, blockchain, fintech , financing , startup

Axis Bank uses state-backed blockchain platform for financial contract

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Jan 2022

India-based financial services player Axis Bank has issued a financial contract between two domestic businesses by using a government-backed blockchain platform.

Axis Bank, blockchain, digital assets, tokenization

Central Bank of Bahrain completes digital payments test with JP Morgan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2022

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has completed a digital payments test in collaboration with JP Morgan’s blockchain and cryptocurrency unit Onyx.

central bank, JP Morgan, blockchain, Token, banks

PayPal explores launch of own stablecoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2022

PayPal has announced it is exploring the launch of its own stablecoin as part of its cryptocurrency push. 

PayPal, product launch, stablecoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain

The US Department of Transportation could use crypto tokens incentives

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jan 2022

The US Department of Transportation's (DOT) has announced it wants to fund research into crypto token incentives for drivers.

cryptocurrency, SMEs, tokenization, blockchain, DeFi

HashCash augments blockchain-based digital identity creation with biometric research

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Jan 2022

US-based blockchain development company HashCash Consultants has incorporated the latest developments in biometric research and blockchain for companies looking for identification solutions.

digital identity, product upgrade, biometrics, blockchain, research

Tribal raises USD 40 mln in new funding round

News | Payments General | 07 Jan 2022

US-based Tribal, a B2B payment and financing platform for emerging markets, raised a new debt round of USD 40 million.

B2B payments, funding, SMEs, blockchain

Cion Digital raises USD 12 mln in seed funding round

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jan 2022

US-based Cion Digital, developers of an enterprise SaaS blockchain orchestration platform, has announced it has closed a USD 12 million Seed Capital raise.

funding, cryptocurrency, blockchain, real-time payments

3Space Art bridges NFTs with the real world

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Jan 2022

With NFTs going mainstream, 3Space Art has launched its NFT platform to discover and collect digital art by emerging artists.

blockchain, NFT, digital assets, crypto

Verofax secures USD 1.5 mln in pre-Series A

News | Payments General | 04 Jan 2022

UAE-based asset digitisation and traceability solutions provider Verofax has secured USD 1.5 million in pre-Series A to expand its Traceability-as-a-Service offering.

funding, expansion, blockchain, digitalisation, Microsoft, Amazon

SETL to take part in asset tokenisation pilot with SWIFT

News | Payments General | 23 Dec 2021

SETL has announced that it will be working with SWIFT on an innovation pilot, as the cooperative explores how it can support interoperability in the development of the tokenised asset market.

blockchain, cross-border payments, CBDC, digital assets

XDC Network adds Euro Stablecoin, EURS, into its decentralised trade finance ecosystem

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Dec 2021

XinFin has teamed up with the EURS stablecoin, a large euro-backed digital asset to onboard EURS into the XDC Network to form part of its diverse stablecoin ecosystem.

blockchain, trade finance, stablecoin, SMEs

Axletree teams with Roxe for international blockchain payments

News | Online Payments | 22 Dec 2021

Axletree and Roxe have partnered to deliver cross-border payments with blockchain technology, making use of the former’s marketplace and Roxe’s Instant Settlement Network.

cross-border payments, blockchain, remittance, instant payments, instant settlement, cryptocurrency

Blockchain auditing startup hae.sh collects EUR 1.3 million in seed round 

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 22 Dec 2021

Germany-based blockchain-based continuous forgery-proof auditing company hae.sh has obtained EUR 1.3 million in seed capital.

investment, expansion, financial services, blockchain

Gartner research: 20 per cent of big companies to use crypto by 2024

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Dec 2021

New research from technological research and consulting company Gartner has mentioned that 20% of big companies will use digital currencies as collateral or to make payments by 2024.

cryptocurrency, digital currency, regulation, e-wallet, blockchain, central bank, online payments