Saturday, December 5, 2020

BitScan partners with Waves to launch new loyalty program

BitScan, a merchant-backed loyalty program, has announced a partnership with Waves to implement a new type of loyalty program. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Shanghai launches new blockchain alliance

There’s a new blockchain consortium in town with the announcement of the Shanghai Industrial Development Blockchain Alliance. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Open-source blockchain Antshares nabs $4.5m

Chinese open-source blockchain startup Antshares has raised $4.5m in its initial coin offering to complete the development of its blockchain platform. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Blockchain could change S&P ratings

Standard & Poor's could consider making rating changes of major financial institutions if the use blockchain technology becomes widespread. Read more: www.cnbc.com

Blockchain holds strong as FinTech venture funding dips

While the number of deals and the total value of FinTech VC investment ebbed in Q3 2016, activity is expected to rebound in Q4 and in 2017. Read more: www.fintechranking.com

Spot FX blockchain clearing firm FXCH raising €8.5m

On its way to bringing a much needed change to the Foreign Exchange markets, FXCH Ltd. is beginning their first round of financing. Read more: www.finextra.com

Blockchain, cognitive computing and cloud to shape future of finance

According to banking and technology chief executives, cognitive computing and cloud are some of the technologies that will shape the finance industry the most in the digital age. Read more: www.fintechranking.com

Blockchain 2017: Out of the lab, into the field

As many have predicted, 2017 is the year blockchain is set to break out of the Proof-of-Concept stage and into production environments. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Blockchain-based identity service backed by 5 big Canadian banks

SecureKey announced Monday that later this year it will release a blockchain-based service. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

South Korean insurance company Kyobo Life tests blockchain

Last week, the South Korean government selected life insurance company, Kyobo Life, to pioneer blockchain technology. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

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