Thursday, May 13, 2021

Australia post accelerator experiments with blockchain

Australia post accelerator has joined international firms in ongoing Blockchain technology experiments, exploring three potential areas: identity, registries, and e-voting. Read more:

Russia’s central bank adds blockchain-friendly firm

Russia’s central bank is continuing to grow its blockchain footprint, having announced the creation of a new FinTech association. Read more:

BofA, HSBC to innovate trade finance through blockchain

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) have teamed up to develop a blockchain prototype for trade finance innovation. Read more:

Arizona bill would make blockchain smart contracts ‘legal’

An Arizona legislator wants to amend state law to account for blockchain signatures and smart contracts, public records show. Read more:

Deloitte backs blockchain startup Setl

Blockchain financial services firm Setl has secured funding from professional services giant Deloitte. The size of the investment is undisclosed. Read more:

Indian markets all set to benefit from blockchain tech

An Indian company has come up with a solution that could potentially change the way derivatives and cash contracts are settled in stock markets. Read more:

ABN Amro joins R3 blockchain consortium

The Dutch bank is an investor in blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings and is working with local academics on applications of the technology. Read more:

4 reasons 2017 will be blockchain’s banner year

Blockchain will be the most dynamic area in tech in 2017. Major players position themselves for a leap forward in the year ahead. Read more:

HYPR grabs $3m for blockchain biometric authentication

Blockchain biometric security company HYPR has picked up $3m in a new round of funding from RTP Ventures, Boldstart Ventures and Mesh Ventures. Read more:

Internet of Coins launches hybrid asset on multiple blockchains

The Internet of Coins developers are launching the construction of a ‘hybrid asset’. Read more: