Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Qatari bank completes money transfer blockchain pilot

Qatar Commercial Bank has revealed the completion of an initial blockchain pilot enabling international funds transfers with a number of banks in the region and beyond. Read more:

FCA publishes discussion paper on blockchain utilization

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT) also commonly called blockchain. Read more:

Ant Financial plans to double-down on blockchain

Ant Financial is planning to increase its emphasis, and use, of blockchain technology in an effort to provide more trustworthy data to its user base. Read more:

Fidelity is first asset manager to join blockchain group IC3

Fidelity Investments Inc has become the first financial institution to join the Initiative for CryptoCurrencies & Contracts. Read more:

Hyperledger Project: collaboration pays off

Hyperledger Project is a global collaborative cross-industry effort created to leverage the emerging blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Read more:

The FinTech files: three truths and two myths

Neal Cross, the chief innovation officer of DBS, shares his unique perspective on FinTech. Read more:

Wyre scoops up Chinese remittance startup Remitsy

Blockchain-based cross-border payments startup Wyre is acquiring Beijing-based business payments service Remitsy. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed. Read more:

BitPesa & BitBond start bitcoin loans to Kenya

German blockchain loans provider BitBond has partnered with BitPesa to facilitate payments directly to Kenya mobile accounts. Read more:

Funderbeam grabs €2m for startup stock exchange

Blockchain-based trading and investment platform Funderbeam has picked up €2m from Japanese investor and incubator Mistletoe. Read more:

Blockchain: going Dutch

The first collaborative blockchain application's deployment is in trade finance. The Dutch are working with banks to bring secure technology to this area. Read more: