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Arizona’s blockchain bill passes Senate

The Senate of Arizona has passed a bill relating to the blockchain that would give smart contracts and blockchain signatures legal binding status. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

How Lemonade and AI are putting the fizz in insurance claims

US peer-to-peer InsurTech start-up Lemonade, claims it has set a world record for the speed and ease of paying a claim at three seconds with zero paperwork. Read more: www.postonline.co.uk

Wall Street meets bitcoin boulevard

The vast majority of all Bitcoin trades are done by people just for the sake of making a trade, to drive down a price of exchange, or to “beat the street.” Read more: www.bitcoinist.com

Life insurance startup Ladder launches in California

Ladder, the new life insurance startup looking to bring policy enrollment as easy as picking up a mobile phone, has launched in its first market — California. Read more: www.techcrunch.com

Wall Street’s book-keeper will use blockchain tech

he Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) will use blockchain technology as the core infrastructure to rebuild platform that manages and processes $11 trillion worth of credit default swaps. Read more: www.cryptocoinnews.com

New York seed investors stayed strong in 2016

Top seed investors in the New York startup community showed their muscle in the final quarter of 2016 and are likely to continue doing so in the coming year. Read more: www.bankinnovation.net

Bitcoin exchange operator pleads guilty to money crimes

Anthony Murgio, the former operator of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.mx has pleaded guilty in federal court for money crimes. Read more: www.coindesk.com

When banking frustration closes a door, an app opens a window

According to Chris Britt, CEO of mobile-first banking platform Chime, consumers are getting frustrated with traditional financial institutions. And this frustration has created an opening for digital banking newcomers. Read more: www.pymnts.com

FinTech school launches training facility

FinTech School launches its first location in the heart of Silicon Valley to train the Financial Services industry, its service providers and major universities. Read more: www.banklesstimes.com

Indiegogo forms partnership with Riverwood Solutions

Indiegogo announced it teamed up with manufacturing and supply-chain advisory firm, Riverwood Solutions. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com