Russia: Raiffeisen Bank Introduces Blockchain Platform for Corporate Settlements

Raiffeisenbank, a Russian subsidiary of Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International, developed a blockchain platform for settlements by holding firms. Raiffeisenbank, a Russian subsidiary of Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI), has developed a corporate blockchain platform, the bank announced in a press release on May 31. Targeting holding firms, the new blockchain platform claims to automate settlements […]

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ABB Launches Blockchain Pilot for Solar Energy Sector

Energy tech company ABB has launched a pilot project to investigate how blockchain can advance the solar energy market. International electrical engineering company ABB has rolled out a blockchain pilot to explore how the technology could promote the role of solar energy in peer-to-peer (p2p) energy trading, technology-focused media outlet PV Tech reported on May […]

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Major Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Joins R3 Corda-Powered Global Trade Finance Network

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International has announced it will pilot R3’s Corda-powered Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance. Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has announced it will pilot R3’s Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 8. As previously reported, Marco Polo — which is […]

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British Royal, US Ambassador Say Tech, Blockchain Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

Dignitaries and experts at a conference in Vienna noted the potential of new tech like blockchain in fighting human trafficking. Princess Eugenie of the United Kingdom and United States anti-human trafficking Ambassador John Richmond recently spoke in favor of using new technology like phone apps and blockchain to address human trafficking, Reuters reports on April […]

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