Blockchain Startup Takes on Mainstream Crowdfunding Sites to Cut Number of Failed Projects

sponsored A startup says crowdfunding sites have a trust problem, with projects failing and contributors refusing to invest again. It believes blockchain can change this. A new blockchain platform is vowing to take on established crowdfunding sites — and argues that their lack of accountability means greater numbers of projects fail to deliver what they […]

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Credit Suisse Completes Joint Mutual Fund Transactions Using Blockchain

Global investment bank Credit Suisse and Banco Best completed end-to-end fund transactions on blockchain. Global investment bank Credit Suisse and Portuguese Banco Best have completed end-to-end fund transactions on blockchain, according to a press release published Feb. 7. The financial institutions have reportedly processed every part of the fund trade process by implementing a blockchain-based […]

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Major Mining Company BHP, Japanese Shipper NYK Deliver Biofuel Traced via Blockchain

Multinational mining giant BHP conducted a joint blockchain experiment with Japanese shipper NYK and biofuel producer Good Fuels. Multinational metal and oil mining giant BHP has successfully tested blockchain in a conjoint experiment with Japanese shipping company NYK, shipping news magazine Dry Bulk reports Tuesday, Feb. 5. Sustainable biofuel company GoodFuels provided its product for […]

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

The Italian postal service has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, which includes American Express, Cisco, Intel and JPMorgan. The Italian postal service provider, Poste Italiane, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, Cointelegraph Italia reported on Jan. 29. Hyperledger is a collaborative project led by the Linux Foundation which aims to create open-source standards for blockchain […]

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US Crypto Exchange Launches Spot Trading for Institutional Investors

U.S. crypto exchange Seed CX, which previously introduced a digital wallet for institutional investors, is now launching spot trading. Chicago-based, licensed crypto exchange Seed CX has launched spot trading for institutional investors, according to an official press release published on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Spot trading is the purchase or sale of a currency, financial instrument […]

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Japanese Banks Launching Digital Currencies Could Inspire the Traditional Cash Society

Can a largely cash-based society become the leader in bank-issued digital currencies? Japan is known as a land of contrasts. A country where serenity and tranquillity can be found in the middle of the hustle and bustle of large global cities, where proud traditionalism stands side-by-side with the developers and innovators of breakthrough technologies, where […]

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