New Survey Indicates Businesses Unprepared to Deploy Blockchain Technology

A new survey reveals that organizations are not ready to implement blockchain tech, although a half of respondents are considering blockchain adoption. A new study has revealed that, while businesses are considering blockchain adoption, overall they do not feel ready to implement the technology. The survey was conducted by software development firm Globant and published […]

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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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Argentina Settles Export Deal With Paraguay Using Bitcoin

Argentina settles agricultural chemicals export deal worth $7,100 with Paraguay, accepts payment in Bitcoin. Argentina has settled an export deal with Paraguay in Bitcoin (BTC), Cointelegraph en Español reported on Thursday, Feb. 14. In a reported first for both countries, Paraguay has bought pesticides and fumigation products  worth $7,100 from Argentina, using cryptocurrency to settle […]

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Ripple, Mastercard and Barclays Invest in Ripple-Based Remittance Firm SendFriend

Remittance company SendFriend has received a $1.7 million investment from investors including Ripple, Mastercard Foundation, MIT Media Lab and Barclays. Remittance company SendFriend has received investments from Ripple (XRP), the Mastercard Foundation, MIT Media Lab and Barclays in a funding round, according to a press release published on Feb. 11. In the round, the firm […]

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Blockchain Lending Firm Dharma Raises $7 Million From Coinbase Ventures, Others

Blockchain-based lending firm Dharma Labs raised $7 million from big investors including Coinbase Ventures. San Francisco-based blockchain lending firm Dharma Labs has raised $7 million from big investors including Coinbase Ventures, as the company confirmed to Cointelegraph on Feb. 5. According to crypto news outlet The Block Crypto, Dharma Labs is planning to use the […]

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