Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Plutus Tap & Pay Contactless Payments Raises Over $1m in Crowdfunding

London-based start-up Plutus Tap & Pay has announced that it has raised $1 million in just 9 days of funding for its payment platform which is designed to facilitate contactless payments...

Centre of Excellence for Blockchain Technologies in India

IT services and solutions provider Mphasis has today unveiled its Centre of Excellence for blockchain-based solutions at its Bangalore headquarters. This dedicated lab will conduct research, rapid prototyping, co-creation of use...

Blockchain Travel Competition and Investment Tool From Drachmae Travel

Drachmae Travel Club, an exclusive blockchain travel portal, is conducting a competition for travellers. The 'Bitcoin Altcoin and Blockchain Competition' requires participating travellers to record the travel details and expenses incurred...

Blockchain-Powered Real Estate Finance Technology Platform From Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., a NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China, has announced that its new blockchain-powered real estate finance technology platform was released at the...

Terry Pierce Joins Fluent from PrimeRevenue

Finance Magnates has reported that Terry Pierce, salesman at PrimeRevenue, a cloud-enabled supply chain finance solutions provider, and former second round draft pick of American football team the Denver Broncos, has...

World’s Largest Consulting Firms Jumping on the Blockchain Wagon

Blockchain is emerging as a potentially disruptive force capable of transforming the financial services industry. Today, all major banks and financial institutions are involved in blockchain technology one way or another:...

Deloitte Luxembourg Develops Regulatory PoC for Blockchain Tech

Deloitte Luxembourg has announced that it has developed a proof of concept to address regulatory transaction reporting in a distributed ledger technology environment. Deloitte also has determined that through smart contracts,...

UK Government Experimenting with Blockchain for Welfare Claimants

The BBC reported today that the UK government has quietly begun looking into the use of blockchain technology, with a trial of the payment of 24 welfare claimants over a six...

SMEs to Benefit from Blockchain Application by KBC and Cegeka

Dutch company KBC and IT specialist Cegeka, along with various other companies, have announced the successfully testing of Digital Trade Chain (DTC), a blockchain solution that facilitates secure international trade between...

Chain-Finance Distributed Ledger and Trade Finance Conference

Yesterday, Chain-Finance held its Distributed Ledger and Trade Finance event in London. Focussing on the potential of blockchain technology to renovate and simplify supply chain management and finance, amongst other things,...