Ripple Global Payments Group Joined by BTMU

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ – BTMU - the banking arm of Japan’s MUFG bank, has announced that it is joining Ripple’s Global Payments Steering Group - GPSG. As the first Japanese bank in GPSG,...

Financial Institutions Demonstrate Blockchain Solution for Syndicated Loans

Synaps Loans LLC has announced the successful demonstration of the first working blockchain solution for syndicated loan servicing. Blockchain consortium R3's Lab and Research Center managed the proof-of-concept testing of the system, which was...

SAP Joins Hyperledger as Premier Member, Reveals Sap.iO Fund

Hyperledger, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that SAP SE has joined as a Premier member. As part of SAP's Premier membership, Dominik Heere, Vice President, Innovation Engineering, SAP...

Blockchain Collaborative Consortium Membership Reaches 109 Companies and Organizations

The Blockchain Collaborative Consortium (BCCC) has announced that it has expanded from its initial 34 founding member companies to the current 109 companies and organizations. A decision was also reached to inaugurate the Financial...

New Paper Investigates Blockchain for Delivery Vs Payment Settlement

RISE Financial Technologies Ltd., developer of distributed technology solutions for financial market infrastructures and regulated financial institutions, is releasing a paper. ‘Linking Cash and Securities for Delivery Vs Payment Settlement in Distributed Ledger Arrangements’...

Hyperledger Gains Daimler AG as Premier Member

Hyperledger Project, the collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that Daimler AG has joined the project as a Premier member. Daimler's focus is on future-oriented topics and continuing to systematically...

SCOR Embraces Blockchain Technology, Developing Insurance Industry Solutions

In September 2016 SCOR started to test blockchain technology and launched a Technical Accounting Blockchain Proof of Concept to assess the feasibility of using Blockchain technology to enhance the Ruschlikon initiative, a global community...

Chamber of Digital Commerce Adds Prominent New Members

Blockchain trade association, The Chamber of Digital Commerce has announced the addition of three new companies to its membership to help educate, promote and accelerate the adoption of blockchain-enabled technologies. Accenture, CME Group and TMX...

Hyperledger Adds American Express as Premier Member

Hyperledger Project, the collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced that American Express has joined the project as a Premier Member. As a Premier member, American Express will contribute to the development...

Cotton Blockchain Consortium With Hyperledger

The Seam, a commodities trading and agribusiness software provider, has announced that it is forming a blockchain consortium for the global cotton industry. Working with IBM, the company intends to lead an industry-wide collaboration...