Friday, October 20, 2017

Digital Asset Forms Strategic Relationships with Accenture, Broadridge, PwC

Digital Asset Holdings, a blockchain technology developer focused on the financial industry, has entered into strategic partnerships with Accenture, Broadridge and PwC. Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Asset, commented on the relationships: “We are excited to enter into relationships with...

Mizuho Selects Cognizant for Blockchain-Secured Financial Doc Archiving Solution

Japanese financial services giant Mizuho Financial Group and IT services provider Cognizant have formed a partnership to develop a blockchain solution for secure record-keeping of documents among Mizuho Financial Group companies around the world. The...

Eris Industries Appointed Strategic Partner in PwC’s Blockchain Solutions Portfolio

Eris Industries has announced that it has been selected by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC to be in its blockchain solutions portfolio. We are pleased to announce @eris_ltd has been appointed a strategic partner in PwC's Blockchain solutions portfolio!...

IBM, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa Complete Blockchain-Based Customer ID Project

IBM and Crédit Mutuel Arkéa have announced the completion of their first blockchain project to improve the bank’s ability to verify customer identity. The result of this pilot is an operational permissioned blockchain network...

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 joined blockchain start-up...

Indian Banks Look at Blockchain Tech to Eliminate Back Office

Blockchain technology has become the focus of attention of some of the world's largest financial institutions with Indian banks being no exception. Banks such as Axis Bank Ltd. are vigorously looking at blockchain technology to...

JPMorgan Tests Blockchain USD Transfers for Months Between London & Tokyo

The largest US bank, JPMorgan Chase, has for months been testing proprietary blockchain technology to make US dollar transfers between London and Tokyo for nearly 2,200 clients, according to the Wall Street Journal. The bank is examining...

Fluent Raises $1.65M Seed Round for Blockchain Financed Supply Chain Effort

Financial services blockchain network Fluent has raised $1.65 million in a series seed funding round led by ff Venture Capital and joined by Digital Currency Group, Crosscut Ventures, Draper Associates, Fenbushi Capital, Lindbergh Tech Fund, and...

Goldman Sachs Tech Head Sees Blockchain as Solution for Banking Back Office

Goldman Sachs co-head of technology, Don Duet, recently discussed the applicability of blockchain technology for banking y in a podcast from the investment bank titled “The Digitization of Finance.” Duet the idea of implementing  blockchains for bank back office infrastructure: The ability to have...

Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project Members Include Banking, Tech Giants

The Linux Foundation revealed yesterday new members of the Hyperledger Project and its formal open governance structure. Announced at the end of 2015, the Hyperledger Project is an open source project to advance the blockchain digital technology for recording and...