Friday, October 20, 2017

Hub Culture to Collaborate with Ciao Group for Digital Financial Product Marketplace

Ciao Group, Inc. has announced plans to enter a collaboration agreement with Hub Culture in order to proceed with a pilot of its recently announced secure digital financial products marketplace, set to be constructed on a blockchain...

Demonstration of Private Blockchain in Account Data Recording for Microfinance by Infoteria and Tech...

Infoteria Corporation and Tech Bureau Corporation have successfully transferred loan and deposit account data in the main system of BC Finance, a microfinance institution in Myanmar, to mijin, the private blockchain placed on Microsoft...

Blockchain Technology to Transform International Development in Papua New Guinea

Blockchain technology is set to be harnessed by global research, evaluation and program implementation company Abt Associates in order to solve problematic issues in international development under a memorandum of understanding with the Central...

Blockchain Feasibility Survey Finds Potential Disruption in African Financial Services

Blockchain technology accelerator BitHub.Africa recently conducted a survey on the feasibility of blockchain technology being harnesses to create solutions to various problems in Africa. They study's revelation come after a recent decision by Kenyan Central Bank to issue a...

Humaniq ICO Exceeds $5 Million

Ethereum-based financial services project Humaniq, providing banking services for the unbanked, has announced that its public crowdsale of the HMQ token finished with a participation of 11,860 people. The pre-seed funding for this crowd-sale...

Chain of Things Highlights Blockchain + IoT Potential at GSMA Africa Conference

Last week, at a GSMA event in Tanzania, Chain of Things (CoT) revealed how it is using blockchain technology to enhance the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Conor Colwell, COO & Co-Founder,...

Where’s China in Global Blockchain Movement? Starting a Digital Currency

One question at a Hong Kong blockchain conference yesterday shook up perspectives of R3's ambitious plan with 42 major banks to develop blockchain technology for the global financial sector. The questions was simply "Where is China?". The...

Former Haitian Prime Minister Weighs in on Blockchain

At a senior panel discussion entitled 'Demystifying Blockchain', which was hosted by Decoded last month in New York, former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, spoke on his experiences during his tenure. One event...

Stellar, Oradian Jointly Make Low-Cost Payment Available to Nigerian Rural Women

Stellar, a cryptocurrency non-profit corporation, and Oradian, a fintech firm providing core-banking software in West Africa, have launched a low-cost live payment transfer network among microfinance organizations in Nigeria. Through the integration of its banking software with Stellar's network, Oradian...

Netki and Bitt Bring Blockchain Solutions to Caribbean

Netki, a provider of Open Source and Open Standards compliance solutions for blockchains, has announced the first production platform for Central Banks using its Digital Identity Service. Bitt, an architect of blockchain and distributed...