Friday, October 20, 2017

Open Source Developer Platform Available From Chain

Chain, a provider of blockchain technology solutions, recently released Chain Core Developer Edition, a free and open source version of its distributed ledger platform that enables organizations to issue and transfer assets on permissioned...

Financial Services Blockchain Solutions From KPMG

KPMG has announced the introduction of its Digital Ledger Services, a suite of services designed to help financial services companies realize the potential of blockchain capabilities in providing faster and more secure transactions, streamlining...

Upcoming Insurance Smart Contracts Demonstration from Symbiont

Symbiont, the smart contracts platform for institutional uses of blockchain technology, has announced it will be hosting a live WebEx demonstration of its platform for insurance industry participants on September 20, 2016 at 2...

Blockchain Technology Benefits Highlighted in PwC Report

Advisory firm PwC has announced the release of its new report, titled ‘Chain Reaction: How Blockchain Technology might transform wholesale insurance‏‘. Within this report the rise of new technologies in the FS sector, along...

Allianz, Nephila Announce Successful Pilot of Blockchain Tech for Cat Swap

Allianz Risk Transfer AG (ART), a subsidiary of Allianz Group, has announced the successful pilot of a blockchain smart contract technology for transacting natural catastrophe swaps, also known as "cat" swaps. The pilot was conducted...

Emercoin Provides Blockchain Platform to Russian Watch Factory to Fight Counterfeiting

Emercoin, through its Blockchain Engine platform, and Petrodvorets Watch Factory have introduced blockchain technology into the manufacturing process of Raketa watches, making the Russian factory one of the first to record the production of physical...

Goldman Sachs Report Details Significant Benefits of Blockchain Technology

Goldman Sachs has recently released a report on blockchain, investigating the potential of the technology to revolutionise different market areas and to determine how effective its use might be in reducing the time, cost...

Shrewd Markets & Smart Settlement On Blockchains

Chain-Finance attended Professor Michael Mainelli’s seminar on Smart Settlement and Blockchain. Professor Mainelli talked about the copious research his group have been conducting on Mutual Distributed Ledgers (MDL). The Professor will be publishing a...

Chain-Finance Discovers Blockchain Insurance Possibilities

Last night saw the second event in a series of evening seminars being held by Chain-Finance, a research and information platform that covers the use of blockchain technology in various financial sectors, as well some examples...

SWIFT Research Paper Concludes Permissioned Ledger Only Blockchain for Securities Settlement

Two prominent blockchain tech researchers, Michael Mainelli and Alistair Milne, have produced a working paper for the SWIFT Institute on the potential impact of blockchain technology on the securities industry. Mainelli is the leader of...