Monday, June 26, 2017

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...

Why Insurance Needs Distributed Ledgers

The insurance industry is in a state of disruption. Customers are becoming frustrated with some elements of their interactions with insurance. They find that the product innovation doesn’t keep up with the digital landscape, which...

RiskBazaar Building P2P Market for Risk Contracts on Blockchain

RiskBazaar is building a platform that facilitates peer-to-peer wagers with pre-defined payouts, contingent on the occurrence of future events. The project is also developing prototype risk contracts that include wagers, conditional payments and insurance contracts. Chain-Finance...

CHAIN-FINANCE to Assess Potential Blockchain Disruption of Global Insurance Industry

CHAIN-FINANCE, a provider of news, research & events on blockchain technologies for global financial services, today announced that its next "Blockchain in Finance" seminar will assess how blockchain technology might impact the global insurance...

Prof. Michael Mainelli of London’s Z/Yen Discusses MetroGnomo Blockchain JV with Alderney

Chain-Finance had the opportunity to ask Professor Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman of Z/Yen, some questions about the London group's blockchain technology joint venture with the Channel Island of Alderney. Called MetroGnomo, the experimental timestamping service utilizes Z/Yen's ChainZy mutual...

Channel Island Alderney Conducts Blockchain Trial with Z/Yen’s ChainZy Tech

The government of Alderney, the northernmost of the Channel Islands, is experimenting with a blockchain-based online timestamping service through a project called MetroGnomo,  live since 1 January 2016. The experimental timestamping service utilizes the ChainZy mutual distributed ledger technology developed by...