Shark Tank Backed Blockchain Mobile Game Finishes ICO

The ICO for augmented reality mobile game Augmentors has ended. The crowdsale started on the 30th January 2017 and finished on the 28th February 28th at 1 pm GMT, offering a chance to buy...

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...

Q&A with Edgeless Casino

Recently, blockchain-based online casino Edgeless announced its upcoming ICO, due to begin on 16th February 2017. The Ethereum based casino markets itself on having 0% edge and full transparency. Co-Founder Tomas Lukosaitis agreed to...

Wall Street Vet on How Banks Will Make Cost Savings, Profits from Blockchain

I chatted with George Samman (Twitter: @sammantic) about banking with the blockchain. George is the former CMO of Fuzo which is using blockchain to bring financial inclusion to the developing world. He is also Committee...

Blockchain for Tracking and Verifying Prescription Drugs in US

Blockchain start-up Chronicled, which links the physical and digital worlds with cryptographic identity chips and blockchain technology and recently raised $6.25M, and the LinkLab, a life sciences supply chain consultancy, have launched a serialized...

Blockchain Inspector Founder Discusses Blockchain Fraud Detection Tool

Blockchain Inspector, based in the French commune of Angoulême, is an early stage startup aiming to use blockchain to combat fraud. In March, they signed a deal with their first customer, a London Bitcoin exchange,...

DTCC Encourages Financial Sector Collaboration, Authorities Play “Leading Role” on Distributed Ledger Tech

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the US post-trade financial services company providing clearing and settlement services to the financial markets, has released a white paper that calls for financial sector collaboration in...

German Tech Entrepreneurship Center Shortlists Startups for Blockchain Innovation Award

The German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) , a Berlin campus promoting technology and entrepreneurship, has shortlisted startups for its Blockchain Innovation Award, which is sponsored by Globumbus and RWE. The competition was apparently strong, as GTEC received over...

Nasdaq Provides Blockchain Technology for Estonian Market’s Shareholder Voting

Estonia has been pushing boundaries by launching its Estonian e-Residency program, which allows anyone in the world to become a digital resident of Estonia, allowing people to found and manage Estonian companies online and...

R3 Applies Blockchain Technology to Trade Finance

R3, the financial innovation company, and over 15 of its consortium member banks have successfully completed two prototypes that demonstrate how distributed ledger technology can address the key challenges facing the USD 45bn global...