Blockchain Technology Transforms Finance and Accounting Operations

Global professional services firm Genpact, which focuses on delivering digital transformation, is investigating the possibility of companies using a digital finance and accounting solution that leverages blockchain technology to manage order-to-cash operations. In this...

Thomson Reuters Progresses in Axoni Partnership

Last year, in October, Axoni and Thomson Reuters partnered with seven other firms, including financial institutions and technology vendors, to implement a blockchain solution to synchronize post-trade life cycle management of equity swaps. The...

Qrator Bringing Liberated Attention Economy

Following the successful completion of the first round of user tests, Synereo, the group creating a decentralized, next-gen social networking and content delivery platform, has announced Qrator. This platform will allow users to monetize...

New Blockchain Research Firm Launches Membership Services, Publishes Debut eBook

Chain Business Insights, an independent research firm focused on the application of blockchain for supply chain management and trade finance, has announced the launch of its membership services. It has also published its debut...

REIDAO Uses Blockchain to Increase Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Singapore-based REIDAO has revealed that it is set to create digital assets that are backed by real estates. REIDAO is tokenising real estates on the Ethereum blockchain, increasing the availability of real estate opportunities...

Financial Institutions Demonstrate Blockchain Solution for Syndicated Loans

Synaps Loans LLC has announced the successful demonstration of the first working blockchain solution for syndicated loan servicing. Blockchain consortium R3's Lab and Research Center managed the proof-of-concept testing of the system, which was...

AIA, Allianz and Manulife Discuss Blockchain Applications for Insurance

AIA and Allianz have now confirmed that they will be joining Manulife to discuss insurance applications for blockchain technology at the Blockchain for Finance Conference in Singapore on June 20th-21st 2017. With a insurers...

Natixis, IBM and Trafigura Announce Blockchain Solution for U.S. Crude Oil Market

Natixis - the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, IBM and physical commodities trading group Trafigura have pioneered a new blockchain solution in commodity trade finance, aimed at US...

Blockchain Studio SingularDTV Hires Michael Blieden

Writer, director and producer Michael Blieden has joined SingularDTV as a consulting producer to advise the company on its launch event which takes place in Q2 of 2017. Blieden's resume includes such television programs...

Frost & Sullivan Identifies 2017 Global Blockchain Start-up Map

Growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan and dedicated blockchain venture builder Outlier Ventures have evaluated the blockchain market and mapped 130 major blockchain start-ups into their key activity areas. The blockchain ecosystem made significant...