Bank of England and Ripple Proof of Concept Examines Blockchain Solutions

The Bank of England recently released the blueprint for its next-generation real-time gross settlement system – or RTGS - which will form the core of the UK's payment infrastructure. One element of the vision...

Trust and Reputation Systems Leverage Blockchain Technology

Monetha, a company leveraging blockchain technology to create a decentralised trust and reputation system working with payment processor, has announced an upcoming ICO, set to start on the 22nd August. The solution is aiming...

Ripple Global Payments Network Grows as More Financial Institutions Join

Global financial settlement solution provider Ripple has announced today the addition of 10 new customers to its growing global network. These financial institutions include MUFG, BBVA, SEB, Akbank, Axis Bank, YES BANK, SBI Remit,...

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...

Ripple Global Payments Group Joined by BTMU

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ – BTMU - the banking arm of Japan’s MUFG bank, has announced that it is joining Ripple’s Global Payments Steering Group - GPSG. As the first Japanese bank in GPSG,...

WeTrust Launches Trusted Lending Circles Platform, Trustcoin Crowdsale

Collaborative savings and insurance platform WeTrust, an Ethereum blockchain platform aiming to bring financial inclusion to the masses, has announced the launch of its very first Trusted Lending Circles product. The blockchain-based reciprocal aid...

Former Vice President at Visa Europe and American Express Joins BTL Advisory Board

BTL GROUP LTD., the company which offers blockchain solutions to businesses across industries, has announced the addition of Jon Downing to its advisory board. Over the last 25 years, Jon has delivered innovation, business and technology...

Align Commerce Raises $24 Million Series B Funding, Rebrands as Veem

Align Commerce, the global payments platform for small businesses, recently announced it has closed a $24 million Series B funding round and renamed the company to Veem. The investment, led by National Australia Bank...

New Paper Investigates Blockchain for Delivery Vs Payment Settlement

RISE Financial Technologies Ltd., developer of distributed technology solutions for financial market infrastructures and regulated financial institutions, is releasing a paper. ‘Linking Cash and Securities for Delivery Vs Payment Settlement in Distributed Ledger Arrangements’...

P2P Cash Introduces New Money Transfer Service

P2P Cash, a Georgia-based digital financial services company, has opened a new money transfer service between Georgia and South Carolina in the USA and Mexico, enabling cross-border money transfers without any transfer fees. Customers...