MonetaGo Demonstrates Blockchain Technology with Major Banks

New York-based MonetaGo, a software company providing blockchain solutions to financial institutions and central banks, has successfully demonstrated how blockchain can be connected with current payment protocols using the NPCI's current Immediate Payments Service...

Status Alpha Release

Status, a hybrid between a decentralised, encrypted instant messenger and a Web 3.0 browser, has announced the release of its alpha stage. In an effort to provide a gateway to the decentralised application ecosystem, Ethereum-based...

Pro FinTech Startup Program from Waves Platform and Higher School of Economics

The Business Incubator of Higher School of Economics in Moscow has announced a second year of FinTech start-up program HSE Pro Fintech, with official partner Waves, the decentralized platform for crowdfunding and community management...

Unocoin and Bitwage Partnership Benefits Indian Workers

Workers in India stand to benefit from a recent announcement by Bitwage, a blockchain-powered international wage disbursement and job acquisition solution, and Indian bitcoin company Unocoin who revealed the launch of a partnership. Bitwage...

Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Platform Launched

Wyre, a San Francisco FinTech company, has launched its cross-border payments platform, also called Wyre. Wyre is using the blockchain to make cross-border payments faster and more cost effective. The platform is to enable...

Align Commerce Establishes Link to United Kingdom

Next-generation global payments provider Align Commerce, which serves the small and medium-sized business community, has announced the UK as another area that businesses can send money out of - opening up send and receive...

Dianrong.com P2P to Participate in Hyperledger Blockchain Project

Chinese P2P platform Dianrong.com has announced it is joining the Hyperledger Project. The company also recently joined the ‘2016 Top 50 Chinese Enterprises with Highest Growth Value’ thanks to its ‘outstanding performance and market...

Securities Settlement Solution from Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have jointly presented a functional prototype for the settlement of securities utilising blockchain technology. The prototype is designed to provide the technical functionality for the settlement of securities in...

Blockchain Testing Gives Positive Results for Consumer Payments

Over the past week SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank have completed a series of tests around consumer payment opportunities. SETL has provided a contactless smartcard-enabled blockchain to process digitised payments, Deloitte has exercised its...

DOKU and OKLink Bring Blockchain Payments to Indonesia

OKLink, the Hong Kong-based global blockchain money transfer network, has announced a new partnership with e-wallet provider DOKU to offer digital wallet as a pay-out option for real-time money transfers to Indonesia. Electronic money...