Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Blockchain Solution Everex Nominated for Remittance Innovation Award

Everex, a company offering cross-border microcredit services with all transactions transparent on the blockchain, has received special recognition as an innovator in FinTech. The company is one of 15 to be nominated for the...

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...

New Blockchain Platform Accepted by Hyperledger Project for Incubation Status

Soramitsu Co., Ltd., developer of open source distributed ledger and smart contracts platform Iroha, has submitted and had its platform accepted to the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project as an incubation sub-project. Iroha will join...

Blockchain Pilot Network from Infosys Finacle, Emirates NBD and ICICI Bank

EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned product subsidiary of Infosys, Emirates NBD, a banking group in Middle East and ICICI Bank Limited, India's largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, have announced the pilot launch...

Free Cross-Border Transfers for Global Remittance Companies

Global blockchain money transfer network OKLink announced today that it will subsidize all fees on the first US$100,000 of cross-border transfers for every partner on the OKLink network, up to a total of US$100...

Coinsecure and OKLink to Bring Blockchain Remittance to India

Indian bitcoin company Coinsecure has announced a new partnership with OKLink in order to provide blockchain technology based remittance services in India. The newly launched OKLink is part of OKCoin's initiative to provide digital...

Samsung, Korean Banks Ramp up Blockchain Development

As Samsung Group seeks to lead the fintech industry, the South Korean electronics giant is turning its eyes toward blockchain technology. Reports from Korean media outlets suggest that the firm is planning to set...

World Economic Forum Names Blockchain Technology Pioneer

Blockchain has been named as World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, joining other big names in being recognized as having the potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies and advance the Fourth...

[Q&A] WAVES Platform Completes ICO

Last week WAVES, the decentralized platform which uses blockchain tokens represent any value, ended its ICO with a reported 29,634 bitcoins raised – then worth close to $16 million. Tokens can be customized to...

Volante Technologies Accelerates Bank Integration to Ripple’s Distributed Financial Technology

Volante Technologies Inc., who provide software for the integration, processing and orchestration of financial messages and payments in collaboration with Ripple, has announced it has created a solution specifically designed to accelerate the process...