Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Emercoin’s Tailor-Made Solutions for Financial Industry- SSL & Proof-of-Ownership

We covered Emercoin recently, reporting on the its participation in Microsoft's BaaS platform on Azure. We had a chance to ask Jason Cassidy of Emercoin about these developments and more. ACN: What does it mean...

PeerNova Wins 2016 TiE50 Technology Award

PeerNova, Inc. has revealed that it has been selected as a “2016 TiE50 Winner” for the TiE50 Technology Awards Program. Winners were announced on May 6th at the organization’s annual entrepreneurial conference, TiEcon. Executives...

Blockchain Travel Competition and Investment Tool From Drachmae Travel

Drachmae Travel Club, an exclusive blockchain travel portal, is conducting a competition for travellers. The 'Bitcoin Altcoin and Blockchain Competition' requires participating travellers to record the travel details and expenses incurred during their trips...

British MPs Cite “Blockchain Banks” Rise in Opposing Integration of BoE Regulatory Subsidiary

Opposition British Members of Parliament have pressed for removal of a clause in the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill that integrates the Prudential Regulation Authority into the Bank of England as a...

Capgemini, Ascribe Alliance Brings Blockchain to Banking Loyalty Rewards Systems

Consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider, ascr has announced an alliance with ascribe GmbH to develop a blockchain database solution built on BigchainDB, for a rewards and loyalty system for consumer banking that tracks processed...

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,...

IBM, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa Complete Blockchain-Based Customer ID Project

IBM and Crédit Mutuel Arkéa have announced the completion of their first blockchain project to improve the bank’s ability to verify customer identity. The result of this pilot is an operational permissioned blockchain network...

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...

Coinprism Enters Accenture Fintech Innovation Lab with Openchain

Coinprism, the developer of Openchain - an open source blockchain technology for financial institutions, is entering Accenture's Fintech Innovation Lab. Accenture and a number of banks involved in the selection process included Coinprism among six companies...

Subprime Auto Loans: Another Reason For Using Distributed Ledgers for Asset Backed Securities

“Lending bubbles usually look the same. Credit criteria is loosened. Verification standards are relaxed. The people selling the loans make money when the loans are booked, but do not suffer from losses when the...