Digital Asset Recruits Investment Banking Luminary to Board

Digital Asset Holdings, a venture-backed blockchain technology developer for the financial services industry, has recruited investment banking veteran and entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck to joint its board of directors. Krawcheck is currently CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women...

Asian Blockchain Interest Rises as Major Banks, FIs Look to Boost Efficiency, Cut Costs

Blockchain technology gains momentum in Asia as major financial services firms are exploring the tech in hopes to gain in efficiency and cut costs. In Asia, Japanese banks and financial services firms have been undeniably...

Chamber of Digital Commerce Report on Blockchain in Healthcare

The federal agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services has sponsored a blockchain research contest. The 'Blockchain Challenge' received over 70 white papers from industry and academics and the Chamber of...

Synereo Completes Funding Campaign

Synereo, the company developing a decentralized tech stack to allow web applications to exist without centralized servers, concluded a successful funding campaign last week, raising more than $4.7 million USD, selling both equity and...

Blockchain Verified Database for Securing Sensitive Items

Visible Assets, Inc., a private Industrial and Defense Internet of Things company based in New Hampshire, has released a new systems' product, AccuAudit IO. AccuAudit is based on a blockchain verified audit trail tied...

”Immutable Me” – Exploring Data Provenance to Enable New Value Chains

ID2020 will host its first Summit at the United Nations headquarters in NYC, on Friday 20th, 2016. The ID2020 Annual Summit will bring together industry leaders, NGOs, governments, emerging technology pioneers and cross-industry experts from...

WePower Launches Blockchain-Powered Green Energy Platform, Registration for Fundraiser

Gibraltar-based green energy exchange platform WePower has announced it will accept registrations for the fundraiser as the company prepares for its official launch. The WePower pre-launch fundraiser is structured as a reward-based crowdfunding campaign,...

Former Haitian Prime Minister Weighs in on Blockchain

At a senior panel discussion entitled 'Demystifying Blockchain', which was hosted by Decoded last month in New York, former Prime Minister of Haiti, Laurent Lamothe, spoke on his experiences during his tenure. One event...

IBM, DAH Propose Code Merger as Hyperledger Project Code Foundation

The distributed ledger code bases of IBM and Digital Asset Holdings (DAH) have been put forward for merger by the two companies according to proposal sponsored by two members of the Hyperledger Project's Technical...

Blockchain AML and Compliance From Coinfirm and Billon Partnership

Coinfirm and Billon have announced that they are to implement compliance solutions for blockchain, digital currency payments and future financial applications. Specialized in Compliance as a Service for blockchain, Coinfirm’s first product on their...