Fintechist Central Banks DLT

Two in Three Central Banks Experiment With Distributed Ledger Technology

by JP Buntinxon September 23, 2017
The financial sector has shown great interest in blockchain technology over the years. No one will be surprised to learn most of these institutions have high hopes for this technology. Whether or not that will be the case, remains to be seen, though. It will be interesting to see how all of these ventures play […]

Here’s Who’s Taking Dimon To Task Over His Bitcoin Comments

by Samuel Raeon September 21, 2017
That J.P. Morgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon isn’t the most popular guy in cryptocurrency right now is old news. His comments last week labeling bitcoin as fraudulent and suggesting that the cryptocurrency is doomed to long-term failure not only demonstrated that the wider banking industry is concerned about the meteoric rise of cryptocurrency and its […]

Fintechist Coinfirm SEI DLT Digital Assets

SEI Taps Coinfirm to Revamp the Digital Asset Transfer Industry with DLT

by JP Buntinxon September 20, 2017
Blockchain firms can prove to be valuable allies in the fintech sector. The United Kingdom’s Coinfirm is certainly on that list. Thanks to a new partnership with SEI, both companies will change the UK’s asset transfer market. Moreover, they will focus on creating a new digital industry standard. For the time being, it is still […]

SETL Prepares to Start Production of DLT-based IZNES Platform Next Year

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2017
There are several dozen blockchain experiments all over the world. Nearly all of these trials focus on the financial sector in one way or another. IZNES is a rather interesting project, as it is designed to become a pan-European fund recordkeeping platform. Although this project has been around for some time, we never had a […]

Riding Out The Chinese Downside Wave

by Samuel Raeon September 15, 2017
The risk associated with taking a position in bitcoin has long been highlighted as one of the primary factors early adopter must consider. On a number of occasions over the past five years, bitcoin holders have had to weather pretty large scale depreciations and, alongside these corrections, have had to make the decision to stay […]
Fintechist Ripple Hyperledger

Hyperledger and Ripple Rekindle Partnership to Develop Interledger Protocol

by JP Buntinxon September 14, 2017
Collaboration is the only way forward in the world of blockchain technology. Unfortunately, we are not seeing too many collaborative efforts these days. Ripple and Hyperledger are partnering up in the near future. This venture focuses on the development of the Interledger protocol. This effort is rekindled thanks to Japanese system integration company NTT Data. […]