Posts Tagged ‘Blockchain’
Fintechist MasterCard Blockchain API

MasterCard Announces new API for their Permissioned Blockchain

by JP Buntinxon October 20, 2017
MasterCard has always been one of the most remarkable companies in all of finance. While always second behind Visa, the company provides some innovative solutions. They have also been working on blockchain technology through in-house development. Earlier today, the company announced this blockchain will be opened to the public through API access. This is good […]

Kazakhstan Just Weighed In On Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
Over the past few months we’ve seen numerous countries outline their respective positions on the cryptocurrency space. Japan has established itself as a proponent and – by proxy – a potential leader in the sector. Russia has decided that it’s going to create its own cryptocurrency, interestingly called the Cryptoruble, and that it’s going to […]

Fintechist BNP Paribas BLockchain

BNP Paribas Announces Blockchain Integration for Internal Treasury Operations

by JP Buntinxon October 17, 2017
BNP Paribas remains one of the largest financial institutions in the world today. They are also a major proponent of blockchain technology for quite some time now. Surprisingly enough, the company has made an intriguing decision on that front. Paribas will integrate blockchain to their global internal treasury operations. It is one of the first […]

IBM Is Using Blockchain Technology For Cross Border Payments

by Samuel Raeon October 16, 2017
The big news out of the commercial bitcoin space this week is that computing and hardware giant, IBM, is employing blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border payments. The platform is early stage but it’s a great example of how public and private blockchains can combine to support real world functionality and – concurrently – reinforce the […]

Fintechist Shenzhen Blockchain Fund

Shenzhen Government Announces 6 Million Yuan Blockchain “Award”

by JP Buntinxon October 16, 2017
China has proven to be an interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrency. Although the government doesn’t like Bitcoin too much right now, they are still interested in the blockchain. As a result, the Shenzhen government will award 6 million Yuan per year to blockchain projects. This is an interesting decision, to say the very […]
Fintechist Tradeshift Hyperledger Blockchain

Tradeshift Joins the Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

by JP Buntinxon October 16, 2017
The Hyperledger blockchain consortium is firing on all cylinders. With their strong focus on the enterprise sector, they can make a lot of progress. Bringing blockchain to the business sector will not be easy by any means. Tradeshift has become the consortium’s latest member. More specifically, the company is now a premier member, which shows […]