Posts Tagged ‘DLT’
Fintechist Islamic Finance Blockchain

Two Startups Help Explore Sharia-Compliant DLT Products for the Islamic Finance Industry

by JP Buntinxon October 22, 2017
Islamic finance is an industry most Western people tend to overlook. That is rather strange, considering how this is a booming business right now. The Islamic Development Bank has big plans for blockchain technology. More specifically, they are research sharia-compliant DLT products as we speak. This is the result of a growing focus on 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 […]

Fintechist Mauritius Blockchain

Mauritius Takes the Next Step Toward Embracing Blockchain Technology

by JP Buntinxon October 14, 2017
Plenty of financial institutions want to get involved with blockchain technology. So far, most of these ventures are still in the very early stages of development. A commercial bank in Mauritius is trying their hand at this technology as well. Thanks to a partnership with SALT, they will create a lending pilot program. It will […]
Fintechist Swift DLT Trial

Swift Successfully Completes Interbank DLT Trial

by JP Buntinxon October 13, 2017
The blockchain industry has seen many opponents and proponents. Surprisingly enough, Swift is quite keen on DLT as we speak. While they are not entirely convinced of its potential, a recent proof-of-concept yielded positive results. These DLT apps can deliver business functionalities and data richness. In the ideal world, they may even support real-time liquidity […]

Fintechist Singapore Distributed Ledger Technology

Singaporean Central Bank has High Hopes for Distributed Ledger Technology

by JP Buntinxon October 12, 2017
Distributed ledger technology is of the utmost importance to financial banks all over the world. In Singapore, these efforts are mainly led by the central bank. That is pretty interesting, considering how central banks often frown upon blockchain technology. With the help of Accenture, Singapore will look into new DLT prototypes moving forward. It will […]
Fintechist R3 Bolero DLT

Bolero and R3 Team up to Create a DLT-based Electronic Bill of Lading Service

by JP Buntinxon October 9, 2017
The good news keeps rolling in for the R3 consortium right now. With Corda being publicly released, the DLT team has made some major progress. In other news, the group is partnering with Bolero to create an electronic Bill of Lading service. Having an active partnership with the premier world trade finance digitization solution provider […]