Emirates Bank Fights Fraud with Blockchain

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech | March 31, 2017 By:

Banking group Emirates National Bank of Dubai (NBD) has teamed with the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates on a blockchain project intended to combat bank check fraud.

“We are currently working with the central bank of the UAE to add the blockchain security feature to our paper checks so we can prove that the technology is fit for purpose at production volumes,” said Emirates NBD CFO Ali Sajwani.

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Ledger Raises $7M in Funding Round

FinTech, Investing, News | March 31, 2017 By:

Ledger, a bitcoin hardware wallet provider, has raised $7 million in Series A funding.

The round was led by MAIF Avenir. Wicklow Capital, GDTRE, Libertus Capital, Digital Currency Group, The Whittemore Collection, Kima Ventures, BHB Network and Nicolas Pinto participated in the funding round.

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