David Pimentel

David Pimentel

David Pimentel is a technology reporter with BlockTribune. Before joining BlockTribune in 2015, David was a staffer at Local Labs, the largest hyperlocal data and news producer in the United States. While there, he reported on local real estate transactions and sourced public record data for dozens of markets.

David was born in the Philippines where he studied Hotel and Restaurant Management at the National College of Business and Arts (NCBA).

David can be contacted at dave@blocktribune.com.

Recent posts by David Pimentel

ICICI Bank’s Blockchain Trade Finance Platform On-Boards Over 250 Corporates

Announcements, Blockchain | April 18, 2018 By:

ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, has on-boarded more than 250 corporate customers to its custom-developed blockchain platform for domestic and international trade finance.

In 2016, ICICI Bank partnered with UAE-based banking group Emirates NBD and successfully executed pilot transactions in international trade finance and remittance using blockchain technology.


Blockchain Startup Harbor Raises $28M USD To Reengineer Private Securities

Announcements, Blockchain, Investing | April 17, 2018 By:

Tokenized securities startup Harbor has raised $28 million in new funding led by Founders Fund, the venture-capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel. Andreessen Horowitz and crypto investment firms Pantera Capital and Craft Ventures also invested.

Harbor is aiming to re-engineer private securities with blockchain technology to help usher in a new wave of tokenized securities backed by real-world assets,