SEC Starts FinHub, A Resource For FinTech, DLT, Artificial Intelligence

Announcements, Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | October 18, 2018 By:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the launch of the agency’s Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub).

The FinHub will serve as a resource for public engagement on the SEC’s FinTech-related issues and initiatives, such as distributed ledger technology (including digital assets),


Blockchain Startup Electron To Pilot Energy Trading Platform In South Korea

Blockchain, Innovation, News | October 18, 2018 By:

Blockchain startup Electron has received further funding from the UK’s Government Department of Business Education, Innovation and Skills (BEIS) to pilot an energy flexibility trading platform in South Korea.

Part of the UK-South Korea Smart Energy Innovation Collaboration competition, the UK grant will help fund Electron’s project with South Korean energy solutions provider GridWiz,


Blockchain Explored By Toyota To Reduce Fraud In Digital Ad Campaigns

Blockchain, Innovation, News | October 17, 2018 By:

Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota has teamed with blockchain advertising analytics firm Lucidity to introduce transparency into its digital ad campaign buys and eliminate wasted spending.

Lucidity, formerly known as KR8OS, provides auditable data across all parties in the supply chain and ensures that advertising standards are being enforced.


Fidelity Investments Unveils Fidelity Digital Assets, An Institutional Crypto Trade Platform

Announcements, Innovation, Investing, News | October 15, 2018 By:

Fidelity Investments has launched Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC, which will allow institutional investors to purchase and sell cryptocurrencies for family offices, hedge funds and other monetary ventures.

All coins will come from large, over-the-counter digital exchanges and housed using cold storage. To start,