AlphaPoint is a global financial technology company helping institutions make illiquid assets liquid.
Banking and financial services organization HSBC and Dutch bank ING have conducted their first live trade finance transaction using blockchain technology. The value of the transaction has not been disclosed.
HSBC and Dutch bank ING successfully completed the transaction for US-based agriculture company Cargill.
Asura Coin seeks to take advantage of the growing trend in E-sports tournaments and betting. According to the Asura team, there are many problems with current E-sports platforms.
First, current betting rules lack creativity and are uninteresting to many users.
The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) and cross-border trade facilitation solutions provider vCargo Cloud have launched a blockchain-based e-Certificate of Origin (eCO) platform to drive the digitalization of trade.
A certificate of origin is a document declaring in which country a commodity or good was manufactured.
It was the cryptocurrency battle heard ’round the world, as entrepreneur Alex Mashinsky took vociferous exception to the negative comments on digital currency made by Nouriel Roubini, the infamous “Dr. Doom” whose claim to fame is his prediction of the 2008 financial meltdown.
The battle took place at the recent Milken Institute 2018 Global Conference in Los Angeles,
Leading cryptocurrency firm Athena Bitcoin, Inc. has created Athena.Trade, a co-working space in Chicago dedicated exclusively to independent cryptocurrency traders. The work space is an effort to foster community and collaboration in this growing area of financial markets.
Located in the Loop, Athena Trade has a fluid conventional proprietary trading floorplan that houses up to 25 traders.
The New York Stock Exchange’s parent company is working on a bitcoin exchange, according to a report in the New York Times.
The platform’s details are still being considered and the project could fall apart. It’s also unclear if the exchange will only be for bitcoin –
Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has created a new division, Token Foundry, that provides a service that helps create, manage and market utility tokens. The company has already issued its first token for Virtue Poker, a peer-to-peer platform.
Company founder Harrison Hines talked with Block Tribune on the eve of the ConsenSys convention in New York about the venture’s plans.
White Rabbit is a browser plugin that has a new take on the digital distribution of film and television series.
Award-winning film producer Alan R. Milligan founded White Rabbit in 2017. White Rabbit recognizes content being streamed peer-to-peer and allows fans to pay the rights holder directly,
Big Auto is getting into the blockchain. General Motors, Ford, Renault and BMW are among the boldface names backing the new Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), a new consortium to explore the technology’s applicability in the industry.
More than 30 members are among the founders,