Lattice80 To Offer Free Blockchain Programs To Singapore Students

Announcements, Education | May 31, 2018 By:

London-based FinTech hub Lattice80 has created a non-profit foundation to offer free blockchain education programs to local students in Singapore.

Lattice80 aims to create an ecosystem for FinTech startups, corporates/financial institutions, governments, and the public to collaborate, learn, and co-create. The hub believes in the importance of blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) to improve lives.

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Financial Institutions To Use Bank Of Russia’s Regulatory Sandbox For ICO Pilot

Announcements, ICO News, News | May 25, 2018 By:

State-owned Russian bank Sberbank and the National Settlement Depository (NSD) of Russia are planning to run an initial coin offering (ICO) in the central bank of Russia’s regulatory platform.

Launched in April 2018, the Bank of Russia’s regulatory sandbox offers FinTech companies the chance to test new financial services and technologies without the risk of violating domestic law.

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Bitcoin Cash And XRP Added By UK Mobile Banking App Revolut

Announcements, News | May 25, 2018 By:

UK FinTech firm Revolut has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple’s XRP to its cryptocurrency trading app.

Revolut is a digital banking alternative that includes a pre-paid debit card (MasterCard), currency exchange, and peer-to-peer payments. The company currently supports spending and ATM withdrawals in 120 currencies and sending in 25 currencies directly from its mobile app.

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Veridium Teams With IBM To Create Social And Environmental Impact Tokens

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation, News | May 17, 2018 By:

Environmental FinTech company Veridium is partnering with IBM to help transform the carbon credit market using blockchain technology.

Veridium, a collaborative initiative of EcoSmart Labs, Brian Kelly Capital Management, IDEAcarbon, Everland and CBL Markets, will leverage IBM’s blockchain technology and expertise to transform carbon credits into a new type of fungible digital asset that can be redeemed and traded on the Stellar network with less friction.

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Singapore To Speed Up Blockchain Patent Processing

Announcements, Blockchain, News | April 27, 2018 By:

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced a new initiative that will speed up the patent application-to-grant process for FinTech inventions such as blockchain-based payments.

The initiative, called Fintech Fast Track, was launched to support the growth of Singapore’s FinTech sector and help businesses bring their FinTech innovations to the market more rapidly.

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