Blockchain Startup Coil Teams With Gates Foundation To Support “Pro-Poor” Payment Systems

Blockchain, News | October 19, 2018 By:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with blockchain startup Coil to implement interledger protocol (ILP) to its open-source software for the unbanked.

Miller Abel, Gates Foundation’s deputy director and principal technologist, tweeted on October 17 that they will work with Coil to implement the interledger protocol and explore the ways Mojaloop can support “pro-poor payment systems.”

Mojaloop was created by the Gates Foundation’s Level One Project last year,


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),