Blockchain Startup SETL Obtains License To Connect To European Settlement System

News | October 25, 2018 By:

London-based blockchain startup SETL has received a license from the French securities regulator to operate a blockchain-based central securities depository system.

Launched in 2015, SETL is a multi-asset, multi-currency institutional payment and settlements infrastructure based on blockchain technology. It enables market participants to move cash and assets directly between each other,


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,


Blockchain Platform For Bank-To-Corporate Communications Introduced By Identitii

Blockchain, News | October 18, 2018 By:

Blockchain startup Identitii Limited has introduced a blockchain platform for enriching payments and corporate treasury transactions.

Identitii allows financial institutions to accelerate transaction verification processes by enabling the secure, trusted and auditable exchange of information within and between counterparty financial institutions,


Blockchain Startup Bloom, BMW Partner To Develop Customer Lending Solution

Blockchain, News | September 17, 2018 By:

Blockchain startup Bloom is working with BMW Group Financial Services on a solution to streamline customers’ journey and lending experience.

Bloom is building an end-to-end protocol for identity attestation, risk assessment and credit scoring, entirely on the blockchain. It allows both traditional and digital currency lenders to serve billions of people who currently cannot obtain a bank account or credit score.