Blockchain/Bitcoin

9 Recent And Upcoming ICOs Funding You Have To Know

An initial coin offering (ICOs) is a method through which a cryptocurrency or blockchain-based project or startup raises funding by selling a portion of its tokens. An ICO campaign extends over a certain period of time during which everyone is

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Blockchain Use Cases in Financial Services

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the financial services industry, attracting billions in venture capital investment from some of the largest firms across the financial services landscape. Originally developed as the technology underlying Bitcoin, blockchain has quickly risen to fame

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Singapore’s Finance Sector Makes Strides in Distribution Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the successful conclusion of the proof-of-concept project with the finance industry to introduce distributed ledger technology (DLT). The project is conducted in partnership with R3, a DLT company, and a consortium of financial

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6 Notable Initial Coin Offering Campaigns and Blockchain Projects

An ICO is an unregulated means by which a new cryptocurrency venture or project can raise funds by selling newly minted crypto coins. The practice is often used by startups to bypass the rigorous and regulated capital-raising process required by

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Blockchain to Bring Financial Inclusion, Provide Low-Cost Financial Services

Blockchain technology has the potential to bring financial inclusion to the world’s 2 billion unbanked by providing low-cost banking and financial services, reducing risk and enhancing financial innovation. Blockchain technology refers to a protocol that allows peer-to-peer transfer of assets

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PwC Is Supporting Qtums Blockchain Efforts

The Qtum Foundation (www.qtum.org), architects of the Qtum blockchain, which execute smart contracts with a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, today announced that one of the leading professional service providers PwC is supporting Qtum’s efforts to help fuel blockchain adoption across global

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Bitcoin Remittances Book Highlights Growing Traction in Asia

Remittances has long been recognized as one of Bitcoin’s most obvious use cases. Sending money from one Bitcoin wallet to another is about as easy as sending an email. The impact on the 230 million migrants sending $430 billion in

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KPMG and Microsoft Announce New “Blockchain Nodes”

KPMG International and Microsoft have announced the launch of joint Blockchain Nodes, which are designed to create and demonstrate use cases that apply blockchain technology to business propositions and processes. The first joint Blockchain Nodes are in Frankfurt and Singapore,

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Bitcoin Guru A. Antonopoulos Kicks Off Southeast Asian Tour in Cambodia and Vietnam

Andreas M. Antonopoulos, a technologist, serial entrepreneur and one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in the bitcoin space, is about to begin a Southeast Asian tour, starting with Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Antonopoulos

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The Truth About Bitcoin Remittances

We are about 7 years into Bitcoin and ‘the Blockchain’ now and its time we evaluated where we are in terms of remittances, what works and what doesnt. As a founder of Bitspark we know a thing or two about

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