Tag "blockchain"

This Crypto-Monopoly Isn’t Perfect, but It’s Vicious Trading Fun Without the Stakes

One of the key identifying features of cryptocurrency now is its volatility, with coins rising and falling seemingly at the drop of a hat, and a market that shifts and ebbs sometimes hourly. It would, therefore, take a brave person

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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11 New Fintech Books for Summer 2018

Technology and digital platforms are transforming business models and changing ground rules, virtually revamping the banking and financial services industry. To keep up with the rapidly evolving fintech world, here are ten new release books on fintech, digital finance, cryptocurrency and

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Commonwealth Bank Completes New Blockchain-Enabled Global Trade Experiment

Seventeen tonnes of almonds have successfully been shipped and tracked from Sunraysia in Victoria, Australia, to Hamburg in Germany in a blockchain-based collaboration between Commonwealth Bank and five Australian and international supply chain companies. Commonwealth Bank demonstrated a new blockchain

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Blockchain to Improve Trade Finance

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry that is hampered by challenges such poor customer experience, increasing cost pressure and substantial regulatory burden. With its manual, cumbersome

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Philippines: CEZA Issues First Crypto Trade License To HK Firm Quickpay

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), the Philippines’ “fintech city” developer, has issued its first financial technology solutions and offshore virtual currency (FTSOVC) license to Hong Kong-based blockchain solutions firm Golden Millennial Quickpay. CEZA Corporate Board Secretary Catherine Joy Alameda

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Philippines Remittance Market Gets a Booster from Blockchain-Powered Remittance Services

The Philippines’ remittance and international money transfer industry, the third largest globally, is getting a booster from two latest developments in blockchain-backed remittance services. They come from recent business partnerships done by Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group (Ant) and

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How To Trade Cryptocurrencies In Singapore

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value in the last few years. In 2017, Bitcoin rose more than 1,000% and Ethereum grew an astounding 10,000%, and for this reason, a lot of people are getting into cryptocurrency investing and trading. But this

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Interesting Blockchain Startups and Organizations from Indonesia

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have been all the rage in the past years with startups in the space raising more than US$1.3 billion in venture capital so far in 2018. The amount has already surpassed the total raised in 2017

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Blockchain Project Zeepin Targets Creative Industry

Zeepin is a new decentralized platform developed for the global creative industry and the “decentralized sharing new economy community.” Overseen by Chinese organization the Zeepin Foundation, Zeepin is using blockchain technology to solve the many inefficiencies and challenges faced by

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