Tag "blockchain"

10 Philippine Based Blockchain Influencers You Should Know

As a follow up to our previous article highlighting 15 prominent fintech influencers in the Philippines, we now bring you a list of 10 notable blockchain influencers in the country that you should know. Blockchain in a generic sense is

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What Are Asian ICOs Doing With Their ETH?

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become a popular way for cryptocurrency and blockchain startups to raise funds. During an ICO, the company sells a certain amount of crypto-tokens at a set cost prior to listing the token on an exchange.

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Sentinel Protocol Aims to Reduce Crypto Scams and Frauds

Sophisticated and intelligent threats have become the norm rather than the exception in the cryptocurrency space. Sentinel Protocol is conceived as a fundamental collective intelligence system, enabling the entire crypto community to support one another in reducing crypto scams and

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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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