Companies

The news from Blockhain companies.

Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV Open-Sources Its Distributed Ledge Platform Corda
November 30th, 2016

R3 aims to encourage collaboration and contribution to the Corda platform by giving developers an access to the source code.

1,000-Year-Old Royal Mint Partners with CME Group to Offer Gold Trading Based on Blockchain
November 30th, 2016

The market will be underpinned by up to $1bn in gold bars, or around two tonnes at current prices.

Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV to Receive $59 Million From Major Banks
November 26th, 2016

A blockchain startup R3 CEV is going to raise $150 million in its first funding round and some of its original members have already expressed their intention to invest.

The Inevitable Blockchain [Infographic]
November 25th, 2016

The technology behind bitcoin is expected to transform traditional business models in the financial industry, according to Sopra Banking Software.

Morgan Stanley Might Leave Blockchain Consortium R3 CEV
November 24th, 2016

Morgan Stanley can follow Goldman and Santander that have recently unveiled their plans to leave R3 consortium.

Siemens and U.S. Startup LO3 Energy Partners on Blockchain Microgrids
November 22nd, 2016

Siemens to take part in a new project with the US-based blockchain startup that will enable energy transfers through the distributed ledger technology.

Goldman Sachs and Santander Leave R3 Blockchain Consortium
November 22nd, 2016

R3 CEV is starting fundraising with most of consortium participants expressing their interest in investing.

Monetary Authority of Singapore Partners R3 to Launch Blockchain Project for Interbank Payments
November 16th, 2016

The pilot project aimed at adopting blockchain for interbank payments will also involve the country’s stock exchange and eight local and foreign banks.

PwC Launches New Fintech Capability Called ‘Vulcan Digital Asset Services’
November 15th, 2016

One of the leading consulting services companies has developed a new platform that will enable digital assets to be used for a range of services, including everyday commerce, banking, and other personal currency and asset related services.

R3 and 10 Banks Have Successfully Tested New Blockchain Identity Registry
November 11th, 2016

Ten of the globe’s leading banks have worked with R3 to create a new service for Know Your Customer (KYC) procedure using the distributed ledger technology.

‘$1.4 Billion Invested in Blockchain Companies in Last 9 Months,’ Says PwC Expert
November 10th, 2016

According to Seamus Cushley, financial organizations all over the world see a great potential in the blockchain technology trying to adopt it to various services.

R3 Partners with Monetary Authority of Singapore, Launches Blockchain Lab
November 8th, 2016

R3 has announced a deal with Singapore’s financial regulatory authority to establish the first dedicated distributed ledger technology (DLT) Center of Excellence in the Asian region.

Webjet Partners with Microsoft to Create the World’s First Blockchain for Hotel Bookings
November 7th, 2016

Australian online travel company has unveiled a new project that is likely to change the future of the travel industry, saving travel firms billions of dollars annually.