The world’s first truly international Bitcoin bank NextBank is preparing to launch during 2016 after successfully raising 950 000 USD seed investment capital. NextBank is now taking early registrations.
Philips Healthcare has signed an agreement with blockchain startup Tierion to investigate the blockchain technology applications.
NextBank is planning to launch a new bitcoin banking platform that will make it easier for bitcoin community to use financial services worldwide.
NextBank’s mission is to provide advanced banking services for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency users worldwide. NextBank will offer international Debit Cards, accounts denominated in both fiat such as USD and various cryptocurrencies, SWIFT transfers, an escrow service, currency exchange, and much more.
Royal Bank of Scotland is going to become one of the first main banks to launch a service based on blockchain technology. Actually, this move may disrupt the way the banking sector works.
Andy Haldane evaluates current economic situation in the world and underlines the potential of blockchain.
Nine of the world’s major banks, such as JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Barclays, are expected to adopt the blockchain technology in an attempt to broaden its use in the financial services sector.
Barclays has announced a PoC agreement with bitcoin exchange Safello to start development of the new bitcoin payment platform.