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PwC reports that traditional financial services companies believe part of their business is at risk of being lost to standalone FinTech companies.

Brazil’s BTG Pactual Selling $1 Billion in STOs Using Tezos Blockchain
July 5th, 2019

The Tezos Foundation announced signing a $1 billion deal with South America’s largest standalone investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual, and the Dubai asset management firm Dalma Capital to use Tezos blockchain for Security Token Offerings (STOs).

For the First Time U.K. Decided to Approve a Crypto Hedge Fund
July 4th, 2019

Prime Factor Capital, “an asset manager that specialises in cryptocurrencies,” has been licensed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the region’s financial regulator, to operate as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).

Retail Giant Walmart Partners With VeChain, VET Price Shoots 40%
June 25th, 2019

Under this new collaboration, VeChain will provide its entire blockchain infrastructure for real-time tracking of the products in Walmart’s supply chain.

Big Four Auditor PWC Launches a Tool For Auditing Crypto Activities
June 21st, 2019

PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced the launch of a new tool for auditing cryptocurrency transaction data. The tool is a part of its Halo data auditing suite. 

Societe Generale Issues $112.12M Bond as OFH Security Token
April 24th, 2019

For the first time ever, Societe Generale issued covered bonds in a form of security token on a public blockchain. This way the company wanted to experiment with business blockchain-based solutions and investigate efficient ways for bond issuance. 

Coinbase Beats JPMorgan in LinkedIn’s Top 50 U.S. Employers Ranking
April 6th, 2019

Popular crypto exchange Coinbase emerges as a major employer in America beating giants like Twitter, Intel, GE, JP Morgan, Nike, and others. 

PwC’s Strategy& Report: A Whooping $20B was Collected via Over 1132 ICOs and STOs in 2018
March 14th, 2019

Experts of PwC’s Strategy& and Swiss-based CVA have explained why there is no fundamental difference between ICOs and STOs.

Big Four Auditor PwC Launches Solution for Blockchain Credentialing
March 2nd, 2019

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the Big Four audit firms, has announced that it is piloting a new blockchain-based platform for confirming the trustworthiness of employee credentials.

The Blockchain is Popular, but Mass Adoption Requires Greater Connectivity
January 24th, 2019

While blockchain is still about to become mass adopted, developers need to create the products that connect it to other aspects of the digital economy. MESG marketplace and engine are positioned to make it more tenable for companies of all sizes.

PwC: 2018 ‘Cleared the Noise’, 2019 Will Be the Time for the Big Players in Crypto World
December 26th, 2018

It is Christmas already and the 2018 is coming to an end. Some investor in the crypto world would add – finally. This is the time of the year that traders take inventory of their investments so as to prepare for the future.