During this week’s Smart Contracts Symposium in NYC, 250 attendees—including members of the blockchain-trading group the Chamber of Digital Commerce—listened as the potential benefits of the technology were laid out, from securing property titles, to gold ownership. Symposium speakers, presenters, and panelists demonstrated and debated all of the possible useRead More
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It seems as though fintech-ers are more interested in chatbots than blockchain these days, but that doesn’t mean distributed ledger technology has slid out of the spotlight. Blockchain startup Chain made waves at the recent Money20/20 event when it announced what it’s calling the Chain Core Developer Edition: basically theRead More
It looks like an R3CEV-Ripple partnership is in the works. This development could be a sign of the bundling of distributed ledgers and alliances between companies and consortiums in the space. The news was teased on Twitter today by Ripple CEO Chris Larsen: The future of fintech is bringing together like-minded companies,Read More
While private initiatives seek to capitalize on distributed ledger technology, academics are turning their attention to bitcoins. It’s been an open secret for some time that as blockchain has soared to ever greater heights, bitcoin’s reputation has suffered (though its value as a commodity has held fairly steady this year.)Read More
The generously funded startup Chain became the first company to complete and document a private securities transaction using blockchain technology on Nasdaq, the exchange reported today. Can we stop talking about finding a use case for blockchains now? The transaction, details of which were not disclosed, involved Chain issuing sharesRead More
The $30 million funding of blockchain startup Chain, which included capital from a number of financial institutions including Visa, Citi Ventures, and Capital One, provided yet more evidence (as if any were needed) that banks are taking the blockchain seriously. Chain’s other funders include Nasdaq, Fiserv, RRE Ventures, Khosla Ventures,Read More