Tagged: blockchain

tZERO ATS Market Data Is Now Available on Refinitiv’s Platform

tZERO, a blockchain-focused subsidiary of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), announced on Monday its subsidiary, tZERO ATS, a FINRA member broker-dealer that operates an Alternative Trading System (ATS), has completed a technology integration with Refinitiv. According to tZERO, the integration will allow Refinitiv’s client base of institutions and broker-dealers… Read More

PlasmaPay Teams Up With Internet-Scale Blockchain Elrond to Provide DeFi Opportunities Through Fiat On-Ramp

  PlasmaPay, a global payment and remittance platform for decentralized finance (DeFi), announced on Wednesday it has formed a strategic partnership with Elrond, an internet-scale blockchain. PlasmaPay reported that the partnership will allow Elrond to integrate with the company’s fiat onramp solution and provide DeFi… Read More

Blockchain Tech Firm Fineqia Announces Investment in Blockchain Fund IDEO Colab Ventures

Blockchain technology firm Fineqia International Inc. announced on Wednesday it has participated in the $21 million IDEO CoLab Ventures fund, which notably invests in early-stage blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. According to Fineqia, the fund is backed by global design company IDEO, which is known for… Read More

Spanish Wealthtech Allfunds Announces Plans to Develop “Allfunds Blockchain” Payment Model

Allfunds,  a Spain-based independent wealthtech and fund distribution platform, announced on Tuesday it is developing through its new company “Allfunds Blockchain” a new payment model to provide more efficient settlement processes in the investment fund industry. As previously reported, Allfunds claims to be one of… Read More

Overfunding: Blockchain-Connected Software App Stark Quickly Surpasses £120,000 Funding Target Through Crowdcube Campaign

Stark, a blockchain connected software application, has surpassed its initial £120,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2018, Stark describes itself as a connected blockchain technology company that enables private and public companies to accept and process new forms of… Read More

Prime Trust Announces Integration With Bittrex

Prime Trust, a blockchain-driven trust company, announced on Tuesday it has API integrated Bittrex, a blockchain tech and cryptocurrency exchange. The integration allows traders to move fiat on the exchange in real time and on a limitless basis. While sharing more details about the integration,… Read More

Draper Goren Holm Announces First Close of $25 Million Blockchain Fund

Draper Goren Holm, a blockchain and Fintech venture firm, announced on Tuesday the launch and principal close of Fund 1, which is the venture’s first traditional venture fund of $25 million where Seed and Series A investments will take precedent in promising fintech and blockchain… Read More

Bank of Thailand Announces Launch of Government Savings Bond on IBM Blockchain-Based Platform

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Monday it teamed up with Bank of Thailand (BOT), the central bank, to launch a  blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds issuing a total of $1.6 billion within two weeks. According to IBM, the platform is using blockchain technology on the… Read More

Ripple Pledges to Achieve Carbon Net-Zero By 2030

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Wednesday it is committing to be carbon net-zero by 2030. Ripple claims it is the first company in the blockchain industry to do so and as part of achieving this goal, the company has… Read More

Decentralized Fintech Company Kira Secures $2.2 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By BTC12 Capital

  Kira, a Singapore-based decentralized fintech, announced on Wednesday it secured $2.2 million through its latest investment round, which was led by BTC12 Capital. Founded in 2019, Kira describes itself as a next-generation hyperscale decentralized exchange engineered for cross-chain transfer and frictionless trading experience. “We… Read More

BitPay Announces Expansion of Integration with Coinbase; Enables Instant, No Fee Blockchain Payments

  Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has expanded its integration with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase to enable instant, no fee blockchain payments. BitPay claims that the upgrade makes it easier for Coinbase users to spend crypto including USD Coin, Bitcoin, Ethereum and… Read More

Russian Consumer Bank Sberbank Reportedly Launching Blockchain Platform Built on Hyperledger Fabric

Russian banking group Sberbank is reportedly set to launch a blockchain platform built on Hyperledger Fabric. According to Coindesk, the blockchain system is designed for trade finance, which will include exchanging letters of credit. The media outlet also revealed that Sberbank Deputy Chair, Anatoly Popov,… Read More

Blockchain Powered Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Max Crowdfund Receives Approval From the Netherlands’ Financial Market Authority

Max Crowdfund, a blockchain-powered real estate crowdfunding platform, has reported secured approval from the Financial Market Authority (FMA) in the Netherlands. Under development since 2017, Max Crowdfund explained that it allows registered investors to access high-quality real estate investment opportunities in a matter of minutes,… Read More

Worldpay Joins Klaytn Blockchain Governance Council

Klaytn, a global public blockchain platform developed by Ground X, the blockchain affiliate of the leading South Korean Internet company, Kakao, announced on Tuesday FIS’ global e-commerce platform, WorldPay, is joining its Blockchain Governance Council. Klaytn Governance Council is reportedly an alliance of multinational businesses… Read More

Huobi Announces Establishment of Huobi DeFi Labs

Blockchain company Huobi Group announced on Monday the establishment of Huobi DeFi Labs. According to Huobi, Huobi DeFi Labs is a platform for decentralize finance (DeFi) research, investment, and incubation/ecosystem building in DeFi space. The platform notably aims to build a “better” financial system in… Read More

Venture Firm Electric Capital Announces $110 Million Fund For Crypto Networks & Blockchain Businesses

Electric Capital, a venture firm that invests in cryptocurrencies, blockchain-based businesses, fintech companies, and marketplaces, announced on Monday the closing of its second fund, a $110 million Seed and Series A fund, focused on crypto networks and blockchain-enabled businesses. Founded in 2018, Electric Capital claims it… Read More

Pundi X Now Offering Support For Wanchain’s Cross-Chain Assets

  Singapore-based blockchain developer Pundi X announced on Thursday its support for Wanchain’s cross-chain assets into all XPOS devices. According to Pundi X, coins such as WAN, the Wanchain native coin, WBTC, WEOS, and WETH will be added as cryptocurrencies to the XPOS point-of-sale systems… Read More

OKEx Completes Beacon Program to Further Education in the Blockchain Space

Digital assets exchange OKEx announced on Monday it has has finished its Beacon Program — European Edition. According to OKEx, the program provided three masterclasses by prominent players in the cryptocurrency space and individual mentoring from top OKEx executives, including CEO Jay Hao and Director… Read More

Update: Genobank.io Raises Nearly $435,000 Through Republic Funding Round

Incognito and encrypted DNA extraction kit brand, Genobank.io, has successfully raised nearly $435,000 in funding through its crowdfunding round on Republic. As previously reported, Genobank.io’s kits notably enable users to establish ownership & control of their genomic data using a decentralized blockchain-based DNA wallet. “Genobank… Read More

Blockchain Project Teller Raises $1 Million Through Latest Seed Funding Round Led By Framework Ventures

Teller, a blockchain project for decentralized lending incubated by A16Z’s crypto startup school, announced on Thursday it secured  $1 million through its seed investment round, which was led by Framework Ventures with participation Parafi Capital and Maven11 Capital. Teller revealed it is on a mission… Read More

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