Tagged: distributed ledger technology

IOHK, which Supports Cardano (ADA) Development, has Announced 11 Winning Proposals to Receive Funding, as part of Project Catalyst

IOHK (or Input Output Hong Kong), an organization focused on supporting open-source projects such as Cardano (ADA), a major platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), has announced the first winning proposals for Project Catalyst. The community has spoken and 11 initiatives are now expected to… Read More

Amadeo Pellicce from Blockchain.com Explains how Stacks 2.0 Is Integrated with Bitcoin (BTC) Network’s Security, Capital

Amadeo Pellicce, Product Manager at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that since the early days at Blockchain.com, they’ve always believed in the “revolutionary power” of Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Pellicce pointed out that Bitcoin can potentially… Read More

UK’s National Standards Setting Organization, BSI, Releases Security Token Specification, Blockchain Industry’s First Cross-Chain Standards

The United Kingdom’s national standards organization, the British Standards Institute (BSI), had recently released the Security Token Specification, which is one of the industry’s very first cross-chain standards. The specification is referred to as “PAS 19668” and has been supported or sponsored by blockchain advisory… Read More

Private Capital Markets Present the “Greatest Opportunities” for Tokenized Digital Assets, According to Industry Professionals

Mike Kühnel, Partner, Frankfurt at Bain & Company, Thomas Olsen, Partner, New York at Bain & Company, John Fildes, Expert Partner, Sydney at Bain, and Karl Gridl, Senior Manager, Zurich at Bain, have all co-authored a brief, titled “For Digital Assets, Private Markets Offer the… Read More

Digital Financial Services from Chinese Banks are Generally Better than other APAC Countries, and Some European, North American Providers: Report

A recently published whitepaper from Massachusetts-based International Data Corporation (IDC) and Huawei examines how banking institutions across the globe have been dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak. The paper identifies or recommends the way forward in a post COVID world which is now considered the “new… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Huobi Global to Natively Integrate Chainlink (LINK) into Huobi Eco-Chain as Recommended Oracle Solution

The team at Huobi Global, a leading digital asset firm, recently revealed that they’re proud to  confirm that Chainlink (LINK) will be “natively integrated” into Huobi ECO-Chain (Heco) as the “recommended” Oracle solution for all blockchain and smart contract apps launching on Huobi’s distributed ledger… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Cap Stood at $25.75 Million+ with $179,000+ in Trading Volume for Dec 2020: Report

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on re-inventing capital markets with blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based security tokens, has published its December 2020 Real Estate Market Report. The Security Token Market team notes that their website, stomarket.com, hosts live-trading data… Read More

Deutsche Bank Securities Services and STACS to Work on ESG Fintech, Structured Products, and Projects Involving Digital Assets

Deutsche Bank Securities Services and Hashstacs Pte Ltd (STACS) are reportedly working on a proof-of-concept (PoC) that will involve exploring the technological and practical feasibility of digital assets. The PoC will take into consideration factors like the level of interoperability, liquidity, cross-border connectivity, and various… Read More

Qatar based Fintech CWallet, which Will Offer Payroll and Remittance Payments Options, Secures $220,000 in Pre-Seed Funding

Qatar-based Fintech firm Cwallet has finalized a $220,000 pre-seed investment round from its founders and MBK Holding, the company’s CEO has confirmed. Michael Javier, who’s also Co-founder at Cwallet, noted that the Fintech company is now working cooperatively with the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) in… Read More

Cambridge based Fintech Investor Vestigo Ventures has Reportedy Secured $83.5 Million in Capital for its Second Fund

Cambridge-headquartered Vestigo Ventures, which mainly invests in Fintech firms or other financial services businesses, has reportedly secured a total of $83.5 million (to date) for its second fund, according to a securities filing. Vestigo had been planning to acquire $100 million in capital for its… Read More

Telos, One of the Most Active Blockchain or DLT Networks, Introduces its Uniswap Liquidity Implementation Plan

Telos, which is one of the most active public blockchain networks according to Blocktivity data,  with over 500,000 accounts, has introduced an innovative plan in order to bring liquidity and added value to the TLOS DLT ecosystem: The Telos Uniswap Liquidity Implementation Plan (TULIP). According… Read More

Digital Assets Financial Services Provider BitGo Introduces Wrapped Bitcoin and Ethereum Tokens on TRON Blockchain

BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, reports that it has successfully introduced Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) and ETH tokens on the TRON blockchain network, which should help with supporting the “unlimited” potential of decentralized finance (DeFi) TRON, which is notably one of the largest and… Read More

Top Crypto and Blockchain Predictions for 2021 and Beyond – Part 1

Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance Coin (BNB), Chainlink (LINK), and Polkadot (DOT) are being increasingly adopted by a diverse group of users across the globe. Many more institutions and fairly large publicly listed companies… Read More

Blockchain or DLT based Security Tokens Market Cap Stood at $374 Million+ in December 2020 with Over $2.6 Million in Trading Volume: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), a team of professionals focused on re-inventing capital markets with blockchain-enabled security tokens, have published their December 2020 monthly market report. As confirmed in the report, the total security token market cap stood at $374,061,074 in December of last year…. Read More

Digital Collectibles: Ethereum ERC-721 Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) Are More Accessible to Non-Technical Users, CertiK Explains

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, notes that when it comes to progressive cryptocurrency and blockchain projects, Ethereum (ETH) has one of the most active communities that includes a diverse group of users, such as skilled developers and “crypto-religious” users to non-technical enthusiasts and… Read More

Singapore’s iSTOX, a Blockchain enabled Digitized Securities Platform, Lists New Unicorn Fund

Singapore-based iSTOX, a blockchain-powered digitized securities platform, has revealed that it has listed a unicorn fund in digitized securities form, enabling the issuance of security tokens where manual processes may be automated and minimum investment ticket sizes to be reduced to $20,000. This move should… Read More

Wing Finance, a Credit-based Cross-Chain DeFi Platform, Reports that Particiption in its Community Governance Increased in Dec 2020

The developers of Wing, a credit-based cross-chain (decentralized finance) DeFi platform launched on the Ontology blockchain (in September 2020), noted that during the month of December 2020, Wing made further improvements to its current product, the Flash Pool, and also introduced its second product, the… Read More

Blockchain and Smart Contract Developer Waves Confirms Odyssey Hackathon was Held Online this Year, Shares Other End of Year Updates

Vladimir Zhuravlev, a Gravity Tech and Waves Association developer, notes that for several years, the Odyssey hackathon (held in the Netherlands) had offered opportunities for software engineers to collaborate on various projects. Zhuravlev revealed that this year, Odyssey was hosted online for the very time… Read More

Blockchain Platform VeChain to Focus on Digital Industry Opportunities like DLT Traceability, Supply Chain Visualization

VeChain, a major blockchain platform focused on developing supply chain management solutions among other use cases, has released its latest financial executive report in order to promote “fairness, transparency, and openness.” As mentioned in the report, published on December 29, 2020: “During this quarter, the… Read More

Chainlink Provides New Funding Grant to Community Content Developer, Also Introduces On-Chain Data Directory

The developers at Chainlink (LINK), a “decentralized” Oracle network that securely connects various blockchain-based smart contracts with data from “the real world,” have noted that as we get ready to leave 2020 behind, the growth of their Chainlink ecosystem during the past year has been… Read More

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