Category Archives: New Currencies & Blockchain

Bitcoin Could Be The Answer To Charity Transparency

New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations, says a report released today by the Charities Aid Foundation. Because of the nature of the currency, each Bitcoin is unique and all transactions are traceable.

Bitcoin Could Be The Answer To Charity Transparency

New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations, says a report released today by the Charities Aid Foundation. Because of the nature of the currency, each Bitcoin is unique and all transactions are traceable.

Corporate Banking is mostly Traditional Fintech but disruption is coming via Blockchain

Originally posted on Daily Fintech:
Banks serve Consumers and Corporates. (Banks don’t know how to service Small Business but that is another story). In this post I want to focus on Corporates (Global 2000). This includes; Debt (and maybe equity…

Corporate Banking is mostly Traditional Fintech but disruption is coming via Blockchain

Originally posted on Daily Fintech:
Banks serve Consumers and Corporates. (Banks don’t know how to service Small Business but that is another story). In this post I want to focus on Corporates (Global 2000). This includes; Debt (and maybe equity…

CoinDesk’s CryptoCurrency 2.0 report: Who’s is Who in the Next-Generation Cryptographic Applications?

Next-generation cryptographic applications (NGDAs), commonly grouped under the term ‘cryptocurrency 2.0’, are a class of emerging projects seeking to expand blockchain technology beyond the storage and transfer of money.

CoinDesk’s 56-page report provides a snapshot of the fast-changing NGDA ecosystem and a Who’s Who of the diverse companies contained within it.

CoinDesk’s CryptoCurrency 2.0 report: Who’s is Who in the Next-Generation Cryptographic Applications?

Next-generation cryptographic applications (NGDAs), commonly grouped under the term ‘cryptocurrency 2.0’, are a class of emerging projects seeking to expand blockchain technology beyond the storage and transfer of money.

CoinDesk’s 56-page report provides a snapshot of the fast-changing NGDA ecosystem and a Who’s Who of the diverse companies contained within it.

MIT launches Digital Currency Initiative

The goal of the Digital Currency Initiative is to bring together global experts in areas ranging from cryptography, to economics, to privacy, to distributed systems, to take on this important new area of research.

MIT launches Digital Currency Initiative

The goal of the Digital Currency Initiative is to bring together global experts in areas ranging from cryptography, to economics, to privacy, to distributed systems, to take on this important new area of research.

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are joining forces in advancing the ideas of the P2P economy

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are not only concepts relevant in the field of FinTech that are challenging for the incumbents in the financial industry. They can also be positioned as being part of the same family of ideas that includes P2P economy initiatives like Uber and AirbnB.

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are joining forces in advancing the ideas of the P2P economy

Bitcoin and crowdfunding are not only concepts relevant in the field of FinTech that are challenging for the incumbents in the financial industry. They can also be positioned as being part of the same family of ideas that includes P2P economy initiatives like Uber and AirbnB.

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M?

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M? According to Wall Street Journal, secretive bitcoin startup 21 Inc. raised $116 million in funding from high-profile investors on Tuesday, a record amount by a startup in the digital-currency sector. For the past

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M?

Bitcoin going mainstream with startup raising record $116M? According to Wall Street Journal, secretive bitcoin startup 21 Inc. raised $116 million in funding from high-profile investors on Tuesday, a record amount by a startup in the digital-currency sector. For the past

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the