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$40 Million: Digital Asset Holdings Closes Series B Fundraising

$40 Million: Digital Asset Holdings Closes Series B Fundraising

Digital Asset Holdings LLC has raised $40 million in a Series B round, bringing the enterprise blockchain startup’s total funding so far to $110 million. Jefferson River Capital led the… Read more »

BNP, Tata Tap Blockchain for Event Announcements Platform

BNP, Tata Tap Blockchain for Event Announcements Platform

BNP Paribas Securities Services has partnered with Indian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on a new pilot that will see the two firms apply blockchain to a new asset servicing… Read more »

BBVA Advances FX Matching Pilot Built on R3 Ledger Tech

BBVA Advances FX Matching Pilot Built on R3 Ledger Tech

Spanish banking giant BBVA and Mexico’s largest financial institution, BBVA Bancomer, are moving ahead with the testing of an FX matching service built using distributed ledger technology. Announced today in… Read more »

Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms

Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms

Blockchain startup SmartContract is officially unveiling a new a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with assistance from five major financial institutions today at Swift’s Sibos conference. Designed to show how smart contracts… Read more »

Priced In? Ether Sees Cautious Boost as Blockchain Upgrade Underway

Priced In? Ether Sees Cautious Boost as Blockchain Upgrade Underway

Ether prices rose to a six-week high of $350 today as ethereum, the second largest blockchain by total value, appears to have successfully executed a widely anticipated software upgrade. The first… Read more »

Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation

Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation

Global professional services giant Accenture has announced a new executive hiring as part of its focus on developing cross-industry blockchain initiatives. The new team member, Iliana Oris Valiente, will serve… Read more »

Obvious Bubble? SEC Committee Lashes Out at Bitcoin and ICOs

Obvious Bubble? SEC Committee Lashes Out at Bitcoin and ICOs

“Can I suggest something to you? People who come in suggesting that ‘everything is different’ [while] marketing investment contracts tend to end up looking rather badly.” Issued by Damon Silvers,… Read more »

CME Explores Logging Trade Transactions on Blockchain System

CME Explores Logging Trade Transactions on Blockchain System

New patent filings from Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) highlight how the firm might use blockchain to store and execute financial transactions. According to two applications released by the U.S. Patent… Read more »

Ethereum Executes Byzantium Blockchain Software Upgrade

Ethereum Executes Byzantium Blockchain Software Upgrade

Ethereum has officially updated. At 05.22 UTC, the fifth hard fork to occur on ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, enacted a batch of ethereum improvement protocols (EIPs)… Read more »

Tradeshift Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium as Premier Member

Tradeshift Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium as Premier Member

Hyperledger, the Linux foundation-backed blockchain consortium for enterprises, has added business network startup Tradeshift as a premier member. With the announcement, Tradeshift, which helps companies send and pay invoices using… Read more »

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