Bitcoin & Banking News

Bitcoin & Banking News

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Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

Nine of the Largest Banks Will Contribute ‘Several Millions of Dollars’...

Nine of the world's largest banks have formed a new partnership to help accelerate the broader adoption of blockchain technology in the financial industry. The...

Singapore Fintech Festival Kicks Off: IBM and KYCK! Announce New Blockchain...

The inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, a week-long event organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in partnership with the Association of Banks in...

BNP Paribas Selects Smart Contract Startup CommonAccord for its Fintech Accelerator...

BNP Paribas, a leading multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Paris, has named the eight startups it had picked to join its...

New Blockchain Consortium Launched In South Korea

The Korea Financial Investment Association, along with 21 financial investments and five blockchain companies, have signed an memorandum of understanding to collaborate on projects...

South African Banks Actively Investigating Blockchain Tech

Large South African companies and banks are beginning to experiment with blockchain technology as a way to streamline processes, saving time and money. "In 2015,...

Brazilian Bank To Trial New Blockchain Digital Wallet in Sao Paulo

Banco Bradesco, one of Brazil's largest banks, is planning to trial a new digital wallet and mobile finance app that leverages blockchain technology for...

Seven Financial Institutions Complete Proof of Concept of Blockchain Platform

Seven financial institutions, including Alliance Bernstein, Citi, Credit Suisse and HSBC, have completed a multi-month proof-of-concept aimed at assessing the merits of blockchain to...

Blockchain Startups Join KPMG Accelerator Program

KPMG Australia has launched mLabs, an accelerator program aimed at connecting credit unions and mutual banks with the domestic fintech startup community. The firm...

Tunisia’s Postal Services Teams Up With Blockchain Startup for National Payment...

La Poste Tunisienne, the national postal services of Tunisia, has announced the launch of a pilot for a new payment infrastructure powered by the...