Bitcoin & Banking News

Bitcoin & Banking News

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ING Blockchain Innovation Team: “For Us, 2016 Was About Experimentation”

For Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation ING, 2016 was the year of blockchain experimentation during which it developed 27 proofs-of-concepts of the application...

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...

Wells Fargo, ICAP Lead US$18M Investment in Blockchain Tech Provider Axoni

Axoni, a provider of blockchain technology for the financial services industry, has raised US$18 million in a Series A funding round led by Wells...

Australia’s Competition Watchdog to Investigate the Country’s Biggest Banks for Possible...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has confirmed it will launch a formal investigation on the country's biggest banks for abruptly closing accounts...

Earthport Launches ‘Distributed Ledger Hub’ to Connect Clients to the Ripple...

UK-based payment network Earthport has launched the Distributed Ledger Hub (DLH), a point of access that takes the form of an API aimed at...

NY DFS Grants BitLicense to Ripple XRP For Institutional Applications

Ripple has been granted a "BitLicense" to sell and custody XRP, the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger, becoming the fourth company...

Wirex Combines With Shapeshift to Bring Altcoins To Debit Cards

Wirex's bitcoin funded debit cards have seen favorable reviews. Now, users can use any popular cryptocurrency to fund their cards. Wirex has announced via press...

Nathaniel Popper On TechCrunch’s Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Known for their coverage of disruptive technology, Techcrunch have this week released the initial episodes of their first series on Bitcoin and blockchain technology,...

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...

Regulators Won’t Hesitate to Shut Down the Smallest of Bitcoin Startups

Mixed emotions are often found in the audience during the regulatory panel at any Bitcoin conference. While it’s important for individuals involved in the...