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New Ethereum-Backed Banking Platform Set to Soft Launch in Coming Months

London-based BABB App Ltd. plans to soft launch its blockchain-based banking platform in Q2'17. The company is currently applying for a full banking license...

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...

Accenture: Blockchain to Reduce Banks’ Infrastructure Costs by 30%

Blockchain technology can help investment banks cut costs and deliver savings of more than 30% across the middle and back office, translating to an...

Bitstamp to Offer XRP Trading; Ripple Strikes Partnership with Axis Bank

Ripple is beginning the year 2017 with exciting news: the launch of XRP trading on Bitstamp, and a partnership with India's Axis Bank for...

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...

New Report Highlights Significant Increase In Blockchain Activities Outside Of Financial...

Although the financial services industry still accounts for a significant amount of blockchain investment and activity, the technology is spreading to other industries rapidly,...

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...

ICICI Bank, Coins.ph, Flutterwave & Tempo Integrate With Stellar Network For...

The Stellar Development Foundation, the non-profit organization that oversees the Stellar open source payment network, has announced new partnerships to power cross-border payments in...

IBM And India’s Mahindra Announce Blockchain Solution For Supply Chain Finance

IBM is working with India's Mahindra Group on a new blockchain-based solution to improve operational processes for the bundling and selling of invoices as...

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...

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