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Agentic Group, a blockchain consortium headquartered in New York City, has expanded into the UK, introducing yesterday its London office. Agentic UK is the group's second European office to be set upĀ in the past month and follows the launch of Agentic France in June 2016. Headed by serial entrepreneur and...
Digital Asset Holdings is in negotiations with investors for a US$35 million funding round that will value the firm at US$100 million. The company hopes to close the round by Christmas Eve, reported the New York Post. Founded in 2014 by financial markets entrepreneurs Donald Wilson and Sunil Hirani, Digital...
Barclays has signed contracts with eight companies that participated in the bank's New York City fintech accelerator program, among which two blockchain startups: Chainalysis and Wave. The deals with Chainalysis and Wave come a few months following Barclays' July accelerator in London during which the firm announced it was "exploring...
Over the weekend, UBS followed Barclay's bitcoin news with news of their own, announcing through media outlets, that they are developing their own blockchain that, if all goes according to plan, could be held by various interests in the financial industry. The ultimate goal, is to greatly reduce settlement...
This past weekend, Barclays ran the press circuit to tout their involvement in Bitcoin and blockchain technologies. The first story to come out was from the Sunday Times, it was followed by stories on the Daily Mail, Arstechnica and around the web. The narrative that was being floated after re-writes...