Blockchain

Aug
06

Finder co-founder Fred Schebesta plans to create Australia’s first crypto-bank

He became one of the country’s youngest self-made millionaires at the age of 26 — and now he’s revealed his next “multibillion-dollar” idea. The co-founder of one of Australia’s biggest tech success stories has revealed his next “multibillion-dollar” idea — to create the “first crypto bank of Australia”. Fred Schebesta, who became one of country’s […]

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Aug
06

Grounds, Paradice dive into blockchain software float Identitii

The big end of town is piling into a small payments security firm’s initial public offering in the expectation they may have unearthed the next big thing. Street Talk understands UBS Australia chief executive Matthew Grounds, veteran fund manager David Paradice and Sydney-based institutional investors KIS Capital, Terra Capital and KTM Ventures are among the names lining up […]

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Jul
30

New TV show set to open Blockchain to the world

A new weekly business TV show is set to showcase Blockchain companies, cryptoassets and ICOs to a global audience. Coincast TV, created by ICO advisor DigitalX and respected crypto business news platform Multiplier Crypto, will be broadcast on Sky News Business, and syndicated across Apple TV, the Wall St Journal and related social platforms, reaching […]

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Jul
27

What financial service providers should know about blockchain: Opportunities and threats

It seems that every few years, an advanced and innovative new technology emerges and becomes the next big thing for organizations across different industries. Take the cloud and big data, for example – during their buzzword stage, these concepts were being attached to just about everything in the tech space. Currently, it appears that blockchain […]

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Jul
27

Blockchain, chatbots, and AI could reinvent corporate finance

Over the next several years, CFOs and their finance organizations will be able to tap three key technologies to make their business processes better, faster and less expensive. Traditionally siloed and manual corporate finance operations are beginning to test – and in some cases adopt – three still evolving technologies that can offer a single […]

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Jul
24

Breaking down blockchain’s potential for cross-border payments

By Simon Banks, Hyperwallet’s Managing Director and SVP of Asia-Pacific Blockchain has been labelled a disruptive force that could transform entire industries and even have potential to shake the foundations of economic and social systems. With the advent of cryptocurrencies, the banking and financial services sectors were among the first to feel its effects. In […]

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Jul
23

How Aussie women are breaking ground in the blockchain sector

For a long time the tech sector has been dominated by white men. Manels (male only panels) were commonplace at conferences, more male-led startups received venture capital funding and there were a lot more visible male success stories. But when it comes to blockchain, an emerging group of female entrepreneurs are leading the way, not […]

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Jul
20

What is the Blockchain? The Plain English version

By Bill Hess, Founder of Pixel Privacy.   The word blockchain is on everyone’s lips right now. Although you might not really understand what “blockchain” means, chances are you’ve heard people talk about it (a lot). Some people believe it will change our world for the better, and it will replace the banks that we […]

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