Blockchain

Feb
14

Ookami and National Currency eXchange to share IP, produce new digital asset technology

Ookami (ASX: OOK) has edged further into the cryptocurrency space after securing a collaboration agreement with National Currency eXchange Group, with the duo to share intellectual property to develop new synergies and technologies. According to Ookami, the collaborative agreement complements its business model to develop technological solutions that encompass blockchain technologies, smart contracts, anti-money laundering, […]

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Feb
12

Asia-Pacific fintech market to reach US$72 billion by 2020, finds Frost & Sullivan

Active support and initiatives by financial regulators such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Bank Negara Malaysia and Bank Indonesia has enabled the Asia-Pacific Fintech ecosystem to grow significantly in 2017. New innovations are expected to radically transform the way consumers shop, pay perform banking transactions and purchase insurance. The wave of new Fintech technologies […]

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Feb
06

Cryptocurrency craze drives two Perth ventures

Two Perth start-ups are entering the world of blockchain very differently, one to serve the layman and the other the expert, but both are undaunted by the drastic fall last month in the value of the technology’s high-profile product — cryptocurrency. Blockboxx founder Martin McGinty wants to gather together the existing expertise in Perth to […]

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Feb
01

The founder of Ethereum: Vitalik Buterin

After discovering cryptocurrencies while still at school, Vitalik Buterin dropped out of university to travel the world and explore crypto projects. He then realised he could take the blockchain technology far beyond financial applications. Vitalik Buterin ‘I went around the world, explored many crypto projects, and finally realised that they were all too concerned about […]

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Jan
31

InfiniGold digital gold launches with The Perth Mint

In collaboration with The Perth Mint, InfiniGold has released the latest innovation in gold investment – a flexible digital gold product compatible with a wide range of technology platforms including blockchain. InfiniGold digital gold certificates offer institutions the opportunity to present investors with a new, secure and easy way to trade, hold and transfer physical […]

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Jan
30

This investment company is a step closer to a $3.5 million blockchain placement

First Growth Funds is a step closer to a blockchain-related investment with the green light from a leader in the field, Blockchain Global. In early January the pair announced a conditional placement led by Blockchain Global to raise $3.45 million for First Growth’s (ASX:FGF) expansion into the hot sector. Blockchain technology, which provides an encrypted, […]

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Jan
30

Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry

Cryptocurrencies are constantly evolving, with popular currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum maintaining their popularity despite recent market corrections. At the core of both technologies is the cryptographically secure digital ledger known as the blockchain. It’s a digital ledger where cryptocurrency transactions are recorded chronologically and publicly. Indeed, as the popularity of cryptocurrencies has grown, […]

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Jan
29

Spending on blockchain technology to double this year to $2.1B

Led by financial services, industries are ramping up spending on blockchain distributed ledger technology at unprecedented rates; 2018 will mark the move from pilot programs to real-world rollouts. Spending by enterprises and other entities on blockchain networks is expected to reach $2.1 billion this year, more than double what was spent on the distributed electronic […]

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