Fintech Innovator Humaniq and Regtech Leader Coinfirm Partner to Bring Financial Transparency and Inclusion to Developing Economies With Blockchain

LONDON, November 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Humaniq and Coinfirm have partnered to build a more advanced and secure digital experience for users of Humaniq applications featuring cutting-edge anti-money-laundering (AML) solutions. Humaniq and Coinfirm both provide complete solutions for the world’s unbanked and enable financial inclusion for emerging economies through joint initiatives globally.   Coinfirm, a recognized Blockchain regtech leader known for its AML/CTF Platform, will integrate its platform across the Humaniq ecosystem to provide a new level of transparency and security. Humaniq will benefit from enhanced security, protecting transactions made in…

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Blockchain Consortium – Hyperledger Announces 14 New Members

183 diverse organizations back Linux Foundation’s open blockchain consortium.  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced today that 14 new organizations have joined. As a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort, Hyperledger incubates nine business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Quilt and Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others.   “The amount of interest in getting involved with Hyperledger and increasing diversity of organizations joining our efforts in 2017 is really building momentum,” said Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director,…

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US$2b of capital available for FinTech start-ups through Singapore FinTech Festival 2017’s Investor Summit

SINGAPORE, Nov. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Over 1,000 attendees, comprising investors and FinTech start-ups, turned up at the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Investor Summit or “Deal Day” today, and up to US$2 billion of capital was made available for the start-ups. The Investor Summit was the finale of the four-month long matchmaking programme to provide opportunities for FinTech start-ups to access funding from local and global investors. More than 1,000 FinTech start-ups and 400 investors indicated interest to participate in the process and 525 connections were made among interested parties.     The Investor Summit,…

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EY expands European teams’ presence to advance blockchain development worldwide

Multimillion-dollar investment in blockchain talent, technology and facilities within Europe.  Growth is integral part of EY strategy to provide companies globally with blockchain-based capabilities.   LONDON, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EY today announces that it is expanding its European teams that develop innovative products based on blockchain technology to address current and future client demand. The European expansion is an integral part of the EY continued focus on supporting companies worldwide to use disruptive technologies like blockchain to transform their businesses.   Multimillion-dollar investment in talent, technology and facilities will…

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Bitcoin News 18 July 2017 – Miners Run SegWit2x Software Early

Bitcoin News Today – Top stories being the upcoming scaling of Bitcoin with Miners starting to run the New Segwit2x Software early and the crypto market showing gains after the “blood bath” of last week.       Miners signaled on 17 July 2017 to run the new SegWit2x software, these being the miners who supported the “New York Agreement”. This impending change to the Bitcoin network has impacted the Bitcoin price causing it to drop substantially during the past week. The market does not like uncertainty however, there are…

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Bitcoin Believers Gobble up Satoshi’s White Paper

Many have been watching Bitcoin grow in value over the past few years, and in particular, over the past year or so. More investors are being drawn to Bitcoin due to Geo-Political risk, failing economies and traditional investments which create fear and uncertainty.  The high Return on Investment (ROI), strong fundamentals and a bullish outlook for the future of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is very appealing.   During the Global financial crisis of 2007–2008,  which is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression…

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Bitcoin News 22 June 2017 – SegWit2x, Blockchain and ICO’s in the spotlight

Bitcoin News Today – Bitcoin price looks strong while consolidating above the $2500 mark – Ethereum dipped under $350 after a very bullish run. Prices cannot constantly go up so consolidation of the price is good.     News Headlines:   South Korean Firm Pays $1 Million in Bitcoin Ransom to Regain Data Status.im ICO Raises Over $270 Million in Under 3 Hours ‘CHICKEN GAME’: reality comes home to roost for UASF supporters Crypviser – protect your financial conversations As a Bitcoin Believer you will want a copy of the…

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Blockchain News: India Blockchain Mastermind 2017 Event – Sharing the Vision

India is at the forefront of Blockchain innovation and development in the digital economy.  This enlightening and thought-provoking India Blockchain Mastermind 2017 event being held on 24 June, 2017 in Gurugram, India, brings together leaders across multiple industries.   An exciting event not to be missed, limited seating – register now!   About the Event:- “India Blockchain Mastermind, organized by VVDN Technologies will take place on 24th June 2017 in Gurugram, India. India Blockchain Mastermind Conference 2017 will bring together a diverse range of experts who will discuss all the opportunities,…

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Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto

  From the desk of Bit-Media Zug, Cryptovalley Switzerland     Dear friend   We have taken the unusual step to write this manifesto because we have a wholehearted belief in this message that we are about to share with you and the world,   You see, we believe that we are at the start of a revolution that could be of more importance than the industrial revolution and it could well be the most important change that we as humans have ever made.   What are we talking about?…

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London FinTech Week News

Returning for the fourth year from the 7th to 14th of July 2017, London FinTech week is set to be a premier event not to be missed.  London remains the FinTech capital of the world and the agenda for the event does not disappoint.   For a sneak preview of the event, watch this video below:-         Listen to a podcast regarding the lineup and agenda here   Collect Your Free PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your comments below – let us know…

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