Customisable, not custom blockchain solutions for SMEs arrive

  Blockchain offers a strategic opportunity for small and medium businesses, but even the most flexible SMEs are in no hurry to adopt this new data transaction tool. Moreover, the current high cost of сustomized solutions for enterprises is compounded by significant legal, technical, and financial issues preventing widespread blockchain adoption.     SMEs account for more than 50% of the world economy’s GNP, in addition to over 99% of all enterprises, according to recent ATKearney research. For example, 62% of China’s GDP (6.9 tln US dollars) is produced by…

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ICE Announces Ecosystem for Digital Assets, The Future is Bright says Investment Expert

  On Friday, 3 August 2018, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced that it plans to form a new company, called Bakkt, which will leverage Microsoft cloud solutions to create an open and regulated global ecosystem for digital assets.     The new company is working with organizations such as Starbucks, Microsoft, and BCG to create an integrated platform for consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store, and spend digital assets on a seamless global network.   Rohit Kulkarni, Manager Director of Private Investment Research at SharesPost is very encouraged by this…

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Spanish Technology Experts React to Catalonian Government’s Intention to Develop a Plan for Blockchain Integration

  The Government of Catalonia has revealed a plan for blockchain tech implementation in its public administrative activity, according to the official press release 24 July 2018. According to the press release, Catalonia’s Department of Digital Policies must develop a plan for incorporating blockchain technology in all areas of the public administration’s activities by the end of December 2018.     Blockchain technology will be promoted “with the aim of improving digital services to the public and promoting the potential of this technology between the Administration, companies and the citizen[s].”…

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