Calastone to Bring Mutual Funds Market Onto Blockchain in 2019

LONDON, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today announces that the technology underpinning the core of Calastone’s global transaction network will be migrated onto a full blockchain-enabled infrastructure.   Calastone’s network connects more than 1,300 financial service organisations across 34 global markets processing over GBP80bn of trades and 7 million messages each month, making it the largest global fund transaction network. Calastone has transformed the funds sector, enabling frictionless trading by making it possible for all trading entities and counterparties to connect, interact, process and settle transactions digitally.  …

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TMG Launches Truth – The First Blockchain-Enabled Global Media Agency

TRUTH cleans up the media supply chain with 100% transparency, ensuring advertising revenue goes where it should.   LONDON, November 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ TMG (The Marketing Group Plc) today announces the launch of TRUTH – the first media agency in the world to utilize blockchain smart contract technology. TRUTH will provide 100% transparency in a media industry described by one brand-side marketer as “murky at best, and fraudulent at worst”. In addition, TRUTH’s proprietary, media buying, and planning platforms will ensure global best practice and complete GDPR compliance.   TRUTH…

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