EU Finance Ministers in no rush to further regulate Crypto Market

European Finance Ministers confirmed that they will not rush to further regulate the crypto market in the EU. Having met in Vienna on Saturday, EU Finance Ministers revealed they plan to wait for the outcome of a thorough analysis by European authorities before deciding on next steps, and believe crypto assets don’t currently threaten the financial system — a revelation that comes ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers on 15th September 2008 and the unfolding of the global financial crisis.     Addressing how the EU has previously…

Read More

Europe positions itself as the Global bloc for Blockchain

Europe is positioning itself as the global bloc for blockchain and this week we see the EU Blockathon taking place, an event hosted by the European Union to explore how blockchain technology can actually make a difference and lead to a better society. This is only one of numerous examples of how Europe is pushing the boundaries of what is possible with this new technology.     In the past few months in Europe we have seen:   23 countries within the EU signed a Blockchain Partnership agreement Ireland’s Prime…

Read More

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…

Read More

The Blockchain and Globalization

The Blockchain is the technology behind the digital asset, Bitcoin. The Blockchain decentralized network is a public ledger that allows immutable digital transactions to be distributed but not copied. The Blockchain was invented to support Bitcoin and has been operational since the first transaction between Satoshi Nakamoto and Hal Finney on 12 January 2009 in block 170. It is an ingenious invention that is evolving as uses, not only for FinTech, are being innovated by the tech community.  Blockchain technology is revolutionary and soon consumers will be transacting on the blockchain…

Read More

An Introduction to We Trust – a reciprocal aid platform powered by the Blockchain!

Introducing Patrick Long and George Li from We Trust, based in San Francisco who are building a collaborative lending and insurance platform on the blockchain aka ROSCA. “What is ROSCA? Simply put, it is a Mutual Insurance organization where voluntary participants play the role of both customer and shareholder. They exist in many forms around the world including rotating savings and credit associations (referred as ROSCA from hereon in this document, also known by different local names globally), mutual insurance groups, fraternal organizations, religious groups, and professional societies. In these…

Read More