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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Blockchain-Ready IrisGuard, the Iris Recognition Payment Technology Company, has Closed its Latest Funding Round With Goldman Sachs

LONDON, November 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IrisGuard, the UK-based pioneer in Iris Recognition Technology (IRT) payment solutions, today announced an investment from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. IrisGuard was founded in 2001 by its current CEO Imad Malhas and Rudain and Karim Kawar. IrisGuard serves millions of unbanked customers through its innovative EyePay® Platform, used by the United Nations and government aid agencies around the world. These programs rely on IrisGuard for the delivery of financial aid, by providing beneficiaries with cash-based transfers…

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Blockchain – Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system (phrOS) at Hyatt, Taipei on November 10, 2017. This officially marked the entry of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector. phrOS will enable the rise of patient-centric healthcare system, where an individual can carry their own medical information digitally. This would not only secure the data from external hacking threats but also enable seamless cross-hospital treatment and hassle-free online insurance claims by the individual, without having to face complicated procedure…

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BitVault® introduced to FinTech community at London event

Embedded Downloads officially introduced BitVault®, the world’s first blockchain phone and crypto communicator at an event on 31 October 2017. The event was held at an exclusive London venue with Kash Amini, global brand representative and ambassador for BitVault®, welcoming selected guests from the banking, fintech and corporate community to an evening of food, drinks, and entertainment. The event was also attended by representatives of VVDN Technologies from India, the design and manufacturing partner for the BitVault®. According to Embedded Downloads the product was well received and the company and…

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Bitcoin News 13 October 2017 – Bitcoin Price Flirts with $6000 as Bitcoin Gold Nears

The Bitcoin news today with the latest bitcoin rally heading the news. An incredible surge in the price overnight which pushed to a new all-time high of over $5800. The proposed hard fork on 25 October (Bitcoin Gold), as well as the growing regulatory environment in many countries, could be a driving factor attracting more investors and thus, the price.   As reported by CNBC – “The fact that bitcoin was able to hit an all-time high just weeks after a slew of negative news “signals to investors and traders…

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Decentralized Identity Foundation in Motion

Introducing the Decentralized Identity Foundation and learn more about their four pillars. The DIF is building “an open source decentralized identity ecosystem for people, organizations, apps, and devices.”         For more info on the Foundation, go to:  http://identity.foundation/   Protecting your digital footprint is vital.  Have you heard that Smartphones are coming to a blockchain near you, Futuretech on BitVault – It’s all about security and privacy, your right!       Collect your FREE PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your questions and comments below:…

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Bitcoin News 11 October 2017 – Dubai Delivers Blockchain Strategy to Implementation

Bitcoin News Today and Dubai is leading globally in taking a blockchain strategy set out in 2016 to implementation by 2021 – with over a million records have been populated on the platform. The Dubai Land Department (DLD) system records all real estate contracts which include lease registrations. The system links them with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, the telecommunications system as well as holds personal tenant information, Emirates Identity Cards and the validity of residency visas for ease of remote payments.   Another milestone achievement for Smart Dubai…

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Pay University Fees with Bitcoin at Swiss University

The University of Lucerne, Switzerland, has joined a growing list of universities embracing Bitcoin and the Digital Economy.  Some universities offering courses in blockchain technology, while others are accepting Bitcoin as payment.   Full article here  Collect your FREE PDF – The Bitcoin Believers Business Manifesto Please leave your questions and comments below: What is EOT?  Learn more by clicking on the image BELOW   Introducing the World’s First Blockchain phone, the BitVault®   Download the FREE BIT-MEDIA APP below!

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BitVault® Announces London Launch

The World’s First Blockchain and Crypto Communicator, the BitVault®  will be launched on 31 October 2017 in London.  The full Press release from the company below.         BitVault® announces London launch   Embedded Downloads announced today the official global launch event for BitVault® in London on 31st of October 2017.  More details on other features and specifications of the BitVault® are available on the website    BitVault® is owned and developed by Embedded Downloads, with development offices in Limerick, Ireland and New Delhi, India. Embedded Downloads specializes in secure hardware…

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