Smart Contracts: The bright future has arrived.

  Nowadays you won’t surprise anybody by bringing up cryptocurrency during your lunch break. Today is just the right day to begin developing daily habits in order to take advantage of all of the amazing possibilities of blockchain. Just think of a situation in which a person goes through the inheritance procedure. You might have seen that many times on TV, and we hope that you haven’t actually experienced it yet.     Well, going back to the situation, depending on the laws in your country, it will still take…

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Joon Ian Wong Joins CoinDesk as Managing Director for Europe and Asia

  Wong returns to CoinDesk to lead its international expansion   New York, NY – June 12, 2018 – CoinDesk, Inc, the leading digital media, events, and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community has announced that Joon Ian Wong will be rejoining the company as its Managing Director for Europe and Asia. Wong joins CoinDesk from Quartz, where he specialized in covering cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.     CoinDesk CEO Kevin Worth said “It’s been incredible to see Joon’s ascent since he first helped launch the Consensus…

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Global Blockchain Services Firm WACHSMAN Recruits Key Executives from Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to Lead New Strategy Division

  Wachsman amplifies service offerings beyond public relations and events management with first major agency expansion   NEW YORK, NY — June 12, 2018 — Wachsman, one of the world’s leading blockchain professional services firms, has hired senior bankers from investment banks Jefferies and J.P. Morgan to lead a new blockchain strategy and advisory division. Formerly Senior Vice President, Technology Investment Banking Group at Jefferies, Michael Chang joins Wachsman as Managing Director and will lead the firm’s new Strategic Advisory Group in New York.     Chang will be supported…

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Tug-of-War: Will Blockchain Bring Data Ownership Back to Users?

    ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Nicole Nguyen, Head of APAC, Infinity Blockchain Ventures, shares about data ownership and how blockchain could tilt the balance in favour of the end user.   Since the advent of the internet, users have marvelled at the ability to create a persona of themselves online – be it in the first virtual communities, social networks, retail sites and multi-player games. Increasingly, a greater proportion of our personal lives and information can now be found on digital platforms.   Coupled with a plethora of emerging technologies…

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ECoinmerce To Accept McAfee Redemption Unit Currency

Showing support for the blockchain influencer as well as his new crypto-backed fiat currency Singapore – ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces they will accept the McAfee Redemption Unity (MRU) currency for all products available to purchase or pre-order on the ECoinmerce Marketplace Preview.     The currency is intended to reserve personal time with blockchain influencer John McAfee. According to McAfee, who last week tweeted about ECoinmerce platform, users can redeem the currency by appearing at an address in Mexico between 1-3 PM to…

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Essential Tools for the Crypto / Bitcoin Trader

In search of the Crypto Moon More than 800 currencies and 5000 exchanges makes the crypto trading world a minefield for the new and even the experienced trader. In this article we aim to give you a handy reference guide of resources that will help you to navigate these treacherous waters.   Information: Information is the chief currency of the trader without quality information a trader does not have anything to work with and the right information that the right time can make a trader a fortune. There is a…

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Blockchain Heavyweights Jehan Chu and Pavel Bains Joins Alluma’s Advisory Board

Jehan Chu and Pavel Bains Join the Blockchain Advisory Board of Alluma Exchange   Alluma, the first institutional grade cryptocurrency exchange dedicated to the emerging markets in Asia, has recently announced the joining of several influential advisors including Jehan Chu, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Kenetic, and Pavel Bains, CEO of Bluzelle, a leading blockchain project.     Alluma will focus on three areas initially: strong liquidity through global exchange partners, design and user experience to increase adoption and usability, and providing a fluid customer experience from on-boarding to support.…

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Blockparty launches to the public following its first use during Elements Lakewood Music Festival over Memorial Day Weekend

NEW YORK, May 30, 2018 – Blockparty, a leader in blockchain-based live event ticketing, has launched its new ticketing platform, available now for download in the Apple App Store. Founded by top executives from the live events and blockchain industries, Blockparty leverages the power of blockchain technology to eliminate common frustrations with the current ticket purchasing experience such as ticket fraud, lengthy event check-in protocols, and predatory secondary market resellers.   Shiv Madan, CEO of Blockparty, said “We want to rid the world of ticket bots and scalpers. We also…

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Cashaa announces Unsold Token Distribution by PoS

Cashaa to Reward CAS Token Holders with 192 Million Bonus Tokens. Cashaa has successfully closed the token distribution process, during which it became an example for the industry due to its compliance standards. More than 53,381 people participated from 119 countries, resulting in a raise of 33 Million USD. Cashaa has rejected 14.77 Million USD from the money raised due to its strict internal anti-money laundering and know-your-customer policies.     As per Cashaa’s roadmap, their banking wallet is expected to be launched in the last quarter of 2018 which…

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3 Areas the Banking Industry can Use Blockchain

Bitcoin is where it all started, the craze of cryptocurrencies. Since 2017, it has been in full swing as Bitcoin rose to immense heights. The technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is the blockchain, which might have popularized because of the Bitcoin craze, however, now holds great value in itself that can transform various industries, especially banking and finance.     The traditional global banking system has a lot of benefits from the implementation of the blockchain technology. The key features of blockchain that is decentralization, cost-effectiveness, efficiency, transparency, and security can…

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