Banking

Firm Owned by India’s Richest Man Turns to Blockchain for Trade Finance

| Yogita Khatri

Reliance Industries – owned by India's richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction.

combination lock promise

Promise: A Startup Based on an Anonymous Paper Plans to Replace ACH

| David Floyd

With $47 trillion flowing through it every year, ACH is a juicy target for blockchain disruption. Can a new startup called Promise pull it off?

ConsenSys HQ

This New Ethereum Software Client Is Built With Enterprises in Mind

| Ian Allison

Unlike other enterprise versions of ethereum, ConsenSys' new Pantheon has a less-restrictive software license and uses Java as a programming language.

Ethereum’s Biggest Enterprise Group Is Releasing New Software Specs

| Ian Allison

The largest blockchain consortium has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way big companies use…

Nine Japanese Banks to Trial Blockchain Settlement Using Fujitsu Tech

| Yogita Khatri

Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology.

Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto payments startup Uphold is launching Earn and Borrow in collaboration with lending platform Cred.

Accenture Tech Now Connects Corda, Fabric, DA and Quorum Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Accenture says its new "interoperability node" can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset.

decryption, enigma

ING Bank Launches Zero-Knowledge Tech for Blockchain Privacy

| Ian Allison

ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution.

What China’s Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

| Michael J Casey

China appears to have achieved the crypto community's dream of a new internet of value, without blockchain. But there's more than meets than eye here.

Blockchain Finance Startup Clearmatics Raises $12 Million in New Funding

| Ian Allison

Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures.