Banking

Santander

Santander: Blockchain Talk Could Turn Into Action This Year

| Stan Higgins

CoinDesk speaks with representatives from Banco Santander about the bank's blockchain strategy for 2016 and beyond.

goldman sachs

Goldman Sachs Director: Blockchain Provides ‘Single Truth’ For Banks

| Pete Rizzo

A managing director at investment bank Goldman Sachs called blockchain tech an innovation that could “drive change” in a new company podcast.

LHV Bank

LHV Bank: We Support Bitcoin’s Values

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk interviews LHV Bank's new cryptocurrency product manager to learn more about its blockchain experimentations.

NYDFS, New York

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs Veterans Join Digital Asset Team

| Pete Rizzo

Digital Asset Holdings has added new executives as it seeks to expand into the European market.

Funding problems

Report: Blythe Masters’ Blockchain Startup Struggles to Close Funding

| Daniel Palmer

Digital Asset Holdings, the startup led by ex-JP Morgan exec Blythe Masters, is apparently running into hurdles closing an investment round.

paperwork

Why Blockchain’s Road to Mass Market is Beyond Payments

| Dave Birch

Consult Hyperion's Dave Birch discusses the upcoming trends in the payment space and how blockchain tech fits into these larger trends.

chain, world

2015 Was the Year of the Blockchain

| Chris Skinner

Financial Services Club chairman Chris Skinner discusses why 2015 marked a turning point for global bitcoin and blockchain discussion.

Bank of America tower

10 New Bank of America Cryptocurrency Patents Published

| Stan Higgins

The Bank of America has filed eleven patent applications since 2014, following the publication of 10 yesterday by the US patent office.

blocks, playing

12 More Banks Join Blockchain Consortium R3

| Stan Higgins

Twelve more banks have joined the distributed ledger consortium led by startup R3CEV.

IBM

IBM Creates Open-Source Blockchain With Linux and Big Banks

| Pete Rizzo

IBM has launched an open-source blockchain project along with financial incumbents including JP Morgan and Wells Fargo.