Blockchain startup AlphaPoint has hired Kapil Rathi from Cboe Global Markets, the parent of the Chicago Board of Exchange.
Since Maersk and IBM launched TradeLens 10 months ago, only one other carrier has joined the network. As those involved admit, that's not enough.
Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives.
Fidelity Investments' blockchain R&D lead is leaving to join blockchain startup Bloq as its first-ever chief operating officer.
Accenture says its new "interoperability node" can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset.
ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with Coil, a startup founded by Ripple's former CTO, to provide payment services for the unbanked.
A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports has partnered with Port of Antwerp for a blockchain pilot aimed to facilitate international trade.
Big Four consultancy KPMG is expanding its blockchain activities beyond pure financial services work to explore a less-traveled path.
Microsoft is moving to turn blockchain-based decentralized identity from a lofty aspiration into a business line, with two products in the works.