Browsing the "Banking" Tag

Former Simple Bank Co-Founder Unveils New Blockchain Payments Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Sila, a startup launched by former Simple Bank co-founder Shamir Karkal, has unveiled an open beta for its ethereum-based payments platform.

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.

Cryptocurrencies Pose Risks to Banks, Warns Basel Committee

| Yogita Khatri

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned that the growth of cryptocurrencies poses a number of risks to banks.

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

| Yogita Khatri

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus.

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JP Morgan’s Stablecoin: A Feat of Engineering or Marketing?

| Ben Jessel

Upon first examination, JPM coin is an exciting Wall Street development, but the reality is more complicated, writes Kadena's Ben Jessel.

Swiss Bank Julius Baer to Offer Digital Asset Services

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss private bank Julius Baer has partnered with a cryptocurrency banking startup to offer digital asset services later in 2019.

Brazilian Bank Aims to Raise $15 Million Through Security Token Offering

| Daniel Palmer

Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual is planning to raise millions of dollars through the offering of a security token tied to property assets.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

| Yogita Khatri and Christine Kim

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

| Daniel Palmer

An HSBC executive has told Reuters that using blockchain slashed the costs of settling foreign exchange trades.

JPMorgan Has Its Own Crypto and It’s Starting Real-World Trials

| Daniel Palmer

JPMorgan has built a crypto token and it's moving to real-world trials in "a few months," according to a CNBC report.