U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.
Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.
Reliance Industries – owned by India's richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction.
TradeLens has attracted a wide variety of entities ranging from port operators and customs authorities to logistics companies and even rival carriers.
Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca.
HSBC and ING have performed a claimed world-first trade finance transaction on a single blockchain system for agri-food firm Cargill.
Executives from HSBC Bank revealed in a conference call this week they intend to pilot projects for blockchain-based transactions.
A new syndicated loan marketplace backed by a group of major banks is set to be launched on top of R3's Corda distributed ledger platform.
Three major Asian banks and a regulator in Singapore have teamed up for a new blockchain trial focused on customer identification.
Both new and founding members of the Utility Settlement Coin project think its work could lead central banks to adopt blockchain-based fiat currency.