Browsing the "London" Tag

London Metal Exchange Backs Plan to Track Physical Metals With Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

The London Metal Exchange is said to be supporting an initiative to better track physical metals using blockchain tech.

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How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

| Brady Dale

BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

Funds Network Calastone to Roll Out Blockchain Settlements in 2019

| Yogita Khatri

Calastone, the U.K.-based operator of a transactions network for investment funds, is moving settlement to a blockchain by May 2019

Ethereum Startup ConsenSys Opens New London Office

| Brady Dale

Ethereum development startup ConsenSys is expanding to London.

‘Boiler Room’ Crypto Scam Targeted by London Police

| Stan Higgins

British police arrested an individual last week for allegedly fleecing would-be investors via a fake cryptocurrency investment scheme.

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Euroclear Plans 2017 Launch for Blockchain Gold Market

| Garrett Keirns

Euroclear is planning to launch its blockchain-based gold trading platform later this year.

Blockchain Startup Adds UK Cybersecurity Expert to Board

| Stan Higgins

A former official for the UK’s Foreign Office has joined the board of blockchain startup Setl.

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London Police Investigate OneCoin Cryptocurrency Scheme

| Stan Higgins

The London police are investigating a digital currency scheme widely believed to be fraudulent.

London Workshop Explores Blockchain Identity in Finance

| Sid Kalla

The Identity & KYC conference in London hosted a workshop on using blockchain technology to improve know-your-customer processes earlier this week.

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ItBit Hires Former SocGen Exec to Lead London Initiatives

| Bailey Reutzel

New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit has hired a securities services and technology veteran to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.