Mizuho Completes Blockchain Recordkeeping, Digital Currency Trials
Japanese banking group Mizuho announced today the completion of two new blockchain trials.
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Mizuho Financial Group is partnering with Japanese tech conglomerate Hitachi to develop a blockchain platform for supply chain management.
Mizuho sees bitcoin not as a source of revenue itself, "but as a vehicle to boost engagement on the app," and that could drive revenue growth.
Japanese banking group Mizuho has released the results of a blockchain experiment focused on trade finance.
With over $100m in funding, distributed ledger consortium R3 is setting its sights on moving critical projects to pilot.