Standard Chartered Invests More Money in Newly Rebranded Trade Finance Startup
Standard Chartered has invested in Contour, the recently-rebranded Voltron blockchain trade finance platform digitizing letters of credit for financial institutions.
Nasdaq has partnered with R3 to offer a platform for digital asset marketplaces on the Corda blockchain.
Tim Grant, formerly the CEO of ConsenSys-backed DrumG Technologies, is to become head of business at SDX.
R3, the company behind the Corda blockchain, is edging ever closer to Ethereum, with news of a partnership with enterprise software startup Kaleido.
Blockchain solutions based on R3's tech will make it easier for users to verify their identities and claim lost pension funds, the firm says.
Central bank digital currencies have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains.