Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.
Capital markets startup Nivaura has developed a floating rate bond using blockchain tech, and it's already being tested by Santander and others.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is forming a task force to create business-grade standards for tokenized assets.
U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.
A blockchain payments trial launched by JPMorgan, Australia's ANZ and the Royal Bank of Canada has just gained over 75 new banks as participants.
A pilot test was successfully conducted for a Spanish-backed blockchain project to increase the efficiency of registering issuances.
Several leading institutions are working towards producing tokenized digital central bank money, a more viable approach than unbacked crypto-assets.…
"Convergence" means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it's a word that's cropping up again and again.
Banking giant Santander Group is reportedly launching a blockchain-based application for cross-border foreign exchange on Friday.
Speculation on utility is a bad idea, but ICOs can be an appealing alternative to venture capital, argues the head of blockchain R&D at Santander.