Bernanke, Berners-Lee to Headline Ripple’s ‘Sibos-Killer’ Conference
Distributed ledger startup Ripple is ramping up its competition with banking services provider Swift by launching a rival conference this fall.
Blockchain startup SmartContract has today unveiled a new a proof-of-concept built with assistance from five major financial institutions.
Swift declares its blockchain proof-of-concept a success, but in the build up to its biggest annual event, implementation is far from certain.
Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.
The senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston believes blockchain will make financial middlemen wake up and innovate.
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium CLS.