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Blockchain Demystified – PPC Land

IAB Europe is hosting a webinar about blockchain on 25 September 2019, at 15.00 BST / 16.00 CEST. The webinar Blockchain Demystified will be moderated by Anton Kopytov, Partner Technology Consulting, Mindshare Worldwide and Chair of the IAB Europe Research Committee. The speakers are Jason Manningham, General Manager, Blockgraph (part of FreeWheel), Toccara Baker, Senior […]

‘The Banker’ recognizes BBVA’s blockchain corporate lending platform

According to the publication, part of the Financial Times editorial group, submissions of blockchain-related projects more than doubled in this edition, which evidences the level of maturity that projects across the financial industry are reaching. In choosing BBVA’s new blockchain corporate lending platform over the rest of candidates, The Banker cites its capacity to “improve […]

Bitcoin and Blockchain Boosting Law Intended to Create Jobs

Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain are reinvigorating the law intended to create jobs: The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Blockchain To Get the JOBS Act Right The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, colloquially known as the JOBS Act, is a law intended to create jobs in the United States. The concept behind it is […]

AssetBlock Launches Tokenized Property Trading on Algorand Blockchain

Real estate startup AssetBlock has launched a new platform for trading commercial properties that have been linked to tokens on the Algorand blockchain. Announced Tuesday, the platform gives investors access to commercial real estate properties, such as upscale hotels, AssetBlock CEO Mark Liddell told CoinDesk. The Algorand blockchain uses the ALGO cryptocurrency, but investors cannot […]

L.A. to Choose Blockchain Pilot Project at CIS Conference

With a growing interest in blockchain solutions for government, the city of Los Angeles has partnered with organizers of a major technology conference to bite the bullet and test one. According to an announcement today about the fourth annual CIS, the world’s largest investment-focused conference about blockchain, this year’s event in October will debut Block […]

CIOs say blockchain will ‘transform’ healthcare, other industries in the next decade

Jackie Drees – Monday, September 16th, 2019 Print  | Email Sixty percent of CIOs anticipate some level of adoption of blockchain technologies in the next three years, according to a recent Gartner survey. For its 2019 CIO Agenda report, Gartner, an information technology research firm, surveyed 3,102 CIOs from industries including healthcare, insurance and education, […]

Blockchain For Ethical Practices Raises $4 Million in Seed Funding

A blockchain startup for ethical supply chain management just raised $4 million in seed money. OpenSC, a joint venture of the Boston Consulting Group and environmental protection group the World Wide Fund, announced today $4 million in seed funding from investor Christian Wenger. OpenSC uses blockchain technology to track goods for ethical malpractice. The capital will […]