Sunday, February 26, 2017

The big mistakes enterprises are making on blockchain

Let's just get it out there: using blockchain in an enterprise environment is like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Blockchain 2017: Out of the lab, into the field

As many have predicted, 2017 is the year blockchain is set to break out of the Proof-of-Concept stage and into production environments. Read more: bankinnovation.net

97% of Blockchain startups are ‘Chainwashing’ – R3 CEO

Chainwashing is the perfect term, coined by R3’s Tim Swanson to describe the current “Blockchain, not Bitcoin” hype. Read more: bitcoinist.com

EU commission plans to boost support for blockchain projects

The executive arm of the European Union government is planning to expand its work on blockchain. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Blockchain is 5 years from mainstream

Nearly half of the members of a blockchain consortium focused on post-trade settlement see the technology achieving wider adoption over the next three to five years. Read more: www.coindesk.com

JP Morgan, Santander said to join new ethereum blockchain group

Dubbed Enterprise Ethereum, the project's founding membership is said to include major financial institutions, tech giants and natural resources companies. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Trade finance and blockchain: the right time

Financial institutions and technology companies have tinkered with trade finance for years, but progress has been slow. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Hong Kong financial markets authority joins R3

The Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong is joining the R3-led financial blockchain consortium. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Blockchain is becoming more than a buzzword

Blockchain, which many experts have called the biggest innovation since the internet, has started gaining steam among bankers and financial institutions. Read more: www.techinasia.com

Too early for blockchain regulation, says EU watchdog

Regulatory action for blockchain technology at this ‘early stage’ is ‘premature’, said the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in a report today. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com