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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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: