Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Walmart files patent for blockchain payment system

Walmart drafted two patent applications that reference a platform powered by blockchain technology for vendor payments and Read more: www.pymnts.com

Fintricity: blockchain energy

I think these events are good, because you meet with people you know, and you can have a debate and a discussion about all different approaches to the market. Read more: thefintechtimes.com

Harbor bags another $28m, months after previous round

Harbor, a blockchain technology developer for the private securities industry, has picked up $28m in its latest investment round, just months after its previous round. Read more: fintech.global

HelloGold said to close Series A round from 500 Startups

Malaysia-based HelloGold has reportedly secured a Series A funding round from 500 Startups to support the integration and testing of blockchain technology on the app. Read more: fintech.global

IBM finds firm blockchain ground – Marsh proof of insurance pilot

Applying blockchain technology for first commercial proof of insurance. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

BubbleTone creates ultrafast blockchain to decentralize

BubbleTone is a decentralized system that allows a traveler to directly connect to a local mobile operator at local rates for voice calls and mobile internet. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Mastercard looks to use blockchain to fight identity fraud

With the potential threat of identity theft increasing, Mastercard is looking to use blockchain as a way to protect identity data. Read more: regtechanalyst.com

FinTech trends set to disrupt banking & financial services

Disruption is one of the biggest hype and buzzwords in the market right now. Read more: thefintechtimes.com

AI, Alt Lending lead B2B FinTech investments

Alternative lending and artificial intelligence startups lead the B2B FinTech investment activity of the week, with other firms operating in logistics, blockchain and T&E. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Cryptocurrency: breaking the silence

Whether you believe in the power of blockchain technology or see it as the next ‘Dutch tulip bubble’ there is no doubt that Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies... Read more: thefintechtimes.com