Posts Tagged ‘partnership’

First Emissions Platform Launched by Swiss Fintech

Gentwo Digital, a company specialising in the securitisation of financial products partnered with blockchain service provider Inacta to form a joint venture in the Swiss city of Zug. Gentwo Digital allows the display of crypto assets as bankable financial products. Gentwo founder Patrick Loepfe and Inacta’s managing partners Marco Bumbacher and Ralf Glabischnig will take […]

Cryptocurrency giants Coinbase and Circle form joint venture to boost adoption of dollar-backed digital coins

Two of the largest cryptocurrency companies, Coinbase and Circle, announced a joint-venture known as the “CENTRE Consortium”, which they say aims at speeding up adoption of cryptocurrencies backed by actual government currencies like the U.S. dollar. A stablecoin known as “USD coin,” which Circle says is pegged 1:1 with the U.S. dollar, will be available to […]

Johnny Depp Inks Development Deal With Cryptocurrency Platform

Johnny Depp is teaming up with TaTaTu, a cryptocurrency-centric social entertainment platform run by entrepreneur Andrea Iervolino. The pact calls for the two sides to develop and produce film and digital content together, with Depp working via his Infinitum Nihil production banner. Iervolino, who continues to run AMBI Media Group with Monica Bacardi, will work […]

BBVA and Anthemis to open startup incubator in London

BBVA bank has partnered with FinTech investor Anthemis to build a venture creation studio in London. The aim of the studio is to act as a space for FinTech entrepreneurs to come and build innovative businesses. Both BBVA and Anthemis intend to help startup founders find FinTech business opportunities, initiate projects, and see them develop from […]

IFC and Ant Financial to train 10,000 fintech experts for inclusion

World Bank Group’s International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Ant Financial have committed to take 10,000 fintech trainees under their wing for inclusion in emerging markets. The 10×1000 Tech, a joint programme, will allow trainees to interact and exchange ideas in series of workshops held in China and other countries over next 10 years. This will […]

NY Fintech Firm Ideanomics Partners with UK Company to Create Digital Asset Exchange

New York-based Ideanomics, a fintech firm that provides asset digitization and tokenization solutions, had formed a joint venture with UK-based TPJ Ltd. The new venture created Ideanomics Resources LTD, a company based in the London, UK, which aims to unlock value in the energy and commodities markets through Ideanomics’ Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The solution represents a […]

Klarna raises $20M from H&M, will build financing and payment services for the fashion retailer

Klarna, the payments startup out of Sweden that helps online shoppers arrange for financing at the point of sale, has picked up $20 million from H&M, the fashion retailer with 4,800 stores in 70 markets. The investment kicks off a partnership between the two to build an “omni-channel” payments service spanning H&M’s physical and online […]

PwC Is Backing a USD Stablecoin Cryptocurrency in Challenge to Tether

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is partnering with Cred, a decentralized lending startup that’s developing a new stablecoin pegged to the dollar. PwC will offer its expertise to help Cred develop more rigorous standards for stablecoins—assets that require a reserve ledger that can provide 100% transparency and value substantiation.  A lack of trust in stablecoins has been keeping […]

DLA Piper: Fintech partner to power financial services transformation

A new report from law firm DLA Piper suggests that financial services firms are prioritizing collaboration and direct engagement with Fintechs, particularly for payments technology. The ambition to gain access to a range of innovative technologies and business models, while maintaining a core offering, is radically shifting the model for how financial services organizations and […]

Fintech Firm To Teach Blockchain Courses Via Live Stream And On-Site

Financial technology firm Future Fintech (FTFT) announced its partnership with Nova Realm City to provide its Blockchain Education Courses to the NRC Institution. The said courses are prepared by FTFT’s subsidiary Chain Future, and which will be rolled out on NRC’s live streaming platform Yizhibo.com. FTFT’s Blockchain Education Courses will be taught in two media: live streaming and […]