Posts Tagged ‘platform’

R3 Corda Enterprise blockchain platform goes live

Fintech consortium R3 has gone live with its commercial blockchain platform for business, Corda Enterprise. The software is billed as a “commercial version of Corda”, which is an open source blockchain platform, on which trade finance transactions can be completed. As opposed to the open source Corda, Corda Enterprise uses a firewall, which R3 claims improves […]

HKMA and seven banks to jointly launch blockchain-based trade finance platform in September

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and seven local lenders will launch a trade finance platform using blockchain technology in September, reflecting efforts by the city to bolster fintech development and close the gap with regional rival Singapore. Lenders taking part in the project include HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of East Asia, Australia and New […]

My Continuing Adventures in Fintech

In his article, WealthManagement reporter John Kador throws open the covers of his accounts with the fintech platforms Lending Club, Upstart and Acorns. In addition, he reviewes his more recent experience with Fundrise, a low-cost platform for non-accredited investors to invest, on a fractional basis, in real estate. Read the article

Ant Financial launches blockchain-powered money transfer service

AlipayHK, a venture that is partially owned by Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services, has announced that it will begin offering a blockchain cash remittance service – the first of its kind globally. The service offers a fast, secure, efficient, low-cost method of transferring money directly between individuals, currently only available for transfers between Hong Kong […]

FinTech Firm Quoine Launches ICO Platform

Japanese FinTech firm Quoine has created a new ICO platform called ICO Mission Control that provides a safe haven for both token participants and token issuers. The new platform, which is integrated with Quoine’s crypto-to-crypto exchange Qryptos, is an end-to-end solution aimed at helping blockchain projects conduct ICOs in a flexible, secure, transparent and scalable manner. The […]

TokenDesk Beta Is Out: ICO Refunds Are Now Possible!

TokenDesk has announced the release of its Beta version that is mostly focused on ICO founders. One of the most important upcoming features is the integrated wallet solution that will enable ICOs to gather crypto contributions directly and effortlessly. Current Beta version includes several essential features such as KYC procedure, minimum amounts per order, maximum […]