Posts Tagged ‘research’

Blockchain’s Popularity Among Large Enterprises Soared 11% This Year, Survey Finds

Juniper’s Blockchain Enterprise Survey: Deployments, Benefits & Attitudes (Second Edition) found that 65 percent of responding large enterprises – defined as those who employ a minimum of 10,000 staff – are “considering or actively engaged” in blockchain deployment, up 11 percent from the corresponding 54 percent figure last year. Further data analysis shows that nearly a […]

Can you help Enterprise Ireland map the Irish fintech sector?

What does Ireland’s fintech sector need? What are its strengths? What can be improved? Enterprise Ireland hopes to answer these questions and more with its Fintech Census. The census is a collaborative effort, led by Enterprise Ireland, with support from key stakeholders in the sector, including IDA Ireland, Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland, Fintech […]

University Gets $20 Million for Blockchain and Fintech Research

Hong Kong-based business school, University of Science and Technology, was donated $20 million to research blockchain technology and potential improvements in electronic payment system security. Professor Tan Jiayin will lead the research and will focus on blockchain itself. Since cryptocurrencies will be largely involved in the project, Jiayin has encouraged banks to participate in the research. […]

Most Asian companies unconvinced by blockchain’s use in trade finance

The majority of Asia’s top 1,000 companies are unconvinced that digital technologies such as blockchain will improve their trade finance experience. 54% of those polled in exclusive research conducted on behalf of Global Trade Review said they were either unsure whether it would translate into a better user experience, or that it would definitely not […]

Research: More than 56% of all cryptocurrency crime happens in the US

International cybersecurity firm Group-IB has shown that the number of compromised accounts has risen 369 percent since 2017. A staggering third of all victims were located in the US. Every single one of the top 19 exchanges has been hit; 720 usernames and passwords stolen in total. The rate of hacks even mirrored market highs […]

British Report Says Only 5% of Cryptocurrency Investors Make Money

The IW Capital group, a Mayfair-based SEM investment house, recently conducted research on cryptocurrency investment in the UK and found out some alarming things. The report has revealed that 38% of Brits do not understand or know anything about crypto. IW Capital has also pointed out that only 5% of cryptocurrency investors have made financial gains from […]

Can We Really Trust a White Paper? University of Pennsylvania Law Report

The University of Pennsylvania Law School has released a report titled Coin-Operated Capitalism. The report is focused on the 50 top-grossing ICO’s from the 2017 period and includes academic research into the promises made in their white papers. The research follows the path of looking into how many teams actually delivered on their promises post-ICO. […]

Study Finds Cryptocurrency Rebalance Portfolios Outperform ‘Hodling’

Shrimpy cryptocurrency portfolio management is a platform that helps investors curate a portfolio with automated investment strategies. With the company’s portfolio experience, the Shrimpy team published a study that gives an informative technical analysis comparing two types of cryptocurrency investment methods: rebalance against holding (hodl). Shrimpy used a variety of data to help determine which investment […]

Crypto Unicorn Hunters: The VC Firms Behind Billion-Dollar Crypto Startups

The ranks of “unicorn” companies have been infiltrated by a growing roster of crypto organizations that are dramatically rising in value. While the lineup of crypto unicorns are widely-known, the VC firms backing them are quietly positioning themselves to gain the most from the cryptocurrency revolution. There are currently over 27 fintech unicorns worldwide. Recent […]

The 50 Most Influential Venture Capital Investors in Blockchain

Though the venture capital industry that has evolved around blockchain is changing and growing rapidly, there are some firms that stand out. Some are traditional VCs like Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital. Others are digital asset funds exclusively focused on investing in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. According to a recent report from Crypto Fund Research, […]