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Abhishek ChatterjeeGartner Inc. - London

How banks can engage, expand and innovate with new market entrants?

29 April 2017  |  12013 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Post financial crisis, FS institutes are mainly focusing on improving cost income ratio (reduce cost base), leverage ratios (improve quality of assets and comply with regulations) and return on equity (improve profitability). While banks were busy running a tight ship, there is a parallel ecosystem of fintech and other startups came along and start...

TagsBlockchainStart upsGroupFintech innovation and startups
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

National Blockchain Coalition: No Dutch Polder model!

15 April 2017  |  10671 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Now also The Netherlands (I am a Dutchman!) has its broad-based collaborative blockchain initiative. At the end of last month (30 March 2017), there was the official kick-off of the National Blockchain Coalition (“Nationale Blockchain Coalitie” in official Dutch language) (NBC) at the premises of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in The Hague. The...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain a rose by any other name

10 April 2017  |  7609 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The question of what exactly is blockchain has come to the fore this week with the publication of the eBook ‘Blockchain Meets Supply Chain: Rewiring Business Operations for the Digital Age’ which ackn...

TagsBlockchainInnovationGroupFinancial Supply Chain
Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerMIFSA - Maarrssen

Hyperledger Project: collaboration pays off

07 April 2017  |  13593 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently, I wrote that smaller blockchain consortia are needed (see my Blog: Towards smaller and more focused blockchain consortia, 27 February 2017). The Hyperledger Project however may be the except...

TagsBlockchainPost-trade & ops
Manbir Singh
Manbir SinghGenpact - New Delhi

Does your Enterprise have a Digital Currency Strategy?

05 April 2017  |  6322 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The recent SEC decision on the ETF for the Winklevoss Fund had several communities around the world abuzz and bought to light Bitcoins and “altcoins” . Ever since its inception in 2008, Bitcoin the p...

Maurizio Canton
Maurizio CantonTIBCO Software - London

Providing the essential link for blockchain success

04 April 2017  |  9633 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Known as the currency of the Internet, bitcoin - the distributed, worldwide, decentralised digital money - has been dominating the news in recent times. However, now garnering just as many column inch...

TagsBlockchainInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Going Dutch

03 April 2017  |  9996 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is 417 years this April since the Dutch arrived in Japan with their black ships. Trade with Japan was opened up and, as they say, the rest is history. The Dutch are about to make history again. Th...

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