JPMorgan is to use technology from the company behind the Zcash digital currency to add a new layer of privacy protection to users of its enterprise-grade Quorum blockchain platform.
JPMorgan Chase has joined a $50 million funding round for LevelUp, a Boston-based mobile payments service that lets customers order ahead at partner restaurants.
Citi has become the latest Wall Street giant to join a Series A funding round for Axoni, bringing the total amount raised by the distributed ledger technology outfit to over $20 million.
A collection of Ohio financial services firms, including KeyBank and FifthThird, have banded together to back a new fintech accelerator in the state.
JPMorgan Chase has formally exited blockchain consortium R3, following in the footsteps of fellow titans Goldman Sachs and Banco Santander who split last November.
The American bank-backed Zelle network processed 170 million person-to-person payments last year boasting an aggregate transaction volume of $55 billion, more than double that of PayPal-owned rival Venmo.
JPMorgan, Northern Trust and Banco Santander have teamed up with vendor Broadridge Financial Solutions to pilot the use of blockchain technology for proxy voting.
JPMorgan Chase spent around $600 million on emerging fintech solutions last year, says the bank's CEO Jamie Dimon in a letter to shareholders which also mentions an API store and some "interesting developments" in the bill payments department.
SLS is a long-standing partnership of SIX Swiss Exchange with Liquidnet and provides access to the largest pool of buy-side block liquidity in Europe.
JPMorgan Chase has acquired the technology behind failed merchant-backed mobile payment service CurrentC.
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