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NAB Ventures leads $24m funding round for cross-border payments startup Veem

NAB Ventures leads $24m funding round for cross-border payments startup Veem

09 March 2017  |  8762 views  |  0 comments | 2 tweets | 2 linkedin

Blockchain-based cross border business payments startup Align Commerce has rebranded as Veem and raised $24 million in a Series B funding round led by the new venture arm of National Australia Bank.

Singapore and Abu Dhabi sign fintech co-operation agreement

Singapore and Abu Dhabi sign fintech co-operation agreement

08 March 2017  |  10980 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 10 linkedin

Regulatory authorities in Singapore and Abu Dhabi have inked an agreement to support fintech startups entering each territory and undertake joint project on the application of new technologies in finance, including mobile payments, distributed ledgers and big data.

Ethereum Alliance: A coalition of the willing

Ethereum Alliance: A coalition of the willing

07 March 2017  |  9831 views  |  0 comments | 8 tweets | 3 linkedin

Kirill Timofeev, senior developer in DataArt's dedicated blockchain team outlines the pitfalls and potential for financial services participants in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.

Fed governor cautions on central bank-issued digital currencies

Fed governor cautions on central bank-issued digital currencies

06 March 2017  |  7661 views  |  1 comments | 11 tweets | 10 linkedin

A US Federal Reserve governor has poured cold water on the prospect of central bank-issued digital currencies, saying that they raise serious security and privacy concerns and could become a prime target for crooks.

Underserved fintech fund raises $141 million

Underserved fintech fund raises $141 million

06 March 2017  |  6774 views  |  0 comments | 7 tweets | 3 linkedin

US non-profit group Accion International and VC Quona Capital have raised $141 million from an array of institutional investors to support fintech startups that improve the quality and availability of financial services for the underserved.

IBM and Maersk advance blockchain project for global trade

IBM and Maersk advance blockchain project for global trade

06 March 2017  |  8819 views  |  0 comments | 14 tweets | 7 linkedin

IBM and transport and logistics outfit Maersk have unveiled a blockchain-based cross-border supply chain programme to manage and track the paper trail of tens of millions of shipping containers across the world.

Deutsche Bourse fintech venture fund targets blockchain and AI

Deutsche Bourse fintech venture fund targets blockchain and AI

03 March 2017  |  46060 views  |  0 comments | 20 tweets | 11 linkedin

Deutsche Bourse's new dedicated fintech venture fund, DB1, is hoping to make up to five investments this year, focusing on startups that use technologies such as blockchain and machine learning to rebuild the rails on which financial markets are built.

Scotiabank trials AlphaPoint blockchain tech for trade reports

Scotiabank trials AlphaPoint blockchain tech for trade reports

02 March 2017  |  13212 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 6 linkedin

Canada's Scotiabank has spent the last few months testing a distributed ledger platform from tech firm AlphaPoint.

Bank of Japan exec warns FS firms against leaving DLT expertise to tech providers

Bank of Japan exec warns FS firms against leaving DLT expertise to tech providers

02 March 2017  |  13974 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 8 linkedin

Distributed ledger technology has huge potential but has not yet reached the stage where it can fully replace current centralised systems, says a senior Bank of Japan official, who also warns FS firms against leaving the development and understanding of the tech to outside vendors.

Thai stock exchange uses blockchain for new startup marketplace

Thai stock exchange uses blockchain for new startup marketplace

01 March 2017  |  13402 views  |  0 comments | 11 tweets | 7 linkedin

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is planning to launch a blockchain-based marketplace for startups later this year.

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