The European Central Bank is in the market for a senior technology executive with three years of practical experience in distributed ledger applications and front and back office project management expertise.
BBVA has run its first live cross-border transaction using the Ripple protocol.
Bitcoin exchange and virtual wallet operator Coinbase is bidding to emulate China's hugely popular WeChat through a new unit that will offer a secure messaging app, an Ethereum wallet and a browser for Ethereum apps.
Nasdaq has launched a dedicated venture investment unit to identify and collaborate on new technologies with fintech companies worldwide.
The Bank of England is inviting applications for its latest accelerator project with an emphasis on conducting proofs of concept around machine learning and privacy in distributed ledgers.
BNP Paribas is working with AXA Ivestment Managers on the deployment of a blockchain-based fund distribution platform using smart contracts to ease the flow of information between buyers and sellers.
Tom Jessop, a 17-year technology veteran at Goldman Sachs, has joined blockchain startup Chain as president.
A research paper has revealed a level of scepticism among Asia Pacific banks when it comes to joining forces with fintechs.
Ripple has stepped up its rivalry with Swift, poaching Marjan Delatinne, who had been business director at the messaging network's new gpi programme - an offering Ripple has loudly trashed.
JPMorgan, Northern Trust and Banco Santander have teamed up with vendor Broadridge Financial Solutions to pilot the use of blockchain technology for proxy voting.
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