SWIFT and Blockchain

22 more banks join SWIFT blockchain PoC

22 more banks join the SWIFT blockchain proof of concept (PoC). SWIFT has designed the PoC to validate whether the technology can help banks reconcile their international nostro accounts in real...
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Yet another trade finance/blockchain initiative!

Yet another trade finance/blockchain initiative has emerged. Commerzbank and Fraunhofer-Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) in Dortmund have begun a joint research project on digitisation of trade finance. International trade...
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Introducing a blockchain-based security token

Rivetz Intl., a new subsidiary of Rivetz Corp., is introducing a blockchain-based security token. The idea is to combine trusted computing with blockchain technology to offer comprehensive privacy protection. Mobile devices are, today,...
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Blockchain pilot solution to release Antwerp containers

Europe’s second largest container port, Antwerp, is introducing a blockchain pilot which can release containers faster as well as more securely and efficiently. Working with start-up T-Mining, Antwerp uses blockchain technology...
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Daimler uses blockchain for €100M Schuldschein (loan)

Daimler AG and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) have used blockchain technology to execute a financial transaction. Daimler and LBBW successfully tested blockchain for capital markets in parallel with the process required by...
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7 European banks select Hyperledger Fabric

7 European banks have chosen to build and host a new trade finance platform based on IBM Blockchain powered by Hyperledger Fabric. This objective is to simplify and facilitate domestic and...
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Asian financial blockchain from AEON and IBM

AEON Financial Service (AFS) and IBM Japan have announced they are building an Asian financial blockchain-based platform. Using blockchain technology, they expect the platform to enable AFS to: provide enhanced financial...
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The REX blockchain-based MLS platform

Blockchain-based property listing and transaction platform, REX has announced an upcoming token sale for its REX blockchain-based MLS platform. This is set for launch the last week in July, 2017. This...
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Technologies lack consumer understanding, including blockchain

Technologies lack consumer understanding. An HSBC research report, Trust in Technology, reveals that many technologies which could offer significant benefits lack trust. Why? Because consumers do not understand the relevance or...
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Xain wins Porsche blockchain innovation contest

In March Porsche announced a contest to focus on blockchain technology. The winner would: collaborate with the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer from August 2017 receive an award of EUR 25,000 participate...

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