Fintechist China Bitcoin OTC

CME Is Set To Launch Bitcoin Futures In December

by Samuel Raeon November 20, 2017
It has only been a few weeks since CME Group announced that it would be putting forward bitcoin futures as a near-term tradable asset for its clients. At the time, when the announcement hit press, markets regarded it as relatively positive given that it should theoretically improve the liquidity in the underlying asset based on […]
Fintechist Ethereum Firm ConsenSys

Ethereum-Oriented Firm ConsenSys Expands to Europe Through London hub

by JP Buntinxon November 20, 2017
Ethereum has quickly become a household name in the world of blockchain development. ConsenSys, the design studio of Ethereum, is expanding its global presence. With the recent surge in popularity of blockchain technology, the decision comes at an opportune time. The company will open a new hub in London located near the Silicon Roundabout in […]

Fintechist Visa Blockchain B2B

Visa Commences Blockchain-Powered B2B Payments Pilot Program

by JP Buntinxon November 20, 2017
More and more companies pay attention to blockchain technology as of right now. It is not surprising to see some established financial players take a gamble in this regard. Visa is keen on distributed ledgers, to say the very least. The firm announced a pilot phase of blockchain-based B2B payments this week. It is remarkable […]
Fintechist Central Banks Ripple Technology

Brad Garlinghouse Claims All Central Banks Will Use Ripple Technology in Time

by JP Buntinxon November 18, 2017
There is nothing wrong with maintaining a bullish stance on Ripple. While not everyone sees it that way, this particular company makes a big impact. Banks all over the world are slowly flocking to this solution for cross-border payments. According to Brad Garlinghouse, it is only a matter of time until central banks embrace Ripple […]

Fintechist China Bockchain Technology Open Course

China Launches Nationwide Blockchain Technology Open Course Program

by JP Buntinxon November 18, 2017
China will be a key region when it comes to blockchain. Surprisingly, there is still a major lack of education regarding this new technology. Achain is launching a Block Technology Open Course. The goal is to inform more people and enterprises about what this technology entrails and how it can be used. An interesting decision, […]

Japanese Quoine Wants To Tackle The Russian Bitcoin Market

by Samuel Raeon November 17, 2017
We have said it before here at Fintechist, but we’ll say it again – an increase in collaborative mergers and acquisition activity in an industry, especially a nascent industry such as that of blockchain and cryptocurrency right now, is a leading indicator of sector growth. This is why the latest news out of Japan is […]