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Distributed ledger technologies and associated applications are beginning to make inroads in the financial services industry. The best-known implementation, the Bitcoin blockchain, has been described as a “trustless” network that enables value transfer among participants without the need for an intermediary or central verifier. This innovation has been used to distribute new digital currency that is accepted for real-world goods and services. While digital currency itself may be transformative where it is adopted, distributed ledger technologies, and in particular the main innovation of Bitcoin, the blockchain, extends into many other use cases that traditionally rely on third-party transaction verifiers: payments, audit, brokerage, asset registry, and more.


Mind Fund and Hedera Hashgraph partner to create Helix, a dedicated Hedera accelerator

Mind Fund, a Hong Kong-based VC company that incubates and invests in technology companies, today announced the launch of the new Helix Accelerator in partnership with Hedera. The Helix Accelerator, based in Hong Kong, is the first global accelerator to incubate projects building…

RippleNet welcomes National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia

Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments has confirmed that The National Commercial Bank (NCB) of Saudi Arabia has joined RippleNet, which enables the bank to connect to RippleNet financial institutions around the world. NCB will first connect to other banks in…

Blockchain for consumer dApps Constellation Labs launches Ambassador Network

Constellation Labs (Constellation), a horizontally-scalable blockchain for consumer-grade applications, announced the launch of their Global Ambassador Network, which aims to offer the tools and knowledge needed to integrate blockchain into networks eager to embrace the technology around the world. While the early focus…

Hedera Hashgraph launches mainnet

Distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph recently announced that it reached another milestone with the launch of its main network (mainnet). The network will provide the first three services — cryptocurrency, file storage, and support for Solidity smart contracts. The public APIs are completed…

Hedera Hashgraph raises $100 million to build distributed ledger and dapp ecosystem

Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation distributed public ledger organization, announced today that it has raised $100 million from institutional and high net worth individual investors to further the development and use of the Hedera public distributed ledger platform and network. Hedera plans to launch…

Applied Blockchain chooses Porto as its development center for European expansion

Applied Blockchain, one of the UK’s leading developers of distributed ledger technology and smart contracts, has announced the opening of an office in Porto, its first non-UK office – to further strengthen its blockchain development and to fulfill the growing demand from clients…

Graphene Timeline: A Strange History and Recent Rise

Graphene. If you’re familiar with it, you’ve probably heard of its futuristic characteristics, the research that’s being conducted around it, and the companies who are spending undisclosed amounts of intellectual and financial resources to study its advantages. The interest in graphene has grown…

Distributed Credit Chain and Saïd Business School partner for blockchain research

Stewie Zhu, an alumnus of the Oxford MSc in Financial Economics (2009) and founder and CEO of Distributed Credit Chain (DCC), today announced a new collaboration with Oxford Saïd to create the DCC Career Development Fellow, a new fellowship position, which will be…

Sagewise to build smart contract resolution ecosystem on Hedera Hashgraph

Providing peace of mind to all parties to a smart contract, technology company Sagewise announced they will utilize the Hedera Hashgraph platform to build its ecosystem on top of. A blockchain-alternative, Hedera Hashgraph will serve as the basis of Sagewise’s testnet, as the…

CULedger selects Hedera Hashgraph for cross border payments ledger

CULedger and Hedera today announced a partnership whereby CULedger will use Hedera’s hashgraph platform and public ledger to build a system for cross-border payments. CULedger has already been using the private ledger version of hashgraph, offered by Swirlds, for general purpose, permissioned ledger use. The Hedera hashgraph…

Hedera Hashgraph Council announces next-gen public ledger

The Hedera Hashgraph Council today announced plans for a new, next-generation distributed public ledger, the Hedera hashgraph platform, to enable anyone to easily develop lightning fast, secure, fair, globally distributed applications. Over the last 20 years, as the internet has evolved, trust has been eroded…

Axoni releases AxLang for formal verification of Ethereum smart contracts

Axoni, a New York-based capital markets technology firm that specializes in distributed ledger infrastructure is today announcing AxLang, a new programming language that supports functional programming and enables formal verification of smart contracts for Ethereum-compatible networks. AxLang is based on Scala and enables…

Intiva Health to use Swirlds hashgraph for integrated healthcare career platform

Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, announced today that Intiva Health will utilize Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to build the industry’s first ‘Ready Doc’ career platform, which allows for the fastest placement and ongoing credentialing of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals….

VMS Software to build distributed apps using Swirlds Hashgraph

VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) and Swirlds (shared worlds), creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform have come to an agreement whereby VMS Software will use Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to allow customers to quickly and securely implement and operate next-generation distributed applications. VSI customers include the…

Distributed ledger platform Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 now available

Hyperledger, the open source umbrella group of blockchain projects announced today Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 is now available. For the Hyperledger community, this is a big milestone as it marks the second blockchain framework that has reached production-ready status. This Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 release…

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