Tag "Blockchain"

Citi Explores 10 Disruptive Innovations in New Report

Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions (Citi GPS) has released the fifth edition of its Disruptive Innovations series, detailing ten exciting new trends in the areas of genetics, robotics, blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more. Blockchain in commodities Blockchain,

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 Highlights

This year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week was all about cutting-edge technologies, enabling greater collaboration, and strengthening Hong Kong’s position on the global fintech scene. One of this year’s key topics was blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Participants and experts were unanimous on

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An Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to BlockChain [Infographics]

With cryptocurrencies on rise, there is no doubt that you might have already heard about them. If not cryptocurrency, you might have come across a term called Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital currency that exists virtually with its presence on

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10 Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Ten fintech companies have been selected for Accenture’s  12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help

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7 Takeaways from Finance Disrupted Asia

“Is it actually gonna be the other way around with FinTech buying Banks ?” Last friday, I attended the Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Conference. As a former JP Morgan equity derivatives trader, founder of the Hong Kong startup community WHub.io

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Most C-suite Executives Are Using Blockchain To Adapt To Financial Shifts

A new IBM study released on 18 May revealed that a third (33 percent) of almost 3,000 C-suite executive surveyed are using or considering blockchain in their business. According to the study, eight in 10 of those exploring blockchain are

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Top 8 Hong Kong & China Fintech News For This Week

Hong Kong and China Fintech scenes have been booming latterly. There are some big news from these two fintech communities this week, such as China Central Bank sets up fintech committee, Alibaba invests in its first fintech company in Hong

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Hong Kong’s Role in Distributed Ledger Technology

A white paper by the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HKFSDC) is examining how Hong Kong can develop its blockchain capabilities to serve the region. According to the paper, Hong Kong, with its large financial sector and its strategic

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Chained Finance’s Supply Chain Blockchain Breakthrough In China

Blockchain is one of the exciting technology for the financial industry. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) had partnered with banks and blockchain technology company, R3 to pilot a proof of concept to use blockchain for payments in November 2016.

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Xhai Studios Adopts Blockchain Technology for Video Games

Xhai Studios (“Xhai”) an innovative mobile game developer and publisher, announced today that it will be using a new and promising blockchain technology to be incorporated into its platform services that it is developing. Blockchain technology is a cost-efficient technology

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