Blockchain/Bitcoin

ConsenSys Partners China’s State-Backed Blockchain Network

ConsenSys, a global blockchain software company, announced a partnership with the Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), China’s national blockchain infrastructure, to make blockchain more accessible for enterprises and government organisations. As part of the partnership, ConsenSys Quorum, an open-source protocol layer that

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Cyberport & R3 Identify Potential Blockchain Projects in Block adVenture

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport has partnered with R3, a distributed ledger and blockchain software development company, for its accelerator programme Block adVenture where so far 10 teams have been selected. The three-month startup programme focusing on blockchain technology

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Crypto.com Ties up With Booking.com to Offer Travel Discounts

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has announced a partnership with Booking.com to deliver travel deals to all its users within its app. Crypto.com users who make Booking.com reservations in the app will receive a discount of up to 25% for

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Crypto.com Picks AWS as Its Cloud Provider

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. Running on AWS, Crypto.com will scale to offer financial services beyond its existing user base. By using AWS Trusted Advisor, a

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OSL Receives Green Light From Hong Kong Regulator for Crypto Trading Platform

OSL, a digital asset platform and member of BC Technology Group, has received the license from Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to operate regulated brokerage and automated trading services for digital assets following a rigorous vetting process. They

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HKEX to Build New Settlement Acceleration Platform Using Smart Contracts

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is set to introduce HKEX Synapse, a new settlement acceleration platform for its Stock Connect programme. The Stock Connect programme is a collaboration between the Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges which

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Hong Kong Fintech Hub Cyberport Doubles Down on Blockchain Commitment

Hong Kong leading digital tech park Cyberport is doubling down on blockchain commitment, multiplying initiatives to support promising startups and foster entrepreneurship. Throughout the years, Cyberport has promoted blockchain applications through a range of activities and programs, including the Blockchain

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Hashkey Wins Prize at HKMA Trade Finance Challenge

HashKey Group, a Hong Kong-based digital asset management and blockchain solutions provider, was announced as one of the winners of the “Digitising Trade Finance Tech Challenge” hosted by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). Announced at the Hong Kong Fintech

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ConsenSys Picked as Tech Partner for Bank of Thailand’s Retail Digital Currency Project

Ethereum development firm ConsenSys will be developing a proof-of-concept prototype for Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project. ConsenSys will be collaborating with Siam Cement Group (SCG) and Digital Ventures (DV), a subsidiary of The Siam

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Singlife Philippines Launches Life Insurance Products on HK Blockchain Platform Galileo

Galileo Platforms, a Hong Kong-based blockchain technology platform for the insurance industry, collaborated with Singlife Philippines, a mobile-first life insurer from Singapore, and GCash, an e-wallet in the Philippines, to launch a platform for life insurance products. By using Galileo’s

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