The World’s First Share Dispenser

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For the first time in the history of finance, it is now possible to obtain shares of a corporation directly via its website. No tough registration process nor other preconditions. Thanks to blockchain technology, a share can be simply bought by sending Cryptofrancs to a piece of code, a smart contract. The smart contract will, in turn, dispenses shares...

Ukraine: 1st attempt at E-Voting

NEM announced that The Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC - Центральна виборча комісія) had made a first experiment concerning the possible uses of its own blockchain for regional and national elections. NEM platform meets Ukraine It seems that e-voting is currently on the rise these days; it is now the turn of the buffer state chaired by Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine. A bit more than a dozen...

4th ICO / STO Report

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A Strategic Perspective , Report Insights. Review ICO / STO Facts & Figures In 2018, over 1’132 ICOs / STOs have happened successfully, which is twice as much as in 2017 (total of 552). Besides, the total amount raised has nearly tripled to almost USD 20Bio compared to 2017 (total of USD 7Bio).. However, two unicorn ICOs (EOS USD 4.1bn & Telegram...

Atomic Swaps

Atomic Swaps
Atomic swaps utilize blockchain smart contracts technology in order to facilitate the exchange of one form of cryptocurrency for another. This is done without using a centralized entity, such as an exchange.

LVMH, Consensys and Microsoft: visionary supply chain with Blockchain

LVMH x Blockchain
In June, the permissioned blockchain tracking the production of the entire LVMH group will be launched. Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior will open the way. LVMH, the luxury brand conglomerate, owner of brands such as Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Dom Pérignon is about to launch the first permissioned consortium blockchain platform to track and certify luxury goods. The platform has...

Bithumb: US$ 35 million revenue for Q1 2018

The mastodon Bithumb victim of a hack last June of $ 17 million sees its revenues approaching close to US$ 300 million with an operating margin of US$ 194 million for the first six months of this year. A hectic Q1 We remember, of course, the terrible month of June that some Korean exchanges experienced. Let's note though the security tests...

Liechtenstein : Union Bank & crypto CHF

The bank located in Liechtenstein is about to launch the "Union Bank payment coin". The latter in line with the local financial regulators will create in the coming months a stable corner backed by the motto of its border country: the Swiss Confederation. Union Bank Aktiengesellschaft (AG) Union Bank AG is a Liechtenstein-based bank based in the country's capital, Vaduz. Small...

Malta: New set of regulatory framework for Blockchain

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the local Financial Services Authority, has recently released three blockchain and cryptocurrency bills. However, their implementation has been delayed. Cryptocurrency companies on the island are on the alert. New regulatory framework Firstly, nothing extreme should change the Crypto-Maltese landscape. The new regulations -due to be announced on July 20- were slightly delayed. The MFSA is currently...

LexisNexis & Blockbid Partnership

The American company focused on legal-commercial research and risk management services based on Big Data analyzes, LexisNexis, is partnering with the Australian exchange Blockbid. At the end of February 2018, the parent company of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, RELX Group, acquired ThreatMetrix for more than $ 800 million USD. Also of Australian origin, ThreatMetrix provides companies with SaaS-Software as a Service...

Blockchain and Scalability – What solution does Layer 2 offer?

Blockchain Scalability
Security, scalability, and decentralization are known in the blockchain world as one of the most challenging trilemmas to solve. But what exactly is "Scalability" and how does it relate to Layer 1 solution? To answer this question, this article will review the sections below: Decentralization by natureScalability: a matter of logistics How to combine security, scalability and decentralization?The multiple layers structure as a...