Tag: blockchain

Standard Chartered invests into Contour’s Trade Finance solution

February 4, 2020

Last week Standard Chartered announced its investment into Contour, a blockchain-based open industry platform that will initially focus on digitally creating, exchanging, approving and issuing Letters of Credit (LCs), f...

Celsius Network to Begin Offering Crypto Compound Interest

January 29, 2020

One of the largest Cryptocurrency lending and savings account companies, Celsius Network, is set to launch compound interest on Crypto deposits from 1st of January. With $450 million in Assets Under Management, more...

44 Proof of Concepts later: A journey through ING’s DLT with Mariana Gomez de la Villa

January 8, 2020

When it comes to experimenting with DLT, ING Bank seems to always be ahead of the pack. Whilst the lion’s share of banks gave decentralized technology a wide berth, ING saw its pole position in tomorrow’s world and trea...

The Human Cost to Technological Innovation

December 30, 2019

At DisruptionBanking we primarily cover Fintech, a definition aimed at squaring ‘financial technology’. But the applications and systems (the software) that these innovations run on need devices and data storage (the ha...

Ether 2.0 “should be capable of surviving World War 3”

December 3, 2019

Ethereum is an open source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform and operating system featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. Released in 2015 by its creators Vitalik Buterin and Gavin Woo...

German banks given legal framework to hold crypto

December 2, 2019

Financial institutions throughout the EU have been previously barred from directly managing cryptocurrency through legislation, owing to the seeming threat to government coming from terrorism financing, money laundering...

The Fintech Souks of the Emirates, Dubai and Abu Dhabi

November 20, 2019

Ambitious Locals An ambitious place, the United Arab Emirates has always been known to make a splash as it’s the ‘biggest of everything’ design methods can attest to. The city of Dubai is one of the best examples of...

The Commodification of Data, Time and Attention

November 13, 2019

If you’re not paying for it, you might be the product. Throughout history, attention was not sold by those attending, but rather by those that collected it. Some believe that the history of advertising, or the commodifi...

Historic Past of Credit Suisse, to its Fintech Future

November 12, 2019

Switzerland is best known for cheese, skiing, watches and of course, banking. It is a widely held belief that the Swiss have enjoyed eating chocolate flavored cheese whilst skiing down the alps, continuously checking th...

1 Week to Blockchain Live. Get your complimentary pass!

September 19, 2019

This is a reminder to redeem your free pass for Blockchain Live 2019 taking place next week on the 25th September at Olympia, London. Use the code NBTC here to register. Whether you are new to blockchain, looking to...

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