Tag Archives: Blockchain

ING Ventures invests in fintech company, TradeIX

ING Ventures, the venture capital arm of ING Bank, announced today (21 June) that it will invest in UK-based API and blockchain powered company, TradeIX. AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Ventures led a USD 16 million Series A investment into TradeIX, alongside … Read the full press release

Accenture opens Liquid Studio and Nano Lab in Bratislava fostering a startup-like environment to co-create and prototype new solutions

BRATISLAVA, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Bratislava to help clients speed up innovation and software deployment cycles, as well as a Nano Lab, which offers a window into the extensive research and development conducted … Read the full press release

TU Delft will receive financial donation from Ripple to study software verification and security testing of blockchain application

Delft, The Netherlands, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delft University of Technology will participate in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. TU Delft will … Read the full press release

Anti-rating: No leap of faith here: 15 countries with restrictions on cryptocurrency transactions

Worldcore, an international company that specializes in payment transactions and serves over 300,000 clients in 47 countries, has comprised its own rating of 15 countries where you may encounter problems with cryptocurrency transactions or mining. PRAGUE, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ENGIE will offer AIR PRODUCTS tamper-proof traceability of the origin of its green energy in near-real time using blockchain

PARIS, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE and AIR PRODUCTS have signed a contract that will allow AIR PRODUCTS to maximise, trace and certify the green energy used in its manufacturing process, using blockchain technology. The AIR PRODUCTS & ENGIE contract represents … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EY named Keith Strier as EY Global and Americas Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leader, Advisory Services

LONDON, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announces the appointment of Keith Strier as EY Global and Americas Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leader, Advisory Services. Based in Irvine, California, in his new role Keith will assume responsibility for setting the strategy and direction … Read the full press release

RaboResearch report: ‘Blockchain: The Trigger for Disruption in the Food Value Chain’

Utrecht, Netherlands, 08-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies that want to remain successful in the future food value chain should start to explore options for participating in blockchain initiatives in order to help them lower costs, increase efficiencies, offer sustainable products and … Read the full press release

P2P Investment Loan Platform Enters Blockchain Sector with ICO Launch

Essex, UK, 05-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fast Invest is excited to announce the launch of its native cryptocurrency token (FIT) during their upcoming ICO launched on December 4th. The FinTech company has been operating since 2015 in the investment loan … Read the full press release

Startup Founders: Are You Ready To Accelerate Your Business?

Amsterdam, NL, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rockstart, the world’s greatest startup machine, announces applications are open for the 6th Web & Mobile Accelerator program. The program begins on March 1, 2017 and lasts for 150 days. Rockstart supports entrepreneurs with … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse Group’s Ashwin Kumar: Blockchain has the potential to bring significant changes to the way the financial industry operates

ESCHBORN, 22-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new technology is causing a stir in the FinTech community: Blockchain has many market experts believing that it is the greatest achievement of the past decade for financial technology and the most important digital … Read the full press release