Silicon Valley Giant Lightspeed Venture Partners to Launch Crypto Fund

Venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency fund. According to a recent report by Recode, Lightspeed...

PayPal to Acquire Swedish Payment Company iZettle For $2.2 Billion

PayPal (PYPL) announced this week its $2.2 billion acquisition of iZettle, the leading small business commerce platform in Europe and Latin America. ...

​HighRadius Names Sayid Shabeer as Chief Product Officer

HOUSTON, Texas — HighRadius, a fintech enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company specializing in integrated receivables, today announced the hir...

Not All Big Banks Hate Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

During the ongoing Consensus 2018 blockchain conference in New York City, a group of actors staged a satirical protest, pretending to be "bankers agai...
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Stratis Announces Alpha Release of Enterprise Smart Contracts Built Entirely in C#

Stratis, a project building a blockchain for enterprise and financial services, announced the alpha release of its new smart contracts built in C# pla...

Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency by 2019

The banking unit of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the fifth largest bank in the world based on total assets, is planning to launch its own cr...

Thomson Reuters Launches Real-Time Cryptocurrency Data Feed

Thomson Reuters (TRI), a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm, announced today that it has launched a new 'Cryptocurrency Real Time ...

Coinbase Targets the Big Dogs With a Suite of Institutional Products

Over the past year, more than 100 crypto-centric hedge funds were created while some of the world's largest financial institutions made moves towards ...

Amazon Brings Blockchain SaaS to AWS With Kaleido Partnership

Amazon is making another move into the blockchain through a new partnership with startup company Kaleido. In the announcement, Amazon shares its plans...

HSBC and ING Claim World’s First Trade Finance Transaction Using Blockchain Tech

British-based banking giant HSBC Holdings claims it performed the world’s first trade finance transaction using R3's blockchain platform on Monday, co...