BNP, EY Complete Blockchain Trial for Internal Treasury Operations

BNP Paribas and “Big Four” accounting firm EY are taking aim at back-office costs with their latest blockchain work. Announced today, the two companies completed a trial aimed at investigating whether private blockchain technology could improve the bank’s global internal treasury operations. The blockchain was put through internal testing by BNP’s ALM Treasury department earlier… Continue reading BNP, EY Complete Blockchain Trial for Internal Treasury Operations

Standard Chartered Joins EquiChain’s Capital Markets Blockchain Pilot

Multinational banking firm Standard Chartered has inked a year-long partnership deal with fintech startup EquiChain to join its blockchain pilot focused on bringing efficiencies to the capital markets. In a statement, U.K.-based Standard Chartered said it will be the first custodian to join EquiChain’s user group for the prototype platform. Using blockchain technology to enable… Continue reading Standard Chartered Joins EquiChain’s Capital Markets Blockchain Pilot

IMF Looking at How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize the Banking Industry

The International Monetary Fund urges banks to pursue blockchain investment before they face irrelevancy in the face of a competing fintech industry. A staff discussion note from June 2017 provides evidence of the IMFs position on cryptocurrencies, as they move to adapt and promote adoption. The Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde has previously praised… Continue reading IMF Looking at How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize the Banking Industry

Formation of Caspera

Caspera is a blockchain and cryptocurrency focused organization.  The organization was created on May 22, 2017 to promote and support blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Hello world…