News > Blockchain

Male And Female Entrepreneurs In Startups
Men still dominate the UK startup landscape, with 80.6% of companies launched between 2000-2018 being founded by men ernestoeslava / Pixabay It’s safe to say that the UK’s startup scene has always been largely a Y-chromosome dominated space. Over the past few years, the UK government and independent bodies have increasingly made efforts to level the playing fields between male
Ethereum Constantinople And Petersburg Forks: How Big?
Blockchain
After a recent delay this past January, Ethereum‘s Constantinople and Petersburg hard forks are expected to take place later this week on February 28th at block number 7,280,000. The practice of forks sparks much debate in the industry and many are monitoring these imminent hard forks with great anticipation, trepidation, and uncertainty. vjkombajn / Pixabay But what are the implications
Mineberg: Helping Others Mine a ‘Lifetime’ of Bitcoins
Blockchain
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Hong Kong Blockchain Week is right around the corner, and among its many illustrious attendees is Mineberg. Mineberg is a vertically integrated industrial crypto mining equipment production company with offices in London, Israel, and Hong Kong. It builds a range of crypto
Ping An Seeks to Float $8 Billion Fintech Unit in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Chinese insurance juggernaut Ping An is warming up for a blockbuster IPO in Hong Kong, writes Bloomberg: Ping An Insurance (Group) Co., China’s largest insurer by market value, is gearing up for an initial public offering of its OneConnect unit that could
IBM Blockchain World Wire And Digital Currencies – Expert Comments
Blockchain
IBM announced its plans to further expand its Stellar-based cross border payment system, World Wire. Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot In a recent interview with Fred Schebesta, cofounder at Finder and host of YouTube show The Daily Exchange, at the recent IBM Think 2019 conference, Jesse Lund (VP of Blockchain and Digital Currencies for IBM) talks about the scope of
New World Development Announces Hong Kong’s First Blockchain-Based Homebuying Platform
Blockchain
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Real estate giant New World Development (NWD) has announced the creation of Hong Kong’s first blockchain-based property purchase platform, EJ Insights reports. The platform is purportedly capable of slashing up to eight hours of transaction time by combining steps such as document
Bitcoin And Ethereum Prices Follow Litecoin’s Sudden Surge
The Litecoin price, Bitcoin price and Ethereum price all surged dramatically on Friday, adding billions of dollars in value to the cryptocurrency‘s market capitalization. Litecoin led the way with a dramatic 30% early in the day, and then bitcoin followed close behind with an 11% gain. Designerkottayam / Pixabay Litecoin price boosted by Mimblewimble news Litecoin leapt into fourth place
Securitize Teams up With Hong Kong’s C Block Capital to Expand Its Footprint in Asia
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. In an effort to expand its global footprint, blockchain startup Securitize announced a partnership with Hong Kong-based VC C Block Capital, writes Securities.io. The partnership sees C Block Capital providing Mainland-based companies access to the digital securities platform provider, while Securitize benefits
Hong Kong-Based Startup to Launch ‘World’s First Whole-Of-Industry Blockchain Platform for Financial Services’
Blockchain
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. After a successful pilot in Sydney, Hong Kong-based neutral infrastructure provider BC Gateways is looking to “fundamentally change the way information is distributed” across the global finance industry. According to a press release, BC Gateways is slated to launch The Gateway, a
Top 10 Best Startup Cities In The World: Check Them Out
rawpixel / Pixabay Startups have been mushrooming in hundreds of cities around the world. But some cities have the right conditions and regulations to attract entrepreneurial talent and help them flourish. Entrepreneurs want to be in cities that offer a supportive environment for innovation. Silicon Valley in California remains one of the world’s biggest startup hubs. But some other cities have