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Category: Start-ups

Unocoin

Unocoin – The Company bringing Bitcoin to Billions No Comments

Unocoin is one of the top Bitcoin exchanges in India. The company, which started operations in December 2013, lets its users buy, sell, hold or send bitcoins from its bitcoin wallet service. The company also offers the service of merchant payments to the users. With a mission “to bring Bitcoin to billions”, Unocoin was founded in July of 2013 and established its headquarters in Karnataka, ...


blockchain event india

Indian Retail Giant Future Group to Support Blockchain Startups No Comments

The potential applications of blockchain technology in emerging economies like India is huge. The second most populous country is also home to a huge number of startups in a range of sectors. In order to keep up with the current requirements and emerging trends, Future Group — a well-known Indian consumer retail giant has launched an accelerator in Bangalore, India. The new Future Group accel...


innovate finance

Innovate Finance to Promote Fintech in the Middle East No Comments

London had gained a reputation for being the financial hub of Europe. The capital of United Kingdom has been in the forefront of Fintech innovation, thanks to various initiatives in the past.  But with Brexit, things are slowly falling apart. By moving away from the European Union, London has lost the charm of being the gateway to Europe for many companies. As the country becomes less attracti...


VERITAS Announces Decentralised, Censor-Free Platform for Journalists No Comments

Last year, a conference held by Russia Today brought together the world’s most prominent journalists to exchange ideas on shape-shifting powers. There, Arnab Goswami from India raised an important issue - about hegemony of western media. He stated that the US and the UK together contributes to the 70% of the source of global news; that the global narrative in terms of news is hugely controlled....


fintech, bitcoin, south korea

South Korea Announces Progressive Reforms for FinTech, Bitcoin Industry No Comments

The only moral way to break the rigid finance laws is, to reform them. And as it appears, the South Korean government is leaving no stone unturned in doing the same. The hint comes from Yim Jong-yong, the Chairman of South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC), who recently presented a promising “FinTech development roadmap”. The message read that the commission has removed irration...


provenance, blockchain technology, supply chain,

Provenance Tackles Illegal Fishing and Human Rights Violations with Blockchain Technology No Comments

The applications of blockchain technology are proving to be endless. Name a challenge and it can probably be solved using Bitcoin's underlying technology. Provenance, a social enterprise has proven it by adopting the technology for supply chain management, effectively tackling illegal fishing and human rights abuses. Project Provenance Limited, based out of the United Kingdom offers blockchain ...


paymeabit

Paymeabit Value Network Helps Users Monetize their Social Content No Comments

The digital currency economy is gradually moving towards the user-generated online content market. There are plenty of digital currency based social media platforms making an appearance in the recent days to help content creators monetize their work. Steem is one such platform which has already made its mark in the digital currency segment with its own cryptotoken. While Steem tokens happen to ...


UK Blockchain Startups Pondering Serious Move to Berlin No Comments

On July 8, the Outlier Ventures (OV) research team published a detailed report based on their blockchain angels startup tracker to expound on the development of the United Kingdom’s blockchain startups and how quickly London became the major center of open ledger and financial technology startups. According to the OV research team, the UK accommodates over 16.7% of the world’s blockchain...


Digix Redesigns Website, Will Launch an Updated Client Version No Comments

Digix has released a new "company update", a series of blog posts to keep its customers and the general community informed of any new developments regarding DigixGlobal and DigixDAO. The main announcement is the release of a new front-end design for the company's website. The goal is to consolidate and simplify all the information regarding the company, its services, and DigixDAO. Digix to Upd...


trademark

Bitcoin Trademark Issued for the first time in Russia No Comments

Bitcoin and Russia have had some tough times so far. The government is not interested in having bitcoin around, but they definitely want to explore the use of blockchain technology in banking and financial sector. However, 'Bitcoin' did get its date with the legal and regulatory system in the country after a trademark of the same name was approved by the concerned authorities. The number of bi...


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