As financial technology and digital assets evolve there's always going to be things that work and things that don't. If the distributed ledger technology would fulfill its potential and reach mass adoption, then major trillion-dollar industries would be completely changed. 2019 will be a transition year on the way to a regulated market of tokenized assets. Security tokens are at the core of the rebound but what's even more revolutionary is the concept of Digital Names.
China Merchants Bank International ("CMBI") is partnering with layered blockchain Nervos to jointly develop and launch decentralized applications for financial services. Additionally, CMBI will act as a strategic ecosystem partner and help Nervos grow its blockchain network within the financial services industry. As CMBI explores blockchain technology to enhance its products and services, the firm plans to tap into Nervos Network and its native CKB architecture to power future decentralized finance (DeFi) applications.
With social media websites and cyber related intelligence which has given rise to an unprecedented volume of intelligence at one's fingertips, the internet is an ocean of data which can significantly assist to crack money laundering and terror financing investigations.
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BlockApps, the leading enterprise blockchain platform provider, has successfully raised its Series A funding round led by Fitz Gate Ventures with participation from Elliptic Curve Ventures, Bloccelerate, Fenbushi Capital, Galaxy Digital Ventures and a follow-on investment from ConsenSys. As one of the pioneering ventures in enterprise-grade blockchain technology, BlockApps helps industries build blockchain-based business networks, which are more secure, reliable and flexible than existing solutions.
During the World Digital Mining Summit (WDMS) - which will take place in Frankfurt on 8-10 October - Bitmain will launch the first platform to connect mining hardware owners with mining farm owners via the World Digital Mining Map (WDMM). To remain price-efficient, owners of mining hardware are regularly on the lookout for locations with the right conditions and power resources for cryptocurrency mining. The WDMM will be the first global resource to connect them with mining farms who have the available power resources to host them for a fee.
Global cryptocurrency platform Liquid.com ("Liquid") announced the launch of its first Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) by a Nasdaq-listed company, Phunware, Inc (NASDAQ: PHUN), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile. The launch of this IEO offers the sale of Phun utility tokens ("Phun") on the Liquid platform. With approximately one billion active devices touching Phunware's platform every month, Phun is uniquely positioned for mainstream adoption.
OnTrade.com was officially launched on May 6, 2019, making a debut on Korean markets as its first step to go global. After operating for four months, the crypto exchange registered 125,227 users with an average daily transaction volume of 1.06 million contracts. OnTrade has a number of strategic partners such as well-known security audit firms and famous media groups. Additionally, OnTrade's SNS channels such as Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Medium, Reddit, and Instagram, has attracted thousands of followers and investors.
Securechain ApS ("Securechain"), a blockchain company headquartered in Copenhagen, is excited to announce the public launch of Finmail Work, a platform committed to providing an open environment for people anywhere in the world to work and receive payment. Finmail is the first web and desktop add-on approved by Microsoft to allow users to send digital assets via e-mail, helping make cryptocurrency more accessible to the world at large.
Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has listed Contentos (COS) to its App. COS joins a growing list of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins on the Crypto.com platform, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, TrueUSD (TUSD), PAXOS (PAX), and its own MCO and CRO Tokens.