Codex Unveils Blockchain Protocol For Arts And Collectibles Traceability

Codex Unveils Blockchain Protocol For Arts And Collectibles Traceability

Blockchain startup Codex has unveiled its provenance-based protocol that aims to tap into the US$2 trillion arts and collectibles (A&C) asset class. The company is building the Codex Protocol Title Registry, a decentralized title registry for the A…

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Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project

Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project

The Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for the over-the-counter (OTC) market. The pilot project, run through SC’s Alliance for Fintech (aFINity) program, aims to examine how blockchain could …

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Orchid Labs Unveils Open Source Protocol to Fight Internet Surveillance and Censorship

Orchid Labs Unveils Open Source Protocol to Fight Internet Surveillance and Censorship

Orchid Labs, a company headquartered in San Francisco, has launched the private alpha version of its blockchain-based Orchid network, which is said to allow users to access the Internet free of censorship, restrictions and surveillance. The Orchid Prot…

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Startups Raise Over €5M On Blockchain-Enabled Bourse Funderbeam

Startups Raise Over €5M On Blockchain-Enabled Bourse Funderbeam

Startups have raised over €5 million on Funderbeam, a startup marketplace powered by blockchain technology. The platform, which launched in April 2016, is the first and only of its kind in the world where growth companies get funded and traded across b…

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Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Israeli Digital Currency Startup Colu Eyes US$50M ICO To Boost Expansion

Colu, an Israeli startup offering localized digital currencies based on blockchain technology, is looking to raise US$50 million in an initial coin offering (ICO). Colu had already raised US$12 million in venture capital from Digital Currency Group, Sp…

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Energi Mine Launches Blockchain-Based Platform to Reward Energy Conservation

Energi Mine Launches Blockchain-Based Platform to Reward Energy Conservation

U.K.-based Energi Mine has today launched its blockchain-based platform that aims to decentralise the near $2 trillion global energy market by incentivising energy conservation. Former energy spokesman for the Liberal Democrats for the House of Lords, …

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Singapore and Hong Kong Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

Singapore and Hong Kong Collaborate on Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) are working on a trade finance cross-border platform that leverages blockchain technology to reduce potential fraud and errors. The blockchain project is their first …

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Publiq Launches Blockchain-Based Content Platform For Genuine, Unbiased News

Publiq Launches Blockchain-Based Content Platform For Genuine, Unbiased News

Swiss non-profit the Publiq Foundation has launched a blockchain-based content platform that aims to fight “fake news” and bias reporting. The organization uses blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) to build an ecosystem operated by a…

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Cofound.it Selects 5 Blockchain Startups For Newly Launched Seed Program

Cofound.it Selects 5 Blockchain Startups For Newly Launched Seed Program

Cofound.it, a startup that provides a blockchain-based platform connecting startups with investors and experts for advice and financing, has selected five startups to join its newly launched Cofound.it Seed program. The Cofound.it Seed program is targe…

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