30 Non-Financial Use Cases of Blockchain Technology [Infographic]

December 18, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

While financial use cases of blockchain technology are at the spotlight due to the significant interest of powerful parties – banks, investors, and even governments – non-financial use cases of DLT are of equally significant importance to a number of

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Genius of Things: Blockchain & Safety With IBM and Walmart [Video]

December 18, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Frank Yiannas, VP of Food Safety at Walmart, and John Cohn, IBM Fellow & Chief Scientist for Internet of Things, share the opportunistic area of supply chain quality control in the food industry, powered by blockchain-based solution developed by IBM.

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ICO Launching Services Are Proliferating Amidst Crypto-Frenzy of 2017

December 15, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

With demand comes supply, and the old truth proved to be working in 2017 when we saw a significant proliferation of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Regulatory bodies have come through for an innovative way to fund an enterprise, extending the opportunity

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Daily Review: Gibraltar Launches World’s First License for FinTech Firms Using Blockchain

December 15, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Developments in blockchain technology have taken a leap to a whole new level – the first license for FinTech firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology has been introduced by Gibraltar’s financial services watchdog. From whitepapers, to PoC, to real-world applications and

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Building the Most Advanced Prepaid Card Management & Stored Value Solution in the World – Interview With Brion Bonkowski, Founder & CEO of Tern Commerce

December 14, 2017    By : Josh Goodman

I had the pleasure of speaking with Brion Bonkowski, the Founder & CEO of Tern Commerce, a company created to help brands launch global prepaid and stored value programs through its SPAN platform, which covers user experience (UX), compliance, identity

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Daily Review: FinTech Is the New Oil in the Middle East and North Africa

December 14, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

Governing authorities in the Middle East did not lose time in 2017, setting up innovation labs, Sandboxes, and establishing strategic partnerships with international institutions in order to turn the region into a nexus of FinTech innovation. Given that the emerging

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The Future of Money: Banking on FinTech [Video]

December 14, 2017    By : LTP Team

FinTech startups are innovating across broad categories — in core banking, new financial services, insurance, and investing. What’s driving this change? And how do these startups successfully attack and compete with the big incumbent entities? In this talk, Andreessen Horowitz’s

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Empowering New Possibilities in the World of Healthcare – Interview With Nadeem Khan, President of Aflac Corporate Ventures

December 13, 2017    By : Josh Goodman

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Nadeem Khan, President of Aflac Corporate Ventures (launched in March 2017) in their newest office situated in the Packard Place building in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. Nadeem leads Aflac Corporate Ventures including

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Daily Review: Will 2018 Be the Year of the Bank of Amazon?

December 13, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

As technology companies are gradually invading the financial world, the circle tightens up around the most expected step – fully-fledged banking services from the likes of Amazon. The year 2018 will reveal startups to be a healthy push to innovation

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The Importance of Building Online Trust to Face Fraud Risk

December 13, 2017    By : Paulo Vitor Ando

A fraud has the power of causing enormous financial losses and put your business upside down. To not fall for something like this – what is most of the time is out of your control – it’s necessary to invest

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