Category: Use Cases & Verticals

US Lawmaker Suggests ‘WallCoin’ Crypto to Fund Trump’s Mexico Border Wall

Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson thinks crowdfunding may provide a solution to the controversial proposal of building a wall on the…

Report: Venezuela Is Forcibly Converting Pension Balances to the Petro

Venezuela has reportedly begun converting pensioners’ monthly payments into its controversial cryptocurrency, the petro. According to the Caracas Chronicles, an…

Coinone Exchange Launches Cross-Border Payments App With Ripple Tech

South Korea-based crypto exchange Coinone has officially launched Cross – a remittance app utilizing Ripple’s xCurrent product to facilitate speedy…

UNICEF Funds 6 Blockchain Startups to ‘Solve Global Challenges’

The United Nations’ charity arm for children, UNICEF, is funding research into blockchain tech. Announced Monday, UNICEF is investing $100,000…

State Farm Trials Blockchain Tool for Streamlining Insurance Claims

U.S. insurance group State Farm is testing blockchain tech as part of a new platform for insurance subrogation. State Farm…

Galaxy Digital Leads $30 Million Funding for Social-Crypto Startup Good Money

Digital banking platform Good Money just raised $30 million in a Series A funding round to continue developing its app.…

A Top-5 US Hospital Is Exploring Blockchain for Patient Data

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), one of the top-five hospitals in the US, is partnering with Korean blockchain startup MediBloc in…

Air Force Grad School Launches Blockchain Demo Site

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a graduate school run by the U.S. Air Force, has launched an educational…

Overstock’s Medici Invests $2.5 Million in Grain Tech Firm’s Blockchain Pivot

Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures is investing in a software firm looking to store grain transactions on a blockchain. The company…

Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Payments

New York-based Signature Bank is launching a digital payments platform built on a blockchain architecture to streamline real-time payments. Announced…

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