Banks

Samsung-Backed Blockchain Startup Raises $7.5M from Shinhan Bank

South Korean blockchain startup Blockco has secured 9 billion Korean won ($7.5 million) in a recent Series B+ funding round…

Swiss Private Bank Says 400 New Clients Demanding Crypto Products

Swiss private bank Maerki Baumann has had a deluge of over 400 new clients wanting to tap its future blockchain…

Nonprofit Launches Blockchain Platform for Credit History in Sierra Leone

San Francisco-based nonprofit Kiva, a company that crowdfunds loans for financial inclusion, has launched a blockchain platform for credit history…

Australia’s Biggest Bank Says Its ‘BioTokens’ Can Help the Environment

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is currently prototyping blockchain tokens meant to enable landowners, environmental groups, developers and governments to…

Facebook-owned WhatsApp Looks to Launch Digital Payments in Indonesia

Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp, is purportedly in preliminary talks with multiple digital payments firms as well as a state-owned bank…

Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, has reportedly filed a…

Germany Grants BaFin License to Financial Firm for STO Platform

Luxembourg-registered financial firm Black Manta Capital Partners has received a license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) for…

Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples

Spanish banking giant Santander plans to expand Ripple-powered global payment solution to Latin America, a Santander spokesperson told Cointelegraph on…

World Bank Raises $33M Via Blockchain for Its Kangaroo Bond

The World Bank raised over $33 million for its Kangaroo bond on a blockchain. The international organization announced on Aug.…

Singapore Crypto Association Launches Code of Practice

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore (ACCESS) has developed a Code of Practice in partnership with multinational law…

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