Finance

As many of our readers know by now, blockchain is an architecture that allows users to conduct transactions with each other and create an unchangeable, secure record of those transactions. As such, it has attracted an enormous amount of interest by technologists in finance, healthcare,...

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is looking at the possibility of using today's distributed ledger technology to bring speed, security and other efficiencies to monitoring swap transactions in what is called “Swaps Regulation 2.0.”  The current consideration envisions the CFTC as a supervisory node in a...

Paul A. Jones, writing for Michael Best's Best Venture has some advice on whether to take your startup to Silicon Valley in search of venture capital. While on one hand, Silicon Valley might be the fastest way to determine whether your startup is "venture-worthy" by Valley...

Just days ago, the American Express FX International Payments (FXIP) division and Ripple, an enterprise global blockchain solution company, announced a joint payment-transfer solution designed to reduce the time and cost of transfer payments to settle, providing a host of benefits for both business-to-business buyers...