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Komodo’s Antara Framework for Business-Ready “Smart Chains” Goes Live

Komodo, the original multi-chain platform, today announced that Antara, an end-to-end “Smart Chain” development framework, has gone live. A first of its kind, Antara allows developers to break away from the limitations of today’s single-chain blockchain platform architecture by enabling the creation of simple, scalable, modular, Smart Chains that are

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IMF Report: The Rise of Digital Money | Reactions from Industry Leaders

Yesterday, the IMF published a new report ‘The Rise of Digital Money’ outlining the potential effects cryptocurrencies will have on the current financial system and regulatory environment. The report states that the two most common forms of money today, cash and deposits, will face tough competition and could even be

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges: the Pollyanna of Finance

Bitpoint, a Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange, suspended all trading this week following the announcement of a hack, to the tune of 3.5 billion yen, or $32.5 million. Bloomberg report states that 2.5 billion yen belonged to customers. The tokens stolen include BTC, BCH, and XRP. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) recently

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Stanford Team Designs Findora Platform to Decentralize the Financial System

Findora ensures data privacy, regulatory compliance, and full scalability A team of entrepreneurs and academics has unveiled the development of Findora, a cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building financial applications. Findora’s leadership team is comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and Stanford academics, including Charles Lu, Ben Fisch, Benedikt Bünz, and John

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UN Veteran joins Not for Profit Grant Making Platform Social Alpha Foundation as Advisor

Yoshi Yamamoto, Former Special Advisor for UN Engagement and Blockchain Technology, and Joseph Thompson, CEO and Co-Founder of AID:Tech, join not-for-profit grant making platform using blockchain for social good Social Alpha Foundation (SAF), the not-for-profit, grant-making platform which provides no-strings funding to companies and projects utilising blockchain for social impact,

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