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January 19, 2018

19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt

The #blockchain is one of the most promising technologies for the future. What is The Blockchain? The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and platforms like Ethereum. It provides a way to record and transfer data...

January 26, 2018

Blockchain beyond the realm of financial services

Blockchain is best known as the technology behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Although this is its most common association, it is important for businesses to recognise that blockchain is a standalone technology, with its value reaching beyond the realm of cryptocurrencies...

February 1, 2018

Update on Security tokens — New kid on the blockchain, which you want to know

Questions have been surfacing recently about whether security tokens will scale upwards in 2018, an issues in the blockchain that many view differently. Last week, the CEO of StartEngine began the second annual ICO 2.0 Summit by pleading for regulation...

February 8, 2018

VC firms should see ICOs as friends, not foes

Increasing numbers of VCs are participating in token sales and acknowledging the benefits that come from a decentralized network. In some cases, they are left with no choice if they want to be a part of some of the industry’s...

February 15, 2018

This Week in Crypto: is Coinbase too powerful for its own good?

The world of crypto is notoriously fast-moving. News happens fast, and the effects on asset prices are instantaneous. It is both challenging and time-consuming to distill what’s relevant amongst all the noise. Element Group’s digital asset managers keep their finger...

February 22, 2018

5 Benefits Of Using Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

Blockchain- the technology that took the world by storm by its revolutionary work in data management and exchange, especially in the financial sector. Its immense success across different industries has left the healthcare world rattling with questions too. People are...

March 1, 2018

What Could Blockchain Do for Healthcare?

Fragmented, insecure, and proprietary healthcare data could be completely redesigned on a blockchain-based system. Even the world’s best health systems are typically fragmented. “You have hospitals, community clinics, general practitioners, specialists, diagnostic clinics, and so on,” says Matt Jackson, who...

March 8, 2018

Blockchain in healthcare: Patient benefits and more

Blockchain technology is a game-changer with the potential to impact not one or two industries, but the complete landscape of how business is done. When 200 healthcare executives were surveyed, 16 percent expect to have a commercial blockchain solution at...

March 15, 2018

Why Blockchain is a Game Changer for Supply Chain Management Transparency

From conducting payment and audits to tracking inventory and assets, blockchain technology will enable greater supply chain efficiency than ever before. Blockchain - the technology behind the digital asset and payment system Bitcoin - has the potential to transform the supply chain....

March 22, 2018

Using blockchain to drive supply chain transparency

Future trends of Blockchain in supply chain New technologies are presenting promising opportunities for improvement across the supply chain. Using blockchain in the supply chain has the potential to improve supply chain transparency and traceability as well as reduce administrative...

March 29, 2018

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Supply chain has become complicated. Some would say cumbersome. It takes days to make a payment between a manufacturer and a supplier, or a customer and a vendor. Contracts must be handled by lawyers and bankers, which means extra cost...

April 6, 2018

How Blockchain Could Disrupt Banking

Blockchain is transforming everything from payments transactions to how money is raised in the private market. As it picks up momentum, will the traditional banking industry embrace this new technology or be replaced by it? Last September, JPMorgan Chase CEO...

April 13, 2018

Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry

Cryptocurrencies are constantly evolving, with popular currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum maintaining their popularity despite recent market corrections. At the core of both technologies is the cryptographically secure digital ledger known as the blockchain. It’s a digital ledger where...

April 20, 2018

5 Potential Use Cases for Blockchain in Agriculture

Warning: this is NOT another post about speculating on bitcoin. Blockchain — the technology that makes bitcoin possible, can also be used in a variety of different ways including in agricultural supply chains. What’s special about blockchain technology is that through cryptography...

April 27, 2018

Blockchain and smart contracts: revolutionising the insurance industry

Blockchain technology is heralded as the biggest symbol of the fourth industrial revolution and the next big disruptor for many industries, including insurance. While still in its infancy, this ‘business unusual’ technology can streamline paperwork, increase data security and save...

May 1, 2018

Why IoT Needs the Blockchain, and Blockchain needs IoT

IoT is everywhere right now. Although it has been around for some time, IoT is steadily growing in popularity and capability to become one of the most ubiquitous technologies today. According to research and analysis firm Gartner, there were around...

May 1, 2018

Blockchain holds key to reinventing energy grid

Solar technology and battery storage are important. But what has been missing is a technology on which to organize, co-ordinate and secure a true peer-to-peer power grid. Blockchain in energy sector While breakthroughs in solar-cell technology have led to greater...