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Fidelity and Amazon-Backed Blockchain Accelerator Recruit 50 Mentors

Fidelity and Amazon-Backed Blockchain Accelerator Recruit 50 Mentors

  • Startup Studio is a program that aims to help crypto-related startups to grow and advance in the business world.
  • Fifty highly respected community figures will provide mentorship.
Chainalysis is the First Blockchain Company Included in Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups List

Chainalysis is the First Blockchain Company Included in Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups List

  • Aside from preventing crypto crimes Chainalysis also provides regulatory compliance services.
  • CEO Jonathan Levin shares his views on the blockchain business sector.
Samsung Partners with Major Korean Firms to Develop Blockchain-Based Mobile ID Network

Samsung Partners with Major Korean Firms to Develop Blockchain-Based Mobile ID Network

  • Participants in this partnership include financial services firms KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank, KOSCOM, as well as mobile carriers KT, SK Telecom, LG.
  • The system will be developed around a consortium blockchain model, with network nodes being operated by the participating firms.
BlockShow Asia 2019 Promises a Festival of Decentralised Technology

BlockShow Asia 2019 Promises a Festival of Decentralised Technology

  • The event will take place on Nov. 14-15 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo in Singapore, and will be divided into 10 conferences.
  • A Medialogue will be held on Nov. 13, with the goal of bringing media outlets and PR agencies together, and allow them to network and discuss new trends.
The Cryptocurrency Rush Converts Old Swiss Gold Mines into Mining Bunkers

The Cryptocurrency Rush Converts Old Swiss Gold Mines into Mining Bunkers

  • Swiss abandoned gold mines have mutated into cryptocurrency mining bunkers as the new digit asset rush takes over.
  • The first crypto miners to arrive at Gondo were the Swiss businessmen from Alpine Tech.

Jihan Wu’s Rumoured New Project is Already in Beta

  • Most of the rumours surrounding the project have been confirmed.
  • The startup will offer OTC trading in addition to custodial and lending services.
Coinfirm Partners with Ripple to Investigate XRP's Compliance With AML Provisions

Coinfirm Partners with Ripple to Investigate XRP’s Compliance With AML Provisions

  • The new partnership will see Coinfirm investigate how the XRP cryptocurrency is being used, and rate their risk level for AML compliance reasons.
  • Coinfirm will also try to identify if a transaction has passed through a "mixer", and if the funds are coming from a known theft or hack.
A pile of US dollar banknotes

Circle and Coinbase Form a Consortium to Promote USDC

  • Centre's main goal is to develop and support the USD Coin infrastructure, community and adoption.
  • Circle and Coinbase are looking for new members in their consortium.
A network of numerous nodes

Harmony and Chainlink in a Partnership with Big Goals

  • Harmony partners with Chainlink in a bid to take the lead in the field of highly scalable networks.
  • The partnership is aimed to ensure the integrity of off-chain data, to complement the highly-scalable and fast blockchain network already in place.
LINE Pay and Visa Partner to Create New Payment Solutions

LINE Pay and Visa Partner to Create New Payment Solutions

  • The firms will cooperate on developing blockchain-powered technologies, such as business-to-business and cross-border payments, and alternative currency transactions.
  • Line Pay users, LINE's mobile payment service with 50 million registered users, will be able to use services at Visa's 54 million merchant locations.