Partnerships

Harbor Unlocks Liquidity for $100 Million, Partnering with iCap Equity

Harbor Unlocks Liquidity for $100 Million, Partnering with iCap Equity

  • The new mechanism will make trading with these securities far easier for all 1,100 investors and and the 17 broker-dealers and placement agents.
  • When such securities are bought they require a one-year lockup per law and this partnership addresses just that.
Google Cloud Has Partnered with Blockchain Platform Cypherium

Google Cloud Has Partnered with Blockchain Platform Cypherium

  • The new partnership will allow Google's Cloud customers to have access to Cypherium's blockchain platform.
  • The platform uses a hybrid design that features a joint Proof-of-Work (PoW) and HotStuff consensus mechanism, also adopted by Facebook's Libra.
Shinhan Bank Teams With GroundX for a Blockchain-Based Security System

Shinhan Bank Teams up with GroundX on a Blockchain-Based Security System

  • The bank signed a memorandum of understanding with blockchain developer Hexlant and financial technology startup GroundX.
  • GroundX will provide the underlying blockchain-based platform, while Hexlant is in charge of creating an infrastructure.
KPMG Partners with Microsoft, R3, Tomia on Blockchain Telecom Solution

KPMG Partners with Microsoft, R3, Tomia on Blockchain Telecom Solution

  • KPMG'S blockchain solution will try to reduce the number of disputes, costs, and time involved in telecom settlements through the use of smart contracts.
  • A study shows that the estimated cost of international mobile data roaming fees could reach $31billion in 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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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.