How are regulators such as Monetary Authority of Singapore defining initial coin offerings (ICOs), and what does that mean for investors – and for fintech startups?
The move seeks to discourage low-quality or fraudulent fundraising in Singapore.
DTCC, which processes hundreds of millions of trades a day, is expanding its projects related to blockchain, as it finds new uses for distributed ledger technology.
But as use cases proliferate for distributed ledgers, so do vendors, coding languages, and the number of emerging intermediaries.
BNP Paribas's Pierre Rousseau says banks struggle to take advantage of data because it's fragmented throughout an institution.
Hong Kong tech companies struggle to attract Series A or Series B capital, in part because many cannot scale beyond the territory.
A new initiative, openANX, aims to make blockchain and crypto-currency trading more institutionalized.
In Hong Kong, a foreign telco, Superloop, has gotten the jump on rivals by laying fiber to connect data centers more efficiently.
The head of fintech investments at IFC, the private-sector arm of the World Bank, says bitcoin, not blockchain, is the important thing.
Jame and Dave discuss how and when blockchain makes sense and what challenges remain to broader adoption.