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SEBA, Swiss based crypto bank, has started offering its services to nine more countries. In this regard, SEBA has disclosed that institutional and other accredited investors in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Germany, Austria, Portugal are offered a fully functional account. Being a thoroughly regulated organization, SEBA Bank AG (previously SEBA Crypto   Read more...

Waves, an open-source blockchain platform, is introducing Gravity Hub, a blockchain neutral covenant for fixing the interoperability problem. The said solution will also function as a data oracle, passing info from the external world to the blockchain. Sasha Ivanov, founder of Waves platform and Waves Enterprise, revealed the latest venture on December 11 at the   Read more...

SolarisBank, a fintech firm based out of Berlin, has setup an affiliated firm to offer custody services for crypto assets. According to a December 11 media release, SolarisBank’s recently setup sister concern, Solaris Digital Assets GmbH, will offer clients with an application programming interface (API)- supporting software, which paves way for access to entire range   Read more...

Napoleon AM, Paris-based asset management company, has unveiled a regulated Bitcoin (BTC) fund, dubbed the Napoleon Bitcoin Fund. The company revealed that the fund was established on November 8 and is a unique professional fund complying with the French regulations. Furthermore, the company asserts that its offering is one of the regulated assets facilitating exposure   Read more...

The world’s second largest bank by assets, China Construction Bank (CCB), has officially unveiled its blockchain powered platform for refactoring. CCB, which focuses on commercial factoring business, intends to boost operations and minimize vital threats in its refactoring operations, according to Chinese media outlet Sina Tech. Factoring firms deal with third parties that purchase corporate   Read more...

Rosseti, Russian energy grid operator, is trialing a blockchain based payment platform to be used in retail energy division. The blockchain powered payment platform, an idea conceived by Rosseti, but made a reality by Distributed Ledger Technology firm Waves, intends to mechanize and ensure transparency in transactions between power producers, consumers and suppliers. Waves has   Read more...

Amun AG, a Swiss firm focused on cryptos, has obtained necessary clearance to sell its products to interested retail customers in the EU. Amun, through a news release, has stated that it has received endorsement for an introductory prospectus it tabled with the Sweden’s finance regulator, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA). As the firm   Read more...

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) has published its 15th rank list of blockchain focused firms, in which Ethereum has been given second place following the latest hard fork. A total of 35 crypto assets have got a place in the rank list. EOS (EOS) has taken up the top spot once again,   Read more...

The Bank of China has disbursed 20 billion yuan ($2.80 billion) worth financial bonds, on behalf of small and micro-enterprises, through blockchain based system. This reflects high level of blockchain technology adoption in China. As per local media outlet Sina Finance, the raised funds were given as loans to small and micro-sized enterprises in China   Read more...