FinTech 04/21/2019

  • Blockchain’s Billion Dollar Babies

    Forbes features 50 big US companies leading the way in adapting blockchains to their operating needs through industry consortiums and other proprietary projects.

    tags: Fintech Blockchain

  • JPMorgan to widen use of blockchain system

    Over 220 banks are signed up to JP Morgan’s blockchain-based Interbank Information Network that will go live in Q3. The IIN speeds up inter-bank payment compliance resolution processes that can delay payments by weeks.

    tags: Fintech Blockchain

  • Shelling Out: The Origins of Money | Nick Szabo

    “The precursors of money, along with language, enabled early modern humans to solve problems of cooperation that other animals cannot – including problems of reciprocal altruism, kin altruism, and the mitigation of aggression. These precursors shared with non-fiat currencies very specific characteristics – they were not merely symbolic or decorative objects.”

    tags: Fintech CBDC

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