IEOs have raised more money than ICOs in 2019 — Ushering in a new era?
The total funds raised by IEO projects globally, since inception, stands at over $1.6 billion dollars with an overwhelming majority of these funds, ~1.4 billion being raised in 2019.
tags: Fintech CryptoAssets ICOs IEOs
New correspondent banking data – the decline continues
The total number of active correspondent banking relationships and active corridors continues to decline. The year 2018 saw declines in active relationships and corridors of about 3.5% and 2%, respectively. Over the last seven years, active relationships in the global correspondent banking network have declined by about 20% and the number of active corridors has fallen by roughly 10%.
tags: Fintech CrossBorder
Institutional volume pops as professional investors opt for Bitcoin
Bitcoin is on track to post its second-highest quarterly gain since 2014. With custodial solutions, exchanges, and institutional trading platforms all reporting an uptick in volume, has institutional capital arrived?
tags: Bitcoin Fintech CryptoAssets
The last mile problem: Understanding the economics affecting the future of Blockchain
At the interface between the digital (online) and physical (offline) world, the usefulness of Blockchain technology depends on intermediaries to effectively bridge “the last mile” between a digital record and physical assets, businesses, devices or events.
tags: Blockchain Tokenization Fintech
Blockchain Development: Lack of Transparency on What Works and Doesn’t
Blockchain firms supporting development pilots are not practicing what they preach — improving transparency — by sharing data and lessons learned about what is working, what isn’t working, and why.
tags: Blockchain Fintech