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Chinese Retail Giant JD.com Launches Enterprise Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has revealed its new Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform in a press release published today, August 17. The new tool, dubbed JD Blockchain Open Platform, aims to enable businesses to build, host and implement blockchain solutions without having to develop the technology from scratch. According to the press release, the service will offer smart contract functionality for “public ...

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South Korean Ministry Drops Cryptocurrency Exchanges From Venture Enterprise Classification

The government of South Korea announced it had excluded cryptocurrency exchanges from legislation governing venture businesses in a press release issued Monday, August 13. The brief document from the country’s Ministry of Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Startups (MSS) explained that contrary to previous decisions, it would now place exchanges alongside bars and nightclubs as businesses that it would ...

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Goldman Sachs Leads $32 Million Funding Round for Enterprise Blockchain Startup Axoni

Enterprise-focused blockchain startup Axoni has raised $32 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs and other high-profile banks and venture capital investors, Forbes reports August 14. The $32 million Series B funding round was led by Goldman Sachs and Nyca Partners, with numerous other investors including Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Andreessen Horowitz. The fresh investment brings Axoni’s ...

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Could Blockchain Tech Be Moving Closer to Enterprise Adoption?

With the vast potential of blockchain, even the staunchest of its critics seem to be coming around. That is, of course, depending on whom you speak to and which research you use. Reputable Big Four multinational Deloitte reports that three in four large companies see a compelling case for blockchain. Yet British research specialists at Gartner say that just 1 ...

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Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association Calls on Government to Regulate Crypto

The recently launched Korea Blockchain Enterprise Promotion Association has called on the state to adopt crypto and blockchain technology, local news agency Korea Joongang Daily reports Aug. 8. According to the report, the blockchain association has filed a demand with the government to regulate the new technology to benefit from its opportunities instead of focusing on its negative “short-term side ...

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Ready, Set, Go: New Solutions Seek to Leverage and Extend Blockchains for Enterprise

The wide array of proof-of-concept blockchain projects is not addressing the need to evolve the entire blockchain, which would enable not only mainstream adoption but enterprise usage as well. New distributed app frameworks are being developed to solve this problem. Blockchain Is Mostly Early Stage Among the top cryptocurrencies and industry-leading blockchain companies, most blockchain implementations are early stage. Consequently, ...

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Enterprise Blockchain Consortium R3 Mulls IPO, Outright Sale: Report

Enterprise blockchain startup R3 is the latest industry firm to hold high-level discussions about taking its business public. Wall Street-Backed R3 Eyes Public Offering Citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that the New York-based firm has approached advisers holding an initial public offering (IPO). The sources also said that potential buyers have approached the company seeking to ...

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AERGO – Enterprise Ready Blockchain Protocol

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Platform for Enterprise Blockchain Adoption Nets $45 Mln From A16ZCrypto, Binance

Blockchain cloud computing platform Oasis Labs announced July 9 that it has raised $45 mln from major investors as part of its plan to help companies adopt blockchain. In a press release, Oasis, which has University of California professor Dawn Song as its CEO and co-founder, described its plans to build a “decentralized internet” by resolving businesses’ “concerns” about implementing ...

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