Category: Press Releases

HSBC Executive and SWIFT Board Member Joins Ripple to Support Continued Global Growth

Payment Technology Veteran Marcus Treacher Named Global Head of Strategic Accounts SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – Ripple, the global provider of financial settlement solutions, today announced the hire of Marcus Treacher as Global Head of Strategic Accounts. Treacher brings more than 30 years of experience in transaction banking and payment system technology, including 12 years in global leadership roles at HSBC. He also served as a member of the Global Board of SWIFT …
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New York Enables the World’s First Peer to Peer Consumer Energy Transaction on the Blockchain

The energy industry took a giant step towards a consumer-run future today (Monday April 11, 2016) when New York start-up TransActive Grid enabled the first ever peer-to-peer paid transaction of energy in the USA. Transactive Grid is a joint venture between ConsenSys and L03 Energy. The Brooklyn-based company is creating a ‘microgrid’ where residents can buy and sell renewable energy. Once rolled out on a bigger scale, the concept could …
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Blockchain Technology in Europe: Theory and Practice

On May 19, Prague will host a Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference. The event will bring together blockchain developers and those who apply the technology in practice: financiers, bankers and businessmen. The event will consist of a conference divided into two streams, and an exhibition of IT developments in the Blockchain field. The participants will talk about the practical application of Blockchain technology and its legislative regulation in Europe, developers of payment services …
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Blockchain heralded as technology of the future at two-day, NYC workshop hosted by COALA

Industry leaders converged at NYU to discuss blockchain technology’s limitless potential New York, NY – April 8, 2016 – Over 150 experts in decentralized cryptocurrency and blockchain technology met this week in New York City’s Greenwich Village to discuss the rapid reach and exponential applications of Blockchain. The COALA Blockchain Workshop NYC, held at New York University’s Stern School of Business on April 4th – 5th, brought together senior developers, academics, investors …
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