Tag: Blythe Masters

The Who’s Who of Bitcoin And Blockchain Technology

It’s nice to see more traditional financial outlets paying positive attention to Bitcoin and blockchain in recent months. Yahoo Finance of all places has listed a decent amount of prominent companies in both sectors. Although the future of Bitcoin remains up in the air according to most consumers and financial experts, the ecosystem is growing and maturing every day. Also read: Digital Catapult Pitch-off Features Blockchain Startups The Usual Suspects …
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New Chairman Confirms ASX Is Proceeding with Blockchain Project Following Resignation of Elmer Funke Kupper

The abrupt resignation of Elmer Funke Kupper from his post as chief executive officer of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on Monday, led many to question if the blockchain project he started with Digital Asset Holdings will ever come to fruition. On Monday, the ASX issued a release clarifying the circumstances of Mr Kupper’s departure and announced that ASX Chairman Rick Holliday-Smith, will temporarily take over the role of Executive …
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Blythe Masters Leads the Blockchain Crusade in Australia

The Australian financial system is slowly starting to transform and Blythe Masters is leading the charge. When speaking with Cameron Clyne at the ASIC Annual Forum held in Sydney on Tuesday, Masters said that the Australian ASX blockchain project can show the world how useful this technology really is in modernizing post-trading processes in financial markets: “I believe the project the ASX is running has the potential to be one …
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Digital Asset Holdings Raises $50 Million in Funding Round

Digital Asset Holdings, a developer of financial blockchain applications, announced a successful fundraising round to the tune of $50 million. Participants included some of the biggest names in banking such as ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas and J.P. Morgan. Blythe Masters, CEO of Digital Asset Holdings and former JP Morgan executive, views the success of this funding round as proof that distributed ledger technology is here to stay: “These investments represent …
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