Home > Initiative

South Korea’s ‘Bit-Island’ Jeju Announces New Blockchain Initiative

South Korea’s “Bit-Island” Jeju announced the Blockchain Hub City Development Research Service on Aug. 13.An island with blockchain ambitionsLocal news outlet JejuDomin reported on Aug. 14 that Jeju announced the Blockchain Hub City Development Research Service on Aug. 13. Furthermore, the author of the report stated that cloud services

Read More

IBM Introduces New Blockchain Initiative to Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

IBM, one of the largest computer companies in the world, has announced its plan to launch a new blockchain project called Trust Your Supplier (TYS), in association with a blockchain specialist firm Chainyard.The other founding members of this project include brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev, pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, Telecommunications Company Vodafone,

Read More

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches the EEA Mainnet Initiative

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is setting up a technical group working on collaboration between the mainnet and enterprises.The working group, called the EEA Mainnet Initiative, intends to accelerate and lead cooperation between the EEA’s enterprise and startup members, as well as those who work on the mainnet’s technology

Read More

70% of Crypto Exchanges Have Complied With CoinMarketCap’s Transparency Initiative

Crypto data provider CoinMarketCap says most listed exchanges have complied with its transparency-boosting mandatory data requests. The news marks the end of the first phase of the site’s Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA) initiative, which pushes for stricter disclosures, which include

Read More

Japan Data Initiative Brings Blockchain Security to 100 Major Businesses

A data-sharing initiative involving one hundred of Japan’s biggest companies will use blockchain for its security, English-language news outlet Nikkei Asian Review reported on June 17.The project, which will commence in spring 2020, aims for participants to share production data in order to enhance overall efficiency.Its controller is the

Read More

Ethereum Consortium Launches Token Initiative With Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase, Others

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has launched a blockchain-neutral Token Taxonomy Initiative in partnership with major firms, according to a press release from EEA on April 17. The initiative will seek to define tokens in non-technical and cross-industry terms in a bid to drive enterprise token adoption at scale.The

Read More

Blockchain Insurance Initiative B3i Expands Its Group of Investors

Swiss blockchain-based insurance transaction platform B3i has expanded its group of investors in its ongoing funding round, according to a press release published on April 3.Per the release, B3i has added three new insurer and reinsurers to participate in the company’s current funding round. B3i notes in the announcement

Read More

London Metals Exchange Endorses International Blockchain Initiative: FT

United Kingdom-based global metals trading mecca the London Metals Exchange (LME) is reportedly backing an effort to disrupt industry supply chains with blockchain, but would not confirm its involvement, the Financial Times (FT) reported on March 27.Citing unnamed sources familiar with the alleged plan, FT reported that LME is

Read More