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“No one can stop blockchain. You’d have to shut down the internet” -- Head of blockchain at Danske Bank

“No one can stop blockchain. You’d have to shut down the internet” -- Head of blockchain at Danske Bank

added Tuesday, November 28 2017

Danske Bank has been a member for some time of the R3 Consortium, a group of more than 75 banks around the world who are seeking answers about DLT...

Blockchain
Barclays explains early blockchain opportunities

Barclays explains early blockchain opportunities

added Friday, November 24 2017

Recently, I had an interesting conversation with Anthony Macey, Head of Blockchain R&D for Barclays Bank. Barclays has publicly stated that...

Blockchain
Blockchain: hype or revolution? (Part 2)

Blockchain: hype or revolution? (Part 2)

added Tuesday, November 21 2017

Yesterday, we published a recap of the first half of our 4th industrial Revolution Challenge debate on blockchain, found here. The event...

Blockchain
Blockchain: whiskey, e-voting and trust, and whether blockchain is more “hype or revolution”

Blockchain: whiskey, e-voting and trust, and whether blockchain is more “hype or revolution”

added Monday, November 20 2017

On 14 November, Connect’s 4IRC team hosted a high-energy, sold-out debate on the topic of “Blockchain: Hype or Revolution?” Topics ranged from...

Blockchain
Blockchain startup ensures no charity CEO will get rich off donations

Blockchain startup ensures no charity CEO will get rich off donations

added Tuesday, November 14 2017

Darshan Gadkari is a newcomer to the Derry~Londonderry startup scene, and he’s in “stealth mode” with a blockchain venture to shake up the third...

Blockchain
“Capitalism is dead as we know it” – Blockchain and film entrepreneur Eoin Lambkin

“Capitalism is dead as we know it” – Blockchain and film entrepreneur Eoin Lambkin

added Thursday, November 9 2017

Eoin Lambkin has been involved with Catalyst Inc’s mission from the very beginning, having worked alongside the team who designed the communications...

Blockchain
Arduous identity checks begone! Smart ID blockchain innovation at Deloitte Digital, explained

Arduous identity checks begone! Smart ID blockchain innovation at Deloitte Digital, explained

added Tuesday, March 21 2017

Deloitte Digital, based at the Gasworks in Belfast, is working on innovations in blockchain with a specialist team. One of their blockchain experts,...

Blockchain
​Last sector to embrace the cloud – healthcare – could benefit from blockchain

​Last sector to embrace the cloud – healthcare – could benefit from blockchain

added Tuesday, March 21 2017

By Emily McDaid Clinisent, a healthcare startup located on Belfast’s Waring Street, has raised a total of £1.65m in the last 18 months....

Blockchain
Blockchain experts from Rakuten discuss security, disruption, possibilities

Blockchain experts from Rakuten discuss security, disruption, possibilities

added Tuesday, March 21 2017

By Emily McDaid Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant and one of the world’s leading internet service companies, recently acquired IP assets...

Blockchain
​With 25 blockchain experts, PwC Belfast is building a global blockchain hub

​With 25 blockchain experts, PwC Belfast is building a global blockchain hub

added Tuesday, March 7 2017

By Emily McDaid All too often, blockchain is regarded as a technology for financial services. Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer payments were the first...

Blockchain
​Can blockchain disrupt the legal industry? Ulster University professor, instrumental in new Legal Innovation Centre, shares thoughts

​Can blockchain disrupt the legal industry? Ulster University professor, instrumental in new Legal Innovation Centre, shares thoughts

added Tuesday, March 7 2017

By Emily McDaidLast week, Ulster University began a new chapter in its history with the Legal Innovation Centre debut, where legal professionals and...

Blockchain
​£2.5 bn fund accessed by First Derivatives plc to support blockchain startups

​£2.5 bn fund accessed by First Derivatives plc to support blockchain startups

added Tuesday, March 7 2017

By Emily McDaidThis week, I spoke with First Derivatives in Newry, about its new strategic partnership with Business Growth Fund (BGF), looking to...

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