40-Strong Blockchain Insurance Group B3i Appoints CEO

Insurance industry blockchain group B3i has appointed John Carolin as chief executive officer.

Samsung Teams With Banks, Telcos for Mobile ID Network Based on Blockchain

Tech giant Samsung Electronics is joining six other major South Korean firms to develop a blockchain-based certificate and ID authentication network.

Blockchain Consortium Startup R3 Said to Be Considering an IPO

Blockchain consortium startup R3 is mulling an IPO, according to Bloomberg sources.

Amazon, Deloitte, Fidelity Partner With IDEO CoLab on Blockchain Accelerator

The new blockchain accelerator is aiming to boost 12 promising startups this year.

Fidelity Digital Assets Is Hiring 10 More Blockchain and Trading Experts

The crypto-focused branch of the major asset manager is looking to grow its team with the addition of 10 new roles across blockchain and trading.

Oil Giant Shell Invests in Startup That Uses Blockchain Tech for Energy Tracking

A blockchain startup that says it's working to give energy consumers more choice has raised an undisclosed sum from Shell and Sumitomo Group.

Blockchain Firm Diginex May Soon List on Nasdaq in the US: Report

The blockchain and cryptocurrency services firm could soon to go public in the U.S. via a reverse IPO, a report says.

Coinbase Is in Talks to Launch Its Own Insurance Company

Coinbase is exploring plans to set up its own regulated insurance company with the help of broker Aon, sources told CoinDesk.

Facebook Says It Won’t Launch Crypto in India Due to Regulatory Issues

Facebook reportedly said that current regulatory restrictions mean it has "no plans" to launch its digital wallet service and crypto in India.

Singapore’s Stock Exchange Backs New Ethereum Security Token Platform

A new security token platform has launched with backing from Singapore stock exchange SGX and technical help from ConsenSys.