Innovation Enterprise introduced the Supply Chain Innovation Summit, coming to Chicago on November 17-18. During 2 days, high-level professionals will discuss new trends, challenges & solutions within supply chain management.
Bitfinex, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that many of its largest BFX token holders have agreed to exchange over 20 million BFX tokens for equity in Bitfinex. The equity consists of shares of Bitfinex's owner, iFinex Inc.
Microsoft Azure announced that Chain joined Azure. Now developers can install Chain Core (Chain’s distributed ledger) in Azure or locally to start or join a blockchain network, build financial applications, and access in-depth technical documentation and tutorials. Through this partnership you have the option to run your own prototypes on the testnet or create your own private network on Azure, all with a single click.
Coins.ph, a Philippines-based startup that provides financial services through the blockchain, announced on Friday it has raised a US$5 million Series A led by Quona Capital’s Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, reported e27.co.
Other participating investors were Innovation Endeavors, Pantera Capital, Digital Currency Group, Wavemaker Labs, Global Brain, BeeNext, and Rebright Partners. Additionally, Kickstart Ventures invested in the round.
IBM announced it is working with Singapore start-up FreshTurf in the Singapore location of its IBM Bluemix Garage network. Using IBM Cloud and Blockchain technologies, FreshTurf has been working with IBM Bluemix Garage developers and designers to create a network of storage lockers for shipping and parcel delivery throughoutSingapore. This locker ledger network is designed to help improve the "last mile" of delivery services for consumers and businesses, or the final leg of a package's journey to a customer's home.
Airbitz has launched its equity crowdfunding campaign powered by Wefunder. As the first company to use Wefunder’s BitPay integration, Airbitz will enable anyone from cryptocurrency enthusiasts to mainstream investors to support companies using Bitcoin, in full SEC compliance supported by Title III of the JOBS Act.
Red Chalk Group, a strategic advisor to senior executives at leading financial organizations, announced its inaugural Blockchain conference event, The Blockchain Insurance Summit, to be held in Chicago, Illinois on November 8, 2016.