Microsoft to Integrate Blockchain Offering Into Nasdaq Services Following New Partnership

Microsoft to Integrate Blockchain Offering Into Nasdaq Services Following New Partnership

American software corporation Microsoft will integrate its Azure Blockchain technology into stock exchange Nasdaq Inc.’s Financial Framework (NFF). Per the recent announcement, Microsoft will integrate its Azure blockchain service with NFF, a technology which provides software for trading infrastructure and operations outsourcing, and fulfills Nasdaq’s risk and surveillance technology offering.… Read the rest

$150 Billion-Valued Ant Financial Makes a Big Bet on Blockchain Technology

$150 Billion-Valued Ant Financial Makes a Big Bet on Blockchain Technology

Jack Ma-led Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s fintech conglomerate Ant Financial considers blockchain technology as one of the five key technologies that will dominate every industry in the long-term. In terms of immutability and decentralization, blockchain technology in its current form is impeccable. It is able to process sensitive data and … Read the rest

Blockchain: Changing Responsibilites And Operations Style For Financial Professionals

Blockchain: Changing Responsibilites And Operations Style For Financial Professionals

Financial professionals must find new ways to keep pace with the change and risk of disintermediation, while also ensuring the efforts to use blockchain are targeted at the right opportunities. Accounting, finance and tax professionals play key roles in the integrity of our financial systems, from ensuring transactions and risks … Read the rest

Samsung Unveils Blockchain Platform To ‘Enhance Competitiveness’ Of Financial Businesses

Samsung Unveils Blockchain Platform To ‘Enhance Competitiveness’ Of Financial Businesses

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is launching its own blockchain platform Nexfinance for finance-related businesses, the company announced in a press release. Samsung SDS, the corporation’s IT arm, confirmed the platform would cater to digital finance businesses looking to transform their structures using cutting-edge technology.

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Former Goldman Sachs Exec Hired To Improve Institutional Clients For Blockchain

Blockchain, a cryptocurrency wallet service, has hired former Goldman Sachs executive – Breanne Madigan to help boost its presence with institutional clients. Ms. Madigan will take up the role as head of institutional sales and strategy, she most recently served as head of institutional wealth services at Goldman Sachs, a … Read the rest