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July 23, 2018


Hong Kong Gripped by Cryptomania, ICO Fever as China Bitcoin Ban Persists

The hardline stance against cryptocurrencies and exchanges taken by the central Chinese government has had some negative impact on cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks. However, Chinese government regulation has not quelled interest in Blockchain technology solutions in the small island state of Hong Kong. Hong Kong, known for its substantial banking and shipping industries, is seeking to

Bye, Banks! UK Fintech Investment Still Strong After 30% 2017 Increase

Despite Brexit and big finance moving out of London, investment in UK fintech startups increased over 30 percent in 2017. Compared to the same period last year, UK startups are defying bureaucratic changes and investors are following, contributing $564 mln in the first two quarters. Over half this amount came from foreign sources, Reuters reports quoting statistics from trade

Australia Blockchain Roadmap to Put FinTech Startups “In Box Seat”

Australia has released a Blockchain roadmap which proponents say puts the country’s Fintech companies “in the box seat” to profit from the technology. The report, authored by Standards Australia (AS) and released on March 2, details “how the organization will work to deliver measures to support the privacy, security and interoperability of Blockchain systems.” It