Specialised news outlet The Asset reports that BMT Bina used the SmartSukuk platform of Blossom Finance. BMT Bina is an Islamic microfinance institution based in Yogyakarta that supports micro-SMEs and entrepreneurs who are typically excluded from conventional financing support.
The cryptocurrency market has undergone significant growth in the last couple of years. Since 2009, thousands of unique cryptocurrencies have popped up, but Bitcoin remains the most popular one till now.
We are approximately five years into the blockchain revolution, and the hype curve “peak of inflated expectations” has passed. We are now starting to see blockchain solutions appear across a multitude of industries.
Blockchain technology has evolved greatly since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2008, the first decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system. Today, innovators in various fields are realizing the benefits of the technology behind Bitcoin. From medicine to finance, many sectors are looking for ways to integrate blockchain into their infrastructures.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg opened the door Wednesday to scaling back plans for the company’s digital coin Libra if it cannot win approval as a new currency for global exchanges.
The growth and adoption of blockchain technology in the enterprise space is getting up to full steam at the moment. It is also being aided by the likes of the Accounting Blockchain Coalition (ABC), an alliance dedicated to educating businesses and organizations on accounting matters relevant to digital assets and blockchain.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company’s planned Libra cryptocurrency won’t launch unless all U.S. regulators approve.
Facebook’s proposed digital coin Libra would “extend America’s financial leadership” while helping cash-strapped people around the world, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in remarks prepared for delivery to lawmakers released Tuesday.
There has been a lot of hype around blockchain technology, including predictions for how it can make communications and data sharing more secure.
How Bitcoin transactions were used to track down the 23-year-old South Korean operating a global child exploitation site from his bedroom
For almost three years, “Welcome To Video” was a covert den for people who traded in clips of children being sexually assaulted. There, on the darknet’s largest-known site of child exploitation videos, hundreds of users from around the world accessed material that showed the sexual abuse of children as young as six months old.
Things are moving very quickly in the enterprise blockchain space. Recently, several of the largest banks announced their participation in key blockchain initiatives.
Venture capitalists (VCs) get pitched hundreds of times a year. And, even though countless articles have been written on the topic of how to present a startup to professional capital allocators, many encounters leave the VC disappointed.
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson says that Bitcoin is going to solve all of humanity’s problems. Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, called Bitcoin a fraud.
Through all the news and information breaking about blockchain adoption across enterprises and major corporations, the United States Air Force entered Blockchain airspace with news that it had partnered with Constellation Network, INC, a San Francisco-based technology and blockchain company.
As a digital, peer-to-peer, decentralized, distributed ledger, blockchain has the potential to transform systems and enable solutions we never thought possible. As with any developing technology, there are challenges to address — but initiatives within the social impact space are already demonstrating some of blockchain’s advantages over traditional solutions.
Bitcoin has experienced huge price drops in recent days, with the cryptocurrency tumbling by more than $2,000 (£1,600) to take its value below $8,000 for the first time since June.