Exclusive: Blockpass COO, on the Significance of the FATF Travel Rule to VASPs
Personal identity is a fundamental human right according to Article 8 of the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child. Identity is crucial to a functioning society and economy, however, there are 1.1 billion people in the world that do not have proof of identity and 45% of them are among the poorest 20% around the world. For enterprises, customer data protection can be proven costly as 2.8 billion consumer data records were exposed at an estimated cost of more than $654 million in 2018.
CEX.IO Founder: US and UK Investors Expect Bitcoin to Serve as Hedge Against Currency Depreciation
CEX.IO Founder and CEO, Oleksandr Lutskevych is a pioneer in the Bitcoin industry and serial entrepreneur with deep expertise in internet technology businesses. In this second exclusive interview with Blockchain.News, Lutskevych to discuss the current Bitcoin market sentiments in the US and UK following Brexit and discuss CEX.IO’s next steps for 2020.
Exclusive: CEX.IO - The Holistic Bitcoin Exchange Taking the US Regulatory Road Less Travelled
Oleksandr Lutskevych is the Co-founder and CEO at CEX.IO LTD, a successful London-based holding company consisting of the CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange.
Established in 2013 as the first cloud mining provider, CEX.IO is a multi-functional regulated cryptocurrency exchange, registered as a Money Business Service (MSB) by US regulator FinCEN.
Executive Director of the Crypto Valley Association Talks Long-Term Vision of the Crypto Ecosystem
Blockchain.News spoke exclusively with Alexander Schell, the Executive Director of the Crypto Valley Association to dig deeper regarding the association’s work in the industry.
Crypto Valley Association: Establishing the World’s Best Ecosystem for Blockchain and DLT Businesses
On a mission to develop the world’s best ecosystem for blockchain and distributed ledger technology, the Crypto Valley Association (CVA) is an independent organization based in Zug Switzerland, supported by the government. With over 1500 members in over 56 countries, the association has been supporting the needs of startups and connecting players in the industry to build a cohesive ecosystem.
Exclusive from Hedera Hashgraph CEO: Hashgraph is BFT, Blockchains are not
In this second part of our exclusive interview with Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-Founder of Hedera Hashgraph, we discuss the Hashgraph’s unique consensus mechanism, Hedera Hashgraph 2.0 and why the hashgraph is ACID compliant while blockchains are not.
Exclusive: Is the Hedera Hashgraph Powered Data Visualization Tool the Antidote to Censored Coronavirus Reporting?
Is the Hedera Hashgraph powered data visualization tool the antidote to censored coronavirus reporting? Mance Harmon, CEO, Hedera HashGraph tells Blockchain.News how the HashLog leveraging their decentralized tracker was able to be deployed so quickly to combat the overwhelming volume of misinformation surrounding the outbreak.
Hong Kong's Highest-Profile FinTech Consultant: Libra Puts CBDCs to the Top of the Central Banks' Agenda
Blockchain.News interviewed Arslanian at the Asian Financial Forum held in Hong Kong earlier this month, where he was invited to speak on the development of FinTech.
PwC Cybersecurity: CatchMe if you Kan
Felix Kan is a Partner in PwC’s Risk Assurance Cybersecurity Privacy practice with 10 years of extensive experience. Kan began his career as an ethical hacker and has committed his career to helping Hong Kong companies enhance their protections against increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks.
PwC Global Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on the Future of the Crypto Ecosystem
Henri Arslanian, the PwC Global Crypto Leader, Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, is the highest-profile FinTech consultant in Hong Kong according to Chambers Global. Blockchain.News interviewed Arslanian at the Asian Financial Forum held in Hong Kong earlier this month, where he was invited to speak on the development of FinTech. The Asian Financial Forum brought over 3,500 speakers and influential financial experts, policymakers, and business leaders.