News and views from and about the Business Ethereum ecosystem

eWeek – May 18, 2019

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency’s Future Debated at Consensus Conference

Here at Coindesk’s Consensus 2019 conference, fledgling software companies pitched new pieces for future incarnations of blockchain, while new advocacy groups discussed why it is important to normalize the technology for customers and regulators, and economists said they were skeptical of the whole thing.

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Medium – April 19, 2019

MVP Workshop Joins The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

MVP Workshop, a Blockchain Product Research & Development Studio, announced today that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a de facto standards organization for enterprise blockchain — one that is backed by the largest developer community in the world and a worldwide member-base.

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Forbes – April 17, 2019

Blockchain Goes to Work

On the Jersey side of the Hudson River just across from Manhattan’s Financial District, there is a glass-and-steel office tower designed in a severe International Style aesthetic. “DTCC” is emblazoned across the top, but few outside of Wall Street realize that in this building,…

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Ledger Insights – April 17, 2019

Accenture, Ethereum, IBM, Microsoft in enterprise token standards initiative

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is spearheading a blockchain-neutral Token Taxonomy Initiative (TTI) targeted at enterprises. The project has attracted an impressive array of participants from across the industry including Accenture, Banco Santander, Blockchain Research Institute, Clearmatics, ConsenSys, Digital Asset, EY, IBM, ING, Intel, J.P. Morgan, Komgo, Microsoft, R3, and Web3 Labs.

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Distrubuted – April 17, 2019

EEA Launches ‘Token Taxonomy Initiative’

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has announced a “Token Taxonomy Initiative” to develop universal definitions for tokens to encourage their interchangeability across blockchain platforms. Members of the initiative include Microsoft, R3, ConsenSys, IBM, EY, Accenture and Intel.

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FXEMPIRE – April 8, 2019

PayPal Makes First Ever Blockchain Investment

Reported by Coindesk, PayPal has made its first-ever blockchain investment. This comes as a surprise to many as PayPal is a centralized point of sale giant, arguably in direct competition with the decentralized blockchain industry, aiming to cut out middlemen just like PayPal.

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UNLOCK – April 1, 2019

Avaloq joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Avaloq, a fintech solution provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions to banks and wealth managers, has announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open source blockchain initiative.

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