Blockchain & the Funds Industry

By Damien Cahill of Gecko Governance   For too long, the focus of Blockchain technologies have been on cryptocurrencies, when it can be applied to a range of functional areas. It doesn’t matter what can be sent across the Blockchain. Bitcoins are pieces of data, so why not send a file, a report, a smart […] Read more »

Bitcoin Is Coming (or at least Blockchain Technology is)

From Hedge Fund Insight staff   Nomura (NRI) to Conduct Proof of Concept for Applying Blockchain Technology to Banking   Nomura Research Institute (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced it will develop a proof of concept (PoC) for implementing blockchain*1 technology with banking, in collaboration with SBI Sumishin Net […] Read more »

Fortress’ Novogratz on Bitcoin – Quotation Of the Day

By Hedge Fund Insight staff “What company has a $4.5bn market cap with 30,000 programmers providing human capital to it? I’m certain of one thing with Bitcoin:  the banking industry is nervous of it. The democratization of finance is coming and Bitcoin is one piece of it.”   Mike Novogratz, principal at Fortress Investment Group, […] Read more »