Become an Expert on the Future of FinTech and Blockchain with This $40 Bundle

The finance world is changing rapidly by the day. Unless you have a financial education, you’re likely not up to speed on the fintech developments that are shaping the global economy’s financial future. That won’t necessarily preclude you from managing your money well or investing successfully, but as fintech is shaping the global banking industry, it’s worthwhile to understand.

The Ultimate FinTech & Blockchain Bootcamp Bundle will give you a crash course in today’s most important fintech topics.

The eight-course bundle is led by FinTech School, an online organization that aims to teach entrepreneurs how to disrupt existing business models by turning their ideas into viable products and solutions.

Here, you’ll get an introduction to the blockchain, the technology that powers cryptocurrency, and learn both how it’s managed and why it’s such an important development. You’ll

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KABN North America Set to Launch Liquid Avatar Marketplace Featuring Blockchain Technology to Support Collectible Custom Icons

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 28, 2020 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. (CSE:KABN) (the “Company” or “KABN” or “KABN North America”), a Canadian Fintech company that specializes in continuous online identity verification, management and monetization in Canada and the US, is pleased to announce that its Liquid Avatar platform ( ), is ready to offer users a new type of Avatar experience through the Liquid Avatar Marketplace (“Marketplace”) ( ). With the preview site now open to the public, beginning in early November, Liquid Avatar users will be able to add custom-designed and limited availability icons from leading pop culture, comic book, fantasy, manga, and contemporary Artists. The icons will also come complete with an innovative digital authentication solution that will allow users to manage their ownership and transfer of Liquid Avatar icons, adding a collectability component to the platform.

The Liquid Avatar App, available for

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JPMorgan launches blockchain division called Onyx after a big tech client adopts its cryptocurrency for commercial use | Currency News | Financial and Business News

  • JPMorgan has launched Onyx, a new business division for its blockchain projects, after its digital token was adopted for commercial use by a big technology client for the first time this week, CNBC reported.
  • A JPMorgan spokesperson confirmed the report.
  • JPM Coin is now being used for round-the-clock global payments by a “large technology client,” the bank’s global head of wholesale payments told CNBC. The client was not named.
  • “We are launching Onyx because we believe we are shifting to a period of commercialization of those technologies, moving from research and development to something that can become a real business,” Takis Georgakopoulos said in a CNBC interview.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

JPMorgan has launched a new business division dedicated to blockchain technology, called Onyx, after the bank’s own digital currency was adopted for commercial use this week, CNBC reported on Tuesday.

A JPMorgan spokesperson

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How blockchain technology reached Christie’s and changed the art world along the way

Earlier this month, 18 interested buyers got into a bidding war for a large, gray disk engraved and painted with 322,048 digits of code. It’s a little more than 4 feet across, features a 24-karat gold leaf and comes with something the legendary Christie’s auction house had never sold before: a piece of digital code that tracks the artwork’s location.

The artwork, called “Block 21” and created by a London-based artist, Ben Gentilli, is part of a 40-piece series titled “Portraits of a Mind,” meant to create a history of bitcoin and its mysterious founder. The piece went for just over $130,000, causing a stir in both the art world and the blockchain world.

“Block 21” is now the most high-profile example of how blockchain technology has crept into the art world — and shown some signs of changing it.

“I think that not since the Renaissance have we seen

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JPMorgan creates blockchain unit, says the technology nears profits

A man is reflected in a sign outside of the JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York City.

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After years of hype with little to show for it, blockchain technology is on the cusp of a breakthrough: making money in actual business applications.

At JPMorgan Chase, the firm’s digital currency JPM Coin is being used commercially for the first time this week by a large technology client to send payments around the world, said Takis Georgakopoulos, the bank’s global head of wholesale payments.

That development, along with other behind-the-scene moves, persuaded JPMorgan to create a new business to house its blockchain and digital currency efforts called Onyx, Georgakopoulos said last week in a phone interview. The unit has more than 100 dedicated staffers, he said.

“We are launching Onyx because we believe we are shifting to a period of commercialization of those technologies, moving from research and development to

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The exponential growth of a fixed-time trading platform by integrating blockchain technology


The exponential growth of a fixed-time trading platform by integrating blockchain technology
The exponential growth of a fixed-time trading platform by integrating blockchain technology
The exponential growth of a fixed-time trading platform by integrating blockchain technology

PORT VILA, VANUATU, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wefinex, the innovative trading platform is all set to attract more traders by introducing a simpler and better way to trade and earn. The Wefinex platform provides the financial instruments that enable traders to profit by forecasting the right price action of popular cryptocurrency pairs. If the forecast is correct, the trader gets a big profit from their initial trade amount.

Starting from the first quarter of 2020, Wefinex’s userbase has grown exponentially with monthly visitors grow to over 1 million from over 25 countries. According to Alexa, Wefinex has reached the top 3000 websites in global internet traffic and engagement with visitors come from all over the world, especially Brazil, Russia, Ukraine, and Vietnam. 


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Your invitation to a week of programming about blockchain technology in business, government and democracy

Starting Monday, in the week preceding the US election, we kick off Blockchain Revolution Global 2020, a week of important conversations globally about inspiring solutions for new models of business, government, democracy and a new global order. Modest topics, to be sure, and timely as the following week the world watches as America votes.

As one of my followers on LinkedIn, you are invited to attend and participate Blockchain Revolution Global 2020 for a 25% discount – just register here using the code 25BRG20

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Since the early 1990s, I have written that the digital revolution holds vast promise to strengthen our democratic institutions through open government, deep citizen engagement, transparency, high performance government and accountability of elected representatives.

But today there is evidence that the opposite is happening. The digital age has led the decline of traditional media and a fragmentation of public discourse where we can each follow our

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IBM and R3 collaborate to expand choice for clients scaling blockchain technology

IBM and R3 announced a new collaboration to formally expand choice for clients scaling blockchain technology while delivering their highest levels of performance, compliance and data privacy.

As part of the collaboration, R3 announced a new open beta program to bring R3’s enterprise blockchain platform, Corda Enterprise, to IBM LinuxONE next month across the hybrid cloud—both on-premises and the IBM Cloud—delivered via IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services.

The R3 on IBM LinuxONE beta program will open on November 2, 2020 and be available on IBM Cloud and on-premises. General availability (GA) is expected in Q1 2021.

Enterprises, especially those in regulated industries, are increasingly looking to build blockchain solutions with advanced security and data privacy features while addressing performance.

For clients with highly sensitive data and workloads such as digital identity, digital assets, central bank digital currencies, tokens, payments information, or smart contracts being spread across hybrid cloud environments, IBM

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IBM, R3 team up to bring blockchain technology to hybrid cloud deployments

IBM has revealed a new partnership with R3 in order to expand blockchain services across hybrid cloud deployments. 

The technology giant said on Thursday that the collaboration will bring Corda Enterprise, R3’s enterprise blockchain platform, over to IBM LinuxONE.  

New York-based R3 is a specialist in smart contracts made across the blockchain. This form of technology can be appealing to businesses and financial providers, in particular, as information can be recorded across multiple systems — improving transparency, security, and reducing the risk of data tampering or loss. 

See also: IBM X-Force Red launches blockchain security service

Corda is a vendor-neutral blockchain platform — available as an open source offering — whereas Corda Enterprise is a commercial variation that R3 says can reduce operational cost, streamline complex business processes, and allow companies to monetize new network opportunities. 

Under the terms of the new partnership, IBM will offer Corda Enterprise within the

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How IBM Is Using Blockchain Technology

IBM, the 109-year-old technology giant popularly known as Big Blue, has been at the forefront of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), or simply blockchain technology. In 2017, IBM (IBM) ranked number one among blockchain technology providers based on an enterprise survey by Juniper. Over the years, IBM has developed solutions based on blockchain and worked with clients to best serve their industry-specific needs and provide end-to-end implementations.

Here’s a look at IBM’s blockchain initiatives during 2020 so far.

COVID-19 has disrupted every system around us. In the wake of supply chain disruptions, many have reiterated the need for more transparency and visibility across the supply chain. As the cases of coronavirus began to rise, there was a surge in demand for medical equipment, supplies, and PPE. IBM stepped in with its approach to combat COVID-19 with technology solutions. In April, the IBM Rapid Supplier Connect—a blockchain-based network designed to help

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