R3 blockchain consortium brings in record $107m funding round
R3, a consortium made up of more than 80 banks and financial services firms from around the world, has raised $107m in the largest blockchain funding deal to date.
MetLife joins R3 to explore Blockchain role in insurance
US insurance giant MetLife is joining the R3 blockchain consortium to explore what role the technology could play a role in its field.
Banks gravitate to blockchain to cut $3.6tn compliance costs
Distributed ledger technology is now something that banks are taking very seriously, however, with blockchain-based systems potentially enabling them to save billions.
R3 signs up BM&FBovespa as first exchange
The R3 consortium, which focuses on joint development of distributed ledger technologies, is adding its first stock exchange with Brazilâ€™s BM&FBovespa coming on board.
Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium
Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.