The Hype & Hype Cycle

  While the benefits stated in the previous posts and the possibilities in terms of settlement time are true, these issues have to be put in perspective. It is important to separate the hype from reality. This leads us to question of what reality are we referring to here? The reality we speak of is …

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Blockchain Series -Potential Impact on Industries

In this section, we look at the potential impact Blockchain can have on: Capital Markets Banks – International Payments Insurance ecosystem Central Banks Having covered potential use cases, it is important to look at an actual use case which has been around for almost 7 years, Cryptocurrencies. 1.0 Capital Markets 1.1 The Landscape In today’s …

Blockchain Series – Blockchain Revolutionizing Financial Services

The Current Landscape The financial services industry has been the slowest to adopt any change given its sensitive nature. While at a retail level, consumers are becoming more demanding and banks are being forced to adapt and innovate, the Banking sector as a whole, given their fiduciary responsibility, still remain conservative when it comes to …