Blockchain Events

Blockchain events offer the opportunity to engage with blockchain through educational seminars, demos, collaboration and networking.

Advancing blockchain in the new digital economy with Fordham, IBM and cyber leaders

Blockchain in the new digital economy has the potential to ensure a safe and sustainable cyber-physical-social ecosystem which is densely instrumented, closely interconnected and interoperable. Blockchain is a vast database with a digital timestamp within a million computers all over the world. This distributed ledger stores transactions of value — assets, information, money or records. […]

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FinTech Ideas Festival kicks off blockchain momentum in 2017

“Blockchain is so profound it will do for trusted transactions what the internet did for information”.  –Ginni Rometty, FinTech Ideas Festival Keynote, 2017 An invite-only event, the FinTech Ideas Festival was held in San Francisco earlier this week, featuring influencers from some of the most innovative players in the financial services industry: Google, Paypal, Visa, […]

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Leveraging blockchain to improve food supply chain traceability

Food supply chain tracking and authentication, to truly understand provenance, is critical to finding and helping to address sources of contamination in the food supply chain worldwide. In October, Walmart, IBM and Tsinghua University signed an agreement to explore food supply chain traceability and authenticity using blockchain technology. The project comes as Walmart announced its new […]

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Security, food safety and cognitive with blockchain

At IBM World of Watson this week, Silicon ANGLE’s theCUBE sat down with Shyam Nagarajan, Director of Worldwide Sales for Blockchain, to discuss some hot topics surrounding this emerging technology including security, food safety & cognitive applications. With blockchain coming to the forefront of the industry and the next era of transactional processing, many companies are starting […]

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Financial institutions adopting blockchain faster than expected

According to a recent Reuters article, widespread financial adoption of blockchain technology was thought to be at least 5 to 10 years away. But a recent IBM study shows 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale commercial blockchain products in 2017. Fireside chats and panelist sessions at Money20/20 hinted at this […]

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Blockchain wows World of Watson

While the sessions surrounding blockchain at World of Watson were as varied as the industries blockchain applies to, one thing was clear: the demand for information surrounding this emerging technology is rampant. Whether these sessions interfered with the lunch hour or even surrounding keynotes, each one was standing room only, overflowing with attendees fascinated with […]

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Blockchain is real and it’s NOW!

The first day at Money20/20 2016 was full of excitement and innovation around blockchain technology. It was on the lips of almost every speaker at the conference sessions, with talk of blockchain as one of the top disruptors of 2017 and the admonishment for companies to be at the ready to take advantage of its […]

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Blockchain @ Money20/20: Everything you need to know

In a recent study released by the Institute of Business Value of 200 financial market institutions in 16 countries, it was found that 14 percent of financial markets institutions expect to have blockchains in production and at commercial scale in 2017, and 70 percent by 2020. In fact, in the past two years, institutions in […]

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Blockchain Unleashed: Hello world!

As the new IBM Blockchain Digital Marketing Leader, I am excited to launch our blog Blockchain Unleashed today. The spirit of the blog is to capture relevant conversations on how blockchain technology is changing our world — with the possibility of doing for transactions what the Internet did for information. It will provide news, interviews, […]

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