The 2018 Global Fintech Investment Summit

22 Mar
Shenzhen City Center - Global Fintech Investment Summit

Turning Nanshan District into an International Innovation Center for Financial Technology SHENZHEN, China, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — March 22st saw the start of the “2018 Global Fintech Investment (Shenzhen China) Summit” in Nanshan District, Shenzhen. The summit was hosted by the Guangdong Province Department of Commerce and the MOITI (Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment), and organized by […]

Blockchain-Powered Global Digital Advertising Platform – AdRealm – Receives Investment from Top Tier Investors

21 Mar
Blockchain-Powered Global Digital Advertising Platform - AdRealm

SINGAPORE, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AdRealm, a global digital advertising ecosystem driven by blockchain technology, has received funding from multiple top tier investment institutions. According to AdRealm, investors include Jian Sun from JLAB, Bo Shen from Fenbushi Capital, and institutional investors INBlockchain and FUNCITY Capital. AdRealm has partnered with UPLTV, an AI-driven mobile app monetization optimization service for developers and […]

Sotheby’s International Realty Launches Virtual Staging Augmented Reality App: One of the First Experiences Built with Google’s ARCore

20 Mar
International Realty

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty, powered by roOomy, Revolutionizes the Homebuying and Selling Experience for Sales Associates and Consumers MADISON, N.J., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the launch of Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty(sm), a mobile augmented reality (AR) app that will bring a home’s virtual staging images from 2-D perception into augmented […]

World Cannabis Congress Announces Partnership with CannaTech

19 Mar
World Cannabis Congress

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The World Cannabis Congress is pleased to announce that it has partnered with CannaTech, Europe’s premier cannabis conference, to maximize its reach to the international cannabis community. The World Cannabis Congress, presented by Civilized, is happening June 10-12, 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick. The Congress is an exclusive, by invitation only event that […]

XYO Network Strengthens Crypto-Location Tech Portfolio With the Acquisition of GEO

17 Mar
Crypto-Location of sunset plane from a plane window seat

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a move that strengthens San Diego-based XYO Network as a leader in the development of crypto-location technology, the company has recently acquired GEO. The company GEO and the team behind it first attracted the attention of XYO Network during EthDenver, one of the largest hackathons for Ethereum in the United States. “We’re excited about […]

PitchBook Benchmarks Reveal Slowing Private Equity Distributions, While Recent Venture Funds Have Returned Capital at a Record Clip

15 Mar
Venture Funds

SEATTLE, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PitchBook, the premier data provider for the private and public markets, today released fund performance data through 2Q 2017 from its stand-alone performance measurement product, PitchBook Benchmarks. The comprehensive performance data is designed to help limited partners (LPs) and general partners (GPs) better understand private market fund performance relative to broader […]

The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report: Return to Growth for Global Art Market, with China Overtaking the UK

13 Mar
Global Art Market

LONDON, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — – Global art market up 12% to an estimated $63.7 billion, after two years of decline – China narrowly overtakes the United Kingdom as second largest market; US retains position as the largest market, and regains ground with an increase in sales of 16% year-on-year – UBS research collaboration reveals fresh insights on collecting behaviors of […]

The Praetorian Group’s PAX Coin is the First Cryptocurrency ICO to File With the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

12 Mar
Cryptocurrency - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., near Union Station

The Praetorian Group has officially filed for registration of the PAX coin with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Praetorian Group and PAX coin, cryptocurrency’s first sound money crypto, has filed its S-1 registration statement with the United States Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The Praetorian Group’s actions to file […]

China Offshore Investment and Banking Secrecy

11 Mar
China Offshore Investment and Banking Secrecy

Hiding assets PRC style (off the grid) and pretending someone else called ”Aunty”, a business, trust or nominee account owns them puts you at criminal risk needlessly. ORSO402(b) legal non-disclosure programming has regulatory recognition in Hong Kong, in the Peoples Republic of China and anywhere else you can think of is AEOI tax rules compliant […]

Financial Institutions AML & KYC

10 Mar
Privacy-Protection Policy

Financial institutions fear to be wittingly or unwittingly implicated when they are used to settle, facilitate, or finance international trade transactions (e.g., through processing wire transfers, providing trade finance, and issuing letters of credit and guarantees). Implication is criminal prosecution for money laundering. Financial Action Task Force (FATF) rules extends to everybody and leads to […]

What you need to know about blockchain and cryptocurrency in the US and China

08 Mar
blockchain and cryptocurrency in the US and China

BOSTON, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In 2018, China’s official media organ People’s Daily published a full-page report entitled “Leveraging Blockchain to Become a Leader in the Digital Economy”, again emphasizing that blockchain ushers in a new era as the catalyst of a next-generation technology revolution. In the capital market, prices of blockchain concept stocks have fluctuated wildly. The […]

Investments in Blockchain Technology Continues to Accelerate

07 Mar
Blockchain Technology

Increasing adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies is one of the factors that attract worldwide spending on blockchain solutions. Jessica Goepfert, program director, Customer Insights & Analysis, said, “There are a multitude of potential new use cases for blockchain, as transactions and records are the lifeblood of just about every organization. However, we are seeing initial […]