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Cyberport: The Key Indicators for Startup Success in the FinTech and Blockchain Industry
Backed by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), Cyberport has the vision to be the hub for digital technology for Hong Kong. With its headquarters located in the south of Hong Kong Island, Cyberport is spearheading Hong Kong’s FinTech development. Blockchain.News met with Charles Lam, the senior manager of the FinTech and Blockchain Cluster at Cyberport; he explained to us the current FinTech and blockchain ecosystem in Cyberport and how it connects to the global FinTech network.

US Investment Giant Charles Schwab Not Interested in Direct Trade of Crypto
Charles Schwab the US-based brokerage giant, which manages over $3.2 trillion in assets, are dismissing cryptocurrencies for the time being. This decision comes in spite of their competitors ‘Fidelity’ rushing to embrace this new market.

Overthrowing Bitcoin? Charles Hoskinson Says Cardano Set to Become the Next Best Crypto
In his latest Periscope video, Charles Hoskinson, the creator of Cardano, once again emphasizes that the smart contract platform would become technologically superior to leading networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum or any other blockchain in the industry this year.

FinTech Remains as a High Priority Sector, Says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the Asian Financial Forum 2020
The 13th Asian Financial Forum, taking place as a two-day event starting on Jan. 13, 2020, in Hong Kong, gathering the most influential leaders of the global financial, government, and business sectors, groundbreaking discussions on inclusiveness, innovation, and fintech.

How to Catch 3 Trillion Blockchain Business Value in 4 Ways?
Matthew Lam of Blockchain.News shared his insights on how we can catch the blockchain wave in 4 ways. Prior to that, he indicated 3 key predictions on the future of blockchain technology.

Chico Crypto Goes Head-to-Head with Cardano Founder on Smart Contracts
Crypto gets its first bout in the ring with well-known crypto YouTuber Tyler Swope aka Chico Crypto going head to head against Charles Hoskinson Founder of Cardano.

Exclusive: How Traditional Finance Can Help Crypto to Gain Trust and Adoption?
How traditional finance can help crypto to gain trust and adoption? Spoken in Next Block Asia, Bangkok, Matthew Lam of Blockchain.News moderated the panel discussion and shared his insights with the following speakers in the pain points of crypto in trust and adoption, as well as future of Facebook Libra and the killer dApp in financial markets.

Why the blockchain development of Macau can be faster than you thought
Matthew Lam of Blockchain.News spoke at the Macau Institute of Management (MIM) on blockchain applications in daily life. As hosted by MIM, the seminar enables Macau millennials to gain deeper understanding on the foundation of blockchain technology and its applications.

Exclusive: Key Blockchain Developments and Cardano's Efforts in Africa
This is the first of our two-part interview where we had the honor to speak with CEO of IOHK and Founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson. During this session he shared with us his new advisory role in Endor and how the influx of institutional money can make an impact on the blockchain industry. Charles also revealed Cardano’s efforts to expand mainstream adoption in African countries.

Cardano EUTXO Blockchain Upgrade Will Combine the Best Of Bitcoin and Ethereum
Cardano founder Charles Hoskins recently shared a file on his Twitter feed that outlined how the upcoming Goguen update will implement smart contracts using an extended UTXO purported to offer the best features of both the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchain record keeping models.

Paxos—How the Global Financial Crisis Inspired the Creation of the NYDFS-Regulated Stablecoin
Charles Cascarilla is the CEO and co-founder of Paxos, a financial technology company working to modernize the financial system by digitizing and mobilizing assets. A traditional hedge fund manager and equity investor, Cascarilla was able to recognize the power of blockchain and the function it could have in revolutionizing the way trade is conducted and settled.

ConsenSys on growing the Ethereum Ecosystem
ConsenSys described itself as “a global organism” that is constantly adapting to support and cultivate the Ethereum ecosystem. We were glad to speak with Charles D’Haussy, Director of strategic initiatives at ConsenSys about his advice and experience with Ethereum-based project.

Exclusive: State of Cardano and Ethereum towards a Proof-of-Stake Protocol
In part 2 of our interview with Charles Hoskinson, CEO of IOHK and Founder of Cardano, we delve deeper into more technical aspects and how things actually work in practice. He shared his thoughts on Cardano and Ethereum’s progress towards a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) protocol. He also expresses his views on the future impact of quantum computing and Hong Kong as an emerging blockchain hub in Asia.

Blockchain and IoT: Transforming Hong Kong into a Smart City
Blockchain and IoT: Transforming Hong Kong into a Smart City

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem
HK Blockchain Ecosystem

The Trivial Things You Should Admire about Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019
The Trivial Things You Should Admire about Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019

What are the 3 Challenges and Predictions for Bitcoin Mining?
Various blockchain and financial professionals joined our event “Can Bitcoin Sustain Its Positive Price Run? How does it affect miners?” on 23 May 2019 held in Genesis Block, Hong Kong. This event looked at the current investment landscape and regulatory challenges on Bitcoin mining and a hot topic for all BTC holders: What is the price of Bitcoin going forward?

How Blockchain Presents Novel Use Cases in Social Good?
The CityU MBA SHARP Forum – Kindness Sustains: Novel Use of Blockchain for Social Good, is held on 6 May 2019 at the City University of Hong Kong.

Nasdaq Launched Institutional Crypto Pricing Product with CryptoCompare
The second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq partnered with crypto data provider CryptoCompare to launch a cryptocurrency pricing product called “Nasdaq/CryptoCompare Aggregate Crypto Reference Prices” targeting institutional investors, as revealed by Cointelegraph on 11 June.

Blockchain Daily Digest – December 9th, 2019
Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee Discusses: What Happens After the 10 Best Days for Bitcoin?

Brexit Border Issues Solved by Blockchain? The EU Has Doubts
ELAND, a consortium of border security professionals, IoT experts, and haulage industry professionals, have come together with a plan to use blockchain technology to track cross-border trade after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

Institutional Bitcoin Index Launched by MVIS and CryptoCompare
MVIS, the MV Index Solutions, the indexing division of VanEck, a US-based asset manager had partnered with CryptoCompare, a cryptocurrency market data provider, launched the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index, dubbed ticker: MVIBTC.

Blockchain Daily Digest – January 29th, 2020
Blockchain Daily Digest – January 29th, 2020

Blockchain Daily Digest - August 14th, 2019
Blockchain Daily Digest - August 14th, 2019

Part 1: State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation (Government Press Release)
State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation revealed following a question by the Hon Charles Mok and a written reply by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, in the Legislative Council 29 May