The following is a summary of a panel with Satis Group, FalconX, LedgerPrime, Idex and moderated by BlockchainIntel on October 20, 2020. This panel is part of series hosted by Blockchain by Women and BlockchainIntel.

Everything that we provide in this panel is purely for guidance, informational and educational purposes…


Ironically, a big difference between stealing physical and digital assets is the paper trail. When someone steals $100 and uses it to buy a meal at a restaurant, the restaurant likely won’t notice the money was stolen. …


“We see that crypto-assets are here to stay. Despite the recent turbulence, this market continues to grow.”

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission, 2018

As evidence of the E.U.’s confidence in crypto-assets or digital assets, the E.U. has continued to improve classification of crypto assets and determine if…


(originally published October, 2017)

Private and public organizations have shown how the blockchain can transform banking, energy, supply chain, healthcare and other industries, leading to billions of dollars in cost savings and benefits. With blockchain technology, costly intermediaries and fees can be removed from payments and supply chains. The time…


“We see that crypto-assets are here to stay. Despite the recent turbulence, this market continues to grow.”

- Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission, September 2018

As evidence of the E.U.’s confidence in crypto-assets or digital assets, the E.U. has continued to improve classification of crypto assets and…


We started Blockchain by Women to 1) educate, share and network to bring more people into the industry 2) get people together on a monthly basis to talk about specific blockchain topics and share what they’ve learned. We found the content we deliver attracts women and men from around the…


Courtesy Hacker Noon

Security Token Offerings are disrupting the way capital is raised. Companies can raise funds much faster and without the high costs of going through a traditional investment bank or exchange. However, as part of launching a security token, two things still need to be addressed: regulation and trust.

Regulation

Unlike…


Challenges

In sub-Saharan Africa, 75% of the population does not have a bank account. Many use mobile apps in lieu of traditional bank accounts. For Africans, transferring cash through a bank or a Money Transfer Operator (MTOs) like Western Union or MoneyGram can be costly. While there is much opportunity in…


Challenges

Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) costs are enormous and continue to grow. Inclusive of regulatory penalties, banks spend roughly $18 billion on AML compliance and penalties each year.

AML compliance costs and regulatory fines growth 2009 to 2014

The reasons for the high costs include:

Duplicate efforts in client onboarding. When a new client relationship is formed…


Challenges

Over the last few years, private and public organizations have shown how the blockchain can transform banking, energy, supply chain, healthcare and other industries, leading to billions of dollars in cost savings and benefits. In healthcare, the blockchain’s real-time transparency and identity management capabilities can dramatically reduce the time…

Karen Hsu

Blockchain; Machine Learning and analytics

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