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St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank on Cryptocurrency: The True Potential of Blockchain Technology will Become Apparent Only Many Years After it is Adopted

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is out with a paper on the “World of Cryptocurrencies.” Authored by  Aleksandr Berentsen and Fabian Schär, the article addresses possible applications of cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology in general. Schär and Berentsen conclude that “Bitcoin has a wide... Read More The post St. Louis

WeFunder Alum Legion M Makes Sundance Film Festival Debut

Legion M, a fan-owned entertainment company, announced on Wednesday it will be making its debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. According to Legion M, the Legion M Lounge will be open from Thursday, January 18th, to Sunday, January 21st and will be the location of... Read More The post WeFunder Alum

Standard Chartered Announces New Fintech Investment Unit

On Wednesday, Standard Chartered announced it has established a new business unit, SC Ventures, to lead its digital innovation by investing in fintechs and other start-up companies, along with promoting rapid testing and implementation of new business models. According to Standard Chartered, SC Ventures will be... Read More The post Standard Chartered

Accenture Opens New Innovation Hub in Boston

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Tuesday it has opened its new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay as part of its accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The company revealed it plans to add 400 technology jobs in the city by the end of 2020. It... Read More The post Accenture Opens

SXSW Announces 2018 Accelerator Pitch Event Finalists

  South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals announced on Tuesday the finalists for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, to take place March 10th-11th during the Startup & Tech Sectors Track at the Downtown Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. According to the organization, 50 startup finalists... Read More The post SXSW Announces

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