Industry Discussions

November 23, 2018

As blockchain disrupts payments, merchants and consumers benefit

The payments industry currently has several significant pain points, including high transaction fees, chargebacks, and cross-border payments. Blockchain has the potential to resolve all these issues, […]
November 20, 2018

Will blockchain transform the payments industry?

A recent PwC survey shows that the financial services industry is seen as a leader in adopting blockchain technology.[1] One area of interest is payments, as […]
November 16, 2018

Challenges and opportunities for blockchain and mortgages

In recent months, several platforms have emerged that promote blockchain to offer mortgages to a wider base, using techniques such as crowdfunding, or that plan to […]
November 12, 2018

Vacation Rentals on the Blockchain

The demand for short-term vacation rentals is massive. Worldwide, the market is worth $44.3B USD, and it’s expected to exceed $59B USD by 2022, growing by […]
November 8, 2018

Can blockchain prevent mortgage fraud?

In 2017, the value of outstanding mortgages in the United States was $14.9T[1], and rates of mortgage fraud increased steadily through 2017 and 2018.[2] In Canada, […]
November 5, 2018

Blockchain and the mortgage industry to save time and money

  Buying a house is the largest and most complex financial transaction that most people will ever complete. In the United States, 65% of homeowners have […]
October 25, 2018

How will the retail sector benefit from blockchain?

Do you remember when Amazon sold books, and e-commerce was a novelty? The internet has certainly had a significant impact on the way we shop. Now, […]
October 23, 2018

Decentralized platforms bring retailers and customers together

In recent years, retail has undergone a radical transformation. Where merchants used to focus on selling their goods, now it’s all about customer engagement. Just as […]
October 18, 2018

Blockchain generates new possibilities for debt

Token sales and ICOs have transformed the process of raising equity. The next step for blockchain in financial markets is debt. And just as blockchain and […]
October 17, 2018

How will blockchain change the real estate landscape?

Blockchain makes cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum possible. But the underlying technologies – distributed ledgers and smart contracts – offer almost limitless possibilities for use cases […]