Iran is all set to bring out its blockchain platform for its banking and financial sector in a public-private partnership model (PPP). The Central bank of Iran via its Informatics and Services Corporation (ISC) has collaborated with a Tehran based blockchain solution provider Areatak to develop its Borna platform which will revitalize its economy replace the current legacy system. There is some speculation this move is to circumvent the USA’s sanctions.
One of the largest internet company based in South Korea, Kakao Corp has announced that it’s subsidiary, Ground X will be launching their own blockchain platform soon. As per the announcement, the Klatyn mainnet will be launched soon on June 27 and is expected to be a major driver of blockchain implementation in the country.
A blockchain-based entertainment financing platform, Nutopia is all set to be launched soon on this coming May 22, 2019. The CEO of the project founder, June Chu explained, “We aim to empower content creators by shifting the balance of control from studios and mini-majors back into the hand of the artists.”
One of the largest internet corporations in South Korea, Kakao with its affiliate Dunamu has launched a blockchain service platform called Luniverse supervised by research lab for blockchain technology, Lambda256. The aim of the blockchain service platform is to help companies to begin their business using blockchain technology.
Port of Algeciras Bay Authority (APBA), Spain is one of the largest dock operators in Europe has signed an agreement with IBM to join its blockchain shipping project, TradeLens. The main aim is to speed up the handling process and improve transparency and trust as it removes the need for third parties and tracks all activities.
The Ground X, a subsidiary company of Kakao has unveiled a blockchain platform called Klaytn. The native tokens of the platform are called Klay. The test net’s block would be covering 1,500 transactions in a second. Reportedly, ten entities have joined the platform. The Ground X is aimed to bring more accessibility to the blockchain.
The International Spirits and Beverage Group (ISBG) associated with Airtab to diversify its blockchain platform. The Airtab application enables the users to find restaurants and bars. The ISBG’s Bengala Blockchain Project is to streamline the logistics process involved in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. The blockchain solution award safe encryption in tracking the logistics process.
The Paris Saint-Germain football club (PSG) has entered into a partnership with the blockchain platform, Socios. The partnership is aimed at the launch of a token ecosystem. The chief partnership officer of PSG, Marc Armstrong revealed, “This revolutionary technology will have an important impact on the club’s overall business strategy and the way we engage with our fan base.”
The VNX Exchange has announced the launch of a blockchain platform to foster liquidity in the global capital market. The company has also added Dominique Valschaerts, the former CEO of the Brussels Stock Exchange to its board. The founder and CEO of the company, Alexander Tkachenko expressed that the VC tokens are tokenized financial instruments.
A blockchain-powered IoT contract platform, Hdac Technology AG, backed by Hyundai, has signed an MOU to increase blockchain adoption in the real estate operations. The collaboration is expected to support the diversification of real estate projects based on the Hdac platform. The Dream Global Partners is to establish real estate blockchain platform called DREAMChain.