Financial Services

Blockchain: This Will Change Everything

By | 2017-11-06T14:44:21+00:00 November 2, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, White Papers|Tags: , , |

Blockchain can be an incredibly hard topic to cover or it can be really easy. Blockchain is such a new and, in most cases, untried technology that it can be easy to make some bold metaphysical statements and sound pretty smart. Instead, the goal of this white paper is to put a critical lens [...]

2017 FIA Expo – Day Two

By | 2017-10-23T12:11:36+00:00 October 23, 2017|Categories: News and Views|Tags: , , |

The second day of FIA Expo followed expected form with the exchange leaders, top regulators, and other luminaries replaced by the regular folks that make the industry tick. The addition of the Innovation of the Year award has brought some drama to day two and this year also witnessed a rare SRO audience [...]

2017 FIA Expo – Day One

By | 2017-10-19T09:40:19+00:00 October 19, 2017|Categories: News and Views|Tags: , , |

FIA Expo kicked off on Wednesday and while attendance was down, any decrease in numbers was more than offset by upbeat news, particularly from both regulators and technology providers. Regulators? Yes, regulators. When I was growing up, I couldn’t believe that grown-ups liked to do things like watch the evening news and read obituaries [...]

Can Blockchain Transform the Healthcare Industry?

By | 2017-09-01T10:35:29+00:00 August 8, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, White Papers|Tags: , , , |

Blockchain is driving change in financial markets, but it will also serve as the catalyst for transformation across many other industries. Front and center: healthcare. Maven Wave Principals Andrew Dunmore and Nick Polachek describe the five foundational characteristics of blockchain and explore how these factors apply to the future of blockchain in healthcare. [...]

July 2017: The Trading Show and FOW Trading Show Chicago

By | 2017-07-11T16:04:39+00:00 July 10, 2017|Categories: News and Views|Tags: , , , , , |

Source: The Wallpaper Cave As spring turns to summer, there is a flurry of activity as industry trade shows take advantage of the nice weather before calendars become cluttered with vacation time and business winds down to the languid pace of the warm weather months. In Chicago, Terrapinn’s “The Trading Show” and [...]

Ready for Take-Off: Blockchain Adoption in Financial Services

By | 2017-09-01T10:38:07+00:00 May 1, 2017|Categories: Digital Transformation, Fusion Blog|Tags: , , , , |

No technology has captured the public's imagination over the past couple of years more than blockchain. While the roots of the technology can be traced back to the ‘90s, the actual implementation of the concepts of a distributed ledger began to take flight with the introduction of bitcoin in 2009. While bitcoin attained something of [...]

FIA Boca – Day Two

By | 2017-03-16T10:20:31+00:00 March 16, 2017|Categories: News and Views|Tags: , |

A Power Duo to Start the Day Following the ICE Power Breakfast (more on that later), the day’s sessions started off with a bang as Acting CFTC Chairman Chris Giancarlo and Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters took the stage in succession. The result was a “Standing O” for Giancarlo and a sense of [...]