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Paul Brody is EY’s global innovation leader for blockchain. The views expressed are his own. At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column predicting that companies would find the allure of public blockchains irresistible. While a world of private blockchains provides many enterprises, regulators and central banks with the comfort that there are …

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Paul Brody is a principal and the global blockchain leader at EY.  The following article is the third in a series. Read part one here and part two here. Cryptocurrenices ask you to put your trust in math and not in fallible central bankers, but they come with a lot of political baggage of their …

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Japanese IT giant Fujitsu says it has launched a blockchain-based data storage system that can be used by retail merchants to tokenize traditional promotional tools such as coupons and reward points. According to a press release published Wednesday, the system – currently being rolled out in Japan – can be integrated with the promotional activities of merchants in …

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Tokenized securities startup Harbor has secured $28 million in funding from major Silicon Valley venture capital firms, the company announced on Tuesday. The strategic round was led by Founders Fund, and included the participation of Andreessen Horowitz and Pantera Capital. Existing Harbor investors Craft Ventures, Vy Capital and Valor Equity Partners, as well as Future Perfect Ventures, …

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TEND, an ethereum-powered marketplace for sharing “tokenized” luxury goods, has partnered with a Porsche dealer based in Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” to put a sports car on a blockchain. The startup’s founder, Marco Abele, who previously served as chief digital officer for Credit Suisse, told CoinDesk that TEND is collaborating with Porsche Zentrum Zug in order to offer …

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