DCG Bitcoin and blockchain tech summit – opening remarks

The Digital Currency Group hosted its second annual Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech Summit Oct. 20, during which founders, investors, and corporate strategists met for three days to discuss the progress of bitcoin and the blockchain over the previous year. In case you missed it, here’s a slideshow of the event opening remarks.

ConsenSys, Synechron and BlockApps collaborate on financial service blockchain applications

Synechron’s new partnership with Ethereum production company ConsenSys and the BlockApps blockchain will focus primarily on permissions chains, interoperability and scalability issues, the International Business Times reported this week. The collaboration provides an opportunity to develop accelerators related to total return swaps, call spreads, syndicated loans, bond issuances, tokenized securities and other products and trades.