Locked content Merlin Group plans to develop blockchain with Krypto Jam

Merlin Group together with Krypto Jam CEO Rafał Zaorski informed that the companies will jointly work on the development of blockchain technology. The parties signed a Letter of Intent, according to which within one month they should sign an agreement specifying the terms of cooperation.  The compan...

Brave new world of blockchain

Blockchain is taking the world by storm. New innovative solutions are announced every week. But for a layman the technology remains little more than a buzzword, with more questions surrounding it that actual answers. Can blockchain really change the world as we know it and where will we see it in ac...

Cutting out the middle man

Blockchain is already making a mark on the financial industry, and even though its effects will be hidden from end-consumers, it will no doubt revolutionize a lot of industries. WBJ talked to Paweł Kuskowski, CEO of Coinfirm, about the applications of blockchain and the future of cryptocurrencies

A secure and durable medium

WBJ talked to Robert Kałuża, COO & Founder, Billon, at the BlockchainTech conference organized by MMC Polska in April to discuss the possible uses and opportunities of blockchain in industry

BZ WBK launches blockchain foreign transfers

Lender BZ WBK, whose main shareholder is Santander, has launched its quick international payment service based on the blockchain technology. The pilot implementation includes both individual and business clients transferring funds to the UK. The bank is planning on allowing blockchain-based quick tr...

There’s always room for more tech in finance

In Poland, it is banks, not just start-ups that spearhead the FinTech revolution. They have strived to remain at the cutting edge for two decades now. With the introduction of the PSD2 directive, they may face some competition from start-ups, but some are already prepared for the changes and others ...

Locked content WSE analyzing blockchain technology for potential use

The Warsaw Stock Exchange is analyzing the possibility of implementing blockchain technology. “There is a great potential for using this technology for the stock market, for example in the settlement area through a chain of blocks between groups of stock market participants. The synergy has a great ...