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2017 SHAPE THE FUTURE Blockchain Global Summit

Starting from the concept of BTC in Satoshi Nakamoto’s paper in 2008, now BTC has already evolved into a 40-billion-USD digital asset. What happened to BTC in its 9 years’ development? And what role does China play in BTC industry?

In order to keep a detailed record of the growth of this industry, BITKAN chose to be the narrator this time, together with other outstanding Chinese BTC companies such as Bitmain, Huobi, Bixin, ViaBTC and renowned BTC professionals and investors, telling the story of BTC’s development through a documentary. Just to show the most real situation of this industry and share the interviewees’ unique options.

Source: 2017 SHAPE THE FUTURE Blockchain Global Summit, Sep 20, 2017

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Fat Protocols | Union Square Ventures

Many of the established rules about building businesses and investing in innovation don’t apply to this new model and today we probably have more questions than answers. But we’re quickly learning the ins and outs of this market through our blockchain portfolio and in typical USV fashion we’re going to share that knowledge as we go along.

Source: Fat Protocols | Union Square Ventures

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The Blockchain Revolution will not be a dinner party | Stephane Laurent 罗思凡 MBA | Pulse | LinkedIn

More recently, major banks in Russia have adopted blockchain technology to make transactions more efficient and safer. Also, a number of former Soviet republics have started using it to secure property titles. Finally, Dubai aims at becoming the world’s first government to utilize Blockchain for all transactions by 2020

Source: The Blockchain Revolution will not be a dinner party | Stephane Laurent 罗思凡 MBA | Pulse | LinkedIn

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Russia develops blockchain payment system for air transport | Coinfox

“IATA will issue virtual coins for payments between air companies. A blockchain will be used to register transactions. This technology will guarantee data security and lower the risks. Making payments directly without intermediaries will help airline carriers to reduce transaction time from weeks to minutes and minimise the costs,” the head of CryptoLab and CEO at the international fintech startup Lykke Sergey Ivliev told 59.ru.

Using the blockchain for mutual transactions would allow 10% reduction of air companies’ expenses due to minimised banking and currency exchange fees, according to the developers.

Source: Russia develops blockchain payment system for air transport | Coinfox

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Blockchain and the airline industry: ready for take-off?

Blockchain technology may become a disruptive force that may revolutionise the airline industry. Blockchain has the potential to play a leading role in disrupting many facets of the way they nowadays do business. Airlines – a data intensive industry with complex procedures and requirements – will certainly benefit from paying attention to the new potentials available and therefore have to reckon with this new technology.

Source: Blockchain and the airline industry: ready for take-off?

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