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Budweiser Owner Invests in Blockchain Startup to Assist Unbanked Workers

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the parent company of Budweiser, is strengthening its blockchain efforts to help unbanked workers.

Kodak Introduces a Blockchain-Based Document Management System

The blockchain platform will introduce 20-40% savings on costs through decreased human content management and automated workflows.

Polish Crypto Exchange Coinroom Shuts Down, Takes Funds With It

The site is currently down and the founders can’t be reached.

Japanese App Provider LINE Pay Partners with Visa to Offer New Fintech Services

LINE Pay Corporation has partnered with Visa to provide new fintech services for their retail and merchant clients.

Aion Network Announces New Blockchain Virtual Machine Built on Java

Aion Network revealed a new virtual machine developed on top of the well-known Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

Blockchain Voting Startup Raises $7 Million in a Round Led by Overstock’s Medici Ventures

Voatz stated that it will utilize the investment to increase the usability and accessibility of its platform.

Nexus Mutual, Argent Team Up to Provide “Banking-Grade” Wallet Security

The startups are using a combination of smart contracts and insurance to keep funds safe from hackers and other bad actors.

Blockchain-Based Twitch Plugin Secures $1.8M from VC Funds

Azarus will be using the money to further develop its game network smart challenge platform.

Kadena’s Pact 3.0 Enables “Hybrid Blockchains”

Kadena’s “Pact 3.0” is opening conversations between private and public blockchains.

ZenGo Launches First Keyless Non-Custodial “Chill Storage” Wallet

The company claims that its solution will be the first non-custodial wallet without private keys, points of failure, or passwords, plus a custodian-grade experience for users.

Crypto Exchange OKCoin Launches in Europe

Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has expanded in the EU, introducing euro pairs to traders for the first time.

Dutch Exchange Blockport Goes Bankrupt

Further updates regarding Blockport’s future, which the company said will be unhindered by the bankruptcy filing, will reportedly be issued in Q3 of 2019.

Samourai Wallet Gets $100K Lead Investment

London-based Katana Cryptographic, the company behind the wallet app, has received a $100,000 investment from privacy-focused investment firm Cypherpunk Holdings.

Austin-Based Blockchain Startups Form Healthcare Working Group

The Austin Blockchain Collective revealed the formation of its Healthcare Working Group.

Blockchain Startup Axel Introduces Wallet on Its Blockchain Service

Blockchain startup Axel has introduced its Wallet on Axel Network, its own blockchain-powered platform.