Akeo AS is pleased to announce that we are entering into collaboration with CX Financia. CX Financia is a consulting firm, based in Cyprus. They specialize in financial service support and customize business solutions and investor services to corporations and high-net-worth individuals from around the world. Currently, they, as many others, are experiencing a high demand for Blockchain related projects, hence the new and exciting collaboration. The recent ICO enthusiasm has attracted approximately $6bn in investment in 2017, and it seems to be increasing this year. A lot of ICO deals are offered by start-ups and this comes with an elevated risk. Unfortunately, a lot of these ICOs are...Read More
Author: Espen Moen Kvelland
The creation of Bitcoin in itself was a really big thing. It brought the possibility of sending money instantly, economically and directly to users. Bitcoin no doubt blew our mind away, but what’s more mind boggling is the technology that Bitcoin runs on, Blockchain. It offers a plethora of exciting possibilities that the world is yet to see, we believe it might change the picture of internet and the world in general altogether. Understanding Blockchain: The first Blockchain was Bitcoin. It’s a decentralized ledger spread all over internet. An audit trail makes it possible to track changes done in Blockchain in an invertible way. ...Read More
The creation of Bitcoin is in itself a really big thing. The possibility of sending money, instant, cheap and directly between people on the internet brings with it a promise of a new world. So Bitcoin is exciting, but even so, the underlying technology that Bitcoin uses brings some even more exciting possibilities. The technology is called Blockchains and might change the internet and the world in general. A decentralised ledger spread all over the world An audit trail making it possible to track changes done in the Blockchain in an invertible way The first Blockchain was the Bitcoin....Read More
Ethereum Ethereum is both a digital currency and a blockchain based platform, which uses smart contracts. It’s crypto currency is called Ether. The currency Ether is 3 years old, both Ethereum and Bitcoin use open source, and are built to make anonymous transactions in internet based context. Ether has become the second most valuable of the digital currency and has increased around 2800% in 2017. Both Ethereum and Bitcoin are powered by blockchain technology, which makes sure that the transactions cannot be copied or defrauded. Ethereum deals with more than crypto currency – Ethereum decentralized applications, called Dapps which work on their own...Read More
Before starting to understand PSD2(Payment Service Directive 2) it’s important to look at the original Payment Service Directive. If we look at Wikipedia the definition says: In Short, the PSD was created for the purpose of making a single market for payments. Essentially credit transfers, direct debits, and cards. It provided the legal foundation for a Single European Payments Area (SEPA). Since the original PSD Europe har gotten more digitalized and new services and companies are pushing the boundaries of online payments. The problem is that many of these new players are outside of the scope of PSD. Towards...Read More
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