World Bank Sells $33.8 Million More of Its Private Ethereum Blockchain Bonds

The World Bank has issued a second round of its landmark blockchain bonds. The international financial institution raised another $50 million AUD ($33.8 million U.S.) by selling the “blockchain-operated debt instrument” (bond-i), according to Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank), which managed the sale jointly with RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities. Both new and existing…

Consensys and Ripple Labs Join New EU Blockchain Association

A new EU blockchain association was launched yesterday with the aim to promote blockchain technology in Europe. The International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) is planning a “predictable, transparent, and trust-based global framework” in order to foster blockchain adoption. Its 105 founding members, including Ripple Labs, Consensys AG, and Bitfury, will support the development…