Tag: FinTech

Recent Blockchain Developments

The Blockchain is the world’s leading software platform for digital assets. Originally developed as an accounting method for the virtual currency Bitcoin, blockchains – which use what’s known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) – appear in a variety of commercial applications today. Currently, the technology is primarily used to verify transactions within digital currencies. However, it’s possible to digitize code…

Arai Ezzra Speaks At The World Blockchain Summit In Dubai, 2017

The World Blockchain Summit has recently taken place in Dubai, from October 24 – 25, 2017. The Dubai Mall, UAE, was the center for this prestigious event. The event was endorsed by Smart Dubai (a government agency), as well as by Smart Foundation. It was attended by Dubai government officials & representatives, as well as by blockchain experts from around…

The People Of Blockchain: Arai Ezzra

At A Glance: Arai Ezzra is a Malaysian entrepreneur. His recent startups have included DinarDirham (a fintech startup offering gold-backed crypto assets) and Blockchains.my (an advanced digital wallet application). He is the Co-Founder and CTO of DinarDirham and the Founder of Blockchains.my. Arai has been appearing in several blockchain conferences around the world over the past year, representing these two…

The Future Of Blockchain Technology

Introduction: The chances are pretty low that if you’ve found this article, you don’t know what blockchain technology is, however there may be some who do not. A blockchain is essentially a distributed public ledger, a decentralized record of transactions/records. And they’ve enabled some pretty amazing things to happen. Blockchains are the backbone technology of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, of…

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing The Face Of The World Today

If you’ve been around the FinTech or cryptocurrency scenes, then you probably know what blockchains are; But if you don’t know, then allow me to quickly explain. A blockchain is a distributed public ledger of transactions. These are actually quite new and enable us to do things that we’ve never been able to do in the digital age before. In…

DNC Award Gala Dinner 2017

Coming soon on April 2nd 2017, Sunday, DinarDirham in conjunction with ETPS, SABA Capital, and Blockchain Inc. will be hosting a DNC Award and Gala Dinner for 2017 – this will be our 2.0 Gala Dinner. The prestigious event will be held in the Grand Ballroom at the Magellan Sutera Resort/Harbour, in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, on the island of Borneo.…

Quick Overview Of The iFX Expo

Intro: iFX EXPO Asia 2017 just finished up on February the 23rd, 2017 (the event was between the 21st – 23rd of this month) in Hong Kong, China, at the Exhibition and Convention Center. This year marked the expo’s 10th anniversary, the expo of which has gained a 300% increase in attendees since it’s inception. The event brings in top…

When Innovation Precedes Regulation

In the digital age in which we live, it seems that innovation is constantly racing ahead of regulation. When this happens, companies can often times get in trouble, because their innovation can cause unexpected side effects… and sometimes even benefits, which are not being monitored or regulated by the ‘appropriate’ authority. This is because innovation is a new way of…

The Fantastic Flowering Field Of Fintech

The term “Fintech” is an extremely broad term, as the field has exploded as of recent times. And the following infographic was meant to cover the field in a broad sense, there are many topics within Fintech that could each be discussed in much greater detail than we are able to do with the limited time and space we have…

The North American Bitcoin Conference – Retrospect

Arai Ezzra, CTO & Co-Founder of DinarDirham, presenting at the North American Bitcoin Conference Introduction: As you may have heard, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) just happened in Miami, Florida. The conference was held between the 17th and 18th of this January 2017.  At it, some of the top speakers and business leaders gathered to share up-to-date & exciting…