Isabel Group and norbloc bring blockchain KYC initiative to pilot

Isabel Group and norbloc bring blockchain KYC initiative to pilot

BRUSSELS AND STOCKHOLM – March 15, 2018 – Last year, B-Hive, a European innovative collaboration platform connecting fintech startups and established financial service organizations, announced the launch of TrustHive. The initiative started with a working group with AG Insurance, Belfius, BNP Paribas Fortis, Euroclear and KBC with the endorsement of other partners of B-Hive (AXA, Baloise, Allianz, ING, SWIFT, Bank of New York Mellon, Isabel Group, MasterCard), for the creation of a blockchain platform to simplify identity management (Know Your Customer – KYC) for corporates.

Women in Finance & Tech: A Roundtable Discussion with B-Hive

Women in Finance & Tech: A Roundtable Discussion with B-Hive

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, a day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women all over the world, B-Hive held a roundtable with 12 inspiring women from the finance and technology sectors. It gave these women a platform to discuss their experiences working in predominantly male-oriented fields, and how this has impacted their lives and careers.

Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt promotes Belgium to companies (Br)exiting the City of London

Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt promotes Belgium to companies (Br)exiting the City of London

This week, Minister of Finance Johan Van Overtveldt, crossed the channel to actively promote Brussels as a destination for financial services companies considering opening an EU-operation in the wake of Brexit.

Benelux organizations sign memorandum to strengthen further collaboration in blockchain within the region

Benelux organizations sign memorandum to strengthen further collaboration in blockchain within the region

Three organizations - B-Hive, the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and the Dutch Blockchain Coalition - today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow them to leverage their significant collaboration potential for mutual benefit around the topic of distributed ledger technology, otherwise known as blockchain, and allows them to recognize each other’s contribution towards this collaboration. The MoU confirms the mutual interest in collaboration and defines the general guidelines of collaboration among the organizations.