South African Fintech Firm to Launch Blockchain-based Identity Verification in 2017

South African Fintech Firm to Launch Blockchain-based Identity Verification in 2017 South African fintech company ThisIsMe (TIM), which focuses on identity verification, has announced that it will be adding blockchain technology to boost its services and is expected to go live in 2017. More companies are turning their attention to bitcoin’s underlying distributed ledger, the…

Expert: African Regulatory Environment Has To Change For Blockchain Innovation To Flourish

Expert: African Regulatory Environment Has To Change For Blockchain Innovation To Flourish A lack of cooperation between regulators and Blockchain players threatens innovation in parts of Africa. The associate professor at the University of Nairobi’s School of Business says that the continent’s regulatory environment has to be changed in order to encourage growth. Bitange Ndemo…