Tag Archives: blockchain

Podcast: U.S. Bank’s ‘Test and Learn’ Approach to Fintech Innovation

As the leader of a 32-person R&D team helping U.S. Bank's business lines implement new technology and scout out the most promising financial innovations, Dominic Venturo is on the front lines of fintech innovation in the banking world. On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Venturo talks about recent and upcoming innovations that U.S. Bank is rolling out.

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Podcast: Separating Hype from Reality on Bitcoin and Blockchain

Aside from the recent bitcoin mania that is seeing a wave of "initial coin offerings" and goosing the stock value of companies that announce virtual currency plays, the underlying technology -- known as blockchain, or distributed ledger technology -- has attracted significant interest from financial institutions and investors.

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Brainard: Fed Reviewing Blockchain Use Cases

The Federal Reserve has convened a working group on distributed ledger technology, commonly known as blockchain, to review its uses for financial services and issue a report later this year, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Friday.

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FSOC Highlights Risks of Blockchain, Marketplace Lending

In its annual report and during its public session yesterday, the Financial Stability Oversight Council trained scrutiny on the potential risks posed by the growing use of new financial products and delivery mechanisms, including marketplace lending and distributed ledger or blockchain technology.

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