Newsletter Issue 11 | CryptoBLK 電子通訊第11 期

Midas gold award The co-developed motor insurance authentication solution with Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, MIDAS, won the Gold Award of Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICT) 2020 in Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets category. More here

TECH

MIDAS V1.6.0 and infrastructure upgrade to Azure

 

MIDAS, a collaborative effort between the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI) and CryptoBLK, releases v1.6.0 which introduces a number of feature upgrades and some functional and operational improvements to make MIDAS up-to-date and be ready for further enhancements. Learn more

 

In November, MIDAS completed the infrastructure upgrade to Microsoft Azure to cope with business demand with wider coverage and greater compliance control. Learn more

 

Innovate Together Talk

 

CryptoBLK is thrilled to launch the Innovate Together Talk, where we will have a deep conversation with industry leaders, who will introduce how MIDAS can bring “trust” to the whole industry through the blockchain, solving the industry pain points.

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See the interview with Mr. Eric Hui

Zurich Insurance (Hong Kong)

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See interview with Ms. Joyce Lau

Target Insurance

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EVENTS

Singapore FinTech Festival x SWITCH: December 7-11

We are thrilled to co-exhibit with our partner R3 at the SWITCH 2020 which is part of the Singapore Fintech Festival, hosted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. We will unveil our innovative open account trade finance platform Atlas Elite, which eliminates digital silos and brings together corporates and financiers onto one trusted platform. You can locate us at R3 Virtual Building within the SG Blockchain Village.
cryptoblk at sffxswitch Also, we have 20 Digital Learning Passes (worth $75) to give away to our community! These passes will give you full access to SWITCH’s Digital City as an attendee and access to the main programme happening throughout the 24hours x 5 day event. If you’d like to secure one of these complimentary passes, contact us.

MIDAS Briefing Workshop

In remark of the 2nd anniversary of the launch of MIDAS, we are delighted to host a series of briefing workshops with our partner the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI). On Dec 3, we hosted a successful webinar with over 30 participants from 20 motor insurance companies joining us, included Allied World, Bank of China, Target, Dah Sing Insurance, Sompo, Zurich, and more. Our COO, Dr KC Tsui introduced the hot features of MIDAS and the product roadmap planning ahead.

IN THE NEWS

South China Morning Post: Hong Kong’s ‘pioneers’: how passion and confidence drives success of city’s innovation and technology businesses

 

 

Video source: SCMP (link)

 

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  • The Fintech Times: CryptoBLK and CargoX Partner to Advance Digitalization of Global Trade and Supply Chains
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  • Ledger Insights: Bank of Thailand to use enterprise Ethereum for retail CBDC prototype with ConsenSys
  • Ledger Insights: HSBC Standchart backed Contour trade finance blockchain goes live

JOIN US!

Want to change the world in the Blockchain space? We are looking for talented individuals to re-architect the way the world economy operates, who are based in, or are willing to relocate to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia or Bangkok.  Check out our job openings here.

 

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