Blockchain startup Stratumn has announced the completion of a France-based proof-of-concept trial involving 14 insurance companies.
France’s top finance regulator is moving to support early-stage ICOs as it develops new rules around the tech.
France is moving toward formal rules around initial coin offerings, a senior regulator has said.
Portugal is the latest country to close the net on cash.
Autonomous vehicles come in many different forms, shapes, and sizes. Over in France, the current plan is to introduce autonomous high-speed trains by 2023. This is a new proposal by the national state-owned railway company SNCF. It is quite the challenge to develop and deploy these trains in just six years from now, though. The […]
A startup founder gives an overview of the French blockchain scene, arguing that now is the time to take official engagement to the next level. Source
The French government has convened a new working group focused on blockchain. Source
The newly elected, left-leaning president of France, Emmanuel Macron, hit the front page of Reddit with a photo of him brandishing a Ledger Blue bitcoin hardware wallet. The photo got circulated on Monday after Marcron defeated the right nationalist Marine Le Pen. The photo generated about 1500 up votes. Also read: Bitcoin Network Hashrate Surpasses Four Exahash […]
Following Brexit, some politicians in France have proposed Frexit, the hypothetical French withdrawal from the European Union (EU). With the French presidential election approaching, talks of Frexit have intensified and some believe that France leaving the EU could boost the price of bitcoin to “beyond record levels”. Also read: Bitcoin Investment Trust Raises Offering to $1 […]
The asset servicer for Crédit Agricole has joined an ongoing blockchain pilot focused on post-trade services for small businesses. Source
Watch what would happen to stock prices in the coming two weeks as the runoff vote for the next French president holds on May 7.
In the coming days, Bitcoin could be looking at yet another opportunity to surge beyond record levels in terms of price. The reason this time is not the Brexit or the US Presidential Elections, but a combination of both circumstances France. The upcoming French elections and the potential of France exiting the European Union have […]
A full-grown populist sentiment in Europe would make the Chinese factor over Bitcoin price wane completely.
France’s central bank is opening up a new innovation lab, with an eye to collaborate with blockchain startups. Source
France’s central bank quietly released new details about its work with blockchain last week. Source