Russia’s Alpha Bank to Record Customer IDs on Blockchain

One of Russia’s biggest banks, Alpha Bank, has introduced a mobile app Potok that allows recording online interviews while applying for a loan. The app was created in cooperation with BlockNotary, a blockchain startup developing tools to solve problems related to compliance with KYC and AML requirements.

QIWI Considers Crimea Blockchain Project

Russian payments processor QIWI could introduce blockchain technology in power industry companies in 2017. As reported by RNS, the pilot project is currently being under development in association with Crimea-based Taurida Electric.

Wings and ForkLog Announce a Contest for Best DAO Concept

ForkLog and Wings, a DAO creation platform, are launching a special project on decentralized autonomous organizations. Our aim is to explain in plain terms what a DAO is, to review some examples of existing DAO’s, and to highlight the potential of decentralized organizations.