CryptoBLK March Highlights: MIDAS, Voltron Development Progress
March is almost towards the end and it has been a busy quarter for all of us here at CryptoBLK, with continuing efforts for onboarding support to our InsurTech solution MIDAS and our ever-ongoing development of enterprise consortium Blockchain applications including Voltron, Atlas, and more. In this month, our management team joined an interview from the leading publication Automobile and Blockchain Asset Review, as well as joined in several community meetups to share CryptoBLK’s company vision and DLT innovations.
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CryptoBLK March Highlights

CryptoBLK March Highlights

March is almost towards the end and it has been a busy quarter for all of us here at CryptoBLK, with continuing efforts for onboarding support to our InsurTech solution MIDAS and our ever-ongoing development of enterprise consortium Blockchain applications including Voltron, Atlas, and more. In this month, our management team joined an interview from the leading publication Automobile and Blockchain Asset Review, as well as joined in several community meetups to share CryptoBLK’s company vision and DLT innovations.

4 Mar – Automobile Interview

Since the launch of MIDAS, we have continued with the onboarding of insurance companies and furthered our support to the integration works carried out with our collaborators. This month, our CTO Andrew Hon, together with the Chairman of Hong Kong Federation of Insurers‘ (HKFI) Accident Insurance Association, Philip Kwan, were interviewed by Automobile (《車主》雜誌) about the MIDAS innovation which applies cryptographic hash-based message authentication code technology to data records which have the minimum amount of information required for authenticating a motor insurance document without storing Personal Identifiable Information on the DLT system.

Andrew Hon (on the left) and Philip Kwan @Automobile Interview

Andrew Hon (on the left) and Philip Kwan @Automobile Interview

 

8 Mar – Deloitte Blockchain Applications in Business World 2019

Our CEO Dr. Duncan Wong introduced consortium Blockchain trade finance applications and DLT solutions during the panel of FinTech Use Cases in Industries at Deloitte Hong Kong office in the Blockchain Applications in Business World event jointly organized by AICPA, CIMA and Deloitte on March 8.

Duncan @Deloitte Blockchain Application in Business World Panel Discussion

Dr. Duncan @Deloitte Blockchain Application in Business World Panel Discussion

 

18 Mar – Exclusive Interview by Blockchain Asset Review

Our CEO Dr. Duncan Wong shares his view on the mainstream adoption of enterprise Blockchain and the latest development of several DLT projects that our CryptoBLKers are working on including InsurTech MIDAS, trade finance solution ATLAS and property asset value management platform TOPAZ during the interview of Blockchain Asset Review, check out more here.

Exclusive Interview by Blockchain Asset Review

Exclusive Interview by Blockchain Asset Review

 

27 Mar – CryptoBLK Showcased DLT innovations to HSBC’s Global Delegate Team

CryptoBLK is thrilled to have the chance to introduce our company’s vision and mission to HSBC’s global team during their visit to HKSTP (Hong Kong Science and Technology Park).  Our team presented not only the DLT ecosystem and landscape, but the latest DLT innovations offered by CryptoBLK including trade finance solutions Voltron and ATLAS, the documentation authentication solution MIDAS, and the asset valuation and management solution TOPAZ.  The team has received positive feedback from HSBC’s delegates, and are currently exploring further adoption opportunities of DLT in the banking industry.

CryptoBLK CBO Lei Xiao @HSBC Delegates Sharing Session

CryptoBLK CBO Lei Xiao @HSBC Delegates Sharing Session

 

27 Mar – InnoXchange by HKSTP

Our CBO Lei Xiao presented CryptoBLK’s philosophy during a meetup with the technopreneurs from the companies at HKSTP during InnoXchange on March 27. In the interactive exchange, Ms Xiao introduced real-world DLT adoption for business and shared some case studies based on our works in the Blockchain in trade finance and document authentication and its production prerequisites session. The workshop facilitated the exchange of new ideas and insights into new areas, opening opportunities for CryptoBLK and other potential collaborators.

CryptoBLK CBO Lei Xiao @InnoXchange Session

CryptoBLK CBO Lei Xiao @InnoXchange Session

 

28 Mar – CryptoBLK Co-hosted FinTech Tour for Kasikornbank’s Delegates, Showcasing Latest DLT R&D to the Representatives

CryptoBLK co-hosted a FinTech showcase together with HKSTP for Thailand’s leading commercial bank, Kasikornbank’s (KBank) delegates, showcasing the company’s latest DLT R&D solutions and technologies including the trade finance consortium platform ATLAS, the property valuation solution TOPAZ, the motor insurance documents authentication platform MIDAS and the cryptocurrency platform Abelian. KBank delegates commended Hong Kong’s technology ecosystem and the enormous potential market connecting to Mainland China, as well as CryptoBLK’s DLT innovations.

CryptoBLK Team with KBank Delegates @DataStudio

CryptoBLK Team with KBank Delegates @DataStudio

 

28 Mar – Blockchain Use Case Sharing at City University of Hong Kong

Our CEO Dr. Duncan Wong spoke on a lecture on security technologies and introduced Blockchain technology and its use cases to students at the City University of Hong Kong. The students were very enthusiastic to the technologies and showed great interest in the applications of Blockchain to the real world.

Dr. Duncan and Prof. Raymond Cheung @CityU Sharing

Dr. Duncan and Prof. Ray Cheung @CityU Sharing

 

Upcoming events in Q1 2019

CryptoBLK is excited to meet the DLT and Fintech community and exchange the team’s application development and how DLT can transform the financial industry in the coming events:

April 4th – 5th: Deconomy, Seoul, South Korea

April 13th: China CACR Youth Forum 2019, Guangzhou, China

May 30th: Taiping Reinsurance Seminar, Zhuhai, China

June 11th-13th:  CBI Future of Fintech, New York, USA