VeChain has partnered with a Walmart China subsidiary to increase supply chain transparency for its food products.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is an international network of companies providing professional services of consulting and auditing. The company was founded in 1849 and is currently one of Big Four accounting firms. The main office is headquartered in London. PwC cryptocurrency involvement started in 2015, when PwC conducted a Consumer Cryptocurrency survey in order to find out how many Americans knew about Bitcoin. The next year, the company released a blockchain-based system named Vulcan, which was designed to handle financial operations such as personal finance, banking, asset management, etc. The year after that, PwC launched a startup aimed to support businessmen working within the blockchain and fintech industries. In 2017, the PwC Hong Kong office started accepting cryptocurrency as a payment method. Recently, the company has announced a new application of PwC for cryptocurrency accounting.
Grayscale Investments has been gobbling up Bitcoin in recent months, and most of its investors are institutions — but other funds are doing it, too.16193
Cryptocurrency hedge funds’ assets under management doubled in 2019, but the launch of new funds depends on Bitcoin prices.11514
Researchers are using AI and Blockchain to manage lockdown efforts and predict how the pandemic will evolve.2693
Despite the bearish times we’ve seen in the crypto market, the industry is maturing, a PwC report suggests.5547
Given the economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, can we expect governments to be more vigilant in taxing cryptocurrency this year?5591
Most of the fundraising in the cryptocurrency space shifted from the Americas to Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific region.2882
PwC legal leader Günther Dobrauz recently praised the people responsible for Cardano development.9380
Smart contract auditing team ChainSecurity joins the Swiss branch of big four auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.5268
Has 2019 lived up to the expectations of the crypto community and those working in the industry, and what are the biggest disappointments?4875
Paris-based asset management firm Napoleon AM announced the launch of a regulated Bitcoin fund, the Napoleon Bitcoin Fund.3172
Singaporean government-backed blockchain platform Tribe facilitated another $15.7 million in fundraising to support blockchain startups.5306
After long-standing limits, new advances in custodial solutions for Bitcoin are enabling larger financial institutions to enter the market.5760
PwC Luxembourg, a branch of the world’s second-largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin payments as of Oct. 1.6184
Last week, Deloitte unveiled a blockchain-based platform. Other Big Four firms are following suit, but to what extent?14254