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Blockchain in Financial Services: A Quick Summary My Research Items

Distributed Ledger Technology, of which the blockchains are a subset, stands to provide an alternative to the legacy IT infrastructure of the financial services industry. The most researched upon use-cases include Post Trade Settlement in Capital Markets, Cross border payments and Trade Finance.

In this report, we give an overview of Blockchain and its applications in financial services.

Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Market Traction: Companies funded in 2016
  • Introduction to smart contracts
  • Key Use cases
    • Blockchain in Capital Markets: Post Trade Settlement
    • Blockchain in Payments: Cross-Border Money Transfer
    • Blockchain in Trade Finance