Is Blockchain a Better Payments Rail? Panelists Divided at Consensus 2016

Is Blockchain a Better Payments Rail? Panelists Divided at Consensus 2016

Distributed ledgers are often referred to as a new database technology, but could they come to replace existing payments rails? The subject was the center of discussion among Julio Faura of Spanish megabank Santander; Marwan Forzley of blockchain payments startup Align Commerce; Gys Gyman of global consultancy Deloitte; Chris Larsen of distributed ledger leader Ripple; and Elizabeth Rossiello of bitcoin payments startup BitPesa today, the group representing a mix of financial incumbents and startups. Chief among the discussion points was defining current challenges in existing payment....


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