Austrian Government to Issue Bonds Using Ethereum Blockchain

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The government of Austria will issue $1.35 billion or €1.15 billion of government bonds using the Ethereum blockchain. Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB) is one of the biggest banks in Austria with about $26 billion in assets in 2017. The bank will  operate the live blockchain notarization service. An auction will take place on October 2. The bank … Continue reading “Austrian Government to Issue Bonds Using Ethereum Blockchain”

Austria First Western Nation Issuing Ethereum Blockchain Bonds

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Austria is a beautiful, forward-thinking, and wealthy nation landlocked along the Danube River in the heart of central Europe. In fact, it has risen to prominence most recently for a choice the country made. That choice, the Austrian government will use the public blockchain of Ethereum to issue $1.35 billion (around €1.15 billion) in government … Continue reading “Austria First Western Nation Issuing Ethereum Blockchain Bonds”