JUL 27 DIGEST: Former Bourse CEO Joins Blockchain Startup; Hewlett Packard Shows Interest in Bitcoin

The former chief executive officer of the Chi-X Europe stock market has been hired as the CEO of blockchain startup SETL; Hewlett-Packard is blogging about Bitcoin and blockchain technology, and more top stories for July 27.

Former Chi-X Europe Stock Market CEO Joins Blockchain Startup

Peter Randall, the former chief executive officer of the Chi-X Europe stock market, has been hired as the CEO of SETL. The startup has developed a payment and settlement system based on blockchain, and is as such using the technology to dramatically speed up the transfer of assets.

Randall said in a statement:

“Clearing and settlement processes are fragmented, cumbersome, costly and in need of technological innovation and simplification […] We are currently in discussion with a number of first-tier institutions who are looking to commercialize blockchain technology.”

Mike Tyson to Enter Bitcoin ATM Business

Mike Tyson’s is adding a Bitcoin business endeavor to his legacy, as he began to leverage his brand towards his new Bitcoin ATM venture this weekend. According to its website, the Mike Tyson Bitcoin ATM can turn cash into bitcoin in under 20 seconds. More details are expected to be released soon.

Mike Tyson Hits Bitcoin Bandwagon with 5M Twitter FollowersRead more ... source: Cointelegraph