RippleNami Ties With BanQ

San Diego-based RippleNami, which develops cloud-based data visualization tools, said on Tuesday that it has entered into a strategic parnership with Blockchain technology developer BanQu. According to the two, they are integrating RippleNami's data visualization software for BanQu's blockchain identity technology. The companies said the technologies specifically are aimed at helping users in such areas as East Africa, Latin America and South America, and particularly, helping establish "economic identities" for refugees and the impoverished. Banqu is using blockchain as the basis of a digital identification and financial system aimed at the unbanked, but who have access to mobile phones. The two did not say how BanQ is using RippleNami's software.