Nice overview of the Blockchain partnership activities, and descriptions per bank...expect next years not be able to fit on one chart! Net net last years were interesting, but no major breakthrough
Fidor Bank: Fidor is the first major bank to experiment with virtual currency and blockchain. They partnered with Karken (in October 2013) to provide digital currency exchange in EU and with bitcoin Deutschland GmbH in Germany. This was followed by a partnership with Ripple Labs to use its payment protocol to provide customers money transfer services in multiple currencies at a lower cost (May 2014). In February 2015, they partnered with bitcoin.de, a P2P bitcoin trading platform. CBW Bank, Cross River Bank: Announced partnership with Ripple Labs (Sep. 2014). Working on building a risk management system, and also to provide low-cost cross-border payments transaction. ING Bank: Researching into blockchain with the aim to improve the speed of transaction.