LiquidShare today announced that its European post-trade settlement infrastructure for shares in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) has entered into a partnership with ConsenSys’ PegaSys team.
Barclays, BBVA, Deutsche Boerse and Swift are among the financial services sector names to join a new collective promoting the development of a global framework for the development and adoption of distributed ledger technology.
ConsenSys, the leading global blockchain company and venture development studio, today announced the appointment of Charles d’Haussy as Director for Strategic Initiatives and market lead for Hong Kong.
Financial services panelists at London Blockchain Week anticipate that the deployment of distributed ledgers in trading markets will follow a similar cautious path to that of cloud computing, as big banks tread carefully around the regulatory and policy implications of the technology.
Monerium, an Icelandic startup planning to issue asset-backed, redeemable, and regulated e-money on blockchains through a licensed institution, has raised $2 million in a seed funding round.
Former UBS blockchain lead Alex Batlin has raised $8 million in seed funding from Two Sigma Ventures and ConsenSys for his new startup developing technology and services to help private and institutional clients secure digital assets.
ConsenSys Labs announced it led a $2.1 million seed investment into AZTEC, a protocol on the Ethereum mainnet facilitating private transactions across the public blockchain.
Kaleido, a ConsenSys company, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services, is helping enterprises break through the proof-of-concept stage to live production blockchain networks with the announcement of its next major step forward.
To further expand our business, Nippon Wealth Limited, a Restricted Licence Bank (from Hong Kong; CEO: Tsutomu Nakajima, “Nippon Wealth”), has completed a capital injection through a third-party allocation of shares of OJBC Co., Ltd. (“OJBC”), which wholly owns Nippon Wealth.
Blockchain network builder ConsenSys has invested $6.5 million in DrumG Technologies, a startup co-founded by the former CEO of R3 Lab and research centre Tim Grant to create business product overlays on exiting distributed ledger applications.
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