UBS veteran set to bridge traditional finance and tokenised securities

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 16:36

Former UBS veteran, Claude Waelchli, is to launch a US-based digital securities issuance platform, Tokenyz, which aims to modernise the legacy securities industry. »

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Bitfinex partners with ODEM to expand cryptocurrency and blockchain education

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 15:59

Digital asset platform Bitfinex and on-demand education and employment marketplace ODEM SA have collaborated to produce a new model of education on the role of digital token in the blockchain-enabled economy. »

Mike Poutre, Terraform Capital

DLT-focused hedge fund Terraform Capital launches

Mon, 21/10/2019 - 10:39

The founding CEO of The Crypto Company, one of the first publicly traded companies investing in blockchain, has formed a specialised hedge fund to directly invest in businesses associated with distributed ledger technologies (DLT). »

Diego Guttierez Zaldivar, RSK

Rootstock’s RIF: The future of blockchain technology

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 15:47

Q&A with Diego Gutierrez Zaldivar – CEO, Rootstock (RSK) »

Simon Gray, BVI Finance

BVI targets digital asset space as key growth driver

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 15:43

Q&A with Simon Gray, Head of Business Development & Marketing, BVI Finance »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Digital asset space developing an institutional image

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 15:40

The estimated size of the global cryptocurrency market stands at USD293 billion, according to Cointelegraph. Within this arena, PwC estimates that there are around 150 active crypto hedge funds, managing approximately USD1 billion in aggregate AUM.  »

Turning information into cash: practical issues when setting up a crypto-fund

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 15:36

By Ben Watford & James Burnie – Setting up a crypto-fund is not straightforward. Participants can be unclear as to the nature of this nascent asset class, whether it is an asset class, and just generally what it all means and whether it is worth anything.  »

Boris Bohrer-Bilowitzki, Copper

Building a Walled Garden

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 15:13

Copper is a London-based technology platform that is set to revolutionise crypto investing. By building state-of-the-art trade infrastructure, the Copper Platform not only allows funds to easily, and securely deploy capital across multiple exchanges, it also provides institutional-quality independent custody. »

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