Tagged: backed

Chainlink Proof of Reserve Now Active for Backed’s Tokenized Real-World Assets

Backed is pleased to announce that they have integrated Chainlink Proof of Reserve (PoR). This development provides users “with a transparent and trust-minimized means to confirm the collateralization of our tokenized assets.” Backed’s implementation represents a significant step forward in “how users can gain assurance… Read More

Online Lending Platform Backed Appoints New CEO

Backed, Inc., an online lending platform for personal loans, announced on Thursday that it has appointed Tal Yatsiv as its new CEO. Yatsiv joins the company having formerly been the CEO of Aniboom and a vice president of equity derivatives at J.P. Morgan. Yatsiv stated: “I’ve been truly impressed… Read More

New Marketplace Lender Backed Secures $1.5M in Seed Funding From iAngels and Cyhawk Ventures

Backed, a new marketplace lending platform that seeks to lower borrowing costs for young adults by mitigating traditional co-signing risks, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from angel investors, iAngels, and Cyhawk Ventures. Co-CEO and founder of Backed, George… Read More