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Bitcoin ETFs: SEC Requests Additional Feedback Regarding Proposed Spot BTC ETF from Franklin Templeton

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is requesting the public for additional feedback regarding the proposed spot Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) from Franklin Templeton and Hashdex. The SEC stated on Tuesday (November 28, 2023) that it is seeking more feedback from the public regarding… Read More

Plug and Play to Launch Crypto, Digital Assets Innovation Platform

Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, together with founding partners Visa, AllianceBlock, The INX Digital Company, IGT, and Franklin Templeton, has announced “the launch of their new Crypto and Digital Assets program in Silicon Valley.” The program aims “to connect international startups with the founding… Read More

Franklin Templeton Introduces Metaverse ETF, Tracking Solactive Global Metaverse Innovation Index

The metaverse is a virtual shared space “created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the Internet,” according to an update from Solactive. The firm further notes that it… Read More

Franklin Templeton Selects First Startup to Join Inaugural Singapore Fintech Incubator

Franklin Templeton, one of the world’s largest independent asset managers, officially opened its first Asian Fintech incubator in the heart of Singapore. The Franklin Templeton Singapore Fintech Incubator is “a joint incubation program for early-stage Fintech startups in partnership with F10 Global Innovation Network Singapore… Read More

Ant Money Finalizes $20M Series A Round and Completes Merger with Blast

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Ant Money, the embedded finance platform, announced it has secured $20 million in a Series A financing that was led by Franklin Templeton’s Franklin Venture Partners. The investment round was also led by Walter Cruttenden, RX3 Ventures, SteelBridge Laboratories, and Steelpoint Capital Partners. In conjunction… Read More

Innovation and Ventures Division at Standard Chartered and Franklin Templeton Introduce Wealth, Health, Lifestyle Platform

The innovation and ventures division at Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) has teamed up with fund manager Franklin Templeton in order to introduce a “wealth, health and lifestyle” consumer platform for Singapore residents. Excited to announce our partnership with @FTI_Global to launch Autumn in SG, a… Read More

Franklin Templeton Leads Investment in Curve, a Digital Asset Security Firm

Franklin Templeton, an asset manager with over $1.4 trillion in assets under management, has announced an investment in Curv, a digital asset security firm. The news follows a $23 million Series A round and BNP Paribas completing a successful concept with digital assets using Curv…. Read More

Franklin Templeton Announces Acquisition of Digital Wealth Platform AdvisorEngine

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, announced on Wednesday it has acquired AdvisorEngine, a U.S.-based digital wealth platform. According to Franklin Resources, AdvisorEngine is a provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms… Read More

Franklin Templeton Experimenting with “US Money Fund” Shares on Stellar Blockchain

Multibillion-dollar American investment firm Franklin Templeton has filed a prospectus with the SEC detailing a plan to use the Stellar Lumens blockchain for automated settlement of shares in a “US government money fund.” The shares resemble “stablecoins” in that, “The Fund uses the amortized cost… Read More

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