Tagged: infrastructure

Digital Asset Infrastructure Provider PolySign Secures $53M via Series C

PolySign, Inc., a financial tech company providing blockchain-enabled digital asset infrastructure for institutional investors, recently announced the close of its $53 million Series C round with participation by Cowen Digital, Brevan Howard, GSR and others. Beyond the funding, PolySign also “secured a $25 million credit… Read More

Qenta Unveils Financial Services, Tech Platforms for Emerging Markets

Qenta, Inc., a financial services and infrastructure platform with innovative tech and a proprietary “enterprise-grade” blockchain, the Qenta Operating System, has unveiled an enhanced and integrated suite of financial solutions. With a focus on Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Qenta provides tokenized assets, multi… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai Introduces DabbaFlow, a File-Sharing Platform

Fetch.ai, a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access “decentralized” machine learning network for smart infrastructure, has released DabbaFlow, the “first of its kind” end-to-end encrypted file-sharing platform. Advanced data-sharing and privacy-preserving technologies are “ushering in a new era of data monetization,” the developers claim…. Read More

Societe Generale – FORGE Teams Up with METACO to Expand Institutional Digital Assets Capabilities

Societe Generale – FORGE, a “fully” integrated subsidiary of Societe Generale, providing issuers and investors with end-to-end services to issue, invest and manage digital-native security tokens registered on public blockchains, has selected METACO, a provider of digital asset management technology and infrastructure, “to orchestrate its… Read More

DTCC Report Hub Community Expands to More than 70 Firms

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the “premier” post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, recently announced that the community leveraging its DTCC Report Hub service “has grown to more than 70 firms, including leading banks, major swap dealers, and some of… Read More

Canadian Banks Team Up with CanDeal to Provide Comprehensive KYC Solution

CanDeal Group, an operator of Canadian market and infrastructure services, has teamed up with five of Canada’s biggest local banks “to deliver a comprehensive, centralized Know Your Client (KYC) solution to the Capital Markets Industry.” The collaboration mutualizes many of the costs and efforts of… Read More

Digital Asset Wallet Provider Liminal Crosses $3B Transaction Threshold

Liminal, a wallet operations infrastructure that secures digital assets, has reportedly surpassed $3 billion in transactions via its platform. Established in 2021, this milestone comes “as a reflection of the company’s capacity to scale in a relatively short amount of time,” according to an update… Read More

Banyan Finalizes $8.2M Series A to Promote Investment into Sustainable Infrastructure

Banyan, an investment facilitator for sustainable infrastructure headquartered in San Francisco, has confirmed a $8.2 million Series A round “led by VoLo Earth Ventures with several notable venture capital firms joining the round.” The investment round, which values the company at $47 million, will “enable… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Introduces Corporate Bond Climate Indices

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, recently announced the launch of a suite of corporate bond climate indices “designed to capture the goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.” The indices are part of the… Read More

PPRO Appoints Rahul Raswant as CFO

PPRO, the provider of digital payments infrastructure, has appointed former Wayfair Europe finance executive Rahul Raswant as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Rahul takes over the role from Götz Möller, who will be stepping down after over 3 years at the firm. Rahul brings… Read More

Berlin based Fintech Upvest Acquires $42M via Series B Led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Berlin-based infrastructure Fintech Upvest announced the closing of a $42 million Series B round – “one of the largest German Fintech funding rounds in 2022.” Bessemer Venture Partners is leading the Series B “with Earlybird and ABN AMRO Ventures doubling down as previous investors and… Read More

Banking Infrastructure Provider Episode Six Announces Partnership with Vietnam’s Galaxy FinX

Episode Six, a global payment and banking infrastructure provider, announced a new relationship with Galaxy FinX, Vietnam’s Fintech builder that is “re-shaping” the future of money and banking in the country. The deal “represents two firsts for Episode Six: a partnership in Vietnam as well… Read More

Huobi Global Invests in Cube As Part of Web 3.0 Strategy

Huobi Global, a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain solutions provider, recently announced its investment in Cube, a public chain that “provides innovative infrastructure for Web 3.0 and the metaverse.” The launch underscores Huobi Global’s strategy “to expand its Web 3.0 ecosystem.” Cube (formerly Cube Chain) is… Read More

Scroll Finance Teams Up with Fintech Modulr to “Disrupt” Homeowner Financing

Scroll Finance, a “next-generation” Fintech offering “smart” financing solutions to homeowners, recently announced that Modulr, the embedded payments platform, will be powering its underlying payments infrastructure. The partnership will “enable Scroll to accelerate its mission to disrupt the homeowner financing sector in the UK.” Scroll… Read More

Circle Agrees to Acquire Digital Asset Infrastructure Platform CYBAVO

Circle has announced that they have signed agreements to acquire CYBAVO, which is a “breakthrough” crypto tech firm. Established in 2018, CYBAVO claims that it is a pioneer in core crypto security, custody, operations, and blockchain infrastructure platform services, “providing services to leading firms across… Read More

Compute North Adds Satyen Yadav as CTO to Accelerate Sustainable Cloud Solutions

Compute North, a firm focused on sustainable, large-scale computing infrastructure, has announced the appointment of Satyen Yadav as Chief Technology Officer “to advance innovation in distributed computing services, including cloud computing for machine learning applications.” As covered, Compute North works with clients in the blockchain/DLT,… Read More

Stripe Terminal Now Available in Singapore

Stripe, an international financial infrastructure platform, recently announced that Stripe Terminal is currently available in Singapore, making it convenient for companies to create custom checkout experiences for accepting in-person payments, along with unifying client experience and data across online and in-person transfers. Although selling items… Read More

Fintech Affirm, Stripe to Help Companies Boost Their Revenue

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth and Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, announced a partnership that “makes Affirm’s Adaptive Checkout available to Stripe users in the U.S. today.” Adaptive Checkout uses Affirm’s smart decision engine “to… Read More

Fireblocks Hires Former Head of Fintech from Bank of England As Director of CBDC, Market Infrastructure

Fireblocks, which claims to be the industry “leader” focused on digital asset and crypto technology, announced that it has appointed the former Head of Fintech at the Bank of England, Varun Paul, “as its new Central Banking Digital Currency (CBDC) and Market Infrastructure Director.” In… Read More

Gaming Fintech ZEBEDEE and MoonPay Launch Instant Bitcoin Purchases

Gaming Fintech ZEBEDEE and MoonPay, the international crypto payments infrastructure provider, has announced the integration of MoonPay’s services into the ZEBEDEE app for Bitcoin gaming, “allowing gamers to top up their Bitcoin balance with credit or debit cards without ever leaving ZEBEDEE.” The worlds of… Read More

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