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Vanguard and Blockchain Startup Symbiont Are Developing Trading Platform for $6 Trillion Currency Market

The Vanguard Group, a registered investment advisor headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania with more than $5.3 trillion in assets under management, has teamed up with Symbiont, a crypto startup backed by Nasdaq Ventures. The partnership between Vanguard and Symbiont involves developing a trading platform for the… Read More

Templum to Use Symbiont Blockchain for Primary Issuance and Secondary Trading

According to a release from Symbiont, Templum will now utilize Symbiont’s Assembly as their blockchain and smart contract technology for both capital raising and secondary trading platform. Templum is the parent company of Templum Markets – a broker-dealer and regulated alternative trading system (ATS). Symbiont… Read More

Medici Ventures Invests in Symbiont, Aims to Lead Delaware Blockchain Form Registration

Medici Ventures, a major blockchain tech investor, completed its strategic investment in Symbiont. As part of the new relationship, the two companies will collaborate on strategic projects involving both Medici Ventures and its parent company, Overstock.com Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform… Read More

AltFin Investment Marketplace Update: Symbiont Links with HK-Based PrivateMarket.io

Hong Kong-based PrivateMarket.io and Symbiont announced an agreement to build an alternative investment marketplace for closed-end funds using Symbiont’s SmartSecurities software. At this writing, terms were not disclosed. “Symbiont’s SmartSecuritiesTM back-end is production-ready and we look forward to working with Loïc and his team to commercialize… Read More

BFT-SMaRt Consensus Protocol Co-Creator Dr. Alysson Bessani & Yale ProfZhong Shao Join Symbiont’s Advisory Board

Dr. Alysson Bessani, the co-creator of the Byzantine fault-tolerant consensus protocol BFT-SMaRt, has joined Symbiont’s advisory board. Developed in 2014, BFT-SMaRt was designed to address deficiencies in other BFT protocols such as PBFT. Assembly, Symbiont’s decentralized log component, is based on the BFT-SMaRt consensus protocol,… Read More

Blockchain Pioneer Symbiont Adds Fintech Industry Vets Maureen O’Hara & Keith Jarrett to Advisory Board

Symbiont today announced the addition of two fintech industry veterans, Dr. Maureen O’Hara and Dr. Keith B. Jarrett, to its Advisory Board.  The blockchain pioneer, which launched in 2013 with its creation of Smart Securities, recently secured $1.25M seed funding.  The platform’s board appointments will provide proven expertise and guidance to the Symbiont… Read More

Symbiont “Smart Securities” Technology Secures $1.25M In Seed Funding

Symbiont, one of the creators in smart securities on the blockchain, has secured $1.25M of seed funding. Early investors include Duncan Niederauer, former CEO of the NYSE Euronext; Matt Andresen, founder of the Island ECN and trading head at Citadel; Getco, LLC founders Dan Tierney and Stephen Schuler through Wicklow Capital; Scott Carmilani, Chairman… Read More

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