London blockchain startup Everledger is the joint winner of BBVA’s European Open Talent competition.
Everledger’s win alongside Origin – a marketplace that connects issues and investors in the corporate bond market – comes after bitcoin-based platform Bitnexo won the Latin America final of the competition alongside Chilean startup Destacame.
BBVA Ventures, the bank’s private equity subsidiary, participated in Coinbase’s $75m funding round. BBVA was also one of the nine banks partnering with R3CEV to develop a set of common blockchain standards.
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