Banking Software Provider Temenos Brings Crypto Asset Access to Clients

An integration with crypto firm Taurus will bring a variety of digital assets to Temenos’ banking and institutional clients.

AccessTimeIconMay 17, 2021 at 11:05 a.m. UTC
Updated May 9, 2023 at 3:19 a.m. UTC
10 Years of Decentralizing the Future
May 29-31, 2024 - Austin, TexasThe biggest and most established global hub for everything crypto, blockchain and Web3.Register Now

Temenos, a provider of banking software, has teamed up with crypto-technology firm Taurus to give clients access to digital assets.

  • The two Switzerland-based firms will aim to “bridge the gap between traditional investments and digital assets,” Temenos product director Alexandre Duret said in a press release Monday.
  • Taurus recently received a securities license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) to operate an independent regulated digital assets marketplace.
  • Taurus offers tokenization, staking, decentralized finance (DeFi) and digital currencies on its platform, and now Temenos’ institutional clients will have access to that platform.
  • The integration is aimed toward making it easier for banks to offer trading of digital assets to their clients through Taurus’ products by enabling custody of digital assets and offering connectivity to more than 10 blockchain protocols.
  • Changes to Swiss regulations in February now give tokenized securities traded on a blockchain the same legal standing as digital assets.


Please note that our privacy policy, terms of use, cookies, and do not sell my personal information has been updated.

The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is an award-winning media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. In November 2023, CoinDesk was acquired by Bullish group, owner of Bullish, a regulated, institutional digital assets exchange. Bullish group is majority owned by; both groups have interests in a variety of blockchain and digital asset businesses and significant holdings of digital assets, including bitcoin. CoinDesk operates as an independent subsidiary, and an editorial committee, chaired by a former editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal, is being formed to support journalistic integrity.

Learn more about Consensus 2024, CoinDesk's longest-running and most influential event that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain and Web3. Head to to register and buy your pass now.