Browsing the "Barclays" Tag

Barclays Is No Longer Banking Coinbase

| Ian Allison

Barclays is no longer banking Coinbase, resulting in delayed fiat withdrawals and deposits for the crypto exchange's U.K. users.

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14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Inside Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Fresh off a $63 million fundraise, execs at bank blockchain consortium Fnality shed some light on the often-secretive project's plan to tokenize fiat…

Barclays Leads $5.5 Million Round for Blockchain Business Payments Startup

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays Bank has jointly led a $5.5 million Series A funding round for blockchain-based B2B payments startup Crowdz.

Fidelity Hires Barclays’ Former Head of Digital Assets

| Yogita Khatri

Financial services giant Fidelity hired Chris Tyrer, former head of Barclays' digital assets project.

Barclays, RBS, R3 Cut Property Transaction Times in Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, R3 and more say they've reduced property transaction times to "less than three weeks" using a distributed ledger.

Blockchain Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis Raises $30 Million

| Ian Allison

The Series B funding was led by seasoned VC firm Accel and included investment from Benchmark, which led the firm's $16m Series A.

High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event

| Ian Allison

A U.K. school won third place in a blockchain interoperability hackathon hosted by Clearmatics at the Barclays Rise fintech hub in London.

Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

| Ian Allison

U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.

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15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

| Ian Allison

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is now testing its main blockchain project with 15 global banks, before taking the tech live in 2019. 

Coinbase’s Head of Trading Resigns After Six Months on Job

| Ian Allison

The head of trading at Coinbase, Hunter Merghart, has resigned just six months after joining the crypto startup from Barclays, CoinDesk has learned.