Browsing the "Barclays" Tag

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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.

Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

| Ian Allison

The bank's DerivHack event will attempt to suss out which of the major enterprise DLT platforms works best for derivatives life cycle smart contracts.