Browsing the "Barclays" Tag

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.

DTCC

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.

IBM

IBM and FX Giant CLS Team Up to Launch Blockchain App Store for Banks

| Ian Allison

Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM.

Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services

| Christine Kim

Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications.