Nasdaq, has entered a partnership with enterprise blockchain solutions platform, R3. On April 29, R3 announced that that Nasdaq will use its blockchain software, Corda, among other services to help financial institutions easily build and deploy institutional-grade digital assets.
We are very excited to welcome @Nasdaq to the R3 ecosystem. Read our latest press release on how @NasdaqTech plans to leverage #Corda Enterprise to build full lifecycle solutions for digital assets marketplaces here – https://t.co/ufS131vz7y. #blockchain #digitalassets pic.twitter.com/gTgnbKUKfM — inside_r3 (@inside_r3) April 29, 2020
It is a long-term, non-exclusive partnership between the two firms, signifying Nasdaq can still collaborate with other blockchain solution providers to work on new projects.
Cathy Minter, Chief Revenue Officer, R3 said:
“Financial institutions are becoming increasingly aware of the huge potential for servicing the needs of digital assets. We can help them accommodate these assets with solutions that are designed for more secure, reliable and regulated environments. Together with Nasdaq we will provide a world-class platform on which digital asset markets can be built, helping to rapidly accelerate the growth of these markets and others around the globe.”
Beyond technology, what are some key elements for #digitalasset adoption in the capital markets and beyond? Learn more from @Nasdaq's Johan Toll, Head of Digital Assets, as we discuss our new partnership with enterprise software firm, @inside_r3: https://t.co/tevG3RsIro pic.twitter.com/pi9rGFwOtA — Nasdaq Tech (@NasdaqTech) April 30, 2020
Johan Toll, Head of Digital Assets, Market Technology at Nasdaq added:
“This collaboration between Nasdaq and R3 is another important milestone in Nasdaq’s continuous development of technologies that support the creation and growth of dynamic, trusted digital asset marketplaces. R3’s Corda platform will fit well into Nasdaq’s technology ecosystem and partnership strategy and allow us to harness the power of scalable design and a new level of interoperability.”
Enterprise software firm @inside_r3 has just announced a collaboration with @Nasdaq. This partnership will advance Nasdaq’s efforts in helping digital assets marketplaces align with capital markets standards as they evolve their businesses. Press release: https://t.co/iQLDouF73P pic.twitter.com/ohHtVbR9HI — Nasdaq Tech (@NasdaqTech) April 29, 2020
Nasdaq, along with R3, plans to bridge the gap between financial institutes and blockchain-based digital asset solutions.
They will help organizations issue tokens and build digital asset marketplaces. They will also support these organizations through various processes such as issuance, trading, settlement, and custody.