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Castle Island Ventures Leads $1.9 million Investment in CoinMetrics

Coin Metrics, a provider of crypto asset market and network data, has closed a $1.9 million seed round of venture funding. Castle Island Ventures led the financing, with participation from Fidelity Investments, Highland Capital Partners and Dragonfly Capital. Tim Rice, co-founding CEO of CoinMetrics, says: “Our approach to aggregating crypto asset market data will use the guiding…

BSO Partners Stake Capital to Deliver Blockchain Staking-as-a-Service

Stake Capital, a provider of secure delegation services, has partnered network, cloud and hosting provider BSO to deliver blockchain staking-as-a-service for institutional cryptocurrency. The Stake Capital platform and its digital assets custodian services enable institutional investors to securely manage their crypto investments while viewing insights and analytics regarding their investments’ performance through staking and lending….

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

Alternative Data: Application and Best Practices for Investment Management Firms

Listen to the related webinar here. Knowledge is money in capital markets and alternative data is fast becoming part of that knowledge, but it is not always easy to source, evaluate, integrate and use to best effect. The data may be incomplete, unstructured, include data that isn’t permitted for redistribution under privacy laws, and have…

A-Team Group Names Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight Europe Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) Europe Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in London on February 27, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading solutions and services…

The Race Is On – Catch Up with Corvil’s Next-Generation Trade Execution Analytics at TradingTech Summit

Trade execution analytics are taking a leap forward with the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to machine-time data. Ultimate results could include the ability to understand, evidentially, the relationship between trading systems performance and trade outcomes. Corvil has been working for about two years to develop machine learning algos that can identify…

Is Crypto Trading for You? Find Out at Next Week’s TradingTech Summit

Financial institutions stand at the edge of the crypto boom. With little interest in unregulated cryptocurrencies and utility tokens targeted at retail markets, yet a desire to get involved in crypto trading but only where markets and assets are regulated and infrastructure is familiar, FIs are increasingly interested in the concept of security tokens. Ahead…

TradingTech Summit: Find Out How to Use Cloud to Maximise Compute Performance

Adoption of cloud computing continues to increase as trading firms pursue maximum compute performance – but it is not all plain sailing with problems including making the right decisions on what to put in the cloud, integrating legacy systems, and overcoming ongoing concerns about cloud security, hacks and breaches. Ahead of next week’s A-Team Group…

Vela Partners Smart Order Router Provider CoinRoutes

Vela, a trading and market access technology firm, has partnered CoinRoutes, a provider of consolidated data, smart order routing (SOR) and algorithmic trading for crypto investors, in order to extend its crypto-asset SOR offering and achieve optimal aggregate prices across selected crypto exchanges. Peggy Sullivan, chief of staff at Vela, says, “Our partnership with CoinRoutes…

Discover the Outlook for Risk, Regulation and Sustainability at A-Team’s TradingTech Summit

Managing risk, regulation and sustainability will be key to success for financial institutions throughout 2019, but what will the biggest risks look like, what can you expect in terms of regulatory development, and how can you create sustainable risk management during a year of ongoing change? Beate Born, executive director, risk and regulatory management at…