The American manager WisdomTree believes that the blockchain could improve the experience of investors in "the ecosystem AND F ".
In a Series A funding round led by WisdomTree , Securrency raised $ 17.65 million. We also count the participation of the Japanese group My ex and venture capital companies RRE Ventures, Strawberry Creek and Pantera Capital.
Founded in 2015 in Washington, Securrency has developed market infrastructure technology based on blockchain offering "a universal compliance framework and unique interoperability to facilitate global liquidity".
Its technology Aware Token would provide unprecedented convenience to financial service providers and market participants to facilitate the issuance, trading and management of securities and other digital assets.
Following this investment, WisdomTree plans to continue work to integrate technology blockchain in its listed products.
“We found cases of unnecessary application of the technology and poor compliance with existing regulations; However, there are many elements of the blockchain which, when properly applied, will bring benefits to investors. Using this technology, we believe we have identified areas for exciting innovation within the ETF ecosystem and in financial services in general, all with a focus on meeting the highest regulatory standards, ”commented Jonathan Steinberg, founder and CEO of WisdomTree.
In December, the New York manager announced the launch on the SIX Swiss stock exchange of its first crypto-product: a FTE on Bitcoin negotiable in dollars.