Posts tagged as blockchain

Fund Forum International 2017: A summary

05 Jul 2017

Fund Forum International was held in Berlin between June 12 and 14. Jon Willis, Chief Commercial Officer at Calastone, gives his take on some of the big issues that were raised at the conference.

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Jon Willis

Posted by Jon Willis, Chief Commercial Officer.
Tags: blockchain, fintech

Calastone Connect Forum London: Blockchain, cost reduction and the rise of passive funds

22 Jun 2017

Calastone held its Connect Forum in London on May 16. Specialists from across the funds world spent the morning talking about technology evolution and how the industry should approach it.

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Jon Willis

Posted by Jon Willis, Chief Commercial Officer.
Tags: blockchain, event, fintech

Calastone successfully completes first phase of blockchain distributed market infrastructure PoC for the funds industry

12 Jun 2017

Over the last few years, as part of our innovation programme, we have been investigating how blockchain could be used to benefit the trading and settlement of mutual funds. In June 2017 we announced the completion of the first phase of our proof-of-concept where we built and tested a new distributed market infrastructure on a blockchain, using the equivalent of a full day’s trading volumes from across our global transaction network.

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Ken Tregidgo

Posted by Ken Tregidgo, Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Tags: blockchain, distributed ledger, fintech