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The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), an industry non-profit trade association, has announced that BlockEx and RiskSpan have joined the organization as its newest corporate members.
BlockEx Ltd. is a digital asset platform created to handle the entire lifecycle of a digital asset, enabling the creation, issuance, servicing and exchange of financial assets created using blockchain. Customers include corporates, financial institutions, governments and retail traders.
Adam Leonard, CEO of BlockEx says:
BlockEx is excited to become corporate members of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and the opportunity to work with other association members and partners of the WSBA in the collective goal of educating the broader financial markets community about the benefits of one of the most transformational technologies of the 20th century powering the 4th Industrial Revolution.
RiskSpan, Inc. helps financial professionals find a clear path through vast amounts of data, delivering precise analytics to understand the data and the right technology to manage it. From loan data management and analytics to governance, RiskSpan takes a holistic approach to help financial professionals maximize how they use data to create smarter, more productive and competitive businesses.
Further, Mr. Suhrud Dagli, Co-Founder of RiskSpan, Inc. adds: “RiskSpan is excited to be a part of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance. We’ve helped the world’s leading financial institutions derive actionable insights by solving their toughest data and analytical challenges with our Edge platform. Now, with SmartLink Labs, we’re building a blockchain platform to support structured finance transactions across different asset classes. We feel that aligning with the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance will help bolster our presence in this space as SmartLink Labs continues to develop its technology.”
Ron Quaranta, Chairman of the WSBA states: “We are privileged to have these new corporate members join the Alliance. Collectively they represent some of the most innovative applications of cryptoassets and blockchain technology, and we look forward to working with them and our other global members to enable comprehensive adoption of blockchain across financial markets and beyond.”
The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) is an industry leading 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association created for financial market professionals, by financial market professionals. Its mission is to advocate, guide and promote comprehensive adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technology across financial markets and to stand as a neutral, unbiased steward of education and cooperation between Wall Street firms.