METACO SA, a provider of security-critical infrastructure enabling financial institutions to enter the digital asset ecosystem, has formed a strategic partnership with Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC), the think tank and research center which investigates implications of the blockchain technology, crypto assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) for companies and their business models.
This partnership will see FSBC support research and development, technical infrastructure, and leverage its extensive network to strengthen METACO’s service offerings and further expand its position as the leading security-critical infrastructure provider in the market.
METACO is the global leader in building the digital asset infrastructure that is transforming the financial services industry. Its SILO solution, the institutional operating system for digital assets, has been implemented by Tier 1 and Tier 2 BaFin, Finma and MAS regulated banks, exchanges, and infrastructure partners. SILO delivers a full stack solution that is supported by a diverse range of partners from integrated core banking software partners, security solutions, compliance, and trading to tokenization.
Commenting on the partnership, Seamus Donoghue, VP Sales & Business Development at METACO: “METACO is proud to be a partner of the leading organization in Germany and Europe that is transforming the financial services industry through its thought leadership, research, education, and joint industry initiatives. As the leading digital asset infrastructure partner to regulated banks and exchanges, both in Germany and internationally, we see significant synergies through this new partnership to further accelerate the institutional understanding, adoption, and use of crypto assets in Germany and Europe more broadly.”
FSBC will leverage its technical infrastructure, knowledge, and wide-ranging industry network to further strengthen METACO’s service offerings. FSBC will also support METACO on research and development in the areas of custody and enterprise blockchain, to contribute further to METACO’s work in transforming the financial services industry.
Founded in 2017, FSBC is a world-leading research institution studying the implications of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and DLT, and has an extensive network of industry experts including PwC, eToro, Consensys and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA).
Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, the Head of FSBC, concluded: “The new partnership between METACO and ourselves brings numerous benefits and synergies for both sides. Whilst METACO benefits from our network and research, especially in the area of custody, we also profit from the fact that we have gained another high-caliber partner from the field of digital finance.”
METACO is the leading provider of security-critical infrastructure enabling financial institutions to enter the digital asset ecosystem. The company is trusted by top banks, exchanges, and infrastructure providers globally.
Founded in 2015, METACO brings together a diverse team of industry specialists in software, security, cryptography, and banking to transform the financial services industry. The company is deeply integrated into the banking sector through a growing network of strategic partners and institutional shareholders.
On the other hand, the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center is a think tank and research center which investigates implications of the blockchain technology, crypto assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) for companies and their business models. Besides the development of prototypes, it serves as a platform for managers, startups, technology and industry experts to share knowledge and best practices. The Blockchain Center also provides new research impulses and develops trainings for students and executives. It focuses on banking, finance, mobility and, “Industrie 4.0”.