While the banks and regulators show a public shoulder to blockchain and cyrptocurrency, the global banks are ensuring that are not left behind by embracing leading edge innovation. Banks such as Citi, JP Morgan and Barclays have been investing heavily in R&D facilities in places like London.
Hitachi is proud to be associated with 44 out of the top 50 global banks out there and being part of the R3 consortium ever since its inception. Hitachi is also working very closely with Google and has built a Google Cloud based risk computation platform with ultra scale out features.
Citi’s Markets and Securities Services business continuously invests in a wide range of global FinTech and market structure companies with recent investment in UK-based companies including distributed ledger technology providers Cobalt and R3.