Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and Metaco enter into strategic partnership

Frankfurt am Main - July 20, 2020 - Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and Metaco have entered into a strategic partnership. Metaco is a 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 worldwide.

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. As part of this function, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center will provide support on how to strengthen Metaco’s business model and further expand its leading position in the market.

Metaco’s SILO solution is an “institutional operating system” for digital assets that has been implemented by 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. Seamus Donoghue, VP Sales & Business Development of Metaco, comments on the partnership: “Metaco is proud to be a member of a number of organizations transforming the financial services industry through the regulated and responsible development of distributed ledger technology.”

The Frankfurt School Blockchain Center will provide its network, knowledge and wide-ranging industry network to support Metaco in further strengthening its business services. Furthermore, FSBC will provide additional scientific input on topics such as custody or enterprise blockchains, contributing further to the transformation of the financial services industry.

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, the Head of FSBC, commented on the partnership: “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.”