Bond180 Completes Strategic Funding Round and Forms Partnership with R3by Company Announcement July 21, 2020
Bond180, a London based provider of technology solutions for primary fixed income markets, announced the completion of a strategic funding round.
The round involved follow-on investment from Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialization arm of the University of Cambridge, Outlier Ventures, F10 FinTech Incubator and Accelerator, and its strategic investors and advisors.
They had partnered with R3, a distributed ledger technology provider, to deliver their service on the the Corda platform. The digital platform improves the ways that institutional investors engage with fixed income markets.
The company offers to its clients three core services with the first service, Demand Management System (DMS), which is a data and analytics product that helps institutional investors enhance their market-facing activity. This service will soon be brought to market via an exclusive pilot programme targeting the buy-side.
The second service, 180Match, is a reverse enquiry engine that streamlines communication with the sell-side. Lastly, the third one, the Issue Administration Network (IAN), offers bespoke digital asset issuance and administration services to the sell-side.
“Our mission is to help optimise financial services by leveraging collective scale and intelligence for the benefit of all. We do this by making asset sourcing and placement faster, cheaper, and better.”
said Phil Holbrook, Founder of Bond180
“At F10 – we look for leading FinTech Startups offering new and innovative technology solutions for our Corporate Members and Bond180 impressed us with their vision to bring nascent technology to support the capital markets. The response to their product and technology has been positive to date and we truly believe they can deliver.”
Jonas Thurig, Head of F10 Singapore